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The Tradition of a Mini Tree

Each year my daughter creates her own mini tree with the cuttings from our larger, family tree. It’s a tradition now and she really takes pride in creating and decorating her tree. First, she starts with a pile of cuttings. Then she snips and…

December 10, 2016
Tropical Thanksgiving Wreath
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Tropical Thanksgiving Wreath

Those of us in Florida (and other warm climates) that don’t experience fall with changing leaves try and find other ways to celebrate the season. Honestly, fall to us is when the temperature falls below 80 degrees. It is then we can turn off…

November 23, 2016
Headless Mermaid PUmpkin
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Great Ideas in Pumpkin Decorating

People amaze me every year with their pumpkin creativity. Pumpkin decorating continues to be a popular trend, with non-carved pumpkins dressed up in paint, glitter and other decorations. Metallic and two-tone pumpkins are quite popular (and copper is a big color this year). There…

October 20, 2016
Patriotic Sidewalk Lantern
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Patriotic Table Display & Door Decor

It’s getting red, white and blue around here! I’m very excited about my new patriotic display that includes a door decoration, sidewalk lanterns and table accents that are perfect for the upcoming Memorial Day and July 4th holidays. These are really fun crafts to make and…

May 27, 2016
Happy Holidays Quilted Christmas Tree Skirt
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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays! I hope it is a wonderful time for everyone to make memories with family and friends. It’s unseasonably warm this year in Florida, and across much of the country. I made my way to the beach this Christmas Eve morning and was…

December 24, 2015
Christmas Card Tree Garland
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Recycled Christmas Card Tree Garland

In addition to the recycled Christmas card mini album, try this recycled Christmas Card tree garland. It is a fantastic way to preserve memories of holidays gone by. Use a simple circle punch and strategically cut circles from the cards. Try and get phrases,…

December 8, 2015