As far back as I can remember one of my favorite past times during the holiday season was laying under the Christmas tree gazing up through the branches , lights and ornaments. Christmas trees have been a celebratory statement for centuries. The tradition began in Germany and is now celebrated with an estimated 100 million Christmas trees around the world.
Perfectionism is something I dealt with my whole life. I remember a lesson I learned that helped me a great deal with perfectionism and design. I was working for the late great Robert Isabel on a production for a major New York socialite wedding, taking place on their property in the Hamptons. The wedding was a tented affair and the theme was a Garden Picnic. The goal was to make what was a rather large Happening, 500 people, feel personal and intimate.Full Story »
There’s always a planner. I hear it all the time, do I really need a planner? The answer is unequivocally, Yes! bThis answer is as black-and-white to me as would I choose to operate on myself?I think where it gets confusing, especially with the to be wed is they think, l commonly plan my own parties and many with great results so why do I need a Planner?Full Story »
Over the years we have lost touch of what a wedding is really about.
The modern-day bridezilla is a result of our current narcissistic tendencies.
Thanksgiving is one of my most favorite holidays. The word alone “Thanksgiving” is all about giving thanks and being grateful for all of the bounty in our lives. The feast is representative of this but the people we get to share it with is where all the real joy comes from. But how do you plan and decorate for that perfect feast?