Archive | August, 2007

ENTERTAINING, PARTY ideas + decor

August 21, 2007 | by Kim

Crafted wine labels as seen on Pottery Barn...

Crafted wine labels as seen on Pottery Barn Web site

Here is a tasteful yet simple way to label the wines for a wine tasting party. It is versatile because this label [...]

GIFT IDEAS, Gift WRAP

August 20, 2007 | by Kim

The Art of Crafting Labels for Party Favors

The Art of Crafting Labels for Party Favors

On the September edition of the Canadian magazine Chocolat, I read a neat article on how to label and add panache to [...]

HOME + GARDEN, OUTDOOR space

August 17, 2007 | by Kim

Weekly column: As seen on other blogs –...

Weekly column: As seen on other blogs – 2007.08.17 edition

This week edition is a split between retro style and home decor. After a few iterations, I think I have finally found [...]

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ENTERTAINING, TABLETOP

August 16, 2007 | by Kim

An exercise in mixing and matching patterns...

An exercise in mixing and matching patterns with Anthropologie

This exercise started with one of the gorgeous aprons available at Anthropologie. I spoke before about the art of mix and match. [...]

ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining

August 16, 2007 | by Kim

Taking the most of the party planning tools...

Taking the most of the party planning tools of evite

If you like to throw parties, there is a good chance you are already familiar with evite. I visited the sites several [...]

FOOD + DRINK, FOOD presentation

August 14, 2007 | by Kim

Some plating inspirations from Couture...

Some plating inspirations from Couture Cuisine & Event Artistry

Whenever you are entertaining, food presentation makes all the difference. That is why usually we hire caterers and chefs at home. You [...]

MEDIA buzz, REVIEWS

August 13, 2007 | by Kim

The Canada’s 1% Army Blogging...

The Canada’s 1% Army Blogging Tournament is on

I told you earlier that I am participating in a friendly tournament with other Canadian bloggers. The tournament has now officially begun. [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

August 13, 2007 | by Kim

3 things to look for in a dining table for...

3 things to look for in a dining table for entertaining at home

There is more than style when it comes to selecting the perfect dining table for entertaining. As a strong believer of Louis [...]

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ENTERTAINING, FOOD + DRINK, HOME + GARDEN, OUTDOOR space, RECIPES + menus, TABLETOP

August 10, 2007 | by Kim

A few moments of pleasure offered by other...

A few moments of pleasure offered by other bloggers – 2007.08.10 edition

I decided to rename my Friday’s night column A few moments of pleasures by other bloggers because this week compilation would have [...]

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FAMILY, KIDS party

August 10, 2007 | by Kim

Backyard camping makes great play dates

Backyard camping makes great play dates

The back to school advertising is the first sign that summer is coming to an end. But there is still plenty of [...]

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ENTERTAINING, TABLETOP

August 9, 2007 | by Kim

Make your own perfect formal dinnerware

Make your own perfect formal dinnerware

When you invest that much money in formal dinnerware, you want to make sure you get a look of your own. The [...]

ENTERTAINING, TABLETOP

August 9, 2007 | by Kim

Entertaining in style with the U+ collection...

Entertaining in style with the U+ collection by Umbra

I started buying Umbra home d├ęcor accessories when I was at university. My emotional connection with Umbra has survived through the years [...]

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