I so look forward to pomegranate season and it is now here! Not only do I love the juicy red color (that look so great in photos) but also the fact that the pomegranate is considered super food and full of all kinds of good nutrition. Today I am featuring these gorgeous pomegranates from The… Read more.
I have such fun making things from Italian crepe paper and getting a set of the metallic crepes from Carti Fini made my heart flutter. You may remember my copper crepe paper acorns from a few weeks ago. These I used in my Thanksgiving table centerpiece. While I was making these I also started the… Read more.
This post is sponsored by Target. Shop Home Decor for modern luxury made easy. It is time for fall entertaining! I love to have décor and supplies ready and on hand for those last minute parties and gatherings of friends and family. One of my favorite things to do when I entertain is to serve local food and… Read more.
For my upcoming family Thanksgiving dinner, I wanted to great a bouquet for my table that is lush, abundant and hand made. So that is what I did. For this bouquet I added my crepe paper mums in plum and coral, acorns made in metallic copper and brown, maple leaves in plum, gold, copper and… Read more.
We had such a great response from our papel picados that we made earlier this year, that we decided to do a pretty paper cut banner for your fall decor and entertaining. These elegant Thansgiving banner was cut easily on the Cricut Explore on Ruby and Antique Gold metallic papers from paper-papers.com. Once cut we… Read more.
Thanksgiving is truly my favorite holiday and perhaps that is because I love that it is centered around food (I love food), and remembering all of the things I am thankful for. This year I am loving the trend of the gold infusion and mixed with deep plums and purples this combination gives such a… Read more.
This printable is hosted and sponsored by World Label. Whether you are hosting the Thanksgiving feast or have an invitation to join another, I think you will enjoy these fabulous wine bottle (or any beverage) labels hosted by worldlabel.com. We designed these with eye-catching labels in plums and sage green colors, featuring autumn leaves, acorns,… Read more.
I love how these crepe paper artichokes turned out. The pliability and soft colors of the Carte Fini crepe paper gives it a very organic and yummy feel. Don’t they look like they came straight from my garden? I will have to watch myself to make sure I don’t just plop them into a pot of… Read more.
I want to give a Thanks to Worldlabel for sponsoring and hosting today’s post with my label design. Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away. This year I am hosting Thanksgiving dinner for my entire family. That means a very long table to seat 21 people! My holiday gatherings are often a gigantic, gourmet feast which means… Read more.
If you are at all like me, you have a bit of a challenge when entertaining for guests in making sure you provide for all of the food allergy or sensitivity issues. For my Thanksgiving dinner I will be serving a combination of vegan, gluten-free and sugar-free along with my roasted turkey. To make it easier… Read more.
Fall is a great time to sit around table with the younger ones and make a few cute kids crafts. These little pine cone cuties are a traditional favorite and we are sharing a fun printable pattern with our own twist. All you need for this craft is a stack of felt, scissors, goggly eyes… Read more.
Fall. . . my favorite time of year. For me Fall includes more time in the kitchen cooking for guests and baking goodies as gifts. A great addition to a food gift is to include the recipe. Though I have shared recipe cards for all of the seasons, this one is a little different in… Read more.
I am loving the metallic crepe papers that are available at Carte Fini. I am experimenting with crepe paper flowers made from these gorgeous metallics, but today I made a few adorable little acorns and leaves. For these acorns I chose the Copper for the nut itself and made the caps from a non-metallic Saddle…. Read more.
I am planning to make a crepe paper centerpiece for my Thanksgiving table. . . I will share all of the pieces and steps with you which will include artichokes, pine cones, mums, fall leaves and acorn. Ooooh, I am so excited to make all of these! The second piece I am making (you can… Read more.
Fall is the time for the glorious dahlia bloom! They come in so many varieties that it is easy to choose a color or two that makes you smile. In Friday’s post I made a blush dahlia for the paper wedding bouquet. Today I made my fall dahlias from lush plums and a pop of… Read more.
It is time for a new Fall wreath for the door and me being one who likes to push the color boundaries and traditions, decided to make it in deep plums and purples with a touch of lime. For that color palette, the paper flower of choice must be a hydrangea, right? I started with… Read more.
For our September Michaels Makers challenge, we were asked to shop at their Fall Market to find materials and items to decorate our home in preparation for Autumn. I decided this would be a perfect opportunity to give my front porch a fall makeover and though the leaves have not yet started to change colors… Read more.
All I need now is the Turkey, the rest of the fixings and five of you to come sit at my table! I will miss cooking Thanksgiving dinner this year since I will be off in Amsterdam, so to fill up on some of that Thanksgiving love, I designed a rustic luxe dinner table setting…. Read more.
For your Thanksgiving centerpiece this year, why not make it an interactive arrangement? That’s right, a Thankful Tree with leaves leaves printed, trimmed and ready for your guests to share their gratitude. Once they have added their sentiment they simply tie their leaf or leaves onto the centerpiece branches. I have made it very easy… Read more.
It is time for another paper flower! Dahlia’s are one of my all-time favorites, partly because my name is included in the letters of this luscious bloom. Dahlias come in a variety of colors and shapes so I picked a rich plum with a irregular petal pattern as my inspiration. I will not lie, this… Read more.