Posts Tagged ‘centerpiece’

Stars and Stripes Centerpieces

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Last year, we had a huge Fourth of July barbeque for fifty friends.  It was so much fun.  We can see our local fireworks from our front porch, so we’re a great place for an evening party.  Every year, all the kids from the neighborhood end up at our house for Mr. CG’s street fireworks show.  This year, I skipped throwing a party, but I still like to add a festive touch to my table.

I bought some basic canisters from Michaels in white and red, and a few spools of ribbon. 


This is not a novel concept to use ribbon for decorating centerpieces, but this is my simple and easy approach.  

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Party Prelude: Grown Up Pink

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

One of my absolute favorite ways to decorate is setting a table before a party.  Saturday night I was hosting the summer meeting for our Martini Book Club.  There is so much pink in bloom right now, so I decided on a grown up table for my ladies, in various shades of this vibrant color.  

Here’s a look at my final tablescape before my guests arrived:

final table

I collected much of what you see over the years,

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