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Charlotte Ferrante, owner of Decoratifs in Melbourne, Florida, is a creative genius when it comes to wedding stationery and an expert on wedding etiquette. Her attention to detail and knowledge on proper wording is truly incredible. So when it comes to your wedding stationery, you can be sure it’s safe to put your trust in her […]

Expert – Approved Wedding Invitation Etiquette Tips

April 11, 2019


Lifestyle, Recipes

This Easter Sunday, set a scene that is both classic and modern. I created a simple place setting that includes details such as a Nantucket basket weave dinner plate topped with a timeless watercolor bunny salad plate. Decorative Easter eggs sit atop of a natural moss table runner with porcelain bunnies scattered about. There is […]

Festive Easter Tablescape

March 28, 2018


Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Get ready for Easter this year with touches of spring around the home. With a garden-fresh palette and colorful flowers, this cheery decor is a welcome change from winter hues. Colorful, charming and effortlessly elegant your guests will love celebrating spring at a beautifully decorated table.        

Easter Garden Tablescape

March 7, 2018



As many of you know, I’ve been going to Nantucket for over 25 years, so I think I can offer some advice on how to plan a great trip and how to hit up some of the hottest spots on the island. However, every time I go I feel like I wasn’t able to squeeze […]

Nantucket Travel Guide

August 3, 2017



  I can’t get enough of all the vibrant spring colors, flowers, and warmer weather lately. Setting a gorgeous table for Easter is one of my favorite things to do, and every year I like to go all out. With Easter just days away I thought I’d share my table with you all. When I […]

Easter Tablescape Inspiration

April 14, 2017



It’s cocktail time and thanks to my friends at Stonewall Kitchen I’m serving up some delicious snacks and cosmopolitans. There’s nothing more delicious than Stonewall Kitchen Red Pepper Jelly paired with creamy havarti cheese and their crisp Sea Salt Crackers. Oh yeah – and the Bar Snack Mix is pretty fab too. I can’t decide what […]

Stonewall Kitchen Cocktail Party Giveaway!

December 21, 2015



You’ve probably heard me say this before, because I say it often, but it’s always important to have time to curl your hair! Just as I say picking simple recipes is important, the same goes for picking simple hairstyles. Luckily with the help of the new TRESemmé Perfectly (Un)Done collection, you can achieve weightless hold […]

TRESemmé Perfectly (Un)Done

April 3, 2015

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