Tips From Tracey — DIY centerpiece

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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5 Minute Centerpiece

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Having a last minute dinner party, or simply forgot the centerpiece for your party table? A friend of mine pulled together a quick wow-worthy table decoration in a snap.  All you need is: Shallow bowl or service platter with a rim Cut flower heads votive candles water Fill the bowl or platter with enough water to float the flowers. Cut the stems from the flowers leaving only the heads. Scatter the flowers (as many as you want) around the bowl. Place the votive candles in between the flower heads. Light the candles, turn down the lights, and have a great...

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