Tips For Showering Guests

Published August 25, 2016

Today’s baby showers seem to be less traditional and more focused on fun. Gone are the days when we used to cringe at games that were forced upon us. Today, the atmosphere seems to be more relaxed and carefree, allowing... Continue reading →


Published January 21, 2016

Vinyl is back in vogue in the music world. Although, if you ask my husband he will say it never went out of style. It's great to see the revitalization of the old hits playing on the turntable as well... Continue reading →

Look To Nature To Inspire Your Thanksgiving Table Setting

Published October 07, 2015

I love this time of year in Vancouver. The leaves are changing and the weather is still reasonably sunny and warm. We really are fortunate to live in such a beautiful city. If you are planning to host this year's... Continue reading →

A Shade Better Than The Rest

Published September 25, 2015

Inexpensive wine glasses can become attractive candlelight features on your next dinner party table with the use of vellum paper and tea lights. This idea is not a new one but it's a good one and really adds pizazz to... Continue reading →

Simple Summer Centrepiece Ideas

Published August 17, 2015

Fresh flowers are always pretty in the centre of a summer table but sometimes it's nice to make a table centrepiece that will last for weeks. I recently came across a variation of this idea at a friend's place and... Continue reading →

Lovely Lavender

Published August 05, 2015

The hot and dry summer we have been experiencing this year has been wonderful for lavender in the garden. I love the versatility of this plant and how you can dry it for use in so many home decor ideas.... Continue reading →

Quick and Easy Plexiglass Placemats

Published July 30, 2015

[caption id="attachment_1434" align="alignright" width="224"] Here I used a patterned green paper but any colour scheme will work[/caption] I love finding alternative uses for materials and plexiglass is a perfect example. This clear, synthetic resin is available in various sizes, thicknesses... Continue reading →

Making the Most of summer: Hosta Coasters, Salal Chargers

Published April 27, 2015

[caption id="attachment_1444" align="alignright" width="300"] Pretty Placemats from fresh salal leaves[/caption] The summer seems to slip by so fast and it’s nice to enjoy some outdoor entertaining while we can. If you are planning a late summer barbeque then here are... Continue reading →

Colourful Kid's Party Place Setting Ideas

Published February 25, 2015

There are so many inspiring ideas out in the marketplace for a kids party. If you're planning a specific theme or perhaps just a bright and colourful table setting you should be able to find a variety of ideas in... Continue reading →

Chalkboard Placemats

Published October 15, 2014

Once in awhile I come across a product that I think is very clever. You may have seen these 30 x 30 centimetre chalkboard mats in and around craft stores but did you know how adaptable they could be? These... Continue reading →