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Doing Registry Right!  Join me Sat. Sept. 29th at Bloomingdale’s
Doing Registry Right! Join me Sat. Sept. 29th at Bloomingdale’s

Come join me at Bloomingdale’s this Saturday, September 29th at 2pm! I’ll be sharing my advice and taking questions for creating a meaningful and useful bridal registry. In particular I’ll share and demonstrate my ideas for: 1) How to think about registry in terms of your entire home and your lifestyle 1) Essential pieces for […]

Papabubble Candy

What’s better than an addition to your party that looks great and tastes even better?! We loved collaborating with Papabubble (http://www.papabubbleny.com/) on some custom candy that both kids and adults enjoyed.  Check out their fun and colorful candy rings and customizable pieces – they can even make candy at your event.  In the first photo, […]

Fun with Save-the-Dates!

Save-the-dates are a time to have fun!  They do not have to match your invitation or carry the same formality.  They can be more whimsical and creative in terms of style and paper selection.  Here are a few of the fun, customized save-the-dates we’ve designed for our clients. Below is a travel trunk save-the-date we […]

Outdoor Summer Parties

It’s hard not to get excited about summer parties with the beautiful weather we’ve been having!  We had two great parties last year that incorporated food into the table décor – a fantastic clambake with lots of great seafood to share, presented in a large plexi box in the center of the dining table  – and […]

Beautiful Bouquets

I’ve always been a fan of simple bridal bouquets.  Your bouquet is meant to accent you and your dress, not outshine you. One of my most beloved bouquets is classic Lily of the Valley.  It is simple, yet elegant and traditional.  Grace Kelly and Kate Middleton (pictured below) among others, carried Lily of the Valley on their wedding […]

Help Yourself!

It’s definitely a treat when you can have someone serving food and drinks at your party, but that can’t always be the case.  Here are two ideas for providing drinks for your guests that will allow them to help themselves. Set up a bar for your favorite drink (Caipirinha, Margarita, Sangria) – with the drink […]

Stylish Home Entertaining on the Today Show
Stylish Home Entertaining on the Today Show

This morning I filmed a fun segment on the Today Show demonstrating how anyone can throw a stylish and sophisticated dinner party at home. We discussed mixing and matching plates, silverware and glassware, the dramatic effect of reflecting candlelight off glass, and how to create “tablescapes” instead of centerpieces. Catch it on Friday, March 2nd […]

New American Luxury

Wanted to share a nice magazine feature on Fete in the latest edition of New American Luxury. The magazine is written by and for luxury industry professionals, providing an industry-specific look at designers, products and professionals at the top of their field. The Jan/Feb/March issue is on the news stand now but we’ve included a […]

Amalfi Coasting
Amalfi Coasting

This summer we had the great honor of planning and designing a truly incredible 4-day event along the Amalfi Coast. Our challenge – creating 4 very unique days, each one different and more mind-blowing than the next. And of course, event design is never easy when access to each venue is a long, narrow walking […]