I decided to do a test run of my table setting for the Fourth of July. I thought I’d challenge myself by just gathering things from around the house to fit the theme instead of rushing out to buy more stuff. Sometimes I feel like I’m drowning in belongings, even while being grateful for the … Read moreFabulous Fourth Of July Table
A refreshing Easter table, set with a sky blue cloth which makes a perfect background for frolicking bunnies and cheerful blooms. A pink cut glass bottle holds fuchsia flowers. Scattered petals give a carefree vibe to your Easter tea party. Adorable tea packets invite guests to linger over a delicious cup of tea, flavored with … Read moreBunnies & Flowers: Easter Table Decorations
I’ve been wanting to do something to display these sparkling pink crystal-cut glass drawer pulls since I found them. I’d love to refinish a dresser or cabinet with them, but they don’t currently fit my decor. I decided adding them to a sweet floral bouquet would be a unique and unexpected touch. I used magazine … Read moreBejeweled Bouquet
It took me longer this year than usual to break out The Giant Soup Pot for my annual commencement of Autumn. Heck with calendars, equinoxes, and stores that have already pushed the Halloween merchandise out the door to rush in Santa. Fall does not begin until the vegetable soup is cookin’ and my heart is … Read moreRustic Fall Vegetable Soup Recipe
I love the ritual of tea, perhaps more than I actually like tea itself. As a child, the brightly colored packets always spoke to me of far-flung foreign lands: London, Africa, Madagascar, India. Camel-driven caravans, high adventure, lace tablecloths and white gloves and flowery hats. Okay, yes. I spent most of my time in a … Read moreProspect Tea Review + Giveaway! Ends 08/17
I’m in love with the concept of this new site, Bloominous. They offer such a fresh, innovative approach to DIY flower projects. It’s one of those ideas that’s so perfect, you wonder why no one thought of it before. The concept combines several of my favorite things: gorgeous flowers, fabulous tablescapes and a DIY mentality. … Read moreLook Like a Flower Design Genius With Bloominous!
This is a companion craft that can be made along with my Carrot Candy Cone & Easter Puppets. You’re really just making an enlarged version of the bunny head puppet. This is a quick and easy project for kids of all ages, and the place holders make a cute addition to any Easter table! If … Read moreEaster Bunny Place Cards