Tag Archive: Gifts

Embellished Poinsettia Gift Tags

Well, I discovered that despite my best intentions to have this post up over a week ago, I was at the mercy of the postman to deliver the gifts I’d ordered for our… Continue reading

Madame Verte’s Easter Basket Picks — For Grown Ups

With the Easter holiday still a few weeks away, I have been thinking pastels, bunnies, eggs, lambs, and candies lately.  Which also brings me to the subject of Easter baskets. Usually mon mari… Continue reading

Cardinals Come to Dinner

I received this set of cardinal salt and pepper shakers as a gift this Christmas, and I’m thrilled to add them to my ever-growing collection. I can’t wait to plan a woodland-themed dinner… Continue reading

Handmade Cork Coasters

Earlier this month, I learned about decoupage and collage from my good friend Megan.  Ever since then, I have been stocking up on supplies and brainstorming ideas to create handmade coasters. I gave… Continue reading

Miniature “Santa’s List”

Mon mari and I are in the early stages of Advent and each day he and I secretly fill the little slots of our Advent calendar with trinkets, sweets, jokes, and messages for… Continue reading

Festive and Floral

As the winter holidays near, it is time to begin stocking up on small gifts for hosts and hostesses alike. One of my favorite items to give (or to receive) is a small… Continue reading

Re-purposing Recyclables: Tin

There is something so charming about a tin, whether it is big or small.  Tins are super for storage and they can tell a story with their pictures, phrases, and history. I love… Continue reading

Mad for Monograms!

I must say, I love the look of a monogram. There is something about the beautiful script and the sense of ownership that just says “class.” There was a time when I thought… Continue reading