Monthly Archives: December 2012

A New Year’s Day Champagne Bar!

After lots of bubbles on New Year’s Eve, you could really be on your way to becoming passionate about Champagne! So in your New Year’s Day festivities, why not try a Champagne bar. To usher in 2013, fill a collection … Continue reading

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Raise a Glass…Or a Collection of Glasses!

A great champagne becomes extraordinary when poured into a perfect stem of crystal.  I can’t imagine a beverage that is more elegant or celebratory than champagne.  So it certainly makes sense to drink it from the most beautiful and elegantly … Continue reading

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“Inspiring Images”: Stock the Bar!

There’s no better way to start off the New Year than with family and friends. Throwing a fabulous party that your guests will love can be stressful, but very worth it in the end! One area of planning that you … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wish

 On this special day of Christmas Eve, I hope that each of you are home with your loved ones, ready to celebrate the birth of  Jesus.  Christmas can be such a stressful and hectic time of the year, but also … Continue reading

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The Collected Room’s Countdown to Christmas!

Today’s topic is titled “Tabletop Garnish” I love all sorts of fun napkin ring options and this Christmas I have located some great sources!  While at the High Point Furniture Market in October, I discovered some absolutely exquisite napkin rings … Continue reading

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