8 Holiday Chalkboard Ideas

chalkboard ideas for Christmas

Chalkboards are making their way into holiday decor, big time! I’ve shared my love affair with all things chalkboard before and I love how I’m seeing it incorporated for Christmas. Here are a few of my favorites where designers have incorporated it into their seasonal decor. Paired with wreaths, used as menu backdrops, or turned […]

Inspired By This – DIY Gift Tags

diy gift tags

This week on Pinterest I found these DIY gift tags that are so easy to make, yet so cool to look at.  Created by A Thoughtful Place, they’re made with chevron packing tape {can you believe that?}, and stamps.  I simply love the idea and am truly inspired to do something similar. Find the packing […]

Product Review: Martha Stewart Circle Edge Punch

circle edge punch

Over the weekend I had the chance to try out the newest craft product from the Martha Stewart collection – the Circle Edge Punch. As a diy’er I like to have products like this where you can use it time and time again, and customize it to your occasion, so I was game when I […]

Seasonal Trend – DIY Sweater Pumpkins

sweater pumpkins

I found a beautiful new blog to read this weekend – Sweet Something Designs, and while I was hopping around from post to post I found these ADORABLE and CHIC diy sweater pumpkins. These are the types of projects that I love to make and they add so much charm and personality to the season […]

DIY: Caramel Apple Place Cards

caramel-apple-place-cards

by Melissa Bahen I can’t think of anyone I know that doesn’t love caramel apples. They are sweet and beautiful, perfect for any Autumn party, and with just a few extra supplies, can be knock-out place cards. Tips for Making Caramel Apple Place Cards: Instead of using wooden popsicle sticks or paper lollipop sticks, use […]

DIY: Chalkboard Painted Wooden Utensils

chalkboard painted wooden utensils

A couple of weeks ago I was looking around my Pinterest feed and noticed I kept seeing 2 of the same things over and over: those cute painted wooden utensils, and chalkboard painted ‘everything’. It suddenly hit me – why not combine these two trends and make chalkboard painted wooden utensils! It’s a simple DIY […]

Inspired By This – Balloon Backdrop

balloons & banners

Today’s “Pinspiration” shows you just how fabulous balloons CAN be at a party.  I’ve always said they are great EN MASSE, or by contrast, used in a spare MODERN way {such as lined up in a row, or tied so they float above a table}. This photo shows them floating as a backdrop in conjunction […]