Cupid’s Arrow – 10 Ideas For Valentine’s Day

cupid's arrow ideas

One of the trends I’ve noticed this year for Valentine’s Day is “Cupid’s Arrow” used in lots of DIY projects.  I find it to be quite adorable and such an easy concept to “insert” {pun intended} into food, or gifts.  Here are some of my favorite finds so far. Poppytalk blog Beyond Beyond blog Organize […]

Homemade Pink Grapefruit Bath Salts {DIY Favors}

homemade bath salts

by Melissa Bahen Homemade bath and body products are so fun to make! You can use them as party favors by customizing the fragrances and colors to match your get-together, and they make great gifts for any gift-giving occasion. Best of all, they are both inexpensive and easy to make! You can crank out a […]

DIY Painted Window Display

diy painted window display

I’m a sucker for any type of vintage-style architectural pieces like shutters, frames, and windows, because they add such character to your home or party decor. I told you about my thrift store finds a while back that included some fantastic display “props”, one of which was a window panel that had starfish attached and […]

Trend Alert – Lamp Shade Forms

trend: lamp shade forms

I keep seeing this fabulous trend as I check out the wedding blogs, and it’s one of those things that’s so simple, you wouldn’t imagine it adds so much style to an event. I like to call it the “naked lamp shade.” Designers all over are stripping down lamp shades to their wire form and […]

Inspired By This – DIY Block Name Plates

diy block card holders

Before I talk about this weeks “Pinspiration,” I just want to tell you how touched I was by the response to my personal ramblings on Friday’s post. Some of the comments literally brought a tear to my eye, and I’m still trying to respond to every one either through the comments section, or via email. […]

Easy Clay Ornaments

polymer-clay-ornaments

by Melissa Bahen With the holiday season as busy as it is, it’s nice to find a project that can multitask! These cute little clay ornaments are a breeze to make, and work nicely as napkin rings, drink markers, gift tags, and more! DIY Clay Ornaments Materials: White polymer clay (you can get about 6 […]

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 […]