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DIY hostess gifts – links

DIY polka dot napkins These unique host(ess) gifts are inspired and can be whipped up fairly easily. What a thoughtful way to say thank you for a party or a shared meal this holiday season.  (more…)

links – DIY kraft paper ideas

Succulent Party Favors/Table Place Names I love brown kraft paper. I keep a roll handy for wrapping gifts and was covering a present for my Dad this week when I started thinking about other creative ways to use it. It's…

DIY window panel table linens (no sew)

I have a lot of trouble finding table cloths and runners that I find even vaguely attractive. They are generally ugly and expensive! My secret find has been these window panels from here. They are around $20 each, so it's…

DIY chevron stripe cork board

I was inspired by those clever jewelry storage solutions collected here, last week. First, I did the clean-out. I dumped all of my bangles, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets in one place and wiped out the drawer, trays, and Ikea jewelry…

flower style

I love these white mini hydrangeas and I've found that my local supermarket sells good quality, long lasting flowers (roses from there last weeks!) at very reasonable prices, but I don't like giving posies, in their rubber bands and supermarket…

Cool DIY’s – links

1. DIY zen garden 2. DIY glam fringe necklace 3. DIY colorful home4. DIY new life for your old jeans 5. DIY wine cork pendants6. DIY creative & cool chandeliers

hand-made thank you cards

I spent my weekend celebrating Bastille Day (also my birthday!) and wanted to thank my friends and family for the thoughtful gifts, the old-fashioned way. I love beautiful cards and stationery so I set myself the challenge of creating something…

paper flowers diy

I love these paper flowers. I’ve made them in all different colors and while these are perfect for July 4th, they look even better when you use colors found in nature. White petals with yellow centers are my favorites. Lay…