Table Wine Update: Tonight we popped open some bubbly in hopes that it would win the coveted spot on our wedding guests’ tables at the reception for our toast – and it did not disappoint! It is a brut by the name of Bon Vivant and I picked it up at World Market for $10.99. I think we have a winner here folks. Everything from the actual bottle itself (yes, I had to think how it would affect the overall decor) down to the after taste was perfect. It’s no Dom Perignon, but it will be perfect for everyone to toast with.
With the impending doom of another snow storm, I thought I’d lighten my spirits by buying some roses to test out how I would like to arrange them for our big Valentine’s dinner this Saturday. I’m thinking of a bunch of small arrangements lining the center of the 16-seater table surrounded by a bunch of votives.
If you are having a dinner party and you want to spruce up your tablescape, I urge you to take on a DIY flower arrangement. I am a ‘pro’ flowers kind of girl and I love having the perfect grouping on the dining room table to enjoy over dinner. Key is to keep them low and unobtrusive so they don’t get in the way of the conversation.
I love using things from around the house as vases, such as mason jars, old cans and tea cups: