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 […]

Make Your Own Chocolate Stirrers

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I’ve got some easy ideas for making your own chocolate stirrers to use for coffee or hot chocolate.  These make great gifts or thoughtful add-ins for entertaining. I first came up with the idea for the post when I was out shopping and found chocolate stir-in blocks for about $5 for 4, and thought “I […]

Fun Favors And Party Details

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Some of the most memorable elements of a party are the little details, and the guest favors.  One of our newest sponsors, Fun Favors is a great place to shop for such items.  I was particularly glad to see that they have one of the latest “must-have” items, Push Pop Containers, as well as printable stickers […]

DIY Chocolate Easter Bowl

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I was beside my self when Debbie of Wants and Wishes submitted this Easter Chocolate Bowl tutorial!  I knew right away that you fabulous readers would enjoy this.  Not only does it make for an adorable display, but the fact that it’s also edible makes me giddy!  Here are directions from Debbie: You will need: […]

Homemade Marshmallows {And S’mores}

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  by contributor Lisa Thiele   Whether it’s sandwiched between chocolate and graham crackers, dunked in a cup of hot cocoa or simply eaten directly from the bag, you can’t go wrong with the classic marshmallow. For some reason or another I never thought to make them from scratch, maybe because I had assumed they’d be […]

DIY Gift Box & Candy Recipe

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I like DIY projects that are easy, and don’t involve too many tools or time.  This adorable gift box fits the bill nicely using one half of a flat gift box, some card stock, scissors and tape (bone folder optional).  Here are the steps: To create the sleeve, wrap an 8-by-14-inch strip of card stock around your […]