A vase of flowers is such a lovely thing — in the kitchen, on the dining room table. Maybe you cut your own flowers every week, or maybe you only see them on special occasions (like today!). Either way, here are 10 lovely vases for whenever fresh flowers make their way into your home:
If you're looking for a little guidance or inspiration for your party planning, take a look at our 15 best entertaining and party tips from the past year. There are guides to throwing all types of parties — from a summer crêpe party to an awesome ice cream party — advice on managing your time on party day, and one essential tip for setting up a buffet. Read on and get ready to host your best gathering yet!
Vegetables are front and center in this seasonal centerpiece, which we spotted over at Design*Sponge. Mini golden beets, red beets, and carrots with their leafy green tops look splendid paired with calla lilies atop a bed of moss.
I'm always looking for things to display on my holiday buffet tables other than flowers. These bell jars filled with vintage glassware and ornaments are just the thing. A little color, a little style, and no stems to trim!
I'm not a huge fan of traditional vases. They take up space under your counter and are tricky to wash. So I love these! We've shown you gourd and squash vases before, but these vases are made from all kinds of vegetables!
When designing your holiday table this year, consider air plants. Flowers are standard, yes, and using potted plants is not unheard of, and yet air plants have a great modern feel to them, but without the fuss.
Is it really already time to start thinking about Thanksgiving? Is National Turkey Day truly just next week? Eeek! It is indeed, and if the immediacy of things has caught you off guard as well then hopefully these quick, easy, (and inexpensive) ideas for setting your own beautiful Thanksgiving Day table will give you one less thing to worry about.
I always tell myself that mini pumpkins and gourds are multi-holiday decor and last for both Halloween and Thanksgiving. Each year I buy a few bowlfuls to sit on my dining table and kitchen counter. They sit and look, well, seasonal, but this year I'm already tired of them. Maybe I need a little copper leaf in my life.
Cut flowers are perhaps the most common decoration for the dinner table. But cut flowers can be expensive — and tall arrangements can even obstruct your guests' view of one another! This party table from Martha Stewart provides a great reminder that fresh-cut stems aren't always the only way to go!
If you're looking to add a little fall flavor to your table this year, go beyond the orange and yellow colors with this orchard-inspired centerpiece. Adding apples is an inexpensive and fun way to decorate the kitchen and your table — read on for instructions to help you recreate this gorgeous arrangement.