Tips From Tracey — cheap tablecloths

The Taste of Spring...Have a Berry Nice Day!

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(Photo: pink tablecloth and red valance)   It's National Strawberry Day on March 27th.  This beautiful delicate and delicious fruit has it's own special day. The groundhog may have seen "more winter", ugh, but strawberries will soon be coming out of the ground. So you can whip up some strawberry pie or shortcake.  Have a "berry nice day". 

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How To Create A Beautiful Wedding On A Budget

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  Photo courtesy of: Latonya Bankston of @ColorfulSolutionsWeddingDesignsandEvents Weddings can leave a huge hole in your wallet. Venues, caterers and floral costs add up quickly. Not to mention the dress and the honeymoon.  The average cost for a wedding in 2016 in the United States was $26,645 with most couples spending less than $10,000.  That is the down payment on a house in most areas! Here are a few tips in keeping the costs down without looking cheap! 1. Instead of an expensive catering hall, have your reception at your church following your vows.  Or weather permitting, try a local...

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The classic duo - Black and White

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Black and white has been a long time favorite for many event and party planners.  This classic duo can be dressed up or down to suit any occasion.    Black and White Ball (photo: Merchant Circle) I love the black and white damask and the feather candelabra centerpieces that were used in this beautiful wedding.   The Black and White Dinner Party      In this photo it's the simple elegance of the black and white that allows the tablescape to stand out.  The jeweled candles were a fancy finishing touch.     Black and White Birthday Party The plaid fabric...

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Cute Valentine's Day Table Setting for two

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It's the day of red and pink all over! It' must be Valentine's Day.  We put together a simple table for two using a light pink plastic table cloth, a white plastic skirt and added a red valance for a little flair.   Many stores have sales the week before  a holiday so you can usually pick up some great decorating items at a huge discount. We found heart centerpieces that fit perfectly on our table.  Plastic red chargers were placed under white plates; simple wrapping paper ribbon with hearts made great napkin holders. Roses made from pipe cleaners was...

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