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…
Event designer Megan Chytraus of Perfect Statement proves a sensational summer party doesn’t have to be about intense planning or deep-pocket spending. Instead, she suggests creating a simple and fun theme and then piling on some scene-setting tricks. Here, she stages a vibrant fiesta and shares ideas so you can do it too. Develop a…
Tip: Sure they’re stunning, but the assorted patterns on these tumblers also help guests keep track of their drinks. We know you’re picky about your summer drinks, so why pour into plastic? These crystal tumblers by Salviati make a strong case for treating yourself to the good stuff — glasses that are as special as the…
Pattern play is enjoying a moment, but it is nothing new. In the hands of a talented pro, this approach to design is always in style. Take interior designer Jason Wilde’s interior of a spectacular Heber home (How Swede It Is) we featured in 2013. It is as compelling and as relevant now as it was four years ago. And there’s much to learn from Wilde’s work.
Once relegated to garden parties and summer soirees, wine spritzers are now a favorite.
Pumpkin spice lattes, watch out. You may be the darling of fall’s arrival, but for those of us (me) who pass on your caffeinated froth, your much-anticipated arrival rolls out the red carpet for other menu items filled to the brim with autumn flavors like cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and clove.
Sneak Peek: Alamexo Cantina opens next week with fabulous fare and a hip, festive decor.
Tracey Thompson of Vine Lore, a local brokerage specializing in boutique wines and craft spirits, recommends refreshing wines for end of summer sipping.
The most important thing about tasting and understanding gin cocktails is knowing the botanical makeup of your spirit
For these centerpieces, she chose springtime’s stemmed artichokes to add texture and surprise to her floral-heavy arrangements.