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Angie Holden

Angie Holden

Angie blogs at The Country Chic Cottage about crafts, DIY, home decor, and recipes. When she is not blogging, you can find her taking care of her husband and three kids in rural Tennessee. Angie loves simple, rustic farmhouse style with a modern twist.

Fall Table Ideas -- ideas for any fall dinner party or your Thanksgiving feast.

Fall Table Ideas

It is time to host those fall dinner parties and get prepared for Thanksgiving. Our fall table ideas will give you a starting point to a gorgeous fall idea for you and your style. Be sure to make your plan for Thanksgiving now and order your table linens. Our guide to purchasing linens for Thanksgiving should help you... More

Napkin Hacks -- 8 ideas for napkins that you don't believe! Pillows, totes, skirts, curtains, and more!

A few weeks ago we posted a collection of placemat hacks and thought we would share some ideas for napkin hacks as well. You can make everything from pillows to totes to skirts and more all out of fabric napkins. Get your napkins ordered in your favorite patterns from Bright Settings for any of the... More

Football Party Food Ideas -- great football themed ideas for your next game day party!

Football Party Food Ideas

It is football time again!  Grab a few of these football party food ideas and host a gathering at your home.  Themed food will top off your party but be sure to also check out our guide on how to throw a football party as well as our football party decorations. I found some great... More

Free Printable Baby Shower Games -- print these games for free to add some fun to any baby shower.

Are you planning a baby shower anytime soon? Be sure to check out our Baby Shower Table Linen Collection and grab our free printable baby shower games below. Fun games to add to any baby shower. Games are a great way to break up the shower and let the guests have some fun. We have... More

Embellish a Burlap Table Runner -- get 10 ideas for adding an embellishment to a burlap table runner. Ideas for every season!

You can purchase a custom size burlap table runner from Bright Settings then add some simple embellishments for the seasons. The number one issue I hear about burlap is that it is difficult to work with and it frays. Let Bright Settings do that portion of the work for you so all you have to... More

School Lunch Ideas -- great idea for packing school lunches. Everything from organizing to meal ideas all in one place.

School Lunch Ideas

It is almost back to school time once again. Today we have some fabulous school lunch ideas for you. Start planning today so that first day does not sneak up on you. We have everything from planning ideas to supplies to recipes and more. All of those ideas all in one place to kick the... More

10 Placemat Hacks -- Turn a common place mat into a variety of fun craft projects with these ideas!

10 Placemat Hacks

Did you know that you can use placemats for so much more than just the dinner table? These ten placemat hacks will get your creative juices flowing and have you picking up every gorgeous placemat you see in the store and online. You can make a simple pillow from a placemat in just a few... More

Ice Cream Party Ideas -- throw an ice cream party this summer with these fun ideas.

Ice Cream Party Ideas

In my opinion nothing is better in the summer than an amazing ice cream party. I have some ice cream party ideas for you today that you don't want to miss. Grab a few of these ideas to throw an amazing ice cream party for family and friends. Or maybe just a backyard bash for... More

30 Recipes in Mason Jars -- from dessert to salads to drinks -- serve it up in a mason jar!

It is no secret that I love mason jars. There is just something about serving up recipes in mason jars that makes a great party. Below I have gathered 30 ideas for your next party or just serve up recipes in mason jars on a weeknight! Either way you can find salads, drinks, and desserts... More

Free Printable Birthday Calendar -- a perpetual calendar to help you remember all of those birthdays!

Do you have trouble remembering all of those birthdays? Print this free printable birthday calendar and never send belated birthday wishes again. This is a perpetual calendar that you can keep year after year and add to as your family and friends grow. This is the perfect solution to get organized and be amazingly thoughtful... More

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