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I love the look of this citrus fruit centerpiece with the addition of the shiny ornaments.  It's perfect for the holiday season!  BONUS-it's easy and inexpensive too.    What you need: • Metal tiered tray• Florist foam, soaked• Lemons• Limes• Clementines• Blood oranges• Sphagnum moss• Florist pins  Use one third of the florist foam on […]

November 12, 2009

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How cute is this Turkey Napkin?!  It is made out of a squash and cloves for eyes!  What a great conversation starter for Turkey Day!  Get the how-to for the napkin fan here. 

November 5, 2009

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I have been seeing a lot of people using dried beans and lentils in their fall decorations and I love it.  The natural look is simple and comforting.  You can either go all natural or just add a few things here and there in your decorating.  Here is gorgeous example of incorporating natural elements in a tablescape. Get the how-to […]

October 26, 2009

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Here is another idea for decorating your fall tables.  Take a break from pumpkins and think about using pears.  Pears add a simple warmth to any setting.  The addition of wheat in this centerpiece really evokes feelings of fall.  This centerpiece would also be perfect for a Thanksgiving table.  BONUS-it's EASY to make! Get the how-to here. 

October 20, 2009

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How cool is this pumpkin spider cooler?!!?  What a fun and functional way to display your cold beverages at your Halloween parties! Just empty out a large pumpkin and cut in half.  Insert copper tubing and bend for legs.  You could also use pipe cleaners.  Watch a how to video here. 

October 13, 2009

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Here is a modern variation on the Candy Trees I posted previously.  They are just as creative and simple to make.  For a centerpiece you could try a grouping in different sizes and heights.  These aren't just for Halloween either.  A gum drop or peppermint one would be great for Christmas! Candy Globes YOU'LL NEED: Styrofoam balls […]

October 5, 2009

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Here is another fresh, unique idea for decorating your pumpkins this year.  Look closely at the pumpkins in the picture.  Yes, that's right they are decorated with nail heads!  The neutral colors of these pumpkins provide a modern twist on the traditional orange pumpkins.  The silver and bronze nail heads add an adult flair.  These would […]

September 30, 2009

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Or stem… I just love these homemade pumpkin glass charms.  What a cute way to keep your stemware straight at your fall and Halloween parties!  Cut circles from orange construction paper, cut out the centers, then cut a slit in each center to fit on stem. Darken the slits with an orange marker to show depth.  Cut […]

September 25, 2009

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Here's a craft you can definitely express your creativity with.  What an easy, fun way to decorate your home or party for Halloween.  Candy Trees All you need are styrofoam cones (you can purchase at Michael's or local craft store), hot glue gun and assorted Halloween candies.  You can also wrap the trees in coordinating […]

September 22, 2009

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This season I haven't made a wreath for the front door like I did in the spring.  I found one that I fell in love with and bought it instead.  If I were going to make one it would look like this one.  I love how the flowers and foliage are in sections instead of […]

September 15, 2009