Celebrate Bastille Day with a Macaron Decorated Cake!

Macaron Cake with Sparkler, Macaron Decorated Cake

Celebrate Bastille Day  with a French Macaron Decorated Cake!

It took us about two seconds to fall in love with this oh so chic simple frosted cake covered in an assortment of macarons in ombré colors and festive sparkler candles. And none of us were the least bit surprised we found this macaron decorated cake on One Kings Lane, one of our “go to” curators of all things chic. Continue Reading →

Beautiful Tabletop Accessories!

Beautiful Tabletop Accessories!

As summer draws near we often find ourselves daydreaming of warm weather, longer days, and most of all outdoor get-togethers! Whether you're planning to celebrate every summer holiday from Memorial day through Labor day or have one big blow-out bash, be sure to give your guests a party to remember when the snow starts to fall come winter. Loving the featured stylish and chic tabletop accessories for those upcoming summer gatherings. We found three items that I think are a must-have for your future party and also make great bridal shower gifts and wedding gifts!
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Unique Entertaining & Hostess Wedding Gifts

Hostess and Entertaining Wedding Gifts

Essex Silver Sweetener Bowls |Blenheim Napkin Rings and Placecard Holders |Essex Silver Creamer | Mint Julep Cups

One of my favorite couples is finally getting married.  Shannon and Joe have been together for 7 years.  I have had the honor of watching their relationship grow from smitten on their first date to a loving, supportive, and still smitten mature couple.  As is the custom today, their wedding announcement indicated that they were registered at the usual stores.  I spent way too long searching for the perfect present.  Finally I narrowed it down to the vacuum cleaner, the knife set, or a generic glass vase.  But rather than clicking “buy” I turned off the computer.  I wanted to gift this  amazing couple something special — something memorable.  Yes, I went rogue but I don't think anyone is complaining.

So the next time I tackled this gifting project, I went directly to Layla Grayce's selection of elegant and unique wedding gifts. I knew exactly what I was looking for — something elegant and classic, something the couple would use over and over again throughout their years together as they entertained family and friends.  I wanted a gift that would add that little extra to their table yet would be something they would never buy for themselves and something that I would want to immediately add to Party Idea {Pros} Classic Elegance party package.

Hostess & Entertaining Wedding Gifts: White Ceramic Cake Plates

White Footed Square Cake Stand | Pedestal Cake Plate | Ceramic White Cake Plates With Green Ribbon

In addition to the above feature pieces, I also fell in love will all three of these white ceramic cake plates.

In the end I chose the Essex Silver Sweetener Bowls because of their versatility.  These petite silver-plated brass bowls had that perfect touch of personality I was looking for.  I loved the fact that this set of six bowls could not only be filled with sweeteners for coffee and tea  but could also be filled with flowers, candy, and trinkets for a beautiful table display.  With so many options I hope my friends will come to treasure these little bowls and the memories they help create.
This is my wish for Shannon and Joe
May you celebrate life fully and always.

Party Hearty!