Tag Archives | Christmas Decorating

Christmas Table Decorations With Fruit & Nuts

Not all centerpieces need to be made from flowers. During the winter season there are a variety of fruits and nuts that become available in the farmers markets. Combining these natural elements with candles creates a beautiful display that can be made ahead of time and placed on your holiday table to greet guests. In […]

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Ideas for Decorating Christmas Evergreen Swags.

Making your own ever green swags is easy and a gorgeous way to decorate an entranceway, bookcase or even a chair! In this video for ehow I discuss how to make and decorate Christmas swags. Click on the image to start video or watch video here.   Making your own Christmas swag decorations is easy! […]

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Decorating Christmas Tree Ornaments with Glitter. {DIY}

In this video for eHow, I show you how to decorate plain Christmas ornaments found in your local craft store with glitter. These are fantastic teacher gifts, hostess gifts or use them on your tree! Click the image to start the video or if the image does not appear CLICK HERE. Create your own glamorous glittering Christmas […]

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How to Make Christmas Star Ornament Placecards. {DIY VIDEO}

In this video for eHow I will show you how to make Christmas Star decorations with salt dough.   I grew up putting salt dough ornaments on my tree and haven’t made them in a very long time. It is time to bring this easy and fun craft back. This year I am going to […]

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Easy Christmas Mantle Decorations. Christmas Trees + Candles

Candle lights and Christmas trees can create quite the fire hazard if you’re not careful. Make candle lights and Christmas trees the safe way in this video for eHow. Click the image to start the video or if the image does not appear CLICK HERE.   Many years ago, Christmas trees were decorated with actual […]

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DIY: Creating Mercury Glass At Home

Mercury glass, also known as silvered glass because of its look, is ornate. Its name may be deceiving because there is actually no mercury or silver in it. True Mercury glass is a mold-blown clear glass that has double-sided walls and then has a thick coat of silver-colored liquid nitrate inserted into it through a […]

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A Christmas Tree for Every Room

It is the first weekend of December and my guess is that most of you are heading out to select the perfect tree sometime this weekend. But why just stop at one? What if you placed a tree in everyroom of the house? Big or small, Christmas trees bring the warmth of the season into […]

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Outdoor Entertaining ~ Let There Be Light

Spring Entertaining means Outside Entertaining, but as most areas of the country are still waiting for daylight savings time to give us that additional hour of precious light, evenings still require additional lighting for dining, sitting by the fire or simply to light the way to your front door. I was drawn into the Atlanta Urban Trends Collection […]

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On the Road: NYC ~ Finding Inspiration on the Street

If you are like me, each city you have been to has locations and memories about it that you associate with being there and will become your list of “Favorite Things About ____” (insert city name here).  Growing up in the NY tri-state area, New York has always been the city for me with the longest list of favorite “things”. […]

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Holiday Decorating: Woodland Christmas

  Each project (no matter if it is a room, a garden or an event) should have a theme that loosely inspires the direction. The Woodland Christmas theme was inspired by walking into my local Lowes and seeing 3 buckets of those round scraps produced when they cut the bottom of Christmas trees for customers. I asked if I […]

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