DIY: Glittering New Year’s Centerpiece

If you are looking for a fun, glittery unforgettable centerpiece for your New Year's Party (or any winter event!), look no further! This was a guest post on my blog back in December 2007. If you don't spend much time perusing the archives, you'll … ** Read more **

Use What You Have:
Creative Gift Bags & Boxes

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Here is a clever way to use up bits and pieces of what you have around the house to make very cute and creative gift bags or boxes! I'm all for using what you have for thrifty wrapping. Gather up extra buttons, ribbons, strings, bits of paper and … ** Read more **

DIY Glitter Snow for Candles & Mason Jar Filler

DIY Glitter Snow for Mason Jars and Sparkle Candles

For years and years I've made these jars. They are my GO TO decorating idea for just about any event. They are pretty, easy to use and make and are always a HUGE hit! I'm a big fan of simple pretty ideas. I use Epsom salt as glittery snow in my mason … ** Read more **

DIY: Coastal Beach Chic Christmas Decor

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Coastal Living After creating my own "northwest coastal" style winter front door decor, I decided to look online for some more beach inspired Christmas decor inspiration. Of course, I found some inspiring ideas over at Coastal Living! While I have … ** Read more **

Flameless Candles:
Perfect for the Holidays

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Southern Living I have quite a few lanterns at my house. I just recently decided to put flameless candles in them for safety. I love having my porch all lit up with candles to greet holiday guests, but it is hard to keep them lit if it is a little … ** Read more **

White or Colored Christmas Lights?
Let’s Discuss.

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Since it is Thanksgiving week and our brains are kind of busy thinking about holiday plans, let's have some fun today and all throw in our two cents on this highly sensitive, and controversial topic, shall we? I threw this question out last year and … ** Read more **

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