October 11, 2010

An extra helping of style: Sara Hicks Malone

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Just when I think I’ve explored every square inch of blogland, I stumble upon something truly lovely that I can’t believe I hadn’t heard of before. In this case, the something is a someone…Sara Hicks Malone. She is the creative mind behind Sara’s Party Perfect, a fantastic spot for all sorts of wonderful inspiration. Sara is a graphic designer extraordinaire and resides here in the south, specifically Nashville! Her house was featured on design*sponge awhile back and somehow I missed that too! {see her punchy front door above}

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Here’s a tablescape Sara created for an end of summer meal. Her brown table runner is simply butcher paper, but I love how it looks against the white background of the table. This is a perfect example of how we can take a few basic things and make something pretty and memorable. Even if you are just cooking for yourself…it makes me smile when I sit down to a meal with a real cloth napkin and lit candle.

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How are you making today feel special?

10 comments:

  1. Perfect autumn greens and yellows - what a great table.
    Did you go to the Southern Festival of Books? (seeing the logo in your sidebar). I did, and it was so much fun!
    -SF

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  2. What a wonderful tablescape! You know, I consider it a day with my head fully on when I manage to set our table *before* the meals, and this picture certainly inspires me to work at that a bit harder. As to what I'll do to make today special, I'll spend it with both my children~which is a real treat as my daughter has trhe day off from school.

    My best to you this week!

    Warmly,

    Elizabeth

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  3. It amazes me how people can take the simplest things and make them look spectacular!

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  4. So simple and perfect.

    I don't know why, but today had a special feel from the get-go. I don't think I 'did' anything to make it special. It's just so stinkin' perfect outside... special just because, I guess. : )

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  5. What a seriously beautiful tablescape, but my favorite is that yellow door. Stunning, yet so simple.

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  6. Those sunflowers are so bright and cheery, how could you not feel happy looking at them?

    Hope you've had a great Monday!

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  7. I'm still cleaning and starting to make some head way! Woo. Maybe after I find the bottom of the table, I can start working on fun decorations like these. Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Thanks so much for dropping by Hf, K. and leaving always your witty comments. I enjoy dropping by and seeing you as well.

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Lay it on me y'all!