Wood, Candle, Cranberry and Fresh Evergreen Centerpiece

A simple 2 x 10 piece of pine from home depot, is the base for this simple wood, candle, cranberry and fresh evergreen centerpiece.  Having a pretty centerpiece on the dining room table is something I love to create, especially at the holidays. In the summer, flowers from the garden are a must, but at… [Read More]

Easy Fall Decorating with Apothecary Jars

Learn how decorating with apothecary jars can create a beautiful setting for fall using affordable items that you probably already have around the house. If you are looking for some simple ways to decorate your home this fall, you may like this decorating with apothecary jars idea. I’m teaming up with a few blogger friends,… [Read More]

How to Make Homemade Candles from Citrus Rinds

Homemade candles with essential oils are so easy to make. They smell wonderful and don’t cost a lot to make. I’ve made many as gifts or favors, with small tins, however, recently I saw some made from citrus rinds. I really love the bright fresh, natural look, and the smell of citrus, so I tried making… [Read More]

Pressed Flower Candles: Easy and Beautiful

These pressed flower candles look great in any room and make great gifts. Learn how easy it is to turn dollar store candles into works of art. Have you ever dressed up a candle with pressed flowers? Pressed flower candles are great gifts for friends or make a great addition to your tablescape or home decor… [Read More]

Say Thanks with a Great Hostess Gift

A good guest should not come to a party empty-handed so here are a few ideas  for a great hostess gift for your next party. Bring a Bottle Bring your favorite wine or liquor. Make it special by wrapping it up in a new tea towel. Simply fold the tea towel in half length wise. Then… [Read More]

Handmade Holiday Gifts

This is the time of year when I start thinking about what I can make to give out to just about everyone during the holidays. Family, friends, co-workers, hair dressers, house cleaners, mailmen and so on. Last year I made simmering potpourri bags which were very pretty and not difficult to make. I’ve posted the… [Read More]