Thursday, February 10, 2011

Mardi Gras comes to my house!

My love for everything Louisiana and everyone in Louisiana can shine bright during Mardi Gras.  I am even planning a Mardi Gras dinner next month.  But have started decorating now...

Mr. Jester hiding in the feather boa.  Thanks Jill

Even the mantel got in on the fun.

A little side table with silver stacked trays and gobs of beads.  Overabundance screams Mardi Gras, don't you think.

Finally the dining room table.  I haven't changed out the plates yet, I have purple and green chargers somewhere....

I feel like royalty when I use this glass, thanks Barbara.

Most of these trinkets were gifts, beads grabbed from parades!  I have never been to New Orleans Mardi Gras.  Kind of always scared me a little.  But I do embrace the holiday.  Wish my state shut down for a couple days for Fat Tuesday.  March 8th this year!

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  1. I tell you that is some fun stuff! I am always fascinated with the abundance of color! Have a great day Lori..XO

  2. Lori you have been busy....really great pictures of all that colorful stuff

  3. Your Mardi Gras decor looks outstanding and yes I have been to Mardi started here in my hometown. My city does closed down for the celebration.


  4. Looks like a party to me! I always thought Mardi Gras looked like a lot of fun, apart from the flashing.

  5. Love the great colors! No napkins??? Your party sounds like fun-enjoy:@)

  6. I've never been to Marti Gras but it always struck me as one fun party!!

  7. Growing up on the MS Gulf Coast, I spent many Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Fun, fun, fun, and yes, a little scary. Great people watching :) Your decor looks great. I love that mask with the music notes on it....very cool. Have fun with you dinner. Are you serving traditional N.O. cuisine? YUM!!!!

  8. I've never decorated for MG, but your decor looks so fun.


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