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Ombré flower hearts

There’s something about ombré flower decorations that I can’t resist – it’s like you’re taking something from nature and then painting with it to make a form of art. Only I cheat, and use fake flowers. 🙂 I managed to find some ranunculus bunches on sale at Michaels that were perfect for this project since a) the flowers are compact and quite even but b) there was some color variation within the bunch so that the arrangement would look more natural and allow for a more gradual ombré color fade. The first job is to de-head the flowers. Then you…

Little Monster Party Decorations

My adorable nephew Sebastian was turning 1, and I couldn’t resist offering to make some decorations for his first birthday party, which was “Little Monster” themed. I managed to whip these decorations up in 2-3 days, and really enjoyed my “alone time” with my trusty cricut machine, my hot glue gun and my sewing machine. I focused my efforts solely on styling the dessert table as that’s where I could make the biggest impact rather than spreading the decorations out throughout the location. Here’s a preview of the final product: Here are some of the details: Little Monster card cut…

Game of Thrones Premier Party

The premier of Season 8 of Game of Thrones felt a little like my birthday – after months of anticipation, the day finally arrived, we had an awesome group of friends over to celebrate, there were decorations, a lot of wine and a huge cake… and a few too many candles. My previous blog post outlined all the decorations I hand made for the party, but I just wanted to share some of the details of the actual dinner party. The Cake The most important part of any celebration, right? This was a custom order at Lazy Acres, a local…

DIY Game of Thrones Dragon Eggs

I used to be one of those smug people who could claim “Oh, I’ve never actually seen a single episode of Game of Thrones” as if somehow there was some superiority that came along with not being sucked into such a popular show. I honestly couldn’t care less about whether Jon Snow was alive or dead or back to life again. Then one of my husband’s friends convinced us to at least give one episode a try… and the rest of our summer of 2017 was history as we binge watched 67 episodes over a few weeks (yes, that’s 67…