Tagged: beads

Mardi Gras Decorations

Mardi Gras decorations are some of favorite projects to make. I love all of the colors, art and fantasy of the Mardi Gras celebrations. Although I have never been to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, I have done several TV segments and parties with this theme. I even had authentic… Read more

Valentine’s Gift Wrap

Here is my latest gift wrap idea I designed for Scotch®. I wanted to add texture and depth to this design by layering fabric over a wrapped gift before adding the ribbon and the accents. I think it looks very classy and it’s perfect for Valentine’s Day. Click here for… Read more

Candy to Go

These whimsical Valentine’s takeout boxes are a fun way to give candy and treats to friends or teachers to show them you care. They are so easy to make. The red one was inspired by candy conversation hearts and for the pink, I just wanted to make something flirty and… Read more

Holiday Gift Looks

I have compiled photos of some of the gifts I have wrapped to give some ideas of how to wrap gifts in a beautiful way that are unique for each individual. I always like to change the style of my gift decorations to suit the personality of the recipient. I… Read more

Beading Heart

Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday to add a personal touch to your cards and gift wrap. Even something as simple as accenting your gifts with a piece of pretty paper and adding beads in a heart shape will show how much you care. The beaded hearts and the hand-torn… Read more

Forget the Wine Bag

I have never been a big fan of wine bags. Some fabric bags are very beautiful but I just don’t particularly like plastic or paper wine bags because they remind me of a wino drinking out of a paper bag on the street corner. A bottle of wine makes a… Read more

Thanksgiving Napkin Ring

Thanksgiving napkin rings are a great way to add a festive touch to your table. They can be used at a place setting or displayed on the buffet table. Rather than buying napkin rings, I created a more economical version from tubes cut from paper towel rolls, covered with ribbon,… Read more

Yarn Bow

This gift design is easy and very inexpensive to create. The top lid of a jewelry box is decorated with scrapbooking paper and yarn to create a reusable box. Adding a yarn bow to a gift will amaze people and leave them wondering how it was made. Click here to… Read more