MARKETPLACE: “In the Back Room” with Layla Grayce, A Guest Blog Post Featuring Evantine’s Melissa Paul

April 21, 2010 ,
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Layla Grayce is an online retail company offering an incredible collection of hand-picked products for home, women and children.  Earlier this month we had the honor of guest blogging on Layla Grayce’s wonderful home and lifestyle design blog The Backroom.  We love their style and say “ditto” to their philosophy!  “Beautiful surroundings that express your personal take on lifestyle shouldn’t be a luxury – it should be a necessity.”  ABSOLUTELY!

Get the look shown above:
Charn & Co. Rose Hutch, Plates found on Etsy, Matteo Folk Napkins, Pom Pom at Home Charlie Linen Napkins, Flame Top Leaf urn.

With our great love of celebrations in common, we asked the expert party planner, Melissa Paul, at Evantine Design to share her inspirations for this season’s festivities. Evantine Design is a premier event design company in Philadelphia, PA with a fabulous sense of style.

We’re tremendously inspired by interior design and how it can be incorporated into party planning , personal gatherings and home entertaining.

In Spring, blooming branches burst to life overnight, awakening winter’s snoozing gray terrain with vibrant color and texture. It’s truly a magical time of bubbling love with couples choosing to embark on their own new beginnings.

When event design comes into play – happily, dramatic spaces such as the modern urban loft setting shown, don’t require major adornment. We do, however, believe in the power of a single striking focal point. Using back-to-back incredible weathered wooden farmhouse tables was perfect for a large display of flowering forsythia branches, limoncello garden roses and golden ranunculus blossoms. We also love to personalize tables with unique treasures such as creamy ceramic flowers holding calligraphed place cards and collections of metallic candlesticks. All sitting gracefully under a glamorous twinkling crystal chandelier!

Perhaps you’ll be inspired to decorate your party with stylish elements from home using a Bradshaw Kirchofer Farmhouse Dining Table, suspended Cream 5-light Crystal Chandelier, multiple Antiqued Mercury Glass Candle Sticks dancing down the table, multiple Palmetto Glass Vases filled with flowering branches and Ceramic Lotus Tealight Holders nestled in between for warm surface lighting.

Get the look shown above:
Palmetto glass floor vases, Ceramic Lotus Tealight Holder, Bradshaw Kirchofer Farmhouse Table, Charn & Company Rose Scroll Picture Frame, Cream 5-Light Chandelier with Crystal Prisms & Crystal Chains, Pressed Glass Candles Honeysuckle Candle, Metallic Ceramic Rose Tealight Holder, Metallic/Antiqued Mercury Glass Candle Holders.


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