Creating a fun and festive garland is a great way to easily add some
flair to your next party. String it up on a backyard fence, attach them
to a plain white wall in your home, or style them down a staircase –
Voila, you have instant décor!...
Gifting your loved ones with money or a gift card can sometimes feel
very impersonal. However, if you put some thought into how you present
your gift, it can make all the difference. Instead of just handing the
recipient a card with some cash, consider taking a few moments to wrap...
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Party planning doesn’t come naturally for everyone. While some people
are very comfortable preparing menus and digging out their linens,
others, break into a sweat just thinking about entertaining a large
crowd. Even if you are not a natural hostess, you can still host an
event that surprises your guests into thinking you’re a party pro...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Do you own a sewing machine but lack the space at home to have it
readily available for spontaneous sewing and craft projects? Though I
now have a studio where I can keep my machine available all the time, I
used to keep it in a travel bag in my closet and sadly, rarely pulled it
out for small jobs...
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Recently, we’ve had a few new families move into our neighborhood and
I’ve been searching for a thoughtful, yet simple, gift to deliver to our
new friends. After thinking it through, I had the idea to put some of
my family’s favorite “must have” kitchen items into a jar...
When I’m shopping at thrift stores or antiques shops, I often stumble
upon sweet vintage plates and platters that are inexpensive due to their
less-than-desirable condition. Hairline cracks and surface crazing can
put an otherwise pretty plate right into the bargain bin...