Pom Pom Pool Party

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Cameo by Miss Willa Stone It may be raining outside, but that will never stop us from having a pool party indoors with the most fluffy and colorful water you could ever have!! It’s a pom pom pool party! Not quite sure how to make a pom pom?... Read More »

DIY: Pom Poms

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Between decorating parties, cake tops, rooms, packages, dogs and clothing, I’ve made more pom poms than I could possibly remember. Below is the hand wrapping method for making a pom pom that I teach everyone who works with me. Between the last three assistants (Anna, Candace and... Read More »

Before and After: Custom Closet Video

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Even the smallest closet can incorporate some clever ideas!! Here are three of my favorites. 1. Make a sunglass drawer. It’s super easy, just cut a piece of plastic roofing the size of your drawer and cover it with velvet using a spray adhesive. 2. Add in... Read More »

Before and Afters

By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey I live a life filled with a “before and afters”. It’s a thrilling way to think about things. We so often pick up something and think…what the hell should I do with this. Here are a few fun examples of how a beautiful before can become an... Read More »

Before and After: Lotus Root and Chips

By Libbie Summers Photography by Chia Chong The beauty of the lotus root. Peel, slice, fry, salt, repeat. Lotus root…before.  Lotus root…after. Spiced Lotus Root Chips (try with any of the finishing salt recipes below)  What you need: 1 lotus root, peeled using a vegetable peeler juice from one lemon canola oil for frying... Read More »