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ButterflyTN

Watercolor Butterfly Brunch for Spring Celebrations

Happy Earth Day! As you can see from my recent posts, I do love a pretty brunch! This sweet butterfly brunch is one that I put together when I lived in my downtown loft. Bringing in the lush green and colorful butterflies into the industrial environment was such a hit with my guests. As you… Read more.

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EatCakeBannerTN

DIY Eat Cake Party Banner

Today’s post is in celebration of this blog’s 1st year anniversary! Whoot Whoot! It has been the best year, and the busiest year of my work life. So let us take a moment of pause the busy blogger schedule to eat cake! This fun eat cake party banner was a suggestion of a reader who… Read more.

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RoseBouquetTN

Make a Gorgeous Rose Arrangement from Grocery Store Flowers

When I owned my flower shop, many years ago, I would find myself cringing when my wholesalers would triple the price of roses for Valentine’s day. Thank you to Whole Foods for not playing this game. They are offering 20 lush free-trade roses for only $20. Wow! I picked out this package of peachy bliss… Read more.

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GlitterLoveBanners

DIY Love Banners in Pink Ombré and Gold Glitter

A few months ago I was invited with nine other bloggers to be on the 12 Months of Martha craft bloggers team and this is month number one! I received my box of goodies last week and found myself giddy like a teenage girl. The box was full of so many Valentine craft paper, stickers… Read more.

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MrMrsGlitterBanner

Mr. & Mrs. Glittering Wedding Banner

It was only about a year ago that I reconnected with glitter. I am a simple girl, more practical and less fuss. But when the glitter bug bit it definitely took hold. One of my favorite wedding projects using glitter is this Mr. & Mrs. DIY banner that is oh so easy and fun to… Read more.

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WeddingMatchboxDIY

Personalized Matchbox Wedding Favors

Last year I posted a printable matchbox label with inspiring words and an editable monogram. Remember these? I have had so many requests for a personalized version for wedding favors and events that I added that option to my Etsy shop. The most requested for wedding favors are the words “a perfect match” and bride… Read more.

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YellowPaperRosePom

Real Weddings: Glorya and Tim’s 500 Paper Rose Event

I first “met” Glorya and Tim this spring on Instagram. They tagged me in a few of their photos showing their paper rose making process that used my rose video tutorial,  bouquet tutorial and rose template for their June wedding. I immediately started following them. Having this tiny behind the scenes view was a delight… Read more.

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Paper Rose Wreath

Make a Mini Paper Rose Wreath

I am going to share a fun little paper flower project today. This mini rose wreath is made from just 6 roses that have been attached to a 5 inch foam disc that I purchased at the dollar store. You can easily punch a hole in the center of the disk with a glass cup… Read more.

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Spiral Rose Centerpiece

Easy Spiral Paper Rose Centerpiece

Here is a fun paper project that is not only simple to make but looks elegant and lovely when finished. This is a great DIY project for wedding reception decor or to decorate any elegant party. I can even see this spiral rose branch used in styling a little girls room or to decorate your… Read more.

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Printable Table Number

Chalkboard Style Table Numbers

Still loving the look of the chalkboard style, I am adding this new design to the collection. These printable table numbers can be used for a wedding reception or any party, year round. I loved mixing them with the chalkboard terra cotta pots from this tutorial. You can add any message onto the rim of… Read more.

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DIY Blooming Branches

DIY Paper Flower Blooming Branches

One of my favorite spring visual treats is seeing the trees pop into bloom. Outside of my living room window is a tree full of pink flowers and next door another dressed in white. Wanting to bring some of that visual joy into my new home I decided to make these tissue flower blooms and… Read more.

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Paper Flower Garland

Cascading Paper Flower Garland + Tutorial

April shower bring gorgeous cascading paper flower garlands!  You may remember a version of this garland that I created about a year ago. I have made some changes, upgrades and improvements and here it is, version two just for you. I can see this garland as a backdrop for a wedding ceremony, or for at… Read more.

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MrMrsChalkboardBannerCG

Printable Mr & Mrs Banner in Chalkboard Style

I have been so busy finishing my project for today’s post and time got away from me, so I will save that post for Monday. Instead I am going to share this little printable that I created for a photo shoot that are perfect for you who are planning a wedding or a bridal shower…. Read more.

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MIni Flower Arrangements

Add a Little Bit of Spring to your Office Desk

Yesterday, I was having brunch with a friend as we were bouncing around thoughts of what creative ideas to share here on my new blog. She tossed me the idea of inspiring people to personalize and enliven their work spaces, especially for those who work in corporate jobs spending 8 plus hours in a bland… Read more.

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