Stars and Stripes Centerpieces

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. 

supplies

This is not a novel concept to use ribbon for decorating centerpieces, but this is my simple and easy approach.   Read the rest of this entry »

And the Award Goes To…

July 1st, 2009

Many of you have given me some awards over the past weeks, and I am so very grateful. It’s high time I pay it forward. This list is not exhaustive by any means. I gave the award based on some of these recent posts that really inspire me. Thanks friends.

From three sources, Project Pretty, Monica Wants It and All Things Creative, I thank you for the Lovely Blog Award.

And the Lovely Blog Award Goes To:  Read the rest of this entry »