DIY Holiday Tablescape with Martha Stewart Crafts

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Holiday decorating is one of my favorite times of the year, and I officially can decorate full force after Thanksgiving this Thursday! In the spirit of holiday decorating, I have some great (and quick!) holiday projects I wanted to share with you all. Using Plaid's Martha Stewart Crafts products, I created three very easy projects that will dress up your dinner table in no time during the … { read more }

{DIY Video} Entertaining Derby Style

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We are gearing up for horse-racing season - one filled with big hats, sun dresses, mint juleps, and of course - lots of entertaining! Ashley Brook Designs has created an exclusive DIY video for all of our readers just for the Derby occasion! I have been so excited about this since she shared her idea with me. Using just a few items, you can create a fabulous striped serving tray for your Derby … { read more }

Tutorial: DIY Flower Easter Eggs

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Easter is right around the corner so it's time to start sharing some creative and crafty ideas for the season! First up is this "DIY EASTER EGG" idea inspired by one of our most popular posts, a feature of Frog Prince Paperie's DIY Pomander Flower Ball made the same way! Paula of Frog Prince Paperie is a crafty one for sure! I was so inspired by the pomander flower ball that I tried it on Easter … { read more }

Pretty Party Decoration: Garlands

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Pretty Party Decorations: Garlands Garlands aren't a new trend by any means, but with the rush of DIY ideas across the blogosphere, wedding and party enthusiasts are finding more and more ideas for creating these darling decorations! From paper flower garlands to metallic confetti dots strung across pretty strings, garlands add height and drama to your party or wedding! String them across the … { read more }

DIY: Ornament Place Cards

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Ornament Place Card Holders from JC's Loft Paula of JC's Loft shared this fabulous DIY holiday craft with us! As Paula said, place card holders are highly overpriced and can easily be made for much cheaper. In fact, these fabulous holiday ornament place card holders were just 12 cents to make! AMAZING! Paula found a pack of 10 ornaments at the dollar store. I too have bought these for … { read more }

Black & White Snowman Holiday Table & DIY Garland Trees!

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Black & White Snowman Holiday Table Black and white is one of my favorite color combinations so it was only natural to create a holiday table with the fun pair. I love snowmen and this fun find made a darling centerpiece. What's oh-so-fabulous about Christmas (and really any holiday) is that you can use dishes and other serving-ware you already have. Just add a few holiday touches. … { read more }

DIY: Charming Ginger Ladies

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Charming Ginger Ladies Ginger ladies may have an attitude but they will surely be the hit of the party.  Their fragrance fills the room of sweet gingerbread.  All dressed up and ready to go home as a unique gift.  These sassy potpourri ladies are perfect for little girls and big girls and guaranteed to put a smile on everybody’s face.  Drop them into a clear cello bag, tie a big red bow and you … { read more }

DIY: Candy Cane Topiary Trees

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How To Make Candy Cane Trees If you saw our last post, Children's Gingerbread House Decorating Party, then you saw our Candy Cane Topiary Trees! They are not only whimsical little decorations perfect for the holidays but also super easy to make! We are all about the crafty tree DIYs! - if you missed our post on Berry Trees & Ornaments - check it out here! Do you have a festive, holiday DIY … { read more }

Nutcracker Dinner Party & DIY Wreath

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Nutcracker Dinner Party Crab Dip Creamy Broccoli Soup Shrimp Casserole Cheese Biscuits English Mincemeat Pie Grand Marnier Grapes (to garnish dessert plates) A collection of Santa’s, angels, nutcrackers, or snowmen make an easy centerpiece.  Cluster your collections by color, size, or shape to heighten visual impact.  Lining luminaries up your front steps always creates a welcoming … { read more }

How To Make Gingerbread Houses

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How To Make Gingerbread Houses Christmas comes to our house with a whole set of customs, rituals, and traditions.  Since this is a time of traditions and a time to enjoy friends, making gingerbread houses and giving Tea Parties are without a doubt our favorite tradition.  Each year, my Mom and I give a Gingerbread House Tea Party for friends. Only silver trays are used because it is a grand … { read more }