Dress Up Your Holiday Hostess Gift – Wine

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{all photos by Celebrations At Home} Are you a guest at someone’s holiday party this weekend? Give the perfect hostess gift {wine of course} a special presentation by wrapping it with decorative layers. For this rustic presentation I used several textures to create an interesting wrapper: Materials Cut corrugated paper A strip cut from a […]

Sweet Homemade Christmas Gifts

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If you enjoy making your own gifts to give, here is a sweet gift idea perfect for teachers, co-workers, hostesses, or friends. I created a small crate “basket” filled with mocha coffee mixture (see recipe below), a mini pie, and special holiday mug… You can use any attractive container that can be re-used by the […]

Kids Christmas Table

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I’m excited to share the kids Christmas table I styled for the magazine shoot with Yum Food & Fun for Kids. Using the printable party collection from Love The Day I set the table with mix n match name cards, tags for the “napkin rings”, and last minute notes to Santa. Photographer Laura Gordon captured […]

Published In Cottages & Bungalows Magazine – December 2011

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I have more exciting news to share today – remember when I announced my editorial design in Yum Food & Fun for Kids and eluded to the fact that I had other things up my sleeve? Well, this is it. The December issue of Cottages & Bungalows published my Cocktails & Cheers party from last […]

Make Your Own Chocolate Stirrers

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I’ve got some easy ideas for making your own chocolate stirrers to use for coffee or hot chocolate.  These make great gifts or thoughtful add-ins for entertaining. I first came up with the idea for the post when I was out shopping and found chocolate stir-in blocks for about $5 for 4, and thought “I […]

How To Create Your Own Christmas Photo Cards

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Will you be taking photos over the long holiday weekend coming up? This is the perfect time to set up a DIY photo area and take those kid’s photos for Christmas greeting cards. For my latest article on Celebrations I’m sharing my favorite ideas for making these photos easy and fun with a little help […]

Autumn Entertaining Series – Thanksgiving Roundup

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If you missed any of my Thanksgiving Entertaining ideas you can check them all out by clicking on the photos.  With decor, recipes, and cocktails this series has everything you need to host the best Thanksgiving ever! ________________________________________________________________________________     For everyday updates follow me on Twitter and Facebook. Cheers!