Pantone’s 2014 Color of The Year

As with every December, Pantone has just released it’s color of the year for 2014. Drum roll please… Radiant Orchid! This sweet and relaxing shade is a soft and inviting, calm and joyful and if I do say so myself, a nice change of pace from it’s recent predecessors; Tangerine Tango and Emerald respectively. I… Read more »


Happy Halloween!

Halloween is a favorite holiday for kids everywhere! What’s not to love with a holiday made up of candy, costumes, and sweet treats?! We’ve put together some darling, kid friendly, details to make your child’s Halloween bash a sure hit among all their friends (and maybe some of the grown ups, too!)


Cheers to Fall!

I love fall. The crisp air, the gorgeous colors, the amazing flavors– it’s my favorite time of year.  Fall introduces a variety of delicious flavor options for food and beverages that I always can’t wait to enjoy. Richer and fuller tastes are more popular as opposed to the light and refreshing choices of the hot… Read more »


Fall Fashion Trends 2013

Rich colors and new textures all stand out as up and coming trends for this fall. While it’s no doubt that these styles will soon fill our closets; they don’t need to stay in our clothes alone. Translating new trends into event apparel and decor can be a fun way to keep your event stylish… Read more »


Shades of Season’s Change: Week Four

This week’s colors: “Samba” and “Koi” This week’s is the final color pairing of the series so we wanted to make a fabulous fall statement joining the bold hues of Samba and Koi! While either color could certainly stand alone, when paired together, the combination becomes even more dramatic while still remaining fun.  The warm… Read more »


Shades of Season’s Change: Week One

Whispers of autumn are in the air and our minds are spinning with fabulous ideas for events this fall.  You may remember when Pantone released their Fall 2013 Colors, and now that we are on the heels of the season, we are more excited than ever for a beautiful fall with rich, warm tones and vibrant… Read more »


Fall Fete

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since BHLDN Chicago’s Fall Fete. What a dream collaboration with the amazing Pistil and Vine.  And those amazing menus on plates from Magnificent Milestones? Obsessed does not even begin to describe my love. I am just dying to host this cozy affair and am re-inspired all over again looking a few… Read more »


Labor Day Celebration

Labor Day is just around the corner and the long weekend is the perfect time for hosting a fabulous get together with close friends and family. This holiday marks a day devoted to resting after a year of hard work; however it also marks the date which was once considered the seasonal cut off for… Read more »


Stylish Summer Soirees

Darlings! There has been *SO* much going on over here– it’s fabulous! The only downside to my jam packed schedule is that I am so insanely behind on blogging and I am so not good with that. Thanks for your patience as I {try to} get myself back on track.  I’m working on posts for some… Read more »


June Stimulus Social Club

It’s that time again! You may recall my sharing the details of Stimulus Social Club last month and my recent involvement on their Auxiliary Board. (If you need a refresher on the organization and their mission, check it out here.) This month we’ll be at RM Champagne Salon (116 N. Green Street) and our charity… Read more »