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 […]

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 […]