Christmas Card Display Ideas

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By now you probably have lots of Christmas greeting cards piling up somewhere and it always seems like a challenge to figure out interesting ways to display them. I put together four ideas that help to integrate them into your decor seamlessly. Of course these are geared more towards a “rustic” or shabby chic Christmas theme […]

DIY Candle Holder

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Today, Bird of Bird’s Party has shared another great holiday diy project with us. This cd case candle holder is so clever and easy to do. You can create it to suite whatever decor you’re working with, and place them as centerpieces or on side tables.  It sort of reminds me of a block of […]

Homemade For The Holidays E-zine

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Whatever you’re doing this weekend, you’ll want to take a few minutes to browse through this new online magazine from The Creative Orchard . The e-zine, Homemade for the Holidays is full of beautiful party inspiration and simple projects you can do to give your decorating a personal touch.  There’s a style or color scheme […]

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 […]

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 […]

Christmas Ribbon Tree DIY

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You are going to love this crafty Christmas tree created by Bird of Bird’s Party! When I saw it I thought, “why didn’t I think of that?” These ribbon Christmas tree are so simple to make and only require a few materials. They would make a fantastic centerpiece for the kids table or set in […]