Tag Archives: Party Design

Magnolia and Watermelon Party Blueprint


By Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Still photography by teresa earnest photography Every party I design (no matter how big or small) starts with a “party blueprint”. Here’s a little sneak peek of the inspiration process and start of the blueprint for this Summer Soirée that’s cheery and cherry filled!

Tabletop Tuesday: Breakfast Aboard


By Libbie Summers (from my book, Sweet and Vicious, Rizzoli) Assisted by Anna Heritage Photography by Chia Chong Guests: Joshua Summers, Brooke Atwood, Brenda Anderson, Anthony Lunsmann and David Busch Sure, not everyone has a big beautiful sailboat at their breakfast disposal (this one was on loan from my husband’s boss). But the message I’m Read More »

Garden Party Centerpiece


By Libbie Summers Assisted by Candace Brower I look for the unusual in a table centerpiece –very rarely a simple vase filled with flowers. I like statement pieces. Pieces to start a conversation. For this party our client (Kimpton Hotels, Pacci Restaurant and the beautiful Ruth White) wanted a Secret Garden meets Down the Rabbit Read More »

Tabletop Tuesday: Make Your Own Dessert Course


By Libbie Summers Move your guests to a new location after dinner and set the table with everything they need to create their own dessert. It doesn’t have to be too fancy, but it does have to be showy. After all, this is the last thing your guests will remember from the meal and God Read More »

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