TV Cabinet Re-Purposed Into a Bar

Posted: April 21, 2015 at 9:42 pm   /   Highlights, Interior

I found a great use for my TV cabinet since it’s not holding that old box TV anymore. Watch how I transformed my TV cabinet into a full bar.

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Spring Cleaning and Organizing -The Kitchen

Posted: April 19, 2015 at 10:35 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Highlights, TV

Spring is here and it’s time for deep cleaning and organizing!  This video series gives you the recipe for an inexpensive cleaner and shows you great organizing tips for the kitchen refrigerator, freezer, pantry, cabinets and drawers. Watch this valuable playlist.

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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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