Holiday Decor

Fall Parties + Inspiration

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Hi everyone, today I’m playing catch up after being away for a few days. Meanwhile, I’m excited to announce that I’ve teamed up with blog pals Layla, Sarah, and Rhoda yet again for another round of fall link parties, dates and themes below, we hope you’ll join in on the fun!

fall link parties

 

I’ve rounded up over 50 fantastic fall and Halloween DIY decorating and crafting ideas for you over at the Best of DIY Fall Decorating Gallery.

50  fall decorating ideas

Hop on over to check out all the inspiring links and start thinking about what you’ll create this season!

 

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4th of July Painted Placemat & Napkin

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Hello all, are you excited for the upcoming Fourth of July? It’s one of my favorite holidays, I love the food and patriotic traditions!  Some years we host a party since we have a fantastic view of the local fireworks show from our front yard. In other years we’ll visit someone else’s home. This year my parents are hosting and we’ll spend the day poolside and then do the traditional fireworks observation at night.

I got crafty this year playing off Old Glory’s red and white stripes and white stars on a blue background to create a fun place setting. I partnered with ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape Brand to create a striped painted placemat and accompanying star spangled napkin, embellished with a fireworks inspired detail on top.

4th of july painted placemat and napkin

 

To recreate you’ll need red placemats, blue napkins, white craft tape, ScotchBlue Painter’s Tape; a roller, artist’s paintbrush, tray for paint, star punch from a craft store, and red pipe cleaners (not shown).

project supplies

 

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