The Alphabet

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The letter “P” created with red buttons and framed. See more @ www.annagoesshopping.com.

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Moss covered amped stand. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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Spell out the word “love” on fabric covered artist’s board. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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Modpodge a copy of your marriage certificate onto your painted wooden initial.
Also, adorable with a birth certificate! See more @ http://imleavingmymark.blogspot.com/2012/06/oh-how-pinteresting.

 

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A small chalkboard encased in an old painted frame allows you to spell out “Noel”, or any other holiday sentiment. See more @ http://www.bhg.com/christmas/indoor-decorating/fresh-christmas-decorating-ideas.

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Beautiful burlap ring bearer pillow made from burlap and wrapped with tulle, jute string and finishedwith a burlap button and stamped initial. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/94147900/burlap-ring-bearer-pillow-custom.

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“Be Positive” repurpose children’s blocks into inspirational phrases. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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The letter “A” created from all black buttons and mounted on burlap. See more @ http://dormtodiefor.tumblr.com/search/letter.

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Beautiful scrapbook paper and wooden letters-super easy. See more @ http://www.etsy.com/listing/69308862/custom-made-small-vintage-frame.

 

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painted white letter”A”, embellished with purple swirls and flowers. See more @ www.pinterest.com.

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Trace letter template onto scrapebook paper, lay out crayons, break or cut crayons to fit the letter. Place, then glue, crayons so they cover the letter, alternating colors. What a great teacher gift!
See more @ http://pennypinchingteacher.blogspot.com/search?q=crayons.

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Paris Vintage Fashion

Vintage fashion dresses, dare to dream. Enjoy.

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Lace and polka dot dress

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Full tulle skirt with print overlay and black bodice.

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Beige satin and lace dress.

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Pretty purple and white halter dress.

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White tulle dress embellished with blue embroidery and pink satin cumber bum.

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Unique Holiday Gift Tags

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Beautiful burlap roses, greenery and a bow.

Following the post on wrapping paper, I wanted to hi-light some unique, one of a kind  holiday gift tags that you can add to your wrapped Holiday packages. All photo have been taken from either interest, flickr, or directly from the web. I make no claim to any of the photos. Enjoy.

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Stamped “joyeaux” goft tags.

 

 

 

 

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Darling house, snowman, bird,deer, and train tags.

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Just stunning red reindeer gift tags.

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Festive reindeer.

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Stamped Santa Claus gift tag.

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Felt and ribbon Christmas trees.

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Stamped background with red roses.

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Pretty green and white poinsettia gift tags.

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Holiday Wrapped Packages

Here are some great ideas for both gift tags and wrapped holiday boxes. There are a multitude of styles from shabby chic to news print wrapping paper to brown paper wrap. Gift tags range from intricate to easy to make. All of the below pictures were taken from either pinterest or directly from the web. I make no claim to any of the photos. Enjoy.

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Wedding Cakes for Fall

Browse through some wedding cakes for fall, some elegant, some full of whimsey, all in the glorious  colors of autumn. All photos taken from Pinterest or directly from the web, I make no claim to the photos and have provided the link to the web where possible. Enjoy!

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White three tier wedding cake decorated for fall with the oh so popular succulent plants. See more at www.flickr.com/photos/mycakebyalessandra.

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Cream colored smoothly iced cake topped with wine rose petals and ribbon. http://www.lilyrosecakes.com.

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Stunning square cake decorated with orange and white lilies, roses, and carnations. Visit scarsdale.everythinglulu.com.

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Ivory and brown piping with chocolate fondant bows, center jewels, and ivory icing swirls. http://www.flickr.com/photos/designercakesbyapril.

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Double layer chocolate wedding cake topped with orange sugar roses for an autumn wedding. http://www.craftsy.com/project/view/fall-wedding-cake.

 

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“Top Hat” wedding cake decorated with leaves for fall. Visit www.flickr.com beauty by Alliance Bakery.

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Tiered wedding cake with rolled white chocolate ‘cigarettes’ around the sides. Fresh flowers and grapes. www.flickr.com.

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White wedding cake trimmed with brown frosting ribbon and chartreuse flowers. http://luvandido.com.

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Fun and funky wedding cake. http://www.carriescakes.com.

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Snow covered pinecones and trigs top an autumn cake. http://myinspiredwedding.com.

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Halloween Pumpkins

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Lace covered white (or orange) covered pumpkin. See more @ www.bhg.com/halloween/pumpkin-decorating/

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Lace and velvet pumpkin. See more @ www.vintagewithlaces.

 Halloween Pumpkins : Below you will find some unique ideas for decoration pumpkins this Halloween season. Trick or Treat?

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Candy corn pumpkins. See more @ www.bhg.com/halloween/pumpkin-decorating.

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Pumpkin painted white and dressed up with a sequined spider web. See more @ www.bhg.com/halloween/pumpkin-decorating.

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Boo in buttons. See more @ www.bhg.com/halloween/pumpkin-decorating.

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Glitter pumpkin topiary. See more @ www.adiamondinthestuff.com.

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Embellished black cat and bat. See more @ www.bhg.com/halloween/pumpkin-decorating.

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Pumpkin decorated with vintage door knob as the stem. See more @ findinghomeonline.com/vintage-doorknob-pumpkins.

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Dorm Room, Move In.

Over these last few weeks, those of us who have college aged kids have been packing and unpacking their life’s processions.Here are some great ideas for your student’s dorm room. Options include black and white,  brights, florals, pastels and  all colors of prints patterns. All photos uploaded from Pinterest. I claim no rights to these photos. Enjoy!

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Paris night life

Hello, I’ve just had a great trip to Paris, although I did not attend any fashion shows, I’ve put together a collection of Paris style gowns. Enjoy.

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Fabulous cream gown

 

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Stunning green dress

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Cream halter top

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Shoes with bows

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Green high low gown

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Short dress of pink lace 

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French Style

I’ve just spent the last ten days in Paris, France. And had a wonderful time. Sometimes tourists get a bad rap from Parisians. Making fun of their white tennis shoes, capri pants and crossover bags. Today in my post I’ve put together some wonderful outfits that even a tourist could pull off in Paris. Enjoy your travels.

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Great black and white striped skirt

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Simple jeans and white blouse dressed up with a green wool coat

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Cropped jeans, white tee add a great bag and a ever so Parisian scarf

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Jeans, blouse navy sweater and pearls make a classic outfit

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Vintage Furniture

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Shabby Chic bed

Shabby Chic, Antique, and Vintage all have a little different meaning. Antiques are over 100 years old. Shabby Chic is a style that uses eccentric and unique items to decorate. Vintage refers to older home decor.Below I’ve compiled items that fall into all of these categories. Enjoy.

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Vintage table and candle holders.

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Pink chest of drawers

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Blue tuffed couch

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Vintage yellow chest of drawers

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Refurbished curio cabinet

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