We had the pleasure of decorating the Marriott Newport News City Center this year. The work we did there is some of our best and our favorite work. The 15 foot whimsical Christmas tree has 3 layers of ribbon and mesh, along with large ornaments all the way around. It took 2 of us EIGHT […]
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2013 was the first year we decorated the Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Teal is a very hot color for Christmas decor. The Sheraton wanted to mix it with silver on their first floor lobby & restaurant and with greens and browns on the second floor ballrooms and pre-function areas. My favorite part of this property […]
As we prepare to end what was a successful busy season we hope you and your family enjoy your holidays. Remember we decorate for events too, so keep us in mind throughout the year and don”t forget to refer us to your friends and colleagues!
We recently had the pleasure of decorating jody g Boutique in Hilltop North for Christmas. We met owner Jody Greason over the summer after she saw our Facebook page. One of the first things she said to me was “I didn’t know there were companies that did this.” We hear that a lot, but the […]
In honor of the new royal baby we thought we would pull together some of our favorite baby boy shower ideas for you. They were all found on Pinterest. I tend to love the browns and blues…and the banners! Welcome to the world George Alexander Lewis!
In honor of the Jimmy Buffet concert that I attended this week I thought I would share some of my favorite ideas for a Parrot Head party and some of my memories from the concert. We had a great time as usual. We were first in line to insure our front row spot on the […]
The 4th of July is a great time to decorate your home to show your patriotic spirit. I’ve gathered 8 of my favorite ideas to share with you! HAPPY 4th OF JULY!!! Would you like to know how to create these fun ideas? Parade Wands from eighteen25 Centerpiece from Bella Blvd […]
My BFF threw a carnival themed party for her daughter’s 6th birthday. She did such a fantastic job that I wanted to share it with you!
I’m pretty sure that my daughter’s teacher will not get another one of these this year. That’s because its unique and custom made! I went to Joann’s and bought school themed fabric, as well as the 3 primary colors…red, yellow and blue with a 15% off coupon. Picked up the wreath ring at Michael’s’ with […]
The official kick off to Summer is coming…Memorial Day Weekend! What are you planning to do to honor our fallen solders…a cookout, a parade, a memorial service? What ever it is, make it a weekend full of memories, laughter and remembrance. I gathered some ideas for a fun and festive event for you. Hope you […]
I ran in the Color Me Rad 5k in Virginia Beach on Sunday, May 5th…Cinco de Mayo…with my BFF Hollie! We had such a good time and walked away with some extra color bombs to bring home. It was extremely cold in the am. It was colder than when we ran the Frosty 5k in December […]
I love Cinco de Mayo…Well, I really love any excuse to drink margaritas! This traditional Mexican holiday is celebrated on May 5th (hence the name). This year I will be running in the Color Me Rad 5k, but I plan to partake in some mexican food and margaritas after the race. While searching for fun […]
Intuit is granting 15 wishes to help small businesses spring forward this season! Sparkle Holiday Design & Decor has entered a wish…please vote for us at https://www.loveourlocalbusiness.com/base/lolb2desktop?region_id=us&content_id=31412 Here’s our wish…… Sparkle Holiday Design & Decor is a professional commercial and residential holiday decorating business. We offer custom design or can decorate existing products. We also offer […]
I am actually proud to say that I have a weakness for decorating magazines…most recently vintage and flea market style magazines. Of course holiday decorating magazines are always a great find for ideas for our clients and our home as well. I love the clean, new pages just bursting with color, DIY projects, collections, flowers […]
Had a great “girls day” with my mom and daughter at Vintage Bodega in NC on Sunday! Vintage Bodega is a 3-day large outdoor market filled with anything vintage, homemade, artsy, funky, and antique that takes place in Popular Branch, NC…the Home of the monster truck Gravedigger! I entered a raffle to win my daughter […]
The time has come to update my front door decor. I found this very easy DIY wreath and ran with it! I found material squares at Joann’s Fabrics in the colors that I wanted…oranges, yellows, pinks and browns. I cut them in strips and simply tied them on to the wreath structure that I found […]
We had a booth at the Mid-Atlantic Home & Garden show this year to gain exposure for residential decorating. It was a great show and we met a lot of nice people! It was held at the beautiful Virginia Beach Convention Center. The weather was a bit cold, but I guess that was okay for […]
Trade show booth featuring a custom made mantle adorned with live greenery, vintage style mercury glass ornaments and candleholders, rustic star and twinkling white lights. The 9 1/2 foot tree accented the mantle with gold, brown and silver ornaments with a show stopping tree topper!
Fun, Flirty & Modern Decor featuring turquoise, orange, pink and green in the Lobby. A more traditional decor was used in the meeting spaces featuring red, brown and gold. Photography by Fresh Look Photography and me!
Whimsical modern decor featuring reds and greens that accented the coffee bar, pre-function space and ballrooms.Browns, golds and feathers adorned the main lobby and restaurant.
Traditional colonial decor featuring 21 Christmas trees, including a 35 foot tree in the Atrium adorned with over 120 beautiful angels, a life size gingerbread house and thousands of twinkling white lights outside! Photography by Dragon Studio, Keith Cephus Photography and me!
Art deco themed decor featuring crystals, peacocks, mercury glass, feathers with a “Miami Beach” feel! Photography by Dragon Studio!
Tropical, fun, beach resort style decor featuring turquoise, red and green. Photography by Dragon Studio!
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- Valentine’s Day Ombre Heart Cake – YUM!!!!!February 10, 2017 - 7:47 am
Check out this blog post from Beyond Frosting about how to make this beautiful and yummy Valentine’s Day Ombre Heart Cake!
- Showing off my Valentines on the LineFebruary 9, 2017 - 9:16 am
Welcome to day 9 of our countdown to Valentine’s Day! We love this easy DIY project for displaying your valentines. Read on to learn what we used and how we did it…
- Lips & Lager for my Valentine!February 8, 2017 - 9:00 am
Welcome to day 8 of our countdown to Valentine’s Day! What a cute way to give your hops & barley lover a six pack…with lips and mustache embellishments! These are so much fun. We chose to use Samuel Adams simply because of the red label and the “manly” beer drinker on the front of the […]