Wreaths can be used in so many different ways to decorate your home and are very easy to make. Here are three options, in three different sizes, using three different bases. Which one are you going to create this Thanksgiving? Maybe you’ll do them all!
Grapevine Chair Wreath
Here’s an unexpected touch for your Thanksgiving table (or [...]
With the craziness of Valentine’s Day officially over and a holiday weekend quickly approaching, I thought it might be a great time to do a round up of some of my favorite romantic ideas for those of us who may be celebrating their love for each other this long weekend!
Have a lovely weekend, and remember: [...]
Here are a few basic tips and ideas for creating your own wreaths either as a gift to yourself or for a friend.
Keep your eyes open for bargains with possibilities. I always check out the clearance section at various stores for items that can easily be transformed with a few fresh flowers or greens. [...]
Inspired by the ancient tradition of featuring a different floral arrangement in front of a home to identify the family and profession of the resident, I created these one of a kind designs. These are the kind of arrangements that I really like to create as gifts. They are so personal and take more thought [...]
The Christmas tree market was born in 1851 when Catskill farmer, Mark Carr, hauled two ox sleds of evergreens into New York City and sold them. By 1900, one in five American families had a Christmas tree, and 20 years later, the custom was nearly universal.
No one will have a tree quite likes yours when [...]
Now that we are in December I hardly know where to start. I have so much that I want to share with you, from ideas for decorating your home using what you already have to the hot new colors for Christmas, creative gifting ideas, and even more creative ways to wrap those gifts. One can [...]
Here’s one last tip that will sure make your Thanksgiving table unforgettable.
Starting with terrific amber glass plates that I picked up at a discount price, all it took was a curvaceous bosc pear, a sprig of pyracantha berries, a tiny bundle of millet, and a gold trimmed place card to create what I like to [...]
Posted: Nov 10, 2011 12:11:21 under Fruits & Veggies, Holidays, How-To's, Party Ideas, Table setting, Thanksgiving Ideas, Uncategorized.
Tags: fruits, Holidays, party planning, Table setting
Creating a decorative detail on each dinner plate is an easy and inexpensive way to add a personal touch to your Thanksgiving table. You don’t necessarily need to add a place card, especially if your family is a “first at the table gets their choice of seat” type of family! It is a [...]
Thanksgiving is slowly approaching and what is better than an inexpensive, easy and creative table runner. Your friends and family will feel as if they are sitting right in your backyard.
Try it out and remember, just have fun with it!
How to Create an Autumn Leaf Table Runner:
Start with a piece of clear cellophane cut to [...]
Posted: Nov 01, 2011 08:11:36 under Holidays, How-To's, Table setting, Thanksgiving Ideas, Uncategorized.
Tags: floral lifestyle, How-To's, leaf runner, Table setting, thanksgiving decor, Thanksgiving Ideas
Halloween is a great opportunity to have some creative fun!
Here’s a quick centerpiece idea for your Halloween festivities…
I love the purple, lime green, orange and black combination for the holiday, so when I saw Halloween M&M’s in the store, I immediately bought a few bags. Just another reason to buy candy! I developed a nested [...]