My sister hosted an intimate dinner in a wine cellar for her husband’s 40th recently. It was a beautiful night filled with heartfelt toasts, great wine and food and decor based on his passion for hunting. A detail of the masculine place settings. Candles, Antlers, Leaves, pinecones and other natural elements filled the center of…

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I was thrilled to design the table for Ylang 23’s dinner honoring Irene Neuwirth a few weeks ago.  Whenever Joanne Teichman calls for help, I know we will have a great event! She always has an incredible honoree, a great theme in mind, and clear vision. For this event, she wanted a nod to Britain…

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I just can’t tell you how honored I was to be asked to “art direct” a table for forty at the Joule Hotel in Dallas for Jennifer Meyer.  Jennifer was in town for her trunk show at Ylang 23 and owners Joanne and Charles Teichman wanted to host a dinner for her.  It certainly was…

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This tablescape inspired by fall hues — orange place cards, golden accents, silver flatware, and a harvest floral centerpiece — is the perfect setting to entertain guests in style.  P.S- The table was set for a photoshoot featured in a magazine out in November. Stay tuned! 🙂 Gold leaves by William Yoeward placed around the…

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Illuminated Monograms When I read the Monogram blog last Monday, I immediately emailed Kim and asked, “have you seen how beautiful these look illuminated?”  She asked if I would share more about it with her readers to which I happily agreed.  I recently launched a calligraphy business, Halo Calligraphy, after taking courses for about a…

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