Last Minute Creativity For New Years Eve

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 Need some last minute decorating ideas for your New Years celebration? Southern Living out-did themselves with this fabulous spread. Easy to do, but lots to love! Start by filling your table with glass cylandars and vases. Then fill with water and a few drops of food coloring; add a few candles, and voila! The easiest centerpiece you […]

Set Up Self-Serve Stations For New Years Eve

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I think New Years Eve calls for something different, something a little more special, something interactive even! How about setting up different serving ‘stations’ or ‘bars’?  We already know Champagne is a must-have. Why not kick it up a notch by setting up a Champagne Bar. You can’t read this blog without knowing my love […]

New Years Eve Inspiration {x 3}

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With New Years Eve 2 days away, I couldn’t let it pass without sharing some ideas with you.  Are you in the mood for an elegant dinner with friends? This beautiful table setting has all the sparkle and shine for New Years without going over the top. Originally set as a “Modern Chanuka Tablescape (from […]

Centerpiece Idea

Here is a fun centerpiece display from JP Parker Flowers blog. This is great inspiration that can be used for any color scheme. Just gather several heights, sizes, and styles of glasses and glass vessels, fill with colored beads and/or colored water, and float a larg flower head on top. Submerge small lighted cubes in […]

Easy Christmas Craft For Kids

For Christmas Eve we will be hosting a casual get-together with different friends who for whatever reasons don’t have plans with relatives on this night. So for the kids, I thought this easy little project would be nice for them to make and take! I love this idea of candy Christmas trees! I will, however, […]

Open House Punch & Sweet-N-Sour Chicken Cups

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 Wondering what to serve the masses at your next cocktail gathering? Here are 2 tried-and-true recipes that should satisfy the taste buds as well as your need for prepping early and easily. This Open House Punch is a classic thirst quencher, and I’ve never met anyone who didn’t love it. 1 regular size can frozen […]

"Winter Candyland" For Kids

Just look at what Brandy at Simply Creative Insanity did for her daughter’s kindergarten class party! I’m sure those kids (and parents) were blown away when they saw this “Winter Candyland” display. So many cute details and perfectly executed. See more here.

Clever DIY Treat Cans {Freecycle!}

Every so often I see a clever idea that just blows me away, and I wonder what creative genious came up with that!! Today’s post is dedicated to such. Found via Room Remix, this amazingly cute treat holder is (1)Adorable, (2)Freecycled, and (3)Easy! Head over to Not So Idle Hands blog to see the tutorial […]

Create A Focal Point ABOVE The Table

You’ve gotta love this idea from Country Living! Hang a large tree branch above the table (make sure there’s no chandelier in the way) and hang Christmas balls from it. Instant chic on a budget, no less! Use a branch that’s not too thick or heavy and 3M Command strips should hold it up. Just […]

Pretty Packages Under Your Tree

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I LOVE creatively wrapped gifts! And when they are all coordinated under the tree together, all the better. All you need to do is start with a simple or solid color wrap, and then take a walk throught the isles of the craft store (or sewing store) for embelishments galore. Ribbons tied with bows; Layers […]