DIY Floral Arrangement

I don’t care what anyone says, Carnations are Fabulous! Why would anyone want to downplay it’s full fluffy head, and lacey edges?…..Just because it’s Economical???!! I say ‘don’t hate, appreciate!’ And create one or more of these adorable little arrangements for the Christmas Season. There is a great tutorial on Bliss Tree to get you […]

Need A Last-Minute Thanksgiving Centerpiece?

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Grab your glass cylandars and some dried beans, lentils, corn, or seeds, and create colorful layers for a candle or berry stem to nestle into. Add the extra touch of a bird cut-outand set it on the rum for even more interest. Photo – Epicurious

Classy Paper Crafts For Your Thanksgiving Table

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Paper crafts have come a loooong way since cut-out hand turkeys! Any of these projects above would look fantastic on your Thanksgiving Table. From place cards, to menus, to favor boxes, pretty paper crafts add a special touch. Click on any of the links below to learn more about each one: bowl & place card, […]

Autumn "Place Cards"

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Time to start planning your Thanksgiving Tablescape! Here’s one element of the table top that you can cross off your list. Use fresh produce of the season and fashion them into place cards! Apples, pears, mini pumpkins are all great choices but don’t forget about lemons, apricots, and oranges.  Use a paint pen or sharpie […]

An Autumn Entryway

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 Say “Welcome” with this pumpkin topiary from Southern Living. This has beauty, and function with the string lights added. Another bonus is that you can use faux pumpkins and use this year after year. Perfect for Halloween night all the way to Thanksgiving. Find the instructions here.

Cutest DIY ‘Batkin’ Rings

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These are the cutest little bat napkin rings ever. This is one of those crafts that doesn’t really look “crafty.” I think they look quite elegant in the picture above!  These are easy to make in a few simple steps using black felt and a template. See the full instructions and download the template at […]

Lovely Autumn Centerpiece

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I found this lovely centerpiece display on Boston Mamas. This is perfect for a fall tabletop, or for Thanksgiving. It uses nuts and lentils to fill cylandar vases, and incorporates oranges (or use mini pumpkins) tied with ribbon and topped with an orchid. This is so beautiful and eco-friendly too!