I have what some may call an odd sense of humor. My most favorite quality in another person, after loyalty, is cleverness. Oh, how I love me some clever. So imagine my delight to find these hilarious ads while trolling the internet. We definitely live in a world where what's new and fresh today will seem out of date in about 6 months (thanks Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg). But let's celebrate that fact with some good humor.
Pretty beaded napkin rings dress up simple glass candlesticks. This trick would work on chandeliers, too.
Last weekend we had our annual workshop to give customers some great ideas for stylish and easy holiday decorating. I pulled a few looks together for the workshop focusing on ideas that would be simple to shop for and put together. I bought everything I needed at the local garden center, craft store and grocery store. I paired them with items we had here at the store--similar to items you may have around the house. I found a ton of inspiration on Eddie Ross's site. If you're looking for some new ideas for tabletop decoration and working in some thrifty finds, definitely check it out.
Do forgive my extended absence. It's been a hectic time of transition as I get settled into my new position on Long Island. I've actually had to turn down some business as I get it all together! I have several questions from readers that will be answered in upcoming entries in the near future. So please visit regularly and I promise to have some good things waiting.
Christine Schwalm is an Interior Designer and Visual Merchandiser based in Los Angeles. This space will keep you updated on what's going on with CSD along with some ideas to inspire you. Go here for more information about pricing and services and here to make an appointment.