TraditionsPottery

Pottery from Blowing Rock, NC

Phyllis Décor 19 Comments

A couple of weekends ago, Neal and I had the pleasure of visiting Blowing Rock, North Carolina. It is a beautiful town nestled on the mountains where strolling Main Street is a pleasure. As we walked along the sidewalks and peered into windows, we stumbled across a wonderful shop, “Bolick and Traditions Pottery.” North Carolina is a treasure trove for …

Yellow Roses and Lemons Flower Centerpiece

The Easiest Flower Centerpiece Ever

Phyllis Décor, Lifestyle, Video 20 Comments

I love sprucing up the house before guests come over by throwing together a floral centerpiece as simple as it is stunning. The combination of fruit and flowers always makes a wonderful arrangement. You only need a few things: · Lemons · A Dozen Roses · Greenery · Floral Picks · Floral Foam See a full step-by-step below, and then …

White Flowers

The Simplicity of White Flowers

Phyllis Décor 22 Comments

White bouquets have their tradition steeped in wedding décor. We traditionally think of all-white bouquets as the standard of all weddings. It is elegant, sophisticated, and very beautiful. Baby christenings traditionally boast all-white floral arrangements. White is just the perfect color for any occasion. Brides today have opted for colored bouquets, selecting their favorite seasonal flowers for their floral arrangements …

4th of July

Fourth of July: A Tablescape How-To

Phyllis Décor, Lifestyle, Video 33 Comments

I love making Fourth of July a casual affair. Mix-and-match your favorite china patterns—I’m partial to blue calico—and use greenery from the garden to set the perfect table. Whether you’re celebrating with a group of two or twenty-two, these easy ideas using red, white, and blue will surely bring your party to life. Tell me: How are you celebrating Fourth …

Bridesmaid’s Luncheon Idea: Use a Head Vase

Phyllis Décor 45 Comments

Do you know about head vases? The name even seems strange, doesn’t it? I remember when I was a little girl my mom got a flower arrangement in a head vase. Years ago these were introduced by florists and were very trendy containers for floral arrangements. Now the problem was this: The size of the small vase made it impossible …