Category Archives: How-to

Start a collection of Flower Arranging FROGS, they make arranging flowers a snap

When most people come across a flower frog they don’t have a clue to what it is, or what you would possibly do with it. Most flower arranging frogs look like some kind of metal pin cushion with perfectly aligned … Continue reading

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Hanging a collection of Plates/Dishes up on the Wall

Diversity of elements adds visual interest in interior decorating. When you hang a collection of plates up on a wall, you have something else to look at other than the often seen paintings, prints, photos and sometimes tapestries. Hanging a … Continue reading

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Christmas Decorating Tips, How-to and Ideas for your Best Holiday Ever

Christmas is coming and it’s time to decorate the house. A lot of people dread this activity because their results don’t always turn out as they envisioned. I hope this post, which is a compilation of All my  Christmas decorating … Continue reading

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A craft project to keep kids amused on Thanksgiving Day

Hi there Folks..Wishing you all a Happy Thanksgiving Day. Eat, Drink and Be Merry, at least for today. Tomorrow, back on the diet and facing everything life has to offer. If you have youngsters that need something to do on … Continue reading

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Some ideas for Repurposing, Reusing, Recycling an old artificial Christmas tree

Over the years I’ve acquired two artificial Christmas trees that I’ve decorated for the holidays; one is a large tree that’s tall and wide, the other is a slim Canadian spruce that’s tall and narrow. Some years I’ve decorated two … Continue reading

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Some Winter / Christmas craft projects for Fifth Graders

With the days getting shorter, and kids being inside more, parents and even school teachers are looking for inexpensive projects to bring out the creativity in their fifth graders. This post is a compilation of my best read / most … Continue reading

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It’s easy to make a Tulle Christmas Wreath

In the fifth grade with the help of a wonderful nun named Sister Mary Charles (nee Catherine Lily) we created many really nice Christmas decorations; one of them was a tulle wreath. When I made the wreath, before writing this … Continue reading

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