Holiday Decor

Stars and Stripes Centerpieces

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Last year, we had a huge Fourth of July barbeque for fifty friends.  It was so much fun.  We can see our local fireworks from our front porch, so we’re a great place for an evening party.  Every year, all the kids from the neighborhood end up at our house for Mr. CG’s street fireworks show.  This year, I skipped throwing a party, but I still like to add a festive touch to my table.

I bought some basic canisters from Michaels in white and red, and a few spools of ribbon. 


This is not a novel concept to use ribbon for decorating centerpieces, but this is my simple and easy approach.  

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Eggstravagant Embellishments

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

Learn how to decorate your Easter eggs like these at this link by Better Homes and Gardens.

bhg easter eggs

bhg deco eggs bhg pearlized eggs

bhg rick rack eggs

bhg potted eggs

bhg jeweled eggs

 bhg rose topped bhg thread eggs

Happy Easter everyone !