Trend Alert – Painted Rolling Carts

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I suddenly have a small obsession…for painted rolling carts, aka garden carts or tea carts. These are showing up all over the webs as crafty types give new life to an old cart by adding a splash of paint and turning it into a rolling bar display. Perhaps I’m so obsessed because I actually have […]

Turn A Cigar Box Into A Gift Box

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I think today’s diy project is super cute and a great recycling idea at the same time. Found on Design Sponge, this project turns wooden cigar boxes into pretty {or “handsome”} gift boxes perfect for Valentine’s Day or Male birthdays. You can usually find these wooden boxes at cigar shops for about $2 a piece […]

New Ideas For Chalkboard Paint

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Chalkboards have been popular in parties and entertaining for quite a while now, but recently I’ve found some new and unique ways they have been integrated. From backdrop walls to tabletop decor, these are some of my favorite ideas right now, and some that I hope you’ll incorporate. {To see the original source for each idea […]

4 Favorite DIY Projects For New Years Eve {Or Any Party}

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There is nothing like a great festive New Years Eve party, I think. Ringing in the new year with friends or family is such a cultural ritual and a great way to say goodbye to the old, and hello to the future. As I’ve been on the web these last few weeks I’ve saved some […]

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 […]