To the Right or the Left: Choose Wisely

2016-10-24T10:49:53+00:00

Which side do these go on again? Long before there was a concept of “swipe right” or “swipe left” people concerned themselves with social consequences to choosing right or left for the placement of forks, knives and spoons on the table - rather than a date.  To choose incorrectly could have been as [...]

To the Right or the Left: Choose Wisely 2016-10-24T10:49:53+00:00

The NextGen After Party #ArtfulMatters Contest Winner Is . . .

2016-10-24T09:27:31+00:00

Congratulations to the NextGen After Party #artfulmatters contest winner @alepepper for the most Artful Picture!!!  Your depiction of the grand entrance to the Chapman Partnership gala was spot on and captured the true essence of the evening.  Please email me privately for instructions on how to receive your certificate for a delicious and decadant brunch [...]

The NextGen After Party #ArtfulMatters Contest Winner Is . . . 2016-10-24T09:27:31+00:00

Le Basque Catering – Welcome to Modern Home Entertaining
. . . What’s your dream?

2016-10-15T11:25:14+00:00

Modern Elegance with Le Basque                 Presenting my larger-than-life “Art of the Table” experience affords me the opportunity to partner with only the best in home entertaining to provide my guests the ultimate dining experience, thrilling table top display and delightfully sinful cuisine. If you [...]

Le Basque Catering – Welcome to Modern Home Entertaining
. . . What’s your dream?
2016-10-15T11:25:14+00:00

A Purple Power Explosion: Branding of the Color

2016-10-13T18:12:45+00:00

Selecting a color that not only represents you, but also represents your brand is no easy feat. The color must be a representation of both you and the brand in one simple glance; like your own personal championing mascot – because first and more importantly lasting impressions make all the difference. So when it [...]

A Purple Power Explosion: Branding of the Color 2016-10-13T18:12:45+00:00

The Art of Gratitude: Thank You!

2016-10-14T11:11:56+00:00

I believe in creating a culture of gratitude and with that I want to begin this journey thanking the people that have inspired and assisted me in creating my artfulmatters.net blog site.  Without all of you, Artful Matters would not have come to fruition! Little Justin with his amazing parents! To My Parents: [...]

The Art of Gratitude: Thank You! 2016-10-14T11:11:56+00:00

From Cannibalism to the Royal Court: The Origins of Etiquette

2016-10-13T18:04:59+00:00

Welcome to Artful Matters! I have decided to begin my blogging journey explaining just one word - ETIQUETTE. We were all taught this concept as a child and live by it in varying degrees.  For myself, raised in Kansas, my mother bestowed upon me enough table manners to go into the world with confidence.  However, [...]

From Cannibalism to the Royal Court: The Origins of Etiquette 2016-10-13T18:04:59+00:00