Hostess Danielle Rollins, author of Soireé: Entertaining with Style celebrates the South in bloom with all shades of pink - from pale to punchy.
Don't let arranging flowers intimidate you. Fill a container with florist foam, and then just randomly stick in the stems of flowers. "The key is to use a lot!" she says. "Also, everything on your table doesn't have to match. Parties should feel collected and curated, so simply mix whatever you have."