How to Make a Sugared Fruit Centerpiece

The holidays, or any special occasion for that matter, require a little something special for the table. Although I love using my flowers for a centerpiece, there are times, like during the winter, or even certain times during the growing season, where I just don’t have the right materials available. You can always buy flowers… [Read More]

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]

Easter Lilies and a Centerpiece

Easter lilies can be seen being sold on street corners and in markets all over the place at this time of year. In reality this plant, Lilium longiflorum, normally blooms in August and September. In fact, you can plant your Easter lily after all danger of frost, and you will likely get another bloom period… [Read More]

Make a Mini Moss Garden Centerpiece

We have a lot of moss growing on the property. This moss is a great free addition to pots and terrariums, and you can even use it to create a mini moss garden centerpiece for your spring decor. It’s similar to the very popular and adorable fairy gardens you’ve seen online. This one has a cute little nest… [Read More]

Flower Pot Centerpiece

My sister showed me a picture of something a friend of hers made. It was a flower pot centerpiece. She knew I would want to make one too, and of course, I did. This particular photo showed a terracotta pot within a pot, planted with pansies and a candle in a hurricane vase. Flower Pot… [Read More]

Dried Hydrangea & Seeded Eucalyptus Centerpiece

Here’s a closer look at our centerpiece from the Christmas Home Tour. I knew I wanted to use some of the pretty dried flowers from my hydrangea bushes this year. Also, I kept being pulled to the many vintage and rustic boxes I noticed all over the blogosphere. So when I visited a new vintage store… [Read More]

How to Make an Edible Centerpiece for Thanksgiving

Here’s a twist on the Cornucopia for your Thanksgiving table. An edible centerpiece which is simply a display fruit and nuts in a large bowl as your symbol of abundance and plentiful harvest this year. It can also double as a dessert option for those who are watching what they eat.  Materials Large bowl –… [Read More]