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All About The Table – Episode 3

Posted: March 21, 2015 at 8:14 am   /   Episodes, Highlights, TV

This week Toni prepares for a big event by making mercury glass vases, antique silver charger plates and silver beaded napkin rings, all to match the Old Hollywood theme of the event. Video playlist includes: How to make Mercury Glass pieces Antique Silver Charger Plates, Silver Beaded Napkin Rings, Cooking Crawfish Etouffee with Chef Thomas, How […]

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Space Makeover: Cool Tone Dining Room

Posted: March 21, 2015 at 8:10 am   /   Highlights, Interior

When we moved into our new house I wanted to live in the space for a while to see how it functioned for my family.  You know…let my creative juices flow instead of jumping straight into designing the space.  But after a few months of looking at builder grade beige walls (which started to drive me […]

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Make Your Own Silver Beaded Napkin Ring

Posted: March 16, 2015 at 5:14 am   /   Highlights, TV

While getting ready for my event, I wanted the table I was dressing to look very rich, glamourous and elegant, like old Hollywood of the 1920s. So I made my own napkin rings of diamonds, pearls and silver beads. Watch this video to see how to make your own napkin rings to look like a lovely vintage bracelet for your napkins!

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The Best Way to Clean A Stainless Steel Griddle

Posted: March 8, 2015 at 9:01 pm   /   Highlights, Interior

Since I have a big cooking surface in the middle of my range, it’s important to keep it looking clean.  My stove is the centerpiece of my kitchen and the first thing people notice when they come into my home, so I want every part of it to look shiny and new. Shortly after cooking on […]

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Cooking Crawfish Étouffée With Chef Averriel Thomas

Posted: March 7, 2015 at 6:52 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Food, Highlights

Chef Averriel Thomas of The Fat Creole Tomato catering in New Orleans, joins me in my kitchen to cook up a quick and easy crawfish étouffée! Recipe below. SERVINGS: 4        Calories: 555     Fat Grams: 14 INGREDIENTS 1 lb crawfish tails 1/2 medium onion  1/2 cup diced red and green peppers.  3 tablespoons butter  2 tablespoons flour […]

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Winter Garden

Posted: February 12, 2015 at 10:17 am   /   Garden, Highlights

Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean your garden has to be blue!  There are many winter flowers and plants that will make your outdoors feel like a sunny day. Plant different shades and textures of miniature evergreens and shrubs in pots.  Plants like Jean’s Dilly,   Juniper, Sicilian Sunshine and Lysmachia will give a bold […]

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The Faux Mercury Glass Technique

Posted: January 29, 2015 at 2:18 pm   /   Highlights, TV

Nothing says rich,  beautiful,  and elegant like big shiny silver pieces in your home. These pieces are commonly called Mercury Glass. Mercury Glass is popping up everywhere! You can’t go to a home, craft or department store without these reflective, silver gems catching your eye. Real Mercury glass (or silvered glass) is blown glass with double walls. A silvering solution […]

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A Fall Gathering – Episode 2

Posted: November 20, 2014 at 4:19 am   /   Editor's Choice, Episodes, Highlights, TV

Getting ready for Fall with good food, crafts and decorating. Toni stages her screened-in porch to greet her friends for fall. In this 7 part episode you’ll learn how to make a beautiful centerpiece,  fall relief chargers plates, decorate an outdoor space for fall, learn a recipe for a fun fall drink, cook a light gumbo dish, […]

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Making Decorative Glass Candle Holders

Posted: September 5, 2014 at 5:21 pm   /   Highlights, TV

Making Your Own Decorative Glass Candle Holders – In part 1 of episode 2, Toni Scott-Daniel gets ready for an end of summer outdoor gathering with her friends. Her first step for the event is creating a beautiful centerpiece for her outdoor table; three beautiful glass mosaic candle holders. Here’s what you’ll need to create these […]

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