All posts tagged: Entertaining

Perfect Pairings: Super Bowl Party

Preparing for your annual Super Bowl party doesn’t have to take a lot of work, not when you use oilcloth and make a Target run. Check out how I take 4 yards of oilcloth to make a “Super” party for next months big game. I started with 2 yards of oilcloth and laid it across the width of the table. Oilcloth doesn’t not fray or ravel so i just need to true up the corners to make sure the that I had a perfect rectangle. Use your rotary cutter, ruler and mat, or a simple pair of scissors. Seriously, it only takes 10 minutes to make it pretty and practical. Oilcloth cleans up fast and protects your tables while showing your team sprite. To clean, just wipe clean with a gentle cleaning spray and damp cloth. Easy peasy. I’m not kidding you when I tell you that I don’t know a single thing about football, but I do know how to shop for fun party goods. Thanks to Google I know the team colors for …

Fake Bake: Blue Baking

I shared my favorite paint color with you yesterday, it’s the color of my living room and my home studio. But my color crush for Modern June Blue doesn’t end there! Whether you call it aqua or turquoise it’s just down right pretty!! Since blue’s not just for walls… Over the weekend I totally dismantled my Modern June studio (#MJHQ) so I could find room for my friend Tony from Feathernesters fame! While I moved my fabric from one wall to another I watched my favorite movie!! Can you guess what movie that is? Bridget: How’s it look? Mark: Uh, great. It’s, um, blue. Bridget: Blue? Mark: No, but, blue is good. If you ask me there isn’t enough blue food. Bridget: Oh, shit! It must be the string. Mark: Oh, it’s string soup?  Yep, you guessed it, Bridget Jones Diary! So let’s do some fake baking with one of my favorite colors. What is a Fake Bake? Well, it’s when I pretend that I’m a really good baker with a pantry the size of …