Easy Fall Decorating with Apothecary Jars

If you are looking for some simple ways to decorate your home this fall, you may like this apothecary jar centerpiece idea. I’m teaming up with a few blogger friends, for our seasonal creative challenge, and this time we are working with glass jars. A special thank-you to  Jar Store.com, for supplying us with four beautiful… [Read More]

How to Make Homemade Candles from Citrus Rinds

Homemade candles with essential oils are so easy to make. They smell wonderful and don’t cost a lot to make. I’ve made many as gifts or favors, with small tins, however, recently I saw some made from citrus rinds. I really love the bright fresh, natural look, and the smell of citrus, so I tried making… [Read More]

Pressed Flower Candles

Here’s an idea. Dress up a candle with pressed flowers. Pressed flower candles are great gifts for friends or make a great addition to your tablescape or other vignette. Here’s an idea. Dress up a candle with pressed flowers. It makes a great gift for a friend or especially now, would make a great addition to… [Read More]

Say Thanks with a Great Hostess Gift

A good guest should not come to a party empty-handed so here are a few ideas  for a great hostess gift for your next party. Bring a Bottle Bring your favorite wine or liquor. Make it special by wrapping it up in a new tea towel. Simply fold the tea towel in half length wise. Then… [Read More]

Handmade Holiday Gifts

This is the time of year when I start thinking about what I can make to give out to just about everyone during the holidays. Family, friends, co-workers, hair dressers, house cleaners, mailmen and so on. Last year I made simmering potpourri bags which were very pretty and not difficult to make. I’ve posted the… [Read More]