Archive | December, 2009

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

December 16, 2009 | by Kim

Simpler Croquembouche by Martha Stewart

Martha's famous Croquembouche

The croquembouche is a classic French dessert that kept all its appeal. This year, Martha Stewart thought of a way to simplify [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

December 15, 2009 | by Kim

My Lilac-Blue Mashed Potato Recipe

blue mashed potatoes prepared with fresh herbs and served with bison

I cooked that meal last night for dinner. I am showing you because I used a type of potatoes I never seen [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

December 15, 2009 | by Kim

Bone and Cozy Cups by PMO Design

pmo design small bone and cozy cups

Last weekend was the seventh edition of Souk @ SAT. Every year, it is a chance to discover fantastic designers and artists. [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations

December 15, 2009 | by Kim

Exploring More Color Schemes for the Holiday

blue and brown holiday decorations :: better homes and gardens

The Blue and Brown palette first caught my eyes on Better Homes and Gardens. You have to admit that the chocolate table [...]

GIFT IDEAS, Gift WRAP

December 14, 2009 | by Kim

DIY Felt Bows for Your Holiday Gifts

felt bow done by twig and thistle

A felt bow definitively feels like winter. They are the results of two creative girls. Kathleen of Twig and Thistle was inspired by [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

December 14, 2009 | by Kim

Tartan Holiday Table

tartan holiday tabletop by chelsea fuss of {frolic!}

Chelsea Fuss of {frolic!} is making a series of holiday tables. Her latest is a tartan holiday tabletop that would be fashionable [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations

December 13, 2009 | by Kim

The Making of my Christmas Tree

pine garland backdrop for my holiday tree

It has been 6 years since I made a Christmas tree at home. But this year, I was unable to resist the [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

December 13, 2009 | by Kim

Do you Know Your Tableware Symbols?

symbols for tableware

You often see those symbols on plastics. Sadly, it is easy to misinterpret them. It happened to me the other day when [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus

December 11, 2009 | by Kim

Learn Food Styling on Still Life With

before and after food styling by Still Life With

I find fascinating the world of food styling. How they elevate food to be very appetizing. You can learn tricks of the [...]

FAMILY, GAMES and Toys

December 10, 2009 | by Kim

Essential Toys to Bring when You Travel

discovery tote cars by helicopter studios

Parents will ensure a peaceful holiday season if they plan ahead which toys to bring when visiting family and friends. This discovery [...]

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CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING

December 10, 2009 | by Kim

Modern Gingerbread House Competition

sugar shack by Nick Milkovich Architects

Last year, Creative Room launched a friendly Gingerbread competition and auction to raise money for Architecture for Humanity. There are only a [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor

December 9, 2009 | by Kim

House Pillows of LeiLiLaLoo | Etsy Finds

linen house pillows desinged by leililaloo

The pure linen throw-play-decorative pillows hand made by LeiLiLaLoo are adorable and feel cozy. The fourth pillow from the left is my [...]

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