I had a great time setting the table for this summer supper in Los Angeles a few weeks ago.  While it was in the 100s in Dallas, it was gorgeous in LA! My sister, Krystal, and I whipped this table together in a pinch and had a blast doing it! Photo Credit:  Daniel Arnold !function(d,s,id){var…

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 When I set out to start a party rental company in 1999, I was hoping to fill a niche need in the event market.  I wanted to provide something different than the typical white plate and polyester linen.  I started renting out my mother’s china and making custom linens for clients and it grew from…

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Have you seen this amazing tent on the Anthropologie site?  It is incredible!  Well, it’s on sale now – from $8,998 to $7,197.95!  I guess that is less expensive than adding a room to your home, right? Here are some other beautiful and inspiring tents I adore: I’m crazy for this tent from Authentic Provence.…

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I think we can all agree that nothing says summer quite like listening to the sound of the water, feeling the sand between your toes and watching the dune grass sway in the breeze. I recently returned from a trip to the beach, and I couldn’t let the summer slip by without sharing the details of…

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Lobster for lunch is a summer favorite of mine. Who doesn’t like to indulge in an afternoon seafood feast?  Kimberly Schlegel Whitman’s Tablescapes At our lake house, I like to cover the picnic table with a crisp white linen from Porthault. Large white-and-pine chairs are brought from inside to make sure people have plenty of…

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Carolyne Roehm is one of my favorite tastemakers.  She is so elegant and has impeccable style.  A career highlight for me was the day that I was able to help her fix her photo-slide show presentation before a speaking engagement.  Her keynote presentation wasn’t working on the country club’s PC computer system so I excitedly…

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I must admit that my son’s Egg Hunt got a bit larger than I expected it to this year. I got a little carried away! We had so much fun and enjoyed having so many families at our hunt! I made a little video about it that you can watch by clicking here. The trick…

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