Welcome to Party Tip Tuesday! Today I am so excited to introduce you to Angie with Echoes of Laughter. I honestly think that I’m Angie’s biggest fan! I absolutely love her work (and by the time you’re done reading this post, you will too!) and I am always amazed by her ideas and creations. So now I’ll pass it over to Angie who can tell you more about her work!
What is Echoes of Laughter?
Echoes of Laughter is my heart and soul. It’s my creative place where I love to share things that help inspire others…whether it be a recipe, a decorating idea, a parenting story, or an organizing project. If you are a regular reader at EOL, then you know that you get a little bit of everything with me. And that’s just the way I like it.
What do you feel is the best source for inspiration?
Often, I get my sources from seeing a colour or pattern that I love and want to use in some way in my house. I love pretty flowers and bright patterns or fabrics. One of my very favourite designers of patterns is Amy Bulter. I adore her fabric line.
What pieces of entertaining items do you get the most use out of?
The pieces I get the most use out of are my white dishes. I have collected a large assortment from the local Goodwill store and HomeSense, including plates, bowls and platters. Shopping at Goodwill keeps my white dish collection eclectic, but also budget-friendly.
With Mother’s Day just a month away, do you have any special tips for planning a Mother’s Day brunch at home?
Yes. I have 3 great tips for a Mother’s Day Brunch:
1. Keep the menu simple.
2. Fresh flowers and fresh fruit always make for a beautiful table.
3. White dishes and coloured napkins complement fresh flowers beautifully.
When planning a dinner party, what are some of your best tips for creating a WOW factor?
These are my 3 tips for planning a dinner party with WOW:
1. Start with a white table cloth and white dishes.
2. Add fresh flowers or candles for a centerpiece.
3. Add one or two other colours to your table with: napkins, place mats, a table runner, striped straws, and if you have the time, tables favors such as treat bags with chocolate or handmade wreaths can add HUGE impact.
Thank you so much for having me as a guest here at Moms and Munchkins! I had a blast sharing a bit of EOL with you and I wish you all a Happy Spring!
Photos featured here are courtesy of Echoes of Laughter.
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