Celebrate the 4th!!

Hi Friends!! Well this year I wanted to research tabletop and party ideas for the 4th earlier. Many of my Easter picks were sold out by the time the blog posted!!! I am going to be in Colorado this year for the 4th-finally, so I won't be doing a big event but love to look for ideas and wanted to share a few with you.  Grab your coffee or glass of wine--this is a long one! source Typically a casual celebration, it’s a good place just to have fun with your décor! The first thing to do ...

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Happy Easter!!

Source Easter bonnets, painted eggs, flowers in springtime colors-how couldn’t Easter be one of my favorite Holidays for tabletop décor?! Source White goes with everything so it’s a wonderful pallette to mix with accents of springtime tones!!  A little trick of mine is to use my white dishes and let the salad plates set the tone of the table.  They are much less expensive, easier to store and come in so many wonderful colors and designs.  Searching the web here are a few of my ...

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Grouping Elements to Make an Art Wall!

Grouping elements on a wall can create such an impact! Whether you use plates, photographs or DIY projects, it's the way they are hung which turns a random collection into art!!! Source It's not only the photos themselves that makes this grouping interesting but also the balanced way the black and white matting and frames were coordinated and combined. Source For a tennis fan, this is an easy, simple way to create a focal point! This homeowner found vintage rackets on Etsy, but, ...

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Yellow

The color yellow, one of the original pigments praised for its relation to the sun. Whether bright and cheery or rich and warm, using yellow in the home can impacts us from our brain function to our moods and everything in between! Source Whether you are left or right brained, yellow appeals to both our logical and creative sides! The lightest color on the wheel inspires original thought, heightens mental agility, and stimulates inquisitiveness. Yellow has also proven to be a ...

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Kirsten McLean–An Art Give-Away!!

I wanted to highlight one of the remarkable artist that I represent at Segreto's art gallery, Kirsten McLean!! Read at the end how to win an original!!  She is attorney, wife, mother of two, and artist.  Kirsten started painting "out of necessity" - she and her husband had moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, and like most newlyweds, were working with a small decorating budget. Originally she purchased paintings from consignment stores with the intention of just modifying them to her personal ...

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