merry everything!

Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday season!  I’m at home in NC, the mantel is decorated and Christmas Eve prep has begun. This year, I went with a classic red, white and silver palette on the mantel. Mom approves and that’s all that counts.  Merry...
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table top ideas | thanksgiving

Autumn Herb Pumpkin & Gourd Set $42.00     Drift Placemat $10.00      Sage Green Napkins Set of 12 $32.99   Eucalyptus Pewter Napkin Rings 4 for $64.00 Can you believe Thanksgiving is two weeks away?  I need to start thinking about how I’m decorating the Thanksgiving table, stat!  This year I’m going with sage greens, silvers and whites.  I love how what comes around, goes around.  Sage green is seeing a resurgence in the interior design world.  Which means it’s trickling down to table tops.  How are you decorating this...
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mantel madness

The holidays have officially started in the Angotti household.  The mantel is (finally) decorated.  Pepperoni rolls are being proofed and fish is being cleaned.  Shortly, the annual fry-a-thon will commence on the deck.  This year, we’re doing it a day early since it’s supposed to pour tomorrow.  As I said in my holiday cards, Happy Whatever you’re celebrating!!  ...
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riveting rooms | holiday edition

It’s the first week of December and I have big decisions to make.  Like…how the hell am I decorating my parent’s mantel this year? I’ve looked around the web for this year’s inspiration and this was my favorite. I like the mix of metals and the pops of red.  What do you think? photo via Emily Henderson’s...
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pinspiration for turkey day

It’s one week till Thanksgiving and I need decorating inspiration.  I put together some of favorite pins (are you following me on Pinterest?? Click the link or the button top right on the website).  What do you think? Refined blue and white or rustic? Photos clockwise from Style Me Pretty: rustic thanksgiving, herb napkins, blue and orange table top, striped napkins, boho...
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the holiday olympics

When I asked my husband if he liked this years mantel, he said "Yea…I guess. It looks like the holiday olympics" which is accurate and hilarious.   I took my inspiration from this photo and then put my twist on it.  I love the variety of wreathes and the different textures.  The top two wreathes (the feather wreath is my favorite!) are from West Elm.  The silver sparkle wreath was a $8 wreath from Target.  The other two were wreathes we had in the attic and my Dad spray painted them.   I'm really pleased with the final result. I'm not going to post everyday this week.  I need a break and I want to spend time with my family.  So far, the Angotti Christmas celebration has been trucking along at full speed.  Today, my Dad and Uncle are making pepperoni rolls.  Due to the weather, the fish frying is happening tomorrow.  The girls are off to see American Hustle.  It's going to be a fun...
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riveting rooms | holiday edition

Today is the last edition of riveting room before my big reveal next week.  How will I decorate my parent's mantel?(duh dun doo..that's supposed to be dramatic music) This mantel appeals to me because it has a sense of humor.  Antlers, an owl and reindeers??  Adorable and quirky.   photo via bright...
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riveting rooms | holiday edition

With only 24 days till Christmas, it's time to cull the internet for decorating inspiration.  Happy Cyber Monday!   photo via style by emily henderson ...
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happy thanksgiving

It's a busy morning at the Angotti household as we get ready for a big Thanksgiving meal.  This was my final interpretation of the table from earlier this week.  We're using the new plates my parents purchased on their  Italian adventure in May (so beautiful!) plus the white pumpkins and mercury glass.  I'm really pleased with the final result and more importantly, my Mom likes it.  Hope you have a fantastic...
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copy cat | thanksgiving table top

Photos always inspire me when I'm decorating for the holidays.  For Thanksgiving, I'm recreating the look of this elegant table.  If you want to be a copy cat too, you can pick up these pieces from West Elm and CB2.   1. silver edged plates 2. glass candle sticks 3. mercury glass vases 4. mercury glass votives  ...
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