You’ve seen how trendy it is to have glass vases, hurricanes, and domes, and cloches on tabletops and in tablescapes, but some of us have difficulty coming up with ideas of what to put into them.  So, here are some ideas for you to try.  I often load them up with fruit like apples or pears […]

My inspiration for this birthday party was the amazing artwork of Joan Walsh Anglund.   Her artwork is immediately identifiable – she always draws children without noses and mouths.  You can find biographical information about this wonderful artist at http://members.shaw.ca/jwamail/. I found these never-opened paper plates and napkins in an attic of a friend of my mother’s.  I […]

Visual space can expand or contract – depending on how you style it.  Here are some great ideas to increase the potential of your small space: Try to direct seated furniture to face windows and views to open up visual horizons. Horizontal stripes expand a room.  If you don’t have crown moldings, paint a band […]