centerpiece

Now that Halloween is behind us, we can start thinking about how to transform our homes for Thanksgiving. I like to keep things as simple as possible and thought I’d share one of the easiest centerpieces you can make for your holiday table. All you need is an inexpensive glass hurricane, pop corn kernels and […]

The Fourth of July is my favorite holiday. We get to celebrate our great country, spend time with family and friends and there are no obligations when it comes to gifts or decor. I don’t generally do much decorating when it comes to July 4th, but I always try to think of something sweet and […]

I’ve been collecting lots of thrift store glass pieces the last six months: milk glass, sherbet cups, candlestick holders, and plain old glass vases–almost all of it under $1 a piece. It’s so great to have on hand when I want to set a table or decorate my mantel. But in order to make it […]

Recently I found some inexpensive fake pumpkins for my fall centerpiece, but some of them looked as cheap as the price. I decided to try dressing one up with gilding liquid–this is cool stuff! It’s easy to use, too. Here’s how to do it. . . Supplies for Gilding Pumpkins: Gilding liquid (I used Martha […]

Our family recently moved to a new home which we are renting, completely furnished. Fabulous, considering we’re only here a year and didn’t want to bring all our stuff with us. What’s not so fabulous is not having all my fun decorations for each season! So lately I’ve been looking for inexpensive ways to decorate […]

Give your 4th of July table a little splash of red, white, and blue with this colorful centerpiece. We colored rice with red and blue food coloring to give it this festive look. You can add this to any area in your house or it would be perfect for your party table! Supplies for 4th […]

Pumpkin Turkey Centerpiece

by Heather on November 22, 2009

I still had a couple of uncarved pumpkins left over from Halloween, so I thought it would be fun to use them for a Thanksgiving centerpiece. I think this would be cute at the kids’ table on turkey day. My three year-old son helped me with this project (mostly with gluing and cutting up my […]

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