How to Make $2 Tassel Garland

I love making my own party decorations.  But what I love it even more is when it costs a fraction of what you can buy it for in the store.  Today, I am showing you how to make a simple tassel garland for only $2. The secret that makes this tassel garland so inexpensive is that I used $1 … [Read more...]

How to Make Simple, Yet Gorgeous Dollar Tree Luminaries

(This post contains my affiliate links.) Oh friends, when my eyes caught a glance of these decorative glass bottles, I knew I had to do something fun!  And with a quick little addition, for a whopping total of 2 bucks, I made Dollar Tree Luminaries. Not only are the luminaries ultra easy to … [Read more...]

Delicious and Easy Little Pies for Your Entertaining

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EffortlessPies #CollectiveBias Before I became a Wedding Planner, I worked as a Banquet Manager.  Aside from the pleasure of meeting and working with wonderful clients and throwing … [Read more...]

How to Make Birds Nests for a Ladies Brunch

I have found a new little obsession this spring.  (Remember last summer's obsession?)  Maybe my new preoccupation is because I have desperately waited for spring to actually arrive.  Or possibly, it is simply because these things are plain old sweet.  But I cannot seem to get enough of birds nests, … [Read more...]

How to Make New Wood Look Worn for a Rustic Split Bouquet

This little project combines three things I love:  rustic wood, mason jars and fresh flowers.  It is simple in design and will look lovely on your dining table, window sill, nightstand or hearth.  Believe me . . . I've moved it all over the place.  My favorite spot, however, would be to display it … [Read more...]

How to Make a Beautiful Spring Centerpiece with Flowers and Candy

  Today, I have a lovely spring centerpiece that will look gorgeous on your table.  Instead of flowers arranged around a vase filled with stacked candies, this arrangement nestles the candy atop the flowers, inviting your friends and family to gather near to taste sweet treats and enjoy the … [Read more...]

25 Inspiring Tablescapes That Will Make You Say Hello Spring

Are you ready for Spring?  I can't wait to don the winter coats and hats to feel the warmer breezes and see the flowers bloom.  (By the way, if you want to come plant flowers in my new construction mud pit, please do!) But to inspire your spring tablescapes, I have 25 stunning images that will … [Read more...]

The Day I Realized My Obsession with Chairs

I was driving down the road, coming home from school one day and passed by a little garage sale.  Just beyond the canopy attached to the garage, I saw it. It caught my eye and drew me like a magnet.  I didn't have time to stop but that internal debate happened momentarily as I fought with my … [Read more...]

My Secret for Protecting Tables from Party Spills & Drips

  Party time.  Guests are serving themselves drinks and blue kool-aid is dripping down the side of the pitcher onto the table.  Or maybe it is the spout of your favorite beverage dispenser leaking iced tea even when turned off in plenty of time.  It happens to everyone, right? A wipeable … [Read more...]

Great Garage Sale Finds: TV Tray Makeover

I love shopping garage sales.  You never know what you'll stumble upon that you can use as is, upcycle or simply throw a fresh coat of paint on and create something new. For the last several months, I have been keeping my eyes open for TV trays.  Remember back to my post on creative seating for … [Read more...]