These beautiful symbols are a form of Pennsylvania Dutch folk art. It became popular in 1850 when people started painting barns with the sentiment of bringing good fortune and happiness, but also to warm off evil spirits. The rustic element of the wood and the folk art makes these coasters perfect for the cottage. And the best part is that they’re pretty easy to make, and they even make a great gift!Read More
This past weekend I hosted my second bridal shower for my soon-to-be sister-in-law. This shower was completely different than the first one, but I still stuck to the same formula. Again, I started by selecting my theme, and everything else followed. This wedding is going to be held at a church with the reception at a country club, so I decided to go with something a little fancier, so I decided to go with a wine party.
For the food I wanted to try to mimic a wine tasting with foods that went with white wines and with red wines...Read More
We are well into wedding season now! And with wedding season come lots of other events that need planning, from bachelorettes to bridal showers. But planning some of these events can seem very overwhelming with so many aspects to plan for a large number of people. So, in an effort to simplify planning, I’ve broken it into seven categories to plan the perfect bridal shower: theme, venue, guest list, food, favours, gift registry, and personal touches.
Your theme is usually one of the first things you want to decide on, as this will help guide you through your decisions for food and favours, and it can be as simple or as complicated as you want it to be...Read More
We’ve all heard of the age old “Man Cave”. Well I have a way that you can improve on his favourite place in the house to escape from all the girly throw pillows and flowers. Making him some manly art using his extensive jersey collection to further enhance his manly sanctuary. And the best part is it won’t cost very much money either!Read More