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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Time has slipped away from me and I cannot believe Christmas is right around the corner.  I will be spending the next few days finding the perfect (last minute!) gifts for family and friends.  Below are a few images to get you in the spirit, if you aren’t all ready in it!  If you are havoing a holiday party you may be able to pick-up a few last minute ideas for the decor.

Elle Decor

Elle Decor

Elle Decor

I absolutely love the red and white paper wedding bells affixed to the bannister. What a fun way to add a dash of Christmas fun without pine needles and leaves to clean up!

Another fabulous twist on Christmas- feathers around a mirror- beautiful!!

As seen in House Beautiful

A Miles Redd Christmas below as seen in Elle Decor with amaryllis, miniature evergreens, and wreaths!

Above: A tiffany blue christmas as seen in Veranda

As seen in Martha Stweart

As seen in Better Hoes and Gardens

Below:  Richard Keith Langham’s Christmas as seen in Veranda

Below: Suzanne Rheinstein’s Christmas as seen in House Beautiful

For those of you in warmer regions two images from Costal Living below:

Merry Christmas!

xo,

S

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Spring Into Summer Party

The soaring temperatures in New York City (85 degrees today!) make me want to have a rooftop party. Whether you have an apartment in the city, a beach house on the coast, or a place in the country all you need is a little space and your closest friends gathered under one of these fabulous tents!

Available for rent or for sale these tents are exquisite. Instant atmosphere. They provide a place to hide from the sun or the rain. The tents are also perfect for a dinner party ( think glowing floor and table lanterns and lots of bright fabrics.)

The above table setting featured in Elle Decor October 2009 is a perfect pairing:

Clockwise from top left: Gooseberry pierced bowl by Michael Aram. Glasgow tumbler by Theresienthal. Trocadero glass by Nasonmoretti from Seguso Viro. Golden Morning cup from Neue Galerie Design Shop. Chevrons Gold presentation plate by Hermès. Perl dinner plate by Nymphenburg. Dhara lunch and bread-and-butter plates by Philippe Deshoulières. Troia flatware by Pampaloni from Bergdorf Goodman. Rice bowl by Jaune de Chrome from Takashimaya New York. Background of Cherry Satin Jam fabric by Madeline Weinrib.

Why not have this pergola tent set up permanently in your yard for afternoon reads or lunches. A magical spot for grown-ups and children to gather under for an Alice in Wonderland tea party.

Above photographs were shot by Annie Liebovitz for Vogue December 2003

I love both table settings above for an Alice and Wonderland themed party. Playful and whimsical.

Being a New England girl, I flipped for these beach tents. I would love to have a clambake on the beach with these fun tents as spots to change for a dip in the ocean!

Red, white, and blue table setting featured in Elle Decor October 2009 is a fun twist on Americana for a 4th of July bash:

Red, white, and blue table setting: Clockwise from top right: Sag Harbor Stripe water glass by Kate Spade New York. Wonki Ware’s Organic dinner plate from Bergdorf Goodman. Diamond lunch plate and Dot dessert plate by Ellen Evans for Terrafirma Ceramics. Alain Saint-Joanis’s Mistral flatware from Bergdorf Goodman. Napkin by Madeline Weinrib. Bubble double old-fashioned glass by Kim Seybert. Vine plate from Dandelion. Background of Malabar fabric by Bennison

For more information on these tents visit: http://www.rajtentclub.com/

xo,

S

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