Design

Oscar Party 2014

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s time for the Oscars!!! We are excited for our favorite awards show of the season and it’s the perfect excuse for a party. Most Oscar parties will focus on black, white, gold, and perhaps some touches of red, with an Art Deco vibe. However, we love the unexpected!  

Instead of a black and white throwback to Old Hollywood, choose a color palate that is fun and playful by taking inspiration from confetti. Set the scene with a fun piece of décor such as colorful tissue garland. Adding onto the bright colors, we love the new popcorn dish by powerhouse design duo, Courtney and Robert Novogratz, with its perfect pops of color. Be sure to upgrade that popcorn with one of these fun recipes. Or, spice up the movie theater classic by trying out one of our favorite simple popcorn tricks: add truffle salt for a savory touch or Hot Tamales for a sweetly cinnamon spin.

No Oscar party would be complete without some bubbly, but why not garnish your champagne with rock candy? If you want to take your cocktailing to the next level, we love this fun twist on Jell-O shots.

Don’t forget to print out your 2014 Oscar ballot and while you’re there, check out the great tutorial for a confetti mani to complete your Oscar party hostess look. We can’t wait to see what looks our favorite stars will be rocking and who will take home those prized golden statues!

xoxo

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Design Books Obsession

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I am so excited! I just got my Design books i ordered online.  I have stacks of Design books all over the studio that we reference all the time.  But i am especially excited for these new books.  I just got:

 

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Vogue Living: Houses, Gardens, People

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Modern Glamour - by Kelly Wearstler (This sums me up perfectly!.  I am modern glamour with a touch of eclectic rusticness..is that a word?)

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Glamour -  by Metropolitan Home

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Style and Substance.  

The Best of Elle Decor - by Elle Decor (I DYE!  I can't wait to dive into this!!!.  I NEVER miss an Elle Decor!) I find so much inspiration in Interior Design and Fashion.  Both industries set the trend for color combinations. Some of our favorites right now...

  • Turquoise, Kelly Green, Moss Green and White
  • Soft Pink and Grey
  • Yellow and Chartreuse
  • Black and White with a touch of soft pink (Think big black and white thick stripe linen, soft pink peonies and garden roses...Very French!)
  • Soft Yellow, Peacock Blue and Putty
  • Navy and Magenta
  • Fuchsia and Golds (One of my all time favorite combos!)

Hope you find what inspires you!

 

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