Category: Occasions

Star Wars Crafts TV Segment on WBAL NBC

I stopped by WBAL on Sunday morning to show how to make fun Star Wars crafts and decorations. I used items I had around the house along with inexpensive things I found at the craft store. I am so excited about the Force Awakens that I even wore my Darth… Read more

4th of July Party Ideas

I absolutely love celebrating the 4th of July — the barbecues, desserts, decorations and the fireworks are things I look forward to every year. Here are some of my ideas for creative 4th of July decorations and centerpieces using household items so you can get a start on preparing your… Read more

Fun and Creative Gift Wrap for the Holidays

I stopped by NBC in Baltimore to show how to make fun and beautiful gifts for the holidays. If you haven’t wrapped you presents yet or if you ran out of wrapping paper, I have ideas for everyone to personalize gifts and make every present unique. Click here to watch… Read more

Holiday Gift Wrap Ideas

It is never too early to start wrapping your holiday gifts. Sometimes I wait to wrap them all at once and it becomes a chore rather than something that is fun and festive. The first gift looks amazing and then they start to get sloppy as I am getting to… Read more

Sometimes the Simplest Things…

With so much preparation and shopping required for Thanksgiving, there isn’t always time to think of fall inspired decorations as well. Sometimes the simplest things I create are the ones I end up liking the best. Here are five of my easy and economical decorations I created for Thanksgiving. I… Read more

Decorating with Cupcakes

I like to use food as decorations…it makes an event more fun when you can actually eat the party decor. A simple way to add a Fourth of July flair to purchased cupcakes is to add red candy to the tops of white icing and add small America Flags to… Read more

American Flag Inspired Masks

I like to create party favors for all types of events. It puts everyone in a good mood and helps to add positive energy to any get together. Favors are not just for kids anymore…adults can also have fun playing with party favors too, like the ones I made here. … Read more

Earth Day Crafts

Here are some of my Earth Day projects created from household items and repurposed materials. I always love showing how to create fun and beautiful crafts out of items that are usually discarded and thought of as trash. I think Lisa at WBAL was a little surprised at my wrapping… Read more