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 [...]
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
While many of us associate Thanksgiving with crisp cold air, berried branches, turning foliage, and chrysanthemums, not everyone has to go over the river and through the woods to get to grandmother’s house. Some just take a barefoot stroll along the beach, perhaps collecting a few shells along the way. If I were spending the [...]
Thanksgiving is only a few days away and if you’re still looking for a centerpiece to make your table an elegant display of the season try using filberts and mums.
I prefer to use multiple smaller floral accents as opposed to one large centerpiece. Using smaller centerpieces will allow you to easily move the arrangements around [...]
Posted: Sep 27, 2011 10:09:34 under Centerpieces, Fall's Flowers, Holidays, How-To's, Party Ideas, Table setting, Thanksgiving Ideas, Uncategorized.
Tags: Centerpieces, filberts, mums, Table setting, Thanksgiving Ideas
I’ll be sharing lots of ideas and inspiration with you from now until Christmas on how to decorate your tabletops for everything from lunch with the girls to family holiday dinners. I look at the surface of the table as a blank canvas providing limitless opportunities for my creative expression.
Let’s start with…
Mad for Plaid
Posted: Nov 18, 2008 02:11:36 under Holidays, How-To's, Party Ideas, Table setting, Thanksgiving Ideas, Uncategorized.
Tags: fabrics, holiday decor, How-To's, plaid, tablecloth, tabletop
According to the antique experts at www.kovels.com, amber glass is the name of any glassware that has the proper yellow-brown shading. The yellow-brown shading was very popular just after the Civil War and many pressed glass pieces were made of amber glass. Depression glass of the 1930s–1950s was also made in shades of amber. Other [...]