Tag Archive: holiday

Turkey Place Card Holders

This little gaggle of gobblers is a charming addition to any holiday table!  These turkey place card holders are made of sturdy metal and add a touch of whimsy to traditional dinners! I… Continue reading

Holiday Wine Charms

As the Thanksgiving holiday nears, we prepare to visit the homes of relatives and friends for lavish dinners, flowing drinks, and general merriment.  Here are some holiday-themed wine charms that I whipped up… Continue reading

In Lieu of a Card…

One of the holiday traditions that I like best is the practice of sending holiday greeting cards to friends and loved ones. I enjoy hearing how the year has gone for the people… Continue reading

Great Holiday Garnishes

I titled this post “Great Holiday Garnishes” because these food items evoke a holiday feel in me when I see them on a plate. Some garnishes are included in this post because of… 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

I’m Thankful Place Cards

I just love pumpkins and I’m so glad that I get to use them for two months in a row each year!  November brings us blustery days and chilly evenings and officially starts… Continue reading

A Metal Tree for All Seasons

I thought I would take a few minutes to blog about a home accessory I bought this weekend in a frenzied dash to the fabric store for some last-minute Halloween costume supplies. I… Continue reading

DIY Sparkly Spiders

One of the Halloween accessories I bought this year was a package of spiders fashioned out of glittery jingle bells.  I could only find a few colors, so I decided to try and… Continue reading

Halloween Paper Dangles

These Halloween paper cut-outs are perfect for decorating windows, walls, and making a simple garland.  I drew a bat, some pumpkins, a ghost and candy corn shapes on colored construction paper.  Then, I… Continue reading

Skull Candy Necklaces

I have to confess that I took a little help for this blog topic from a Wilton kit that I purchased the other day at the craft store.  For a little more than… Continue reading

Petite Pumpkin Place Card Holders

These pumpkin place card holders are the perfect addition to any fall table or buffet spread.  You could use colored card stock, glitter, or fall cut-outs to make the paper tags stand out… Continue reading

Hurry Up Halloween!

I was out shopping today and the store shelves are filled with Halloween decorations right now.  I just love Halloween, and it happens to be mon mari’s favorite holiday.  What a wonderful inspiration… Continue reading

Celebrating Flag Day

Today, June 14 is Flag Day. In honor of flags, here are two tutorials detailing how to make a simple set of toothpick flags or a flag garland for parties. The toothpick flags… Continue reading

Patriotic Mini-Cakes

I recently saw a recipe for star-shaped shortcakes in the Summer 2011 edition of Publix FamilyStyle Magazine.  Please see my Resources page for more information on the original recipe.  The cakes were topped… Continue reading