Graduation Party Appetizers, Finger Foods and Desserts

Graduation season is upon us and if you want to do something special for your graduate at their party celebration check out these amazing graduation party recipes. Some of these are simple, some are more complex, all are sure to please and catch the eye at a graduation celebration!Diploma Sandwiches from Taste of Home - What a clever way to serve a traditional sandwich platter with a graduation twist. Fun!Graduation Fondant Cupcakes from Glorious Treats - This DIY will show you the step-by-step process of making these adorable fondant cupcake toppers for your graduation party.[sc:adsense ]How to Make Graduation Cookies by Sweet Sugar Belle - This in-depth tutorial tells you how to do the icing on both a diploma cookie and a graduation hat cookie. Perfect for … [Read more...]

Easter Wreath Tutorials for Gorgeous Door Decor

Greet guests with a Happy Easter look right from the first step with a gorgeous wreath. Easter wreaths? Yes!We've found some of the simplest, most beautiful, and quick-to-assemble wreaths available for all your last-minute Easter decorating needs. From washi-tape decorating on the Easter Eggs, to marshmallow Peeps turned into home decor - the possibilities are endless.1. I love the Easter wreath which could stay up through most of Spring with the fuzzy ribbon "grass" and ribbon daisies. It's so inviting and cheerful! See the tutorial at Capture the Details. 2. This pastel Easter or Spring wreath from Country Chic Cottage has a fabric feel but is actually coffee filters and food coloring. So smart and easy to make! 3. With bright and colorful ribbons galore there is only things to … [Read more...]

Easter Centerpiece Inspirations for Cheerful Table Settings

I love setting a nice table and with Easter on it's way I've been looking for some inspirations about how I want to decorate my tablescape this Easter season. Here are some beautiful centerpieces for Easter I found and love. Which is your favorite?A simple but fun homemade Easter decoration, there are two Easter egg decoration tutorials in this Easter Egg Tree post - one to create the handing egg ornaments and one to create the open, lacey eggs. So cute! Easter Vases for Table Centerpieces1. I love this jelly bean filled vase of tulips - perfect for a cheerful Easter centerpiece display from Moore From the Heart. 2. A great kid's Easter craft, these paper flowers are a charming spring vase from Inside my Hideaway. 3. Small flowers set into colored egg shell vases from Martha … [Read more...]

16 Fall Containers for Gorgeous Porch Decor

Fall is the time many of us enjoy getting outdoors again, as summer heat gives way to more comfortable temperatures. Plus with fall inspiring so many gorgeous colors, it's the perfect time to redo your porch containers. These beautiful fall containers will give you plenty of inspirations as you consider how to decorate your porch for the autumn. 1. Tall Wooden Box2. Knock Out Basket Container Garden3. Dress up  Boring Wooden Container With an Upscale Tiled Container by Untrained Housewife4. Elevated Autumn Urn5. Singletons Flowering Kale6. Pumpkin Surprise7. Make an Accent8. Easy and Festive9. Tall and Slender[sc:adsense ] 10. Bountiful Birdbath11. Topsy Turvy Planter by Cottage at the Crossroads12. Mix … [Read more...]

20 Thanksgiving Table Centerpiece Ideas

Thanksgiving is right around the corner so it's time to start deciding what your table will look like. Whimsical?  Traditional? Natural colors? Themed colors? We have 20 of the best ideas from out and about to share with you today so take a look and pin your favorites for inspiration! Twine Light Bulb Pears by Sweet SocietyChalky Paint Pumpkin Centerpiece by The Casual CraftletePumpkin Candle Holders by Domestically BlissfulThanksgiving Succulent by It's All About the PrettyPaper Leaves by Confetti SunshineRustic Wooden Box with cute decorations by Boxy ColonialIndian Corn in Fall by BHGRustic Log Taper Candle Centerpiece by Farm Fresh TherapyMini Pumpkin by The Sweetest OccasionAutumn Leaf, Mason Jar Candle Holder by Spark and ChemistryShabby Chic … [Read more...]

10 Edible Plants with Fascinating Texture and Fragrance in the Garden

One of the elements to consider when planning your garden spaces is the texture of the plants. I especially love to include plants that are fun to touch in gardens near my front door, back patio, or other high-traffic areas. Here are some of my favorite edible plants perfect for a sensory or children’s garden. Many of these are explored in-depth in Gardening Like a Ninja: A Guide to Sneaking Delicious Edibles Into Your Landscape. 1. Sage – Broader, textured leaves make sage a lovely addition to the edible landscape. It grows as a woody perennial and the texture alone would be enough to make it worth adding to the landscape. But sage is available in a variety of colors – tri-color with burgundy streaks and splotches and a variegated green and white form are two of my … [Read more...]