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October 15, 2010 21 Comments
Here's one more napkin fold I think you'll enjoy. This one is called the artichoke and I've taken a lot of pics of the in-between stages. Don't let it scare you that there are so many pics...I figure the more pics, the better. I really like this one...can't wait to use it in a future tablescape. For more napkin folding ideas, click on "Tablescapes♦Napkin Folds♦Party Ideas " at the … [Continue Reading...]
October 15, 2010 33 Comments
While we continue visiting all the wonderful tablescapes posted for Tablescape Thursday, I have another fun little napkin fold to share with you today. This fold creates three pretty little pockets where you'll be able to tuck in flatware or place cards or flowers or even a little favor for your guests, if you like. Today, we are making the, Triple Pocket Fold. I didn't take time to press this napkin once I finished folding it, but I do think … [Continue Reading...]
October 14, 2010 51 Comments
Welcome to the 112th Tablescape Thursday! We've had the most amazing weather here alllll week. Last year's Halloween tablescape was indoors, but this year I'm still playing out on the porch. With candles lit... The napkins looked way too plain so I stopped by Hancock Fabrics and purchased some black tulle. It was on sale for .99 cents a yard. I only needed a yard to create sleeves or overlays for my gold … [Continue Reading...]
October 10, 2010 107 Comments
Welcome to the 91st Metamorphosis Monday! I don't know if you've noticed, but there seems to be a rat infestation going on around Blogland. I bought these a few weeks ago but just had a chance this weekend to open them up and play. My staircase has gone through an interesting metamorphosis. With the light in the entry on... I turned the lights off and took pics with just the outside porch light on. Yikes! Even … [Continue Reading...]
October 8, 2010 36 Comments
Halloween Decorating: Come on in! Welcome...so glad you are here! I've been decorating for Halloween...would you like to see? Stole the plant from the upstairs family room...it balances well with the height of the lamp. Found the scary ghost about 20 years ago in a Hallmark store. Yikes! I was trying to take a little test pic in the entry with all the lights turned off...and the shutter speed was much slower than I … [Continue Reading...]
October 6, 2010 77 Comments
Welcome to the 111th Tablescape Thursday! We are finally starting to get some cooler temps here in Georgia. I have to be honest with you guys...I'm just not a cool weather fan. But I do love fall colors so putting together a fall tablescape was a lot of fun. I kept my centerpiece simple since I had a lot going on color wise in this tablescape. Ummm, wonder how a few acorns from the huge oak tree that lives in my front yard would … [Continue Reading...]
October 5, 2010 35 Comments
Here's something for fun as you continue enjoying all the great posts linked for yesterday's Met Monday. A friend and I went on an historic home tour in Atlanta on Sunday. We came across this house all decked out for Halloween... Let's take a closer look... Hilarious! My favorite part is the boarded up windows! I saw some giant spiders when I was in Pier 1 the other day. Wonder if that's where they got theirs? Wouldn't it be funny … [Continue Reading...]
October 4, 2010 47 Comments
Welcome to the 90th Metamorphosis Monday! I love it when readers of BNOTP share pics of recent renovations, because I get to share them with you! :) Brenda, a reader of BNOTP lives in this adorable house with a wrap-around front porch. It may look small from these pics...but it has 6 bedrooms! When Brenda and her hubby moved into their home, they knew it would need some serious updating. They had just retired and were up for the … [Continue Reading...]
September 30, 2010 70 Comments
Welcome to the 110th Tablescape Thursday! Welcome to a very special week of Tablescape Thursday! I am sooo excited to share my table setting with you this week because tonight, I'm sharing beautiful dinnerware that is just about to make it's debut! In just a few days, Sketch Floral will be available for purchase in retail stores, but you're getting a little sneak preview here this evening! I decided to keep the centerpiece very simple using … [Continue Reading...]
September 29, 2010 17 Comments
My Fall Basket: Well, I took everyone's combined advice and I: 1. Decided to keep the fall basket on the door since most of you liked it. I made it taller and skinner so I think it looks much better...less wide and overwhelming on the door. And 2. I cut the whiter flowers off the bunch of sunflowers they were attached to. I dispersed them throughout the arrangement. For some reason, they looked a lot whiter in the photos I shared with … [Continue Reading...]