10 Party Items Not to Pass Up at a Garage Sale

If you love entertaining and throwing parties, but you don't like spending a lot of money, you need to hit the spring and summer garage sales!  I have scored so many great deals on treasures from garage sales and flea markets that I now use for entertaining, tablescapes and party decor. If you see … [Read more...]

The Best Garage Sale Find of the Year

Do you like entertaining?  Let me tell you about my best garage sale find of the year and why you might want to start searching, too! All spring, I looked at garage sales and flea markets for a beverage cart.  I wanted a wooden cart (affiliate) but only seemed to find the retro metal ones.  That … [Read more...]

How to Make a Bagel Stand

Did you catch last week's fun breakfast for a kids' sleepover?  Milk, fruit cups and a bagel bar with a DIY chalkboard serving tray.  But what I didn't show was how I made these adorable bagel stands.  And that, I saved for today.  Whether you're serving bagels or doughnuts, these display … [Read more...]

How to Make a Chalkboard Serving Tray for a Fun Kids’ Breakfast

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone.  #BetterBreakfast #CollectiveBias Are you a serving tray junkie?  I cannot walk by serving trays in the store without melting and wanting to take home each one.  I see beautiful glasses, … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]