Holiday Hostess Gift Ideas: Candy Cane Red Rose Arrangement

Published November 17, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1546" align="alignright" width="271"] Dollar Store Candy Canes may be transformed into a beautiful arrangement with roses from your local grocery store.[/caption] Bottles of wine and chocolates are nice, but why not try something new this year when planning your... Continue reading →


[caption id="attachment_1759" align="alignright" width="225"] Large styrofoam balls may be found at Michaels Crafts[/caption] Mistletoe Kissing under the mistletoe is a custom that has been around for many years. The mistletoe is still hung today at Christmas and the story is... Continue reading →

Wheelbarrow Ornament

Published November 11, 2012

When it comes time to decorate the tree I always find my favorite ornaments are the ones that are made with family and friends. Miniature rusted wheelbarrows stuffed with roses look especially beautiful suspended from a tree branch. If you... Continue reading →

Mother's Day Lunch Place Setting Idea

Published November 07, 2012

Mother's Day Lunch   This year treat your mother to an intimate lunch gathering in her honor. A small get together with the family or perhaps a few of her close friends would surely put a smile on her face.... Continue reading →

Light Up Your Christmas Wreath

[caption id="attachment_1645" align="alignright" width="232"] Look for miniature LED lights at stores such as Canadian Tire and Walmart.[/caption] Holiday Ideas   There is something special about this time of year. Maybe it's in the way we decorate our homes for the... Continue reading →

Easter Gift: Cookies with flowers

Published November 01, 2012

Easter Decor     Decorate your table this year with a very pretty assemblage of spring tulips in an Easter theme. These spring flowers will last well after your Easter soiree if you add a little fresh water to keep... Continue reading →

Dragon Fly Ornaments

Beaded Beauties   It's December 1st and for many families this is the day the holiday decorations are removed from their storage boxes and brought out to display for another season.   If you are fortunate enough to have a... Continue reading →

Simple Table Arrangement

[caption id="attachment_1593" align="alignright" width="199"] Gerbera daisies can be purchased at local grocery stores[/caption] A Simple Table Arrangement   Sometimes at this time of year it's nice to put together a simple and easy flower arrangement. It may be for your... Continue reading →

Halloween Ghosts: Paper Fold Outs

Published October 31, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1574" align="alignright" width="224"] Use tissue balls or wedding bells for this idea.[/caption] What would Halloween be without ghosts? This year make your own spooky renditions with some simple tissue paper foldouts and cheesecloth. Most of the supplies for these... Continue reading →

Eerie Luminaries: Gauze wrapped Votives For Halloween

Published October 24, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1460" align="alignright" width="223"] Simple Dollar Store items can create the cutest Halloween decorations[/caption] There is a chill in the air and the leaves are falling. Soon it will be time for the little ghosts and goblins to venture out... Continue reading →