When hurricanes are a good thing….and a giveaway!

A reminder to stop on over at Art by Karena to see the feature she has on my online shop and to be eligible for a wonderful giveaway…….click here to visit!

Hope you are well…..last night we got to see Paul Simon perform (got there late but boy is his voice amazing)! It was a fundraiser at the beautiful Plaza Hotel, I must say I love any kind of political events because you get there early and leave early (sounding like an old lady or what)? The Plaza though it looked beautiful has changed so much…kind of sad to see an iconic hotel lose some of its lustre. The famed Oak Bar gone. After a well reported fight with rental agents and new tenants. But seriously Paul Simon’s voice is so beautiful……really natural and smooth. La la la la  li……

Yes I mean hurricane lanterns not the storms:) I loooove hurricanes and have several pair and believe you can never have too many, case in point would be one look around my own home, on my dining room table, console tables, out on the patio, in my living room……they are everywhere! So after popular demand, I am now carrying the gorgeous ones I have abundantly in my own home on my online shop! When trying to to put together a vignette, a single or pair of hurricanes is a great place to start. They give height, texture, and lets not underestimate the beautiful lighting they give off when they are lit with candles. In addition they double as flower vases and great seasonal decorative objects, which can be filled with fall leaves, acorns, pinecones and seashells. Yes….hurricanes are a good thing!

Today I am featuring many different interiors that show you how beautiful hurricanes look in virtually any kind of room, in almost any setting. Do you like the look?
Now let’s take a look at  hurricanes in action, shall we…….

 Here they are on my coffee table flaking a large planter, love the delicate etching!

A large single oversized hurricane on a coffee table always works,  Ralph Lauren

 Stunning vignette of a cluster of hurricanes……just gorgeous! Good Life of Design

 Stunning oversized glass hurricanes grace this stunning island home of Hilary and  Galen Weston, AD

 Definitely always perfect for a dining table, not to mention the soft lighting at night is unbeatable! My home

 A beautiful wicker pair adorn this gorgeous table in this coastal setting, House to home

 A single oversized hurricane on a piano is a beautiful statement, Rinfret

 Even for more casual/coastal homes…hurricanes can be found in more coastal themed materials….

Love them for the outdoors and have several myself……

 Love the scale that these add to the dining room, Cathy Kincaid

 Another pair of the cut crystal perfect for a coffee table vignette, my home

Love the look of staggered heights for a dramatic outdoor setting!

 Love a huge hurricane on a coffee table, Ralph Lauren

A beautiful amber colored pair add height and beauty to this gorgeous setting, Rinfret

 Here they are on an outdoor table, as pretty during the day as they are at night, my home

 Love them in clusters on a large scale dining table or console table..they have a lot of impact!

 Once again, another gorgeous dining area that has a pair of pretty hurricanes, Sandra Nunnerly

 My own hurricanes being put to good use!

 Ralph Laurens own dining room….of course he gets it!

 Adding a few different styles and heights of hurricanes can make for a gorgeous vignette, Pottery Barn

Perched atop a fireplace mantle always works, my home
 And they work beautifully on a console table as seen here in this pretty living room!

 This is so dramatic! I love a lined path for a party with large oversized hurricanes and floating candles, gorgeous! Dazzle me decor

 The lighting of hurricanes outside at night is pure magic, RH

  I always like the idea of going oversized when deciding on a size…..

Beautiful for any outdoor setting, and I love the soft glow they give at night…….

 Again here is a perfect example of how very large ones always work….always go up in size! Inspired Living

Hurricanes double as a beautiful floral vase!

 Beautiful fall leaves for a fall vibe

 Seashells for a coastal theme

 Adding greenery or mini apples

Beautiful pair flanking a dining table, Ralph Lauren

 Always works for an end table as both a lighting source and  a decorative object

 A very large hurricane looks great on the ground…love this setting, COZY!

 Flanking a sofa on our outside loggia, they offer the perfect soft lighting, my home

Like the look? For me they are “no fail”. There is always a place that can use a pair of hurricanes and frankly they are just an instant way to add something special to any area that is “lacking”.  I am so excited to be offering these beautiful pieces, they are all hand cut/hand etched and truly exquisite.  Check out the newest additions….these are now on my online shop under arrivals (scroll to bottom)  and  of course if there is something you want to ask,   feel free to email me by clicking here. Here we go……

 
Floral vine

Classic Greek Key

 
Elegant garland scroll oversized

Fancy Scroll
Vertical leaf wide hurricane

Pearl and floral leaf

 And to boot I will be adding this exquisite centerpiece bowls..perfect for a dining table, console, coffee table or atop a chest. Stunning!

Well….what do you think? Like the look? Own a few? I think they look great in all kinds of rooms, from fancy formal living rooms to the most coastal beachy space and of course looove them in the great outdoors! As always love to hear what you have to say. Thanks for stopping in and wishing you a great day.

Don’t forget to stop on over at Art by Karena to see the feature she has on my online shop and to be eligible for a wonderful giveaway…….click here to visit!

When hurricanes are a good thing….and a giveaway!

A reminder to stop on over at Art by Karena to see the feature she has on my online shop and to be eligible for a wonderful giveaway…….click here to visit!

Hope you are well…..last night we got to see Paul Simon perform (got there late but boy is his voice amazing)! It was a fundraiser at the beautiful Plaza Hotel, I must say I love any kind of political events because you get there early and leave early (sounding like an old lady or what)? The Plaza though it looked beautiful has changed so much…kind of sad to see an iconic hotel lose some of its lustre. The famed Oak Bar gone. After a well reported fight with rental agents and new tenants. But seriously Paul Simon’s voice is so beautiful……really natural and smooth. La la la la? li……

Yes I mean hurricane lanterns not the storms:) I loooove hurricanes and have several pair and believe you can never have too many, case in point would be one look around my own home, on my dining room table, console tables, out on the patio, in my living room……they are everywhere! So after popular demand, I am now carrying the gorgeous ones I have abundantly in my own home on my online shop! When trying to to put together a vignette, a single or pair of hurricanes is a great place to start. They give height, texture, and lets not underestimate the beautiful lighting they give off when they are lit with candles. In addition they double as flower vases and great seasonal decorative objects, which can be filled with fall leaves, acorns, pinecones and seashells. Yes….hurricanes are a good thing!

Today I am featuring many different interiors that show you how beautiful hurricanes look in virtually any kind of room, in almost any setting. Do you like the look?
Now let’s take a look at? hurricanes in action, shall we…….

?Here they are on my coffee table flaking a large planter, love the delicate etching!

A large single oversized hurricane on a coffee table always works,? Ralph Lauren

?Stunning vignette of a cluster of hurricanes……just gorgeous! Good Life of Design

?Stunning oversized glass hurricanes grace this stunning island home of Hilary and? Galen Weston, AD

?Definitely always perfect for a dining table, not to mention the soft lighting at night is unbeatable! My home

?A beautiful wicker pair adorn this gorgeous table in this coastal setting, House to home

?A single oversized hurricane on a piano is a beautiful statement, Rinfret

?Even for more casual/coastal homes…hurricanes can be found in more coastal themed materials….

Love them for the outdoors and have several myself……

?Love the scale that these add to the dining room, Cathy Kincaid

?Another pair of the cut crystal perfect for a coffee table vignette, my home

Love the look of staggered heights for a dramatic outdoor setting!

?Love a huge hurricane on a coffee table, Ralph Lauren

A beautiful amber colored pair add height and beauty to this gorgeous setting, Rinfret

?Here they are on an outdoor table, as pretty during the day as they are at night, my home

?Love them in clusters on a large scale dining table or console table..they have a lot of impact!

?Once again, another gorgeous dining area that has a pair of pretty hurricanes, Sandra Nunnerly

?My own hurricanes being put to good use!

?Ralph Laurens own dining room….of course he gets it!

?Adding a few different styles and heights of hurricanes can make for a gorgeous vignette, Pottery Barn

Perched atop a fireplace mantle always works, my home
?And they work beautifully on a console table as seen here in this pretty living room!

?This is so dramatic! I love a lined path for a party with large oversized hurricanes and floating candles, gorgeous! Dazzle me decor

?The lighting of hurricanes outside at night is pure magic, RH

? I always like the idea of going oversized when deciding on a size…..

Beautiful for any outdoor setting, and I love the soft glow they give at night…….

?Again here is a perfect example of how very large ones always work….always go up in size! Inspired Living

Hurricanes double as a beautiful floral vase!

?Beautiful fall leaves for a fall vibe

?Seashells for a coastal theme

?Adding greenery or mini apples

Beautiful pair flanking a dining table, Ralph Lauren

?Always works for an end table as both a lighting source and? a decorative object

?A very large hurricane looks great on the ground…love this setting, COZY!

?Flanking a sofa on our outside loggia, they offer the perfect soft lighting, my home

Like the look? For me they are “no fail”. There is always a place that can use a pair of hurricanes and frankly they are just an instant way to add something special to any area that is “lacking”.? I am so excited to be offering these beautiful pieces, they are all hand cut/hand etched and truly exquisite.? Check out the newest additions….these are now on my online shop under arrivals (scroll to bottom)? and? of course if there is something you want to ask, ? feel free to email me by clicking here. Here we go……

?
Floral vine

Classic Greek Key

?
Elegant garland scroll oversized

Fancy Scroll
Vertical leaf wide hurricane

Pearl and floral leaf

?And to boot I will be adding this exquisite centerpiece bowls..perfect for a dining table, console, coffee table or atop a chest. Stunning!

Well….what do you think? Like the look? Own a few? I think they look great in all kinds of rooms, from fancy formal living rooms to the most coastal beachy space and of course looove them in the great outdoors! As always love to hear what you have to say. Thanks for stopping in and wishing you a great day.

Don’t forget to stop on over at Art by Karena to see the feature she has on my online shop and to be eligible for a wonderful giveaway…….click here to visit!

Summer entertaining, party ideas and a fabulous entertaining giveaway!!

Hello there dear readers. First order of business is to announce the lucky winner of the beautiful new Betty Lou Phillips book, congratulations goes to……


Happy Saturday Tina,
Love your random post and you introduced me to a new designer, always love finding new designers to read about!! We just had fish tacos here the other night, we love them. We like to go to Half Moon Bay here in Calif. to the Flying Fish to get them when we are visiting the ocean. Someday I am going to make it to the Hamptons and I will be trying fish tacos!!
Great giveaway, would love another design book to add to my collection, one can never have enough design books!!
Kathysue

Congrats! Please contact me here with your shipping information so this can get on its way to you!

If you didn’t win but want to order it, click here to be taken to Amazon. Its a fabulous how to, and a priceless guide for anyone who needs guidance, direction and insiders tips on decorating!

 Today’s post is so appropriate because today incidentally I am hosting a birthday luncheon for one my dearest friends in the entire world. I am having about 14 girls over for lunch (you know pictures will be forthcoming). I always make a point to add one or two new recipes with every party I have, big or small. So am adding a Greek/baby spinach/pasta to my repertoire (fingers crossed). Peach Sangria is a given and the perfect light drink choice! So I will be busy with that today and I am in official party mode. Have 40 coming over on Sunday for a Fathers Day get together.

So the official summer party season is upon us! Don’t you love a good summer party? Or sipping a chilled glass of rose outside on the patio? A family BBQ or a simple dinner for two al fresco? There are so many joys when you combine summer and eating! Today’s post is dedicated to all the things that inspire me for entertaining for the summer as well as many party ideas. Hope you get some good ideas too! Have any favorite tips or advice you care to share? Would love to hear it!
With my two things this week, my wheels are turning and I am getting busy with details, nothing over the top but you know me, Miss OCD I want it to be pretty!! It’s a little trickier with almost 40 people!

As one door closes another opens. Though the contest for the gorgeous new Betty Lou Phillips book ends today with a lucky winner, I have a new book giveaway book for an incredible party/entertaining book by Danielle Rollins…..Soiree. It is amazingly gorgeous. All details on bottom of the post!

 Summer has arrived! Love this, the idea of flanking a burlap covered buffet table surrounded by clusters of flowers in rustic galvanized tins….inexpensive and just gorgeous! S Kaye

Now this speaks to me….how about you? Wine, cheese and a little bread is all I need:)
 Sunflowers on an outside table to me signify summers arrival…love this. Sara Kaye
 The soft candlelight and the reflections off the blue and white porcelains filled with summer blooms is spellbindingly beautiful!!  Number Four Eleven
 Isn’t this dreamy? And so easy to replicate. A sprig of lavender and/or herbs tied with raffia….S.Kaye
Spectacular white setting by super talented Sharon from My French Country Home….bravo!
 Don’t  you love this? It’s so elegant but not fussy, very simple, and European feeling! See….proves you can have the simplest setting but if its done with flair…its always a home run!
Oh yes..these look good! Lavender Collins…..I will take one!
 You know I loooooove this. Elegant florals in a cluster of blue and whites, oh yea!!

Gorgeous pink peonies are a wonderful way to set a summer table, one of my faves! Sara Kaye

 No one said you need a fancy holder for your wines and champagnes, the charm of this rusty old red wagon is too cute for words! PB

Candlelight preferably in the form of large hurricanes is a must for any summer table, such an easy way to add gorgeous ambiance!

 Who said a table set for a BBQ can’t be fabulous! This one is just gorgeous…..Pottery Barn

 Love this too. The most complicated part is the flowers, otherwise its quite simple but oh so elegant! Wandering the Good

 Sharon proves that there is nothing a monogrammed linen napkin and twinkling lights in elegant votives can’t make just magical, My French Country Home

 Have you ever seen tomatoes looks so elegant! Why not put them in an urn as a centerpiece, they are plentiful, inexpensive and gorgeous! Best part is you can grab some salt and olive oil and enjoy them at the end of the night:) Lovlie Greenie

 Don’t underestimate the power and beauty of a beautiful late day summer sky, a picnic table and a few lanterns..this is dreamy!

 OK to me no summer gathering whether for 2 or 200 is complete without a wonderful antipasta display!

 Such a pretty table, amazing what impact the blue and white with flowers has on the table! A Perfect Peacock

 I am going to need to copy this…LOVE the idea of the baguette with herbs tied with twine, so charming! Inhisgrip (via Tumblr)

A big tall ice cold pitcher of Sangria filled with fruit is the ultimate summer drink, as tasty as it is pretty!  Miss Buttercup

 Sunflowers are inexpensive, offer such great colorful impact and last so long! Sara Kaye

Love the idea of all the yellow against the white…summer perfect! The City Sage

If you are lucky enough to be able to entertain on the beach, its hard to beat such a beautiful setting…the blue and is perfect with the backdrop of the ocean and sky! Pepper Weddings

I could dive right in, love the idea of displaying the fruit and cheese on things like rustic trivets, and pretty vintage pans…gorgeous!

Love this rustic but elegant table set for two…a little imagination goes a  long long way!

 Touches of blue against all white is truly spectacular! Sara Kaye

Lemons and sunflowers are like summers poster child…a great way to add a punch of beautiful happiness to any summer table! Everyday Celebrating

 This is so beautiful….a bottle of rose against the beautiful dusk light and candlelight….scrumptious!My French Country Home

An inexpensive tin filled with a farmers bouquet is a perfect way to dress up any summer table

 Stunning! I love the freshness of this spectacular setting. Tory Burch

 And lets not forget summer is all about seafood! Even if you don’t have such a lavish display even a small bowl of shrimp cocktail or claws is a perfect party food! Style Me Pretty

 No matter what you do..by all means take full advantage of all the great fresh product this season has to offer! Simple is often best, Yummy Mummy kitchen

White dishes, a white tablecloth, inexpensive white chairs..just add great food and you are set! Layla Grace

 I have done this many times, fruit kebobs….so easy and makes for a pretty display!

The elegant simplicity of this setting is just gorgeous, reminds me of a perfect summer evening, being surrounded by good friends and several bottles of wine:) Salt Water wishes

Now it’s   time for the really fun part…the giveaway and its a giveaway by none other than the uber talented hostess with the mostess, Danielle Rollins, the Atlanta based party and entertaining guru. This new book, Soiree- Entertaining with style  is soooo fabulous, every page a divine treat for every one of your senses. Only problem is that it will have you brainstorming about planning a party…really gets you in the mood! Danielle was generous enough to kindly offer a signed book to one lucky enchanted reader! Here is the lowdown on how to be in the running-

1. Leave a comment on this post
2. Second chance leave a comment on Danielle’s Facebook by clicking here
3. Third chance leave a comment or like me on Facebook by clicking here
4. Throw me a party for my next birthday ( just kidding but if you want to I am in)

I will announce one lucky winner next Tuesday, so be sure to check back to see if you are the lucky winner! And if you still want to buy the book anyway because it really is that good….then click here to be taken away to Amazon to purchase Soiree!

Here is the book, lovely Danielle and a few pictures of her elegant style from the book……..

Talented lady don’t you think? Are you hungry yet or feeling in the mood to throw a parry…or both? That’s a wrap. Hope you enjoyed the post. Are you planning any parties or summer bashes this season? What is your favorite way to entertain? As always love to hear about what you are up and your ideas. Thanks for stopping in and wishing you a fabulous day!

Summer entertaining, party ideas and a fabulous entertaining giveaway!!

Hello there dear readers. First order of business is to announce the lucky winner of the beautiful new Betty Lou Phillips book, congratulations goes to……


Happy Saturday Tina,
Love your random post and you introduced me to a new designer, always love finding new designers to read about!! We just had fish tacos here the other night, we love them. We like to go to Half Moon Bay here in Calif. to the Flying Fish to get them when we are visiting the ocean. Someday I am going to make it to the Hamptons and I will be trying fish tacos!!
Great giveaway, would love another design book to add to my collection, one can never have enough design books!!
Kathysue

Congrats! Please contact me here with your shipping information so this can get on its way to you!

If you didn’t win but want to order it, click here to be taken to Amazon. Its a fabulous how to, and a priceless guide for anyone who needs guidance, direction and insiders tips on decorating!

?Today’s post is so appropriate because today incidentally I am hosting a birthday luncheon for one my dearest friends in the entire world. I am having about 14 girls over for lunch (you know pictures will be forthcoming). I always make a point to add one or two new recipes with every party I have, big or small. So am adding a Greek/baby spinach/pasta to my repertoire (fingers crossed). Peach Sangria is a given and the perfect light drink choice! So I will be busy with that today and I am in official party mode. Have 40 coming over on Sunday for a Fathers Day get together.

So the official summer party season is upon us! Don’t you love a good summer party? Or sipping a chilled glass of rose outside on the patio? A family BBQ or a simple dinner for two al fresco? There are so many joys when you combine summer and eating! Today’s post is dedicated to all the things that inspire me for entertaining for the summer as well as many party ideas. Hope you get some good ideas too! Have any favorite tips or advice you care to share? Would love to hear it!
With my two things this week, my wheels are turning and I am getting busy with details, nothing over the top but you know me, Miss OCD I want it to be pretty!! It’s a little trickier with almost 40 people!

As one door closes another opens. Though the contest for the gorgeous new Betty Lou Phillips book ends today with a lucky winner, I have a new book giveaway book for an incredible party/entertaining book by Danielle Rollins…..Soiree. It is amazingly gorgeous. All details on bottom of the post!

?Summer has arrived! Love this, the idea of flanking a burlap covered buffet table surrounded by clusters of flowers in rustic galvanized tins….inexpensive and just gorgeous! S Kaye

Now this speaks to me….how about you? Wine, cheese and a little bread is all I need:)
?Sunflowers on an outside table to me signify summers arrival…love this. Sara Kaye
?The soft candlelight and the reflections off the blue and white porcelains filled with summer blooms is spellbindingly beautiful!!? Number Four Eleven
?Isn’t this dreamy? And so easy to replicate. A sprig of lavender and/or herbs tied with raffia….S.Kaye
Spectacular white setting by super talented Sharon from My French Country Home….bravo!
?Don’t? you love this? It’s so elegant but not fussy, very simple, and European feeling! See….proves you can have the simplest setting but if its done with flair…its always a home run!
Oh yes..these look good! Lavender Collins…..I will take one!
?You know I loooooove this. Elegant florals in a cluster of blue and whites, oh yea!!

Gorgeous pink peonies are a wonderful way to set a summer table, one of my faves! Sara Kaye

?No one said you need a fancy holder for your wines and champagnes, the charm of this rusty old red wagon is too cute for words! PB

Candlelight preferably in the form of large hurricanes is a must for any summer table, such an easy way to add gorgeous ambiance!

?Who said a table set for a BBQ can’t be fabulous! This one is just gorgeous…..Pottery Barn

?Love this too. The most complicated part is the flowers, otherwise its quite simple but oh so elegant! Wandering the Good

?Sharon proves that there is nothing a monogrammed linen napkin and twinkling lights in elegant votives can’t make just magical, My French Country Home

?Have you ever seen tomatoes looks so elegant! Why not put them in an urn as a centerpiece, they are plentiful, inexpensive and gorgeous! Best part is you can grab some salt and olive oil and enjoy them at the end of the night:) Lovlie Greenie

?Don’t underestimate the power and beauty of a beautiful late day summer sky, a picnic table and a few lanterns..this is dreamy!

?OK to me no summer gathering whether for 2 or 200 is complete without a wonderful antipasta display!

?Such a pretty table, amazing what impact the blue and white with flowers has on the table! A Perfect Peacock

?I am going to need to copy this…LOVE the idea of the baguette with herbs tied with twine, so charming! Inhisgrip (via Tumblr)

A big tall ice cold pitcher of Sangria filled with fruit is the ultimate summer drink, as tasty as it is pretty!? Miss Buttercup

?Sunflowers are inexpensive, offer such great colorful impact and last so long! Sara Kaye

Love the idea of all the yellow against the white…summer perfect! The City Sage

If you are lucky enough to be able to entertain on the beach, its hard to beat such a beautiful setting…the blue and is perfect with the backdrop of the ocean and sky! Pepper Weddings

I could dive right in, love the idea of displaying the fruit and cheese on things like rustic trivets, and pretty vintage pans…gorgeous!

Love this rustic but elegant table set for two…a little imagination goes a? long long way!

?Touches of blue against all white is truly spectacular! Sara Kaye

Lemons and sunflowers are like summers poster child…a great way to add a punch of beautiful happiness to any summer table! Everyday Celebrating

?This is so beautiful….a bottle of rose against the beautiful dusk light and candlelight….scrumptious!My French Country Home

An inexpensive tin filled with a farmers bouquet is a perfect way to dress up any summer table

?Stunning! I love the freshness of this spectacular setting. Tory Burch

?And lets not forget summer is all about seafood! Even if you don’t have such a lavish display even a small bowl of shrimp cocktail or claws is a perfect party food! Style Me Pretty

?No matter what you do..by all means take full advantage of all the great fresh product this season has to offer! Simple is often best, Yummy Mummy kitchen

White dishes, a white tablecloth, inexpensive white chairs..just add great food and you are set! Layla Grace

?I have done this many times, fruit kebobs….so easy and makes for a pretty display!

The elegant simplicity of this setting is just gorgeous, reminds me of a perfect summer evening, being surrounded by good friends and several bottles of wine:) Salt Water wishes

Now it’s ? time for the really fun part…the giveaway and its a giveaway by none other than the uber talented hostess with the mostess, Danielle Rollins, the Atlanta based party and entertaining guru. This new book, Soiree- Entertaining with style? is soooo fabulous, every page a divine treat for every one of your senses. Only problem is that it will have you brainstorming about planning a party…really gets you in the mood! Danielle was generous enough to kindly offer a signed book to one lucky enchanted reader! Here is the lowdown on how to be in the running-

1. Leave a comment on this post
2. Second chance leave a comment on Danielle’s Facebook by clicking here
3. Third chance leave a comment or like me on Facebook by clicking here
4. Throw me a party for my next birthday ( just kidding but if you want to I am in)

I will announce one lucky winner next Tuesday, so be sure to check back to see if you are the lucky winner! And if you still want to buy the book anyway because it really is that good….then click here to be taken away to Amazon to purchase Soiree!

Here is the book, lovely Danielle and a few pictures of her elegant style from the book……..

Talented lady don’t you think? Are you hungry yet or feeling in the mood to throw a parry…or both? That’s a wrap. Hope you enjoyed the post. Are you planning any parties or summer bashes this season? What is your favorite way to entertain? As always love to hear about what you are up and your ideas. Thanks for stopping in and wishing you a fabulous day!

Setting the perfect summer table…..and a tabletop giveaway!

Hello there! Have you gotten your summer party groove on? Whether its a table for two or a party for 20…….there is no denying that summer dining is one of the perks of the summer season. Yep, the season of al fresco eating is upon us! I love nothing more than eating outdoors and the only thing that makes it better is sitting down to a beautiful tablescape. And the beauty of summer entertaining is that it need not be expensive, actually a beautiful table can be created with very little, imagination is the only “must have”. Add a few candles as the crowning touch and you are ready…….

So I have gathered a collection of wonderful and inspirational tablescapes that reflect elegant effortless summer entertaining. I love summer entertaining,  love setting a pretty table and am crazy for flowers, table linens, beautiful china, sterling flatware, and pretty much anything that has to do with setting a beautiful table! What do you like to do when you set up a summer table? Any special tips you want to share? Do tell!

Finally a summer tablescape giveaway to get your party groove on….all details at bottom. In the  meantime, sit back, enjoy and take in all the beautiful details of these gorgeous summer tables!

Lots of pictures and details to take in……so get those Pinterest fingers and notepads ready!

 To me this says “the perfect summer table”. It’s as inviting and pretty as it is fun and partylike. Love the touches from the tiny and inexpensive American flags, and french fries served in mini boats….love it all! Pottery Barn

I do love the idea of mixing elements, metals and woods, flowers and greens…..gorgeous!

The blues are always a beautiful inspiration in setting a gorgeous summer table, so crisp and clean, Centsational Girl
Rustic, simple and totally charming……. French by Design

Sunflowers are like summers flower poster child….they always add so much life to a summer table

 Love the idea of layering rustic elements, the greenery, the wicker chargers against the white plates, and adding a sprig of lavender….all so stunning, Julia Usher
This to me says its not about how fancy the accoutrements are at the table but how they are displayed, this is simple yet so pretty and inviting and festive! Pottery Barn

Love everything about this from the white ginger jars to the gorgeous peaches and pinks that make this a beautiful summer setting, Barbara and Jo

 Love the elegant simplicity of this, a beautiful orange tree against the blue and white……perfection,
Carolyne Roehm

White china and  simple greenery or white flower can be so pretty…….Chelsea Fuss

 Should be no surprise how much I love this inspiration for a tablescape….blue and white with an oversized  hurricane and a bowl of green fruit…..perfection! The party dress

 Ahhhh….the serenity of the all white table, never ceases to amaze and inspire, Lstylebylisa

 This is so beautiful…..love the pink and green theme, spectacular!

 Green and white looks so fresh, add a few pots of greenery and you are done, Mary Carol Garrity

Sunflowers are always a good idea! Carolyne Roehm has shown us once again, just how stunning they can be, love the pewter and antler additions

 Love how vivid and warm this is, and little is required…..bright linens, an urn of fruit, and colored glasses….voila! Media Cache
 Another great example of how you do not need to invest a lot to create a beautiful table. Love the idea of individual potted plants for everyone to take home……
This is great looking and so affordable..adding cord or tie as a napkin ring holder to your blue and white summer table!
Gorgeous!! Love the  mix of colors….and of course the stunning summer flowers. Southern Living

Adding even a bowl of lemons and limes is a quick easy way to create a summer feeling centerpiece!

Simple, rustic and so beautiful….the lemon and limes still on their branches with leaves makes a stunning centerpiece against the blue and white
 Shells and ocean themed tabletops are beautiful and so appropriate for summertime entertaining, Between Naps on the porch
Love this eclectic setting, different chairs, all kinds of interesting tidbits as centerpieces…this illustrates beautifully that your imagination is your only limitation! Brandon Kidd Photography

How pretty is this? Love the idea of a vintage crate filled with beautiful colored fruit against sherbert colored flowers…..add white plates and you have yourself one beautiful table! Picture perfect for you

Do not underestimate the power of a big bunch of sunflowers, a stack of white plates, a simple table linen and a pretty tray holding some goodies. Case in point is shown here!
 For a casual yet beautiful setting, patriotic napkins, wicker chargers, red and white flowers and cute touches like beer in Mason jars are a wonderful way to jazz up a casual summer table, PB
 Love the simple idea of gingham napkins with a sprig of rosemary (never underestimate the power of using an herb or greenery as a decorative element)! Mimi Coco Poppy
Blue, white and hydrangeas are a trio made in heaven! Stonegable
Wow! The power of the almighty monogrammed napkin…..fabulous! Southern Living
 Beautiful rustic elements, like wicker chargers, a linen table runner, a bit of greenery are always sure things for a summer table, Pottery Barn
 There is nothing that a cluster of soft pink peonies cannot cure…..so so beautiful! Wedding Illusions

Gorgeous idea for  a summer centerpiece….this is an old trough would work great with a dough bowl too, Nina Foutch

Here is a simple and easy idea…fill a bunch of glass containers with lemons and limes, perfect for summer, adds a pop of color and so simple!

And if you really don’t want to bother with china and fancy glasses….you can always go for the gorgeous new melamine that looks like the real deal! These are all from the newest line I am carrying and I absolutely cannot wait to set up my first tablescape, you can be sure I will be sharing it with you!

 YES….all of it really is plastic! Heavy too…people are so surprised when they pick it up, its amazing!

Here is a look at all the patterns/colors, click here to visit the line at my online shop.….

Finally the giveaway, one lucky winner will receive 8 of the fleur de lis plastic unbreakable dishwasher safe high ball glasses to get your summer party mood started……..

To be eligible…..

Just leave a comment here telling me your favorite pattern from my online selection of summer tabletop patterns. Click here to go to to my online shop. Want a second chance? Visit The Enchanted home on Facebook and tell me your favorite pattern.

Winner to be announced Saturday morning. Good luck and remember all anonymous commenters, you must leave your name and last name initial in the body of the comment. Good luck and thanks as always for stopping in!

Setting the perfect summer table…..and a tabletop giveaway!

Hello there! Have you gotten your summer party groove on? Whether its a table for two or a party for 20…….there is no denying that summer dining is one of the perks of the summer season. Yep, the season of al fresco eating is upon us! I love nothing more than eating outdoors and the only thing that makes it better is sitting down to a beautiful tablescape. And the beauty of summer entertaining is that it need not be expensive, actually a beautiful table can be created with very little, imagination is the only “must have”. Add a few candles as the crowning touch and you are ready…….

So I have gathered a collection of wonderful and inspirational tablescapes that reflect elegant effortless summer entertaining. I love summer entertaining,? love setting a pretty table and am crazy for flowers, table linens, beautiful china, sterling flatware, and pretty much anything that has to do with setting a beautiful table! What do you like to do when you set up a summer table? Any special tips you want to share? Do tell!

Finally a summer tablescape giveaway to get your party groove on….all details at bottom. In the? meantime, sit back, enjoy and take in all the beautiful details of these gorgeous summer tables!

Lots of pictures and details to take in……so get those Pinterest fingers and notepads ready!

?To me this says “the perfect summer table”. It’s as inviting and pretty as it is fun and partylike. Love the touches from the tiny and inexpensive American flags, and french fries served in mini boats….love it all! Pottery Barn

I do love the idea of mixing elements, metals and woods, flowers and greens…..gorgeous!

The blues are always a beautiful inspiration in setting a gorgeous summer table, so crisp and clean, Centsational Girl
Rustic, simple and totally charming……. French by Design

Sunflowers are like summers flower poster child….they always add so much life to a summer table

?Love the idea of layering rustic elements, the greenery, the wicker chargers against the white plates, and adding a sprig of lavender….all so stunning, Julia Usher
This to me says its not about how fancy the accoutrements are at the table but how they are displayed, this is simple yet so pretty and inviting and festive! Pottery Barn

Love everything about this from the white ginger jars to the gorgeous peaches and pinks that make this a beautiful summer setting, Barbara and Jo

?Love the elegant simplicity of this, a beautiful orange tree against the blue and white……perfection,
Carolyne Roehm

White china and? simple greenery or white flower can be so pretty…….Chelsea Fuss

?Should be no surprise how much I love this inspiration for a tablescape….blue and white with an oversized? hurricane and a bowl of green fruit…..perfection! The party dress

?Ahhhh….the serenity of the all white table, never ceases to amaze and inspire, Lstylebylisa

?This is so beautiful…..love the pink and green theme, spectacular!

?Green and white looks so fresh, add a few pots of greenery and you are done, Mary Carol Garrity

Sunflowers are always a good idea! Carolyne Roehm has shown us once again, just how stunning they can be, love the pewter and antler additions

?Love how vivid and warm this is, and little is required…..bright linens, an urn of fruit, and colored glasses….voila! Media Cache
?Another great example of how you do not need to invest a lot to create a beautiful table. Love the idea of individual potted plants for everyone to take home……
This is great looking and so affordable..adding cord or tie as a napkin ring holder to your blue and white summer table!
Gorgeous!! Love the? mix of colors….and of course the stunning summer flowers. Southern Living

Adding even a bowl of lemons and limes is a quick easy way to create a summer feeling centerpiece!

Simple, rustic and so beautiful….the lemon and limes still on their branches with leaves makes a stunning centerpiece against the blue and white
?Shells and ocean themed tabletops are beautiful and so appropriate for summertime entertaining, Between Naps on the porch
Love this eclectic setting, different chairs, all kinds of interesting tidbits as centerpieces…this illustrates beautifully that your imagination is your only limitation! Brandon Kidd Photography

How pretty is this? Love the idea of a vintage crate filled with beautiful colored fruit against sherbert colored flowers…..add white plates and you have yourself one beautiful table! Picture perfect for you

Do not underestimate the power of a big bunch of sunflowers, a stack of white plates, a simple table linen and a pretty tray holding some goodies. Case in point is shown here!
?For a casual yet beautiful setting, patriotic napkins, wicker chargers, red and white flowers and cute touches like beer in Mason jars are a wonderful way to jazz up a casual summer table, PB
?Love the simple idea of gingham napkins with a sprig of rosemary (never underestimate the power of using an herb or greenery as a decorative element)! Mimi Coco Poppy
Blue, white and hydrangeas are a trio made in heaven! Stonegable
Wow! The power of the almighty monogrammed napkin…..fabulous! Southern Living
?Beautiful rustic elements, like wicker chargers, a linen table runner, a bit of greenery are always sure things for a summer table, Pottery Barn
?There is nothing that a cluster of soft pink peonies cannot cure…..so so beautiful! Wedding Illusions

Gorgeous idea for? a summer centerpiece….this is an old trough would work great with a dough bowl too, Nina Foutch

Here is a simple and easy idea…fill a bunch of glass containers with lemons and limes, perfect for summer, adds a pop of color and so simple!

And if you really don’t want to bother with china and fancy glasses….you can always go for the gorgeous new melamine that looks like the real deal! These are all from the newest line I am carrying and I absolutely cannot wait to set up my first tablescape, you can be sure I will be sharing it with you!

?YES….all of it really is plastic! Heavy too…people are so surprised when they pick it up, its amazing!


Here is a look at all the patterns/colors, click here to visit the line at my online shop.….

Finally the giveaway, one lucky winner will receive 8 of the fleur de lis plastic unbreakable dishwasher safe high ball glasses to get your summer party mood started……..

To be eligible…..

Just leave a comment here telling me your favorite pattern from my online selection of summer tabletop patterns. Click here to go to to my online shop. Want a second chance? Visit The Enchanted home on Facebook and tell me your favorite pattern.

Winner to be announced Saturday morning. Good luck and remember all anonymous commenters, you must leave your name and last name initial in the body of the comment. Good luck and thanks as always for stopping in!

Dining al fresco, my new tabletop has arrived and a winner!

Hi there, boy its been one heck of a busy week. First things first, here’s the lucky winner of the gift certificate to Nancy’s Daily Dish giveaway, congrats goes to……..
 

Result:

59

I love Nancy’s shop and blog. I would choose the Mason’s Vista Dog Park Couples red plate. Debra C. chedeb5353@hotmail.com
Please contact me here to provide your shipping details.

 
Sooooooo happy its Friday….. I am glad the week is over, I need some downtime in a big way. The weather has truly been all over the map as I know it has in many parts of the country. We have had 82 and sunny one day and today it’s a cold 48 and rainy……..all in one week! I think the flowers and plants are quite confused as to whether or not they should make their debut! I for one cannot wait until the warmer weather is here for good….which makes me instantly crave eating outdoors, one of the perks of the late spring and summer months which leads me to my post today……
 
I had given a little preview of the beautiful new melamine dishes I was waiting on….by far the most beautiful I have ever seen! So naturally I was super excited about carrying them, well I am happy to report that as of today, they are up for sale in my shop! I am really thrilled about this line, not only do they look and feel like real pottery but they are dishwasher safe, doesn’t get better. The glasses also look like real glass….this entire set might well become my every day set! Here’s a look at some of the new items, click here to see the entire line in my online shop. Tah dah……..

Can you believe it’s melamine? And it even feels like pottery….I am still amazed! And to whet your appetite for dining outdoors, thought it would be fun to take a look at all the beautiful ways to entertain outside. Don’t you just love eating outdoors? I love planning a meal al fresco. How about you? Always love to know your thoughts…..
 

 Love mixing natural element like wicker and net with cool blues…so pretty! Pottery Barn
 

  This is totally magical. I love seeing a table draped in a beautiful tablecloth, yes even outdoors!

 No flowers? Even a few potted herb plants looks beautiful in an al fresco setting! Pottery Barn

 Big fan of rattan and wicker serving pieces…can make even the simplest of dishes look soooo good!

 I am a big fan of oversized glass dispensers, just chilled water filed with lemon and lime slices looks so wonderful! PB

 Love the way a pop of yellow added to any outdoor setting gives it such a cheerful feel, Pottery Barn

Love the idea of adding a beautiful patterned tablecloth to an outdoors setting to dress it up a little…..so pretty!

Crisp white and blue with a pop of yellow always works! Centsational Girl
 

 Beautiful natural elements with lots of earthy texture make this setting just dreamy, Rinfret

 Adore these glasses…….one thing I want to buy this season! Global Amici
 Love how fresh and fun these colors feel! Eddie Ross

Love the way a seaside theme was carried out….gorgeous! Moonlight and magnollias
 

 I also like the idea of using all white and then adding a bold graphic element to the table, Wedding Wire

Using a pretty functional tiered container for a mini raw bar is a fabulous idea!

 When you have a beautiful setting like this, a large pair of hurricanes and a set of rattan placemats does the trick!Williams Sonoma

                Love the idea of fun and whimsical serving pieces like this one from Pottery Barn

I love the idea of adding something as simple as a fern leaf or any type of greenery to dress up a setting!

 Love the idea of beautiful, unique serving piece….like the salad being served in the giant clamshell! Williams Sonoma

Love the idea of large tall lanterns on a table, not only is the lighting gorgeous but it gives great height to a decorative element for the table,  Wedding wire

Have you ever seen a rustic wood log slice look so elegant? Love it for an outdoor setting! 
 Yes please! I love the idea of taking simple glasses and filling them with tall skinny breadsticks, easy! Lynn Butler
Pick a bold color to accent on a table…it gives a lot of great drama!
 Love the layered effect here…simply stunning! One Kings Lane
Now here is a few examples of how stunning my newest line looks for al fresco dining…Just love it and cannot wait to set up  my own table!

Have I gotten you in the mood to plan a little al fresco meal of your own? I cannot wait until mother nature decides once and for all to allow the mild weather to stay put, so we can all start planning our little outdoor soirees! I for one, cannot wait because we all know everything tastes better al fresco! Wishing you a wonderful Friday and a fabulous weekend ahead. Thanks for stopping in and thank you Nancy for your wonderful and generous giveaway!
Also if you missed some of my gorgeous (mostly silver) new arrivals from yesterday, click here, a few pieces still left. Talk to you soon!
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Dining al fresco, my new tabletop has arrived and a winner!

Hi there, boy its been one heck of a busy week. First things first, here’s the lucky winner of the gift certificate to Nancy’s Daily Dish giveaway, congrats goes to……..

?

Result:

59

I love Nancy’s shop and blog. I would choose the Mason’s Vista Dog Park Couples red plate. Debra C. chedeb5353@hotmail.com
Please contact me here to provide your shipping details.


?

Sooooooo happy its Friday….. I am glad the week is over, I need some downtime in a big way. The weather has truly been all over the map as I know it has in many parts of the country. We have had 82 and sunny one day and today it’s a cold 48 and rainy……..all in one week! I think the flowers and plants are quite confused as to whether or not they should make their debut! I for one cannot wait until the warmer weather is here for good….which makes me instantly crave eating outdoors, one of the perks of the late spring and summer months which leads me to my post today……

?

I had given a little preview of the beautiful new melamine dishes I was waiting on….by far the most beautiful I have ever seen! So naturally I was super excited about carrying them, well I am happy to report that as of today, they are up for sale in my shop! I am really thrilled about this line, not only do they look and feel like real pottery but they are dishwasher safe, doesn’t get better. The glasses also look like real glass….this entire set might well become my every day set! Here’s a look at some of the new items, click here to see the entire line in my online shop. Tah dah……..




Can you believe it’s melamine? And it even feels like pottery….I am still amazed! And to whet your appetite for dining outdoors, thought it would be fun to take a look at all the beautiful ways to entertain outside. Don’t you just love eating outdoors? I love planning a meal al fresco. How about you? Always love to know your thoughts…..


?

?Love mixing natural element like wicker and net with cool blues…so pretty! Pottery Barn

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? This is totally magical. I love seeing a table draped in a beautiful tablecloth, yes even outdoors!

?No flowers? Even a few potted herb plants looks beautiful in an al fresco setting! Pottery Barn

?Big fan of rattan and wicker serving pieces…can make even the simplest of dishes look soooo good!

?I am a big fan of oversized glass dispensers, just chilled water filed with lemon and lime slices looks so wonderful! PB

?Love the way a pop of yellow added to any outdoor setting gives it such a cheerful feel, Pottery Barn

Love the idea of adding a beautiful patterned tablecloth to an outdoors setting to dress it up a little…..so pretty!


Crisp white and blue with a pop of yellow always works! Centsational Girl

?

?Beautiful natural elements with lots of earthy texture make this setting just dreamy, Rinfret

?Adore these glasses…….one thing I want to buy this season! Global Amici
?Love how fresh and fun these colors feel! Eddie Ross

Love the way a seaside theme was carried out….gorgeous! Moonlight and magnollias

?

?I also like the idea of using all white and then adding a bold graphic element to the table, Wedding Wire

Using a pretty functional tiered container for a mini raw bar is a fabulous idea!

?When you have a beautiful setting like this, a large pair of hurricanes and a set of rattan placemats does the trick!Williams Sonoma

? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Love the idea of fun and whimsical serving pieces like this one from Pottery Barn

I love the idea of adding something as simple as a fern leaf or any type of greenery to dress up a setting!

?Love the idea of beautiful, unique serving piece….like the salad being served in the giant clamshell! Williams Sonoma




Love the idea of large tall lanterns on a table, not only is the lighting gorgeous but it gives great height to a decorative element for the table,? Wedding wire

Have you ever seen a rustic wood log slice look so elegant? Love it for an outdoor setting!?
?Yes please! I love the idea of taking simple glasses and filling them with tall skinny breadsticks, easy! Lynn Butler
Pick a bold color to accent on a table…it gives a lot of great drama!
?Love the layered effect here…simply stunning! One Kings Lane
Now here is a few examples of how stunning my newest line looks for al fresco dining…Just love it and cannot wait to set up? my own table!

Have I gotten you in the mood to plan a little al fresco meal of your own? I cannot wait until mother nature decides once and for all to allow the mild weather to stay put, so we can all start planning our little outdoor soirees! I for one, cannot wait because we all know everything tastes better al fresco! Wishing you a wonderful Friday and a fabulous weekend ahead. Thanks for stopping in and thank you Nancy for your wonderful and generous giveaway!
Also if you missed some of my gorgeous (mostly silver) new arrivals from yesterday, click here, a few pieces still left. Talk to you soon!
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Monogram mania part 2 and a monogram giveaway!

Hi there……. First thanks sooo much for all those amazing drink suggestions yesterday. You guys are amazing! I did try one (in addition to making my sangria) which is now one of my official faves as I LOVE raspberry so thank you Marlindarling….tried your “Sassy Razz” and it was love at first sip! YUM!! Everyone loved it and its a keeper in my short but favorite drink repertoire. I will post on it and other things about last night in a few days.?



Moving along…….. I had done a post on one my of my favorite subjects, monograms many months ago and thought a follow up post is way overdue. I LOVE monograms, have them on everything from my bedding to my guest towels and napkins, to my key chain to clogs that I wear like a uniform. You just don’t understand how much I adore them, used to want to be a stationer who would specialize in letterpress monogrammed stationary just so I could be part of the creative process over and over…….Love them!?

Its a time honored tradition, that has held strong particularly in the south ?but their popularity has soared throughout the world and has become more mainstream, ?and I think its safe to say that monograms are really big and not going anywhere. What more elegant way is there to have your own personal stamp put on anything than an elegant monogram that is exclusively yours? Do you love them like I do? Today a look at various ways to display a monogram and to celebrate this post I am offering a monogram giveaway!! All details on the bottom. So here we go……feast your eyes on these monograms!



Look familiar? Love the monogram effect on these gorgeous twin beds, Cathy Kincaid
Love a monogrammed glass….so elegant! Southern Accents
Monogrammed drapes are so magnificent and old world.
Nothing like crisp white bedding with a pop of color in a monogram, Leontine
Monograms work in all kinds of styles including more transitional spaces like this pretty one, Pinterest
Monogrammed soaps? Love the personal touch for a guest or powder room, Kennon and Company
Love the bold monogram here, Lonny
Monogrammed towels in a bathroom are an elegant and highly personal touch, Arcadian Home
Whats more elegant than a beautifully monogrammed dinner napkin? Beaty Coleman
A burlap monogrammed wine cooler? Love it! My wedding
Outside monograms work every time, even just a pillow or two personalizes the space beautifully, Pottery Barn
Adore my monogrammed phone case from Lipstick Shades……
Gorgeous colorway….Brian McCarthy
Can you imagine prettier china? Martha Stewart weddings
I practically live in my monogrammed clogs, not only are they cute but they are sooo comfy!
This is so pretty, and unexpected, a monogrammed relaxed roman! Houzz
Just the effect of even one simple pillow on a sofa can be just enough, Baltimore Sun
Love the all white with the gorgeous canopy…so pretty!
I want this chair!! Joan Cecil
Even a pair of monogrammed pillows is just enough when mixed in with other prints and colors, Brenda Kelly Kramer
Love Betty Lou Phillips take on monogramming for her own bathroom!
I like this idea of adding a solid pilllow with a fancy monogram against a pattern, beautiful! Pinterest
Adore these monogrammed dinner plates from Kelly Wilson antiques!
Monograms are striking in bold colors, Julia B

Talented Stacy of Conspicuous Designs beautiful monogrammed lamps..if you sell them I will buy!
A pair of elegant monogrammed guest towels in a bath is a beautiful way to welcome guests! Addison
Phoebe Howard takes a simple white bed to new elegant heights.
Love this girls room…fabulous! Tobi Fairley
And lest you think monograms don’t apply to footwear….feast your eyes on these beauties. I have them and love them…from Jack Rogers!
So have you gotten your “monogram fix”? I sure did!! Love it and can’t seem to get enough….just such a classic design motif to personalize anything your heart desires. Best part it is no longer out of the stratosphere to do, so many companies do it now, from Ballard and Pottery Barn all the way to fine custom workrooms like Leontine, Julia B and Grammercy Linens.
Now onto the giveaway, one lucky winner is going to win a dozen of these gorgeous monogrammed linen cocktail napkins! Beautiful linen hemstitched with oversized initial done in Ecru…tres elegant!! ?These are the ones sold on my site….. All you need to do is leave a comment here and if you want a second chance, you can leave me a comment on The Enchanted Home’s Facebook page by clicking here. I will announce a winner on Friday morning.?
Also if you leave a comment as anonymous, you must include your first name and last name initial! If you go by just a first name, please leave your last name initial, in the case of there being several entrants with the same first name…thanks!

? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Good luck and hope you have a fabulous day!!
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Monogram mania part 2 and a monogram giveaway!

Hi there……. First thanks sooo much for all those amazing drink suggestions yesterday. You guys are amazing! I did try one (in addition to making my sangria) which is now one of my official faves as I LOVE raspberry so thank you Marlindarling….tried your “Sassy Razz” and it was love at first sip! YUM!! Everyone loved it and its a keeper in my short but favorite drink repertoire. I will post on it and other things about last night in a few days. 

Moving along…….. I had done a post on one my of my favorite subjects, monograms many months ago and thought a follow up post is way overdue. I LOVE monograms, have them on everything from my bedding to my guest towels and napkins, to my key chain to clogs that I wear like a uniform. You just don’t understand how much I adore them, used to want to be a stationer who would specialize in letterpress monogrammed stationary just so I could be part of the creative process over and over…….Love them! 
Its a time honored tradition, that has held strong particularly in the south  but their popularity has soared throughout the world and has become more mainstream,  and I think its safe to say that monograms are really big and not going anywhere. What more elegant way is there to have your own personal stamp put on anything than an elegant monogram that is exclusively yours? Do you love them like I do? Today a look at various ways to display a monogram and to celebrate this post I am offering a monogram giveaway!! All details on the bottom. So here we go……feast your eyes on these monograms!

Look familiar? Love the monogram effect on these gorgeous twin beds, Cathy Kincaid
Love a monogrammed glass….so elegant! Southern Accents
Monogrammed drapes are so magnificent and old world.
Nothing like crisp white bedding with a pop of color in a monogram, Leontine
Monograms work in all kinds of styles including more transitional spaces like this pretty one, Pinterest
Monogrammed soaps? Love the personal touch for a guest or powder room, Kennon and Company
Love the bold monogram here, Lonny
Monogrammed towels in a bathroom are an elegant and highly personal touch, Arcadian Home
Whats more elegant than a beautifully monogrammed dinner napkin? Beaty Coleman
A burlap monogrammed wine cooler? Love it! My wedding
Outside monograms work every time, even just a pillow or two personalizes the space beautifully, Pottery Barn
Adore my monogrammed phone case from Lipstick Shades……
Gorgeous colorway….Brian McCarthy
Can you imagine prettier china? Martha Stewart weddings
I practically live in my monogrammed clogs, not only are they cute but they are sooo comfy!
This is so pretty, and unexpected, a monogrammed relaxed roman! Houzz
Just the effect of even one simple pillow on a sofa can be just enough, Baltimore Sun
Love the all white with the gorgeous canopy…so pretty!
I want this chair!! Joan Cecil
Even a pair of monogrammed pillows is just enough when mixed in with other prints and colors, Brenda Kelly Kramer
Love Betty Lou Phillips take on monogramming for her own bathroom!
I like this idea of adding a solid pilllow with a fancy monogram against a pattern, beautiful! Pinterest
Adore these monogrammed dinner plates from Kelly Wilson antiques!
Monograms are striking in bold colors, Julia B

Talented Stacy of Conspicuous Designs beautiful monogrammed lamps..if you sell them I will buy!
A pair of elegant monogrammed guest towels in a bath is a beautiful way to welcome guests! Addison
Phoebe Howard takes a simple white bed to new elegant heights.
Love this girls room…fabulous! Tobi Fairley
And lest you think monograms don’t apply to footwear….feast your eyes on these beauties. I have them and love them…from Jack Rogers!
So have you gotten your “monogram fix”? I sure did!! Love it and can’t seem to get enough….just such a classic design motif to personalize anything your heart desires. Best part it is no longer out of the stratosphere to do, so many companies do it now, from Ballard and Pottery Barn all the way to fine custom workrooms like Leontine, Julia B and Grammercy Linens.
Now onto the giveaway, one lucky winner is going to win a dozen of these gorgeous monogrammed linen cocktail napkins! Beautiful linen hemstitched with oversized initial done in Ecru…tres elegant!!  These are the ones sold on my site….. All you need to do is leave a comment here and if you want a second chance, you can leave me a comment on The Enchanted Home’s Facebook page by clicking here. I will announce a winner on Friday morning. 
Also if you leave a comment as anonymous, you must include your first name and last name initial! If you go by just a first name, please leave your last name initial, in the case of there being several entrants with the same first name…thanks!

                                          Good luck and hope you have a fabulous day!!
                                                
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