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DIY Christmas + Burlap

Lots of people get super crafty around Christmas time, but not everyone has time to pull out all the stops.  If you have tons of time and space it’s easy to deck the halls, but if you have limited space or multiple holidays to celebrate (like me!) here are a few tips to get you

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Easy DIY Fabric Christmas Wreath

I know a lot of people start their holiday decorating the day after Thanksgiving, but I like to wait until the calendar flips to December to get festive.  Today I’ve got a super easy DIY fabric Christmas wreath that you can make in very little time.  All you’ll need is a wreath frame, some fabric

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Earth Day, Easter, Passover, Birthday

First, it’s Earth Day so do something!  Pick up a piece of trash you might otherwise ignore, skip the plastic water bottles for a week and ditch the paper coffee cup for a reusable travel mug.  Practice a random act of gardening.  Do anything.  Just be earthy.  On a holiday note…it’s Passover and Easter and my birthday this

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Easy DIY Wedding Project

It’s DIY week on my bloggity and while I’m not one to suggest DIY florals for your wedding (as evidenced in yesterday’s post) and I almost never use carnations, I do know that some people are brave and determined enough to give it a go so here are some tips for a super easy, cost effective tabletop design.  I think if

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Green Flowers for St. Patty’s Day

The Irish may be lucky, but those stem-died green carnations that pop up every year are no pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.  Check out these green ranunculus.  They’re much cooler than died blooms. Another look at a green ranunculus.  I LOVE them! I got this super cute pot at the gift

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How to order flowers for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is 2 weeks away and it’s the perfect time to order flowers.  If you’ve never ordered flowers before or are not sure what it is exactly that you “should” order I’ve got a few tips for ordering Valentine’s Day flowers. Before you call:  Make sure you have the name, delivery address (we’re talking

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Simple candlestick holder DIY

Happy Thanksgiving!  So your turkey’s done, the side dishes are taking turns warming up in the oven and you’re ready to set the table.  To create a candlestick holder in a pinch I used dried mung beans in tiny ball jars to hold these beeswax candles in place.  You can use any dried beans you have on hand or

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Happy Passover & Easter Centerpieces

We don’t do things too traditionally for Easter and Passover.  This Saturday night we will gather with some good friends for a Seder dinner at our house and then Sunday morning I will likely make an Easter brunch just so we’ve got all the bases covered!  I don’t do traditional “Easter centerpieces” either!  This is an arrangement that will sit

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A date at The Kitchen Table Bistro

I don’t do a lot of holiday orders, but I always try to fill special orders for my clients so when one of my favorite customers needed a little something special for Valentine’s Weekend it was fun to go a non-red-rose-route.  Here are a few shots from The Kitchen Table Bistro. Small vases of yellow & white tulips,waxflower & curly willow sat in first

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Order Fresh Flowers For Your Valentine!

Valentine’s Day is Feb. 14th and you should buy flowers. Whether we’re talking about weddings or holidays, flowers sometimes get a bad rap simply because they don’t “last forever”. I personally think we have enough stuff in our lives that will last forever and the fact that flowers die should not make them worthless. I hear slogans

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