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 […]

Dress Up Your Holiday Hostess Gift – Wine

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{all photos by Celebrations At Home} Are you a guest at someone’s holiday party this weekend? Give the perfect hostess gift {wine of course} a special presentation by wrapping it with decorative layers. For this rustic presentation I used several textures to create an interesting wrapper: Materials Cut corrugated paper A strip cut from a […]

Sweet Homemade Christmas Gifts

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If you enjoy making your own gifts to give, here is a sweet gift idea perfect for teachers, co-workers, hostesses, or friends. I created a small crate “basket” filled with mocha coffee mixture (see recipe below), a mini pie, and special holiday mug… You can use any attractive container that can be re-used by the […]