Chinoiserie & Leopard Pumpkins

My friend LH and I recently spent a fun evening crafting and chatting. She set up the cutest work station, with inspirational photos, paints and markers. We set to work creating our Halloween themed chinoiserie pumpkins! First, we glittered the stems using Martha Stewart glitter in a champagne gold color (the best!). For the chinoiserie… Read More

Happy Hour {Champagne Bucket Ice Mold}

In yesterday’s porch party post, I shared this champagne bucket ice mold! It turned out so nicely and I can’t wait to use it for many events going forward. I have this mold from Amazon. (affiliate) I filled it with faux hydrangea buds, clipped off of a single stem. A little went a long way… Read More

I Wish My Teacher Knew

I’m sure I’ve shared this previously, but Mother was a lifelong educator. She taught elementary school when we were little and then attended night school for three more degrees before eventually retiring as deputy superintendent of the public school system. I grew up spending dinners listening to debriefs on her days at school, afternoons waiting… Read More