• Sparkling tables for New Year's Day!
    Christmas,  Decoration ideas,  Events,  Party decoration

    Sparkling tables for New Year's Day!

    Share Record +1 ) . To prepare your new year’s table, and make the new year an unforgettable moment, create sparkling and unforgettable tables (source photo: http://pinterest.com/pin/558868634978789408/ ) . Money, gold and light! Here are some beautiful examples of table settings for the New Year: ) (source: http://pinterest.com/pin/272045633713021170/ ) ) (source: http://pinterest.com/pin/8936899231502977/ ) ) (source: http://pinterest.com/pin/389772542719806203/ ) ) (source: http://pinterest.com/pin/195414071303038117/ ) ) (source: http://pinterest.com/pin/65443000807115557/ ) ) (source: http://pinterest.com/pin/149322543864595644/ ) ) (source: http://pinterest.com/pin/241013017528208085/ ) ) (source: http://pinterest.com/pin/29906784995343397/ ) ) (source: http://pinterest.com/pin/37999190575722835/ ) ) (source: http://pinterest.com/pin/155092780889563415/ ) ) (source: http://pinterest.com/pin/562457440932510735/ ) ) (source: http://pinterest.com/pin/39336196715002891/ )

  • Inspiration for the holidays: Trends 2012/2013
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    Inspiration for the holidays: Trends 2012/2013

    The cold is here … the temperatures are going down … and Christmas is fast approaching! To give a little balm to the heart, I offer some inspirations for the holiday season with the trends 2012/2013: Alpine chic inspiration Inspiration “Harmony” Inspiration “Rose Delight” Northern Lights Inspiration Inspiration “Oriental Treasures” Inspiration “Polka Joy” Swan Lake Inspiration Early Winter Inspiration Bubbles Inspiration (Source: http://www.kaemingk.com )

  • Original Christmas = original gift paper! 5 gift ideas
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    Original Christmas = original gift paper! 5 gift ideas

    You have looked after the decoration of your house, your Christmas tree or your table. You have carefully chosen the gifts to offer to your family or friends. Why not make them unforgettable with original gift wrap? Here are some ideas to pack the treasures to deposit at the foot of the tree: A gift wrap to message Creation of Luckily, Fabio Milito and Francesca Guidotti. Just surround the letters to compose a message. Available in English with 20 expressions. From € 15 at http://www.wordlessdesign.com/WORDLESS-WRAP To laugh a little, gift paper or paper crado? Babies, butts, and others still, stand out on this really original paper. Price: 15 € at…

  • Little Christmas story
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    Little Christmas story

    To immerse yourself in the atmosphere, here is the short story of Christmas in short: What is Christmas? Initially, it is a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, called Nativity, set for December 25th. But it is also a pagan festival marking the winter solstice. Today, it is always a Christian holiday but also a tradition that allows family reunion around a meal and a gift exchange. The origins Although the date of Jesus’ birth is not known precisely, Christmas was set on December 25 in an attempt to substitute this feast for those pagans who were celebrating the rebirth of the Sun. The pivotal time of…

  • Inspirations: beautiful Christmas tables
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    Inspirations: beautiful Christmas tables

    For Christmas, we decorate the tree, we hang some decorations, or even light garlands. But the table is the place that should not be neglected. This is the space where all the guests will spend a good part of the evening. So, for all those who are looking for ideas to make a beautiful table decoration, I have selected some beautiful Christmas tables to inspire you. Get inspired! “So Precious” atmosphere of Alinéa Atmosphere “Nature enchanted” by Geneviève Lethu “Eugenie” atmosphere of Luminarc Silver atmosphere of Casa Ambiance of Flamingo Red and white atmosphere of Ikea Atmosphere “Elodie” Athezza Atmosphere “Rosaces” by Luminarc Constellation atmosphere of the French Jacquard Turquoise…

  • Ice Magic! Bruges Ice Sculpture Festival 2012
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    Ice Magic! Bruges Ice Sculpture Festival 2012

    If you want to be charmed by the magic of snow and ice, head over to the Bruges Ice Sculpture Festival 2012, inspired by the tales of Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. “Ice Magic immerses you in the time immemorial magicians and enchanters. Take a trip to the land of giant sculptures by letting yourself be guided by the Philosopher’s Stone to the Ice Palace. Follow the talisman in the crystal forest and ward off the bewitching queen of snow. Get to know the legendary animals of the snow maze and find yourself face to face with the winter dragon. Take the ice slide to…

  • How to decorate your table for the holidays?
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    How to decorate your table for the holidays?

    (Photo credit: http://www.lacompagniefrancaise.com ) 1- Define the theme It is appropriate to choose the theme of your table decoration: nature, design, country, baroque, colorful, glossy, romantic, etc … the main thing is to create a certain harmony and not an accumulation of decorative accessories. 2- Choose the colors Choose two main colors rather sliced, even opposite: a neutral color with a bright color, for example: white and red, green and red, gold and silver, white and black, beige and chocolate, blue and chocolate, etc … 3- Set the table Remember to give a little iron on your tablecloth, or even iron it directly on the table to avoid wrinkles. For…

  • Galeries Lafayette Haussmann's Christmas of the Century: A Swarovski Fir
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    Galeries Lafayette Haussmann's Christmas of the Century: A Swarovski Fir

    For the anniversary of the centenary of the Dome and the end of year festivities, SWAROVSKI has created an exceptional work: the Christmas tree “Christmas of the Century” of Galeries Lafayette Haussmann. It is to be discovered until January 5, 2013. With more than 21 meters height the tree is gracefully raised in the center of the dome and remains the first tree exposed in Paris. It is adorned with 120 ornaments shining with a thousand lights and raised by a monumental chandelier 9 meters in diameter consisting of more than 5,000 Swarovski crystal faceted stars. Find the backstage of the assembly of the tree: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fazvXSunF-4 Good visit ! (Sources:…