Thanksgiving is just around the corner and I’m extra excited this year because so many members of our family will be able to join us. We will be having around 20 people this year! Which is pretty big for my family. Although I am extremely excited I am also a bit nervous since it isn’t […]

There are times in life where the perfect gift can’t be wrapped. Sometimes it ends up being an experience or an outing that ends up making the greatest gifts. The only problem with these types of presents is that you really have nothing to physically give them at the moment gifts are exchanged. And lets […]

Sometimes getting creative with simple things like party invitations can be fun. I have been told that I sometimes go overboard. But I’m okay with that. Overboard can be so much better that simple! Unless were are talking about an 8 course meal for a 4 year-old’s birthday party. Been there, tried that. Won’t do […]

Here are a few decorating ideas for Thanksgiving that I found on the web and thought you might enjoy! I know that the Thanksgiving decorating season isn’t very long, but it is no less fun to decorate for. Plus, if you do things right your Thanksgiving decorations can easily translate into your Christmas decorations. photo […]

The sun is shining and the snow has melted and I’m just now posting about a winter gala I had the chance to work on last November. I think I am a bit behind on things. Better late than never, I guess. This last winter Tasha, a dear friend of mine, and I had the […]

This fall I was blessed with the opportunity to help a friend out with her autumn themed wedding. Meredith and her mom, Linda, had an amazing vision for this fall wedding and spent months and months collecting and making a vast variety of autumn decorations. To take some of the pressure off of the big […]

I made these poppies when I made the Coffee Filter Roses for my wedding. I wanted the cost effectiveness of doing my own flowers without having to spend hours on them the day before the wedding. That is why I chose to do all paper flowers. They are easy, beautiful and they last forever. I […]

If you ask my husband there isn’t much better than watermelon. If you ask me I’d say he is right, unless you have watermelon stars. Now it doesn’t get much better than that. It doesn’t take much to dress up a table. Whether you are having a quick and easy picnic or throwing an all […]

About four years ago I moved into the townhouse I am currently living in. The house was wonderful but it needed a bit of updating. One of the rooms that needed the most updating was the basement bathroom but unfortunately I used up all my funds updating the rest of the house and didn’t have […]

I can’t believe that I forgot all about these!  I was getting together with a dear friend of mine not that long ago when she mentioned a project she was working on that used freezer paper stencils. I used to make freezer paper stencils as a kid and can’t believe that I haven’t done anything […]

Sometimes all it takes to elevate your home or your parties to the next level is to add a bit of light. Light has a wonderful way of transforming a room making it more intimate and inviting. Candles are an inexpensive way of adding light to any event. The great thing about them is they […]

I did a post a few weeks ago on Easter Sugar cookies and I wanted to do a post this week showing you a few ways to package them up. Cute cookies need to be showcased in a special way. These ideas are great for showers, wedding favors or just for giving as gifts. Individually […]