Fresh Fall Tablescape

I’m so excited to host a Thanksgiving dinner for the first time! I’ll be shadowing my mom in the kitchen as she passes down family recipes and we incorporate new dishes and traditions. I personally love unexpected seasonal colors. For my first thanksgiving I decorated with shades of blue and brass. Get the look: First […]

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Flannel Forest Tablescape

Bundle up Texas! The first frost is coming!! It’s time to bring in your cactus, make hot cocoa and plan your Christmas decor!! Also the Christmas music has already started on Star 102.1! I personally wait till after thanksgiving to decorate for Christmas but I always plan ahead. I wanted to share a tablescape idea […]

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Halloween charcuterie board

Happy Halloween!!! Are you ready for a treat? A charcuterie board is a great way to feed your guests and get creative! I helped my mom create this creepy charcuterie table for her office festivities! What you’ll need Table set up Ample containers. We used chalk labels to identify the contents. Platters or chargers. We […]

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Junk Fest 2018

The Arlington TX Junk fest is held in a quaint garden behind Collected Treasures twice a year. The sun smiled down for our first attendance at the Junk fest this past weekend. The low key vibe and live music made for an enjoyable shopping experience. My vintage wooden sign saying… The hurrier I go, the […]

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Halloween 🍄 Foraging

The recent rain in Texas raised a troop of mushrooms just in time for Halloween! 🍄💀 I did a bit of foraging and created some witchy specimen jars. So can you!! What you’ll need: Jars Printed labels Spray paint Spray adhesive Peat moss Fabric (optional) Twine (optional) Tweezers, tongs or gloves. Bucket Dehydrator or tray […]

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Amimono boutonnières

I lucked into a whole box of beautiful flowers which also have an amazing heritage. They are Amimono or hand-woven flowers from the Marshall Islands in Micronesia. Traditionally they are worn behind the ear but really the possibilities are endless!! Add a hint of paradise to your special occasion! They are made from natural coconut […]

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