I found this cute idea from The Gilded Hare, and I’ve been dying to try it for a special occasion. My friends Ana and Theo are getting married in spring, and I’m providing the bridal shower favors to thank everyone for celebrating the bride! What You Need: Assorted Wooden Spoons Painters Tape Spray Paint Food-Safe Clear Sealant (I used Bull's Eye Shellac) Method: Decide on your design. For Ana’s bridal shower, I wanted to use something that fit well with their … [Read more...]
A fun way to decorate your drink glasses!
(Used in this project: Small Circle Vinyl Labels in Custom and Vida styles.) Celebrate simply and with a lot of class, using little dot labels with a photo of the person-(or people)-of-the-hour. Put a photo of the special people on a small circle label, and use it to decorate champagne glasses or any number of other surfaces. Be sure to select vinyl labels, because they are easily removed from glass and metal, and can be used again. Choose a high-resolution, high quality photo of the … [Read more...]
(Used in this project: Circle Labels and Diamond Tags in Summer Garden style.) Did you know that just about any bulb will grow in rocks? Neither did I until I came across an article about paper white bulbs. The article explained that as long as the bulb was always touching water and the container was heavy enough to take the weight of the plant, it would grow. I wanted to try it myself just to see, but paper whites were no where to be found since they are a winter flower. So I picked up a bag … [Read more...]
(Used in this project: Circle Labels and Scallop Tags in Kashmir style.) Whether your feet contend with high heels, hard floors, and long days or get a workout in runners and gardening clogs, they deserve a little pampering, right? When I come in from the garden in my very favorite gardening flip flops I'm sure to leave a dirt trail behind me. But even after a hot shower and a quick sweep, my feet still ache from the pounding they just took. I made up a herbal foot soak just to pamper my … [Read more...]
What better way to brighten up a shower than flowers...and seeds!? Beautiful flower centerpieces planted with a mix of butterfly blend seeds makes for a fun way to display favors. To Make the Seed Packets First, buy a butterfly or bee blend of seeds from your local nursery. They usually contain a mix of perennials and annuals that will grow best in your climate. You can also make your own mix by purchasing seeds for flowers that you or the guests-of-honor love and mixing them yourself. … [Read more...]