Showing posts from February, 2015

Mardi Gras 2015

Mardi Gras is a party that is celebrated all around the world on the day before Ash Wednesday as a way to indulge before the start of Lent.Also know as Fat Tuesday, this year we celebrate it on February 17th.  Traditionally, green, purple and gold, party décor using plenty of shiny beads and flashy masks are used to set the tone for the festive get together.We have a new approach to a Mardi Gras table scape - taking it from predictable and ordinary to unexpected and extraordinary!

White Ostrich feathers in tall Trumpet vases add height, and a whimsical texture to the table.We used polished and Mercury votive candles in varying heights to add interest and texture.  An elegant and simple touch to any party. Everyone looks good in candlelight! For more ideas using votive candle holders click here.

Many varied hues of purple were used to add a stylish play on the obvious Mardi Gras colors commonly used.  We used hydrangea, roses, stock, lisianthus and orchids to create the festive floral de…