Home Decor, Mardi Gras

I came home from the coast last weekend with a raging case of Mardi Gras fever I was about popping out of my skin to make a wreath I already had made a centerpiece for the foyer table and decided to see what I could find on a little trip to Hobby Lobby.ย  Now they … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Laissez le bon temps rouler!

Remember that centerpiece I had on the table in the foyer? Nothing stays the same around here too long…and I was dying to transform this into a table for an elegant evening for dining and Mardi Gras celebrating! If you missed it you can read some interesting facts about the Mardi Gras traditions by clicking … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Mardi Gras!

The history of Mardi Gras began long before Europeans set foot in the New World. In mid February the ancient Romans celebrated the Lupercalia, a circus like festival not entirely unlike the Mardi Gras we are familiar with today. When Rome embraced Christianity, the early Church fathers decided it was better to incorporate certain aspects … Continue reading

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