Entertaining

Beyond the basics these bar tools are so stylish you will want an excuse to use them. Take a look at the bar tools you need now. Aerin cocktail picks,$225, O.C. Tanner Jewelers, SLC Chirpy wine pourer,$28, Ward...

The Power of Pink

Event design pros Amanda Hansen and Mara Marian celebrate the power of pink by creating florals and décor details profuse with the lively, all-the-rage color. The talented duo offers insight into using and choosing this oft under-appreciated color and give tips on making it part of your palette. While your...
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If you're bored with your board, we suggest a piece that serves more style, or as the perfect gift around the holidays. 1. Mango wood cutting board $65, Mainson con Fiserie et Boutique, SLC 2. Handmade cutting board $49, Glass House, SLC 3. Marble & Wood round board $44, Arte Haus Collictif, SLC 4. 6-piece marble...
Forget about that ho-hum vase stuffed with forgettable flowers. Your holiday centerpiece deserves more. We offer six ways to elevate the style of your tabletop's most important element. No question, a centerpiece can make or break a table. That's a lot of pressure for this arrangement and the person who...
Modern Romance: It’s a fresh look you’ll love. Execute it successfully, and your table will never be monotonously minimalist or tiresomely traditional again. The most important rule to successfully style a memorable tabletop, according to Rachael Affleck Mayo—principal of Rachael Ellen Events, is to determine your look and use it...
Once a word everyone preferred not to pronounce, charcuterie (shahr-koo-tuh–ree) has become a staple on Utah menus, always in the form of a charcuterie board. Some restaurants, to free their diners from the anxiety of saying a difficult-looking French word out loud, just call it a meat-and-cheese board, and...
The most important rule to successfully style a memorable tabletop, according to Rachael Affleck Mayo—principal of Rachael Ellen Events, is to determine your look and use it to guide every choice you make. For a decidedly modern-meets-romantic design, Mayo begins with the flowers, which she uses to establish the...
Feature Image: Phillip Grubisa at Beltex Most of us know it as a restaurant staple enjoyed with cocktails, but as any hostess worth her salt will tell you, charcuterie is an impressive, easy-to-prepare addition to any at-home celebration. But if you're in a pinch, and need something quick and easy,...
Event designer Megan Chytraus stages a spirited celebration where vivid colors and festive details are the life of the party. Summer is the perfect time to pile on color and character. 1. Striped and floral napkins  $10 each, Williams Sonoma, SLC. 2. Succulent in wood box $22, Cactus & Tropicals, SLC 3. Turquoise plastic margarita glass $13, Williams...