1 Marble is sophisticated and versatile. For a cohesive look, I chose a marble pattern for all my pieces. Here, I used a wall decal to transform a basic cocktail table. On it I displayed coordinating memo pads with my monogram.
2 I used acrylic photo blocks for a dramatic table runner.
3 A sample place setting - I used note cards for place cards and note pads for the menu.
4 Each place setting included a customized melamine plate and placemat.
5 I used a decal to wrap an umbrella stand. Umbrellas were on hand if guests needed them. Fortunately, the weather was beautiful that evening.
6 I used a wall decal to decorate a mirror in my bathroom.
7 I wrote a personal note to accompany each of the party favors, which were custom playing cards.
8 Ryan wrapped each favor.
9 Here I am at the Shutterfly by Design townhouse posing with editors Darcy Miller, Hannah Milman, and Erin Furey.
10 Michelle Workman, who is one of interior design’s top tastemakers, posed in front of the wall art she created by transferring a hand-drawn pattern onto acrylic sheets.
11 Posing with Martha, Michelle Workman, and Karl from Shutterfly
12 Brit Morin, DIY expert and founder of Brit + Co. explained how she created her charming pillow collection.
13 Brit Morin’s room was bright and cheerful.
14 Internationally-recognized fashion insider and entrepreneur, Olivia Palermo, was eager to show us her space.
15 She created unique accent pieces from sketches, images, and visuals that inspire her on a daily basis.
16 Martha posed with bloggers and Shutterfly guests: Kendra Oveson, Stefanie Schiada (of Brooklyn Limestone), Kelly Elko (of Eclectically Vintage), Alana Jones-Mann (of the blog by the same name), and Linda Facci
17 After the Shutterfly House tour, we gathered at my home for cocktails. Servers wearing monogrammed aprons, offered a selection of passed hors d'oeuvres catered by PS Tailored Events.
18 Editors Darcy Miller, Hannah Milman, and Katie Berry with Jean, Jackie, and Karl from Shutterfly, enjoyed a cocktail and conversation.
19 I used curved glass prints as serving trays to display colorful macarons from Ladurée.
20 Hors d’oeuvres included salmon tartare on a cucumber and steak tartare on a gaufrette potato.
21 With Karl, Jean, and Jackie of Shutterfly
22 Linda Facci shared her collection of needle felted animals, which she handcrafts.
23 Here I am pose in my home with the bloggers.
24 Guests mingled on the terrace.
25 Favors were displayed for each guest to take home.