I’m a blazer lover – I have quite a few and I would say it’s a big part of my definitive style. But I wasn’t always someone who wore them. I think because I don’t work in a traditional office situation, it didn’t really land on my radar. However, once I started buying blazers and wearing them, I couldn’t stop!
Usually I only decorate for Halloween outside. Well, until last year, that is. It all started when I purchased the cutest Halloween plates on sale (yay!) from Williams Sonoma. I fell in love with them, and used them in last year’s tablescape. And because that was so fun, and also because I wanted to use them again, I decided to do another one this year. I did want to mix it up a little though, so even though I used the same plates, I tried to use different items everywhere else. And I didn’t want it to be too scary – we don’t really do scary here. This is what I came up with……
The other day I realized I had been so busy all summer that I hadn’t done a tablescape since July 4th! I do usually like to toy around with tablescape ideas at least a couple of times a month. Not only for fun, but also so that when we entertain I have something prepared beforehand. I adore doing them; it’s kind of a fun, creative outlet for me.
For my money, there is nothing like a great coat to make an outfit. You could be wearing something so simple, and having a dramatic or colorful coat can make the difference between an average outfit and a ‘wow’ outfit. In fact, if you pair it with jeans or neutrals, the coat is the outfit. And in the winter, with rainy, or cold, or just plain dreary weather, it’s great to have that pop of color to add life to your outfit, and your mood!
Are you all getting ready for Thanksgiving and all the fall festivities? Fall is my favorite season and I love doing tablescapes this time of year! For that reason, I thought I’d share a fall tablescape that I did a couple of weeks ago for a dinner party. At the time, it was before Halloween, and pretty far from Thanksgiving, so I didn’t want to go with a lot of traditional fall colors. I wanted to do mostly creams and neutrals, while still having it feel like fall.
Well, regardless of the fact that it is way too hot here in Southern California in October, I have fall on the brain! I starting buying white pumpkins and putting them around the house at the beginning of September. And I usually put out what Halloween I have around the 1st of October. This week I decided to work on some tablescapes for fall, either to use for a dinner party or even for Thanksgiving.