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event design & style tips

why to shy from DIY

weddings are big business nowadays. the national wedding budget average is quoted at between 25,000 and 32,000! understandably this can send a cold bead of sweat down any bride to be’s back. and there seem websites, television shows, blogs dedicated … Continue reading

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table4decor centerpiece gallery 2013

One of our favorite things to do for events is the tablescape. Tables dominate any event design space so making them work for you is key. Whether or not we work with you on the tabletop design or you simply … Continue reading

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the a, b + 3 c’s of holiday light decorating

Holiday lighting – a magical time of year even if there isn’t any snow. Most people I know take time with their families during the holidays to drive around and check out the light shows. Each town has that one … Continue reading

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beware the pinterest traps

Pinterest seems to be on my mind these days. Every bride, tom and harry is talking about it. And it is a useful too….. BUT… i have a couple PPP’s : pinterest pet peeves… 1. Provides misinformation. Prime example – … Continue reading

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get the most bang for your wedding decor buck: part 1

The wedding machine never ends. There are thousands of websites, hundreds of magazines and dozens of television shows dedicated to one upping the wedding of last season. As a bride or groom, the landscape is filled with wedding options too … Continue reading

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how a bride should actually use pinterest

I have recently come to the realization that I might hate pinterest. Or more to the point, I hate how pinterest has taken away the concept of editing. If you’ve ever read this blog, you know I design events for … Continue reading

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5 freaking fantastic thanksgiving tablescapes

So as usual, Thanksgiving has snuck up on us. At Table 4 Decor, we don’t have a lot going on during November (except booking fabulous events for 2013) so of course, we realized only yesterday that Thanksgiving is this week. … Continue reading

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5 unworkable wedding color schemes

Okay, we have been on hiatus for quite some time. I had personal stuff in the way of divorce and had to move my business for the third time in three years. However, things are looking up and we are booking … Continue reading

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vintage chic tablescape in all white

Time had come for a new window display by Table 4 Decor’s design team in Audra’s Bridal Gallery. Our inspiration came from great new all weather acrylic chandeliers and some ruined white organza sashes. we started where we always start … Continue reading

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the myth of the round table

Everyone loves the idea of a round table. It seems like the best way for guests to interact, most conducive to conversation – right? I’d like to say – wrong. Or at least not the best way to provide guest … Continue reading

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