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If you have an older home with a fireplace that no longer works, it can be a challenge to figure out how to decorate a non-working fireplace to make it look like a gorgeous design feature that matches your décor. However, depending on your preferences and the style of your home, various choices exist to... More

Hygge - the New Pathway to Peace

Hygge (pronounced hue-guh not hoo-gah). According to Jan Zimmer, an interior designer writing for USA Today, the hygge trend is rooted in Danish tradition. It elicits thoughts of comfortable tastes and carefree living. More and more, citizens are looking to the quality of their home lives as evidence of wellbeing. The desire for cozy atmospheres... More

patriotic wreath feature

Isn't this patriotic wreath adorable? The girls at Bright Settings whipped it up last week just in time for the summer holidays. When we rent out tablecloths and napkins for events all over the country, sometimes they come back with stains that are impossible to get out. Since we only send out table linens that... More


Did you know that if you catch a leprechaun, he'll grant you three wishes in exchange for his freedom? Well, I've never caught a leprechaun (or found a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow;-) but I've found a few leprechaun hats in my day. Here are ten fun leprechaun hat table decorations for your... More

Presidents' Day snacks feature

I cannot tell a lie. I love Presidents' Day. Since it's a national holiday, your kids might be home from school. Here are 12 Presidents' Day snacks that will not only keep them busy, but taste good when they're done! Baby Center has a great tutorial for making Abe Lincoln's Log Cabin. This one calls for pretzel sticks... More


Earlier this week I posted a round up of 12 Tutorials for Valentine's Day Napkins. Now that you have special napkins for your Valentine's Day dinner, you'll need napkin rings. I've rounded up ten of my favorite Valentine's Day Napkin Ring tutorials. You're sure to fall in love with one of these Valentine's Day crafts. Do you crochet?... More


Make your Valentine's Day table special by adding pretty napkins. If you like crafting, you'll like these napkin folding, stamping, and embroidery tutorials. Each of these Valentine's Day Napkins is quick and inexpensive, but will make a huge impact on your Valentine's Day table. Valentine's Day Napkins Bright Settings has two dozen napkin folding tutorials, all with step-by-step graphic instructions as... More

Valentine's Day Candle Centerpieces feature

Adding a little romance to your Valentine's Day dinner doesn't require lots of time and money. I've rounded up ten Valentine's Day candle centerpieces that are all quick and easy to put together. Best of all, they're fun to make and won't break the bank. Megan from Hometalk shows you how to set the perfect... More


Everybody likes Kisses! They're not just for snacking. You can decorate with them too! Whether you're planning a wedding, a Valentine's party, a Christmas dinner, or a shower, you'll find the perfect Hershey Kiss decorating tutorial here! Doesn't this bouquet of Hershey kiss flowers look good enough to eat? Becky from All In One Days Time shows... More

Decorating with Peacock Feathers Feature Iamge

My son and daughter-in-law have a peacock, a peahen, and just recently, their first peachick! (The chick's name is Pea-Diddy;-) Of course, they collect peacock feathers off the ground whenever they find them. Since my daughter-in-law is pretty crafty, I decided to round up several tutorials for making gorgeous peacock feather decorations. (Friends of theirs are getting married this summer and... More

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