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How to Host a Luau Party

Tips on Creating the Perfect Hawaiian Luau from Leis to Exotic Cocktails Nothing breaks up the monotony of a long, cold winter like a fun and unexpected “theme” party! When the temperature outside is dropping, why not turn up the … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Dramatic Candle Centerpiece

Think Fire and Ice Why purchase a centerpiece when you can create your own dramatic candle centerpiece?  This is a fabulous look for any special occasion during the winter and creating the dramatic effect of fire and ice couldn’t be easier. Here’s … Continue reading

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Make Delicious Apple Centerpieces For Any Occasion!

Big Apple Centerpieces I was recently asked by a New York bride and groom to incorporate apples into the place card display at their Manhattan reception. They had many guests coming in from out of town and wanted to visually … Continue reading

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How To Host A Wine Tasting Party

Not too long ago, I was asked to put together an elegant wine tasting event. It was such a treat to design a party with the sole purpose of saying “Thank You” to some of our local 1-800-FLOWERS customers! I … Continue reading

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The Perfect Irish Supper

This time last year we were celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a feast of beer, potatoes and a healthy side of… flowers! I can’t help but smile when I see these festive place settings that are just perfect for a … Continue reading

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Host The Perfect Irish Dinner Party

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! A six-pack and a potato please! Whether you are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day or throwing a fun Irish dinner party, I have the perfect touches to make it special. Of course with a name like McCann-Mulligan … Continue reading

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Baby Shower Ideas For “Nesting” Mothers

Bird’s Nest Themed Baby Shower With so many baby shower ideas out there, my favorite one just had to be a bird nesting themed baby shower. At this point the new mom’s nesting instinct is in over-drive so why not make “nesting” the … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Party!

Make A Touch Down At Your Super Bowl Party! A Super Bowl party is not the time to fuss too much with decorations – food, drinks, and of course the game will take precedent for this occasion. However it’s still … Continue reading

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Give A Personalized Wreath

Inspired by the ancient tradition of featuring a different floral arrangement in front of a home to identify the family and profession of the resident, I created these one of a kind designs. These are the kind of arrangements that … Continue reading

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Kentucky Derby Party Tips

Run for the Roses! The Kentucky Derby is a great reason to throw a fabulous party. Here are some tips to help you create the feeling of fun and excitement in the comfort of your own home! THE CENTERPIECE Your … Continue reading

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Wreath Party

My friend and kindred creative soul, Maggie Gray, recently asked if I would do a wreath-decorating workshop at her new space, New Leaf, in Rockville Centre, New York. I actually featured Maggie on my blog last Mother’s Day as part … Continue reading

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Decades of Birthday Celebrations

Using icons from the decade in which the guest of honor was born, makes decorating fun and easy. Whether it’s the 50’s, 80’s, or 90’s, each decade has its own unique style and vibe. You can also mix it up … Continue reading

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Flowers For Your Victorian Tea Party

Back in Victorian times a Tea Party was the equivalent of today’s “Girl’s Night Out” – although back then it was a traditional afternoon event! It was the ladies chance to get together and do what we do best – … Continue reading

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Urban Baby Shower

I was recently asked to do the flowers for a baby shower that was to be held at The Core Club in midtown Manhattan. The Core Club is a private club with an urban art gallery atmosphere. After taking a … Continue reading

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Hosting an Emmy Viewing Party

Watching the Emmy’s can be fun but watching it with your friends is even better. Not only do you get to dish immediately but you can feel so much more a part of all the excitement. Decide how much planning … Continue reading

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“Grey’s Anatomy” Make Your Own Drink Station

Glasses, a pitcher of Bloody Mary mix, and syringes filled with vodka for a “make your own” drink station. Tweet

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