Tag Archive: Ribbon

Crafting with a Cinnamon Broom, Part 2

This post is continued from my previous post, “Crafting with a Cinnamon Broom, Part 1” from earlier this week.  I decided to use a store-bought cinnamon broom to make some small, scented wreaths… Continue reading

Conversation Heart Ornament

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I made a conversation heart ornament from colored felt and red thread to mimic the sentiments on the tiny candies.  I used yellow, but other conversation heart colors… Continue reading

Waste Not, Want Not

The surfaces in my home office tend to get a little crowded sometimes. This is due to the fact that I usually keep a lot of old paper and packaging for use in… Continue reading

Felt Heart Ornament

I made a few felt hearts to use as ornaments on my decorative metal tree for February this year. I cut scraps of pink and white felt with a scissors to make the… Continue reading

Monogrammed Ornament/Door Hanger

I was initially going to use this idea to make personalized Christmas ornaments last month, but time got away from me.  These felt letters can be hung on doorknobs, hooks, bedposts, and memo… Continue reading

A Homemade New Year’s Eve

When I entertain, I like to use homemade touches to create a unique party atmosphere. Plus, making holiday accessories at home can be much cheaper than buying them at the store! Here are… Continue reading

DIY Kitchen Towel Napkins

My collection of table linens is rather pithy, especially for someone who enjoys entertaining as much as I do.  It is no wonder that I bought up these red, cream, and yellow kitchen… Continue reading

Sprucing Up Store-Bought Signs

If you’re like me, you enjoy a visit to the dollar store or neighborhood bargain shop once in a while.  One of my favorite things to do with dollar store finds is to… Continue reading

Ribbon Remnant Wine Markers

I went to a party the other night and the hostess, my pal Sarah, had a great idea for wine markers: she used ribbon remnants to tie pretty bows in different colors and… Continue reading

Place Card Primer: Felt Badges

I was fiddling around today with my piles of felt, and this idea for travel-inspired place card holders popped into my head. They are like étiquettes à bagages for your dinner table! ◊… Continue reading

Baby Tags

Lots of my friends and family seem to be welcoming new additions to their families lately.  In the last few months, three friends have had babies with different “E” names. When I give… Continue reading

Taking a Basket from Blah to Beautiful

I have had a long love affair with baskets.  I think it can be traced to my love of brown and also my love for wicker, and all things woven. Baskets seem to… Continue reading

Pretty Paper Bows to Make a Present “Pop”

The other day, I was wrapping a gift and the end result was a bit, blah.  I was fiddling around with some paper scraps and thought maybe a paper bow would help.  Usually,… Continue reading