Tiered Serving Pieces

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Stacked metal cake plates in three sizes form an awesome cupcake server.

 

Cakes have always been a part of many celebrations and now cupcakes have become one of this countries most popular desserts. In this blog I showcase some delightful cake plates and cupcake servers. Some can  even be made from everyday household items. Enjoy!

 

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Darling blue server topped with glass.

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Tall, thin pastry stands.

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White serving dishes combine to form a three-tiered serving dish. 

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Unique Gift Giving

Upturned mirror placed on an ottoman and covered in lit candles and candle holders. It glows.

Upturned mirror placed on an ottoman and covered in lit candles and candle holders. It glows.

 

Enlarged tape measure table runner made from fabric drop cloth printed with number and measurements.

Enlarged tape measure table runner made from fabric (try linen or oilcloth) printed with number and measurements.

Happy Mother’s Day to mother’s everywhere. I’ve compiled several items that I’d (and most any mother) would love to recieve on Mother’s Day. Many items are do-it-yourself items (always a big winner with mom’s), one of a kind gifts or recycled items. I hope you enjoy this post and have a wonderful day today.

Fun idea, take vintage frames cover a backer board with toile fabric to create a cheerful wall hanging.

Fun idea, take vintage frames cover a backer board with toile fabric to create a cheerful wall hanging.

 

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Wall plaque made from old boards “white washed” and stenciled with black letters

 

Easy and innovative wall hanging. You can purchase a black outdoor matt and spray paint white, dabbing off some paint before it completely dries, distressing the matt. Hang!

Easy and innovative wall hanging. You can purchase a black outdoor matt and spray paint white, dabbing off some paint before it completely dries, distressing the matt. Hang!

 

Lawn rake (handle removed) hung on the wall turns into unique wine glass holder

Lawn rake (handle removed) hung on the wall turns into unique wine glass holder

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Unique Furniture Pieces

 

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cute multi-colored chair

This post features some very unusual pieces of furniture. Now most of us won’t be able to incorporate these unique pieces into our homes decor, but I just so enjoyed scouring the web for these pieces and thought you would enjoy looking at them too.

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bathtub turned couch…how clever

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unique chairs created from fabric upholstered pentagons

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pretty hand knit chair cover

 

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old guitar that has been painted aqua and turned into a bookcase

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you’ll always feel on the move sitting in this desk made from a car’s grill

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Style makers

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Here are some outfits that I consider to be great “style makers”. From the pictures you will see that I like black and white, a great pair of shoes, denim, big bows, scarfs, cowboy boots, lace, the color aqua and the color coral. Enjoy.  Continue reading

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Great DIY project ideas

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Vintage drawer pull screwed on a chalk board to hold the chalk

 

Compiled below are some great do-it-yourself projects. These projects take everyday items and turn them into a variety of items including storage boxes, lamps, clocks, coasters and so much more. Enjoy.

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Just add a picture frame hanger to a antique silver tray and you’ve got a fun and functional magnet board.

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Classic white tea cups and tea pot turned into a darling lamp. Love the tiny cup used as a final.

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Vintage tea cups filled with candle wax make cute candles.

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Bright colors of tulle and some ribbon make a fun girl’s tutu.

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Candleholders

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birdhouse with lit candles

Below are a variety of different candleholders.This post is full of great ideas to use in your home. Painted, metal, glass, and decorated candles in holders are on display. There are some great ideas to use in your home. Enjoy.

 

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white wave candles

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candlesticks distressed with blue paint

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pink and white rose candles

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bathtub with candles

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birdcages with candles

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glass candles holders

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red candles

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glass etched candle holder

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Orange Crush

 

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Glamorous orange gown

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Orange has not always been a favorite color of mine. One day I purchased an orange cardigan sweater in orange, I received so many compliments when wearing this orange sweater that I now incorporate orange into my wardrobe and home decor. I have orange shoes, a raincoat, a great purse, and scarfs as well as having orange candle holders and candles and metal orange table in my backyard and orange floral arrangements. So I recommend adding orange to your home and your wardrobe. Enjoy the following post, a Sea of Orange.

 

 

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Ruffles of orange

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Orange mini-dress

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Stunning orange staircase

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The orange color

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Orange dress with roses

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Easter Cakes

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bright, beautiful cake @ bing.com

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ribbons adore this easter cake @ www.bing.co

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 This holiday post features cakes for Easter. Some are very complex and time consuming to make, ( but still a joy to look at) but there are many that almost anyone would be able to make. I have posted each cakes respective website beneath each picture. A few had no site listed. Enjoy this post and I hope you will challenge yourself to try making one of these cakes. Continue reading

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Cloche

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glass cloche housing an easter display

 

A cloche was originally a french word for bell that referred to a bell shaped glass dome that served as a covering for protecting plants from cold temperatures. Today, cloche still refers to a bell shaped glass dome, but the dome may be used as a cover for protecting plants but more often than not a cloche is used to cover a decorative display. You can find cloche’s covering old books, clocks, bird’s nests, keepsakes, teacups and yummy desserts. Enjoy browsing through this post featuring the cloche.Maybe you’ll find a great idea to bring into your home.

 

 

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multiple glass and metal cloches house green plants

 

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chicken wire covers an easter bunny

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Easter Decor Abounds

Today is April 12th, and Easter  is just a few days away. Below you will find some great ideas for decorating your home for Easter. There are examples of wreaths, topiaries, floral arrangements, decorated eggs, peeps, tablescapes, and trees. Enjoy.
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pink peeps and pink gerber daisies

 

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burlap bunnies make a beautiful tablescape

 

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fabric carrots

 

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rabbit caught napping on this Easter wreath

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bunny made by covering a plywood bunny with dried green moss

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Easter eggs with words decopodged on and wrapped in twine

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