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DIY cocktail bunnies


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Kick the cuteness factor up a notch this Easter with cute cocktail bunnies. Add that decorative touch to your hors d’oeuvres or cut fruit with fuzzy “bunny” toothpicks.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Don’t hide Easter eggs, show them off


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For those with family and friends they want to impress—and who doesn’t?—here’s an idea for Easter.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

‘Orange-you-glad’ table brighteners


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WITH a little creativity and imagination, orange peel may be transformed into “flower” centerpieces.

Here’s a fragrant and pretty craft for your table—orange peel flowers.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Glow in a glass


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Give your garden pots and garden patches a romantic glow with votive candles using martini or wine glasses. The stem of the wine glass gives it the perfect height and a steady base. Here’s what you’ll need:

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

This vase will make your face light up


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BUD vase lights up the room.

Don’t throw away your busted light bulbs just yet. With a little elbow grease, you can transform them into pretty little bud vases with that industrial edge to it.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Boob tube as art


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A SIMPLE black frame provides contrast to the many textures of the wall.

ne of the greatest improvements in TV is its size—what used to be big and bulky is now slim and sleeker. It is less of an eyesore and opens up a wealth of ideas on how to make it blend with your surroundings.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Easy to make, easy to share


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Celebrations mean get-togethers, entertaining, eating. Careful planning is the only way to get through without any hitch, and to make the experience enjoyable for you and your guests.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Add gilt to Christmas décor


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DON’T give up just yet on those tired-looking décor from last year. Spray them with clear acrylic epoxy and breathe new life into them!

Add gilt to your décor the easy and inexpensive way. Even your little ones can help out in this simple craft.

Posted: December 18th, 2013 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

A gilded fern for your holiday table


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No matter the sad times, bright Christmas balls and hanging ornaments are still popping up everywhere. If you prefer the more subtle touches for the season, here’s an idea. It even has a “green” angle to it.

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Scent and light


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As we approach the month of December, the weather gets cooler, the air seems crisper and we’re geared toward entertaining more for the holiday season.

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Columns,Home and Entertaining | Read More »

Halloween-theme holders you can DIY with your kids

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LIVEN up your kid’s study desk with these easy-to-make animal-theme pencil holders.

Liven up your home with these very easy to make pumpkin- and bat-theme holders. They’re great for holding paper napkins at the dinner or buffet table. They may also hold the pens on your kid’s desk.

Posted: October 31st, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

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