Pomegranate Prosecco Cocktail

Pomegranate Prosecco Cocktail

One of my favorite ways to make a cocktail is to use Prosecco. It is a great base for a cocktail that can be drank in the morning or for a date night. It always pairs well with fruit. So, when I thought what kind of cocktail should I make for Valentine’s day? I knew I wanted to serve it in a champagne glass, because what is more romantic than that, I knew it had to be a Prosecco cocktail.

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5 Valentines Day Crafts with your Cricut

5 Valentines Day Crafts with your Cricut

We are speeding through January already. If you got a Cricut for Christmas break open that box or grab it off your shelf and let’s get to crafting for Valentine’s Day. Today I am sharing 5 Cricut Valentine’s day projects that I have done over the last two years everything from shirts to mason jar to actual valentine cards.

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How to make 3D paper stars with the Cricut Maker

How to make 3D paper stars with the Cricut Maker

When you think of paper crafts often time you think of flat creations, such as cards. Today I want to show you that you can make 3 dimensional sculptural pieces with your Cricut Maker using the scoring tool. In my craft room I have some fun and colorful backdrops that I wanted to use to make the space seem more fun and whimsical. I decided to make 3D paper stars. 

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DIY Valentine's Day Sign with Cricut Adhesive Foil

DIY Valentine's Day Sign with Cricut Adhesive Foil

Valentine’s day is around the corner and my front door was looking a bit bare so I decided I needed to decorate it for Valentine’s day. Now a trick I have used over the years to jazz up my wreaths is to add a sign in the middle. Now I have had this pomegranate and red berries for years. In fact I bought it when I used to work at Restoration Hardware. Now the wreath was part of the Christmas collection but easily translates to Valentine’s day and this sign will help with that.

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Instant Pot Storage Cart

Instant Pot Storage Cart

I have had my Instant Pot for a few years now. I use it at least twice a week and I am not one for leaving a lot of appliances on my counter. Now my kitchen is on the small side so I was keeping my Instant Pot in the guest bedroom closet. What a pain. In fact, this summer I knocked something off the shelf in the closet and it fell square on my big toe. It wasn’t broken but it turned black and blue.

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Another Buffalo Check Christmas Tree

Another Buffalo Check Christmas Tree

This is the third Christmas I have had two Christmas trees. Growing up I always had a dream of having more than one Christmas tree that just seemed so fancy. So when I bought my house and it had a sunporch I immediately knew I could have my second Christmas tree. This year I decorated the tree in buffalo check. I know, I know we are not surprised. I LOVE buffalo check. However I did switch it up a bit by doing something I have never done before…. I used two ribbons. I first adorned the tree with this buffalo check ribbon and then in between the ribbon I went back in with a burlap and red glitter ribbon.

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Christmas Margarita

Christmas Margarita

This time of year my halls are decked and I am ready to have friends and family over for a Christmas party. Each year we get together and have a yankee swap along with some great apps and desserts but most importantly cocktails! I always try to make a signature cocktail for the evening. Last year I made spiked Wassail. This year I thought why not try to make a Christmas margarita.

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Decorating Floating Shelves for Christmas

Decorating Floating Shelves for Christmas

My favorite part of my kitchen renovation is my floating shelves. I love decorating these shelves every season but decorating them for Christmas is my all time favorite. Check out how I decorated these same shelves for Christmas last year here.

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How to decorate and layout furniture in a small open concept apartment

How to decorate and layout furniture in a small open concept apartment

Recently I had the opportunity with Lisa from Shine Your Light to design an apartment for the Amos House in Providence, RI. The Amos house is a leading social service agency that offers housing, addiction recovery, helps individuals gain parenting skills and reunify with their children, job training, and the largest soup kitchen in the Rhode Island.

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Flocked Buffalo Check Christmas Tree

Flocked Buffalo Check Christmas Tree

For years I have been swooning over a the idea of a flocked Christmas tree. Well this year I dragged out my Christmas Tree put it up and plugged it in and only 1/3rd of it lit up. I tried figuring out how to get all the lights to work and well I failed. I even tried just shaking it really hard, no surprise that didn’t work either. So you want to know what I did? I ordered my dream Christmas tree. The one I had been eyeing for years and guys I couldn’t be happier. It was worth every hard earned penny. The flocking is gorgeous and it’s the fullest tree I have ever owned

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DIY Mercury Glass Mason Jar Vases

DIY Mercury Glass Mason Jar Vases

Ball® mason jars are a great inexpensive way to craft and DIY your Christmas décor. I have always had a love for mercury glass as part of my Christmas décor but the fact is real mercury glass can be really expensive. So over the years I have learned how to turn glass ware into a faux mercury glass using this technique.

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Christmas Table Setting and Decor

Christmas Table Setting and Decor

With Christmas right around the corner I wanted to show you guys how I decorate my table for Christmas. Now this is a smaller Christmas tablescape since I am not hosting this year but I am having some friends over. We all know this is my favorite holiday so why not dress up the table for them.

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Embroidery Hoop Christmas Wreath

Embroidery Hoop Christmas Wreath

My love for buffalo check is no secret so why would we expect a wreath any different? I love making embroidery hoop wreaths, they are unexpected but so simple and beautiful when done. I made this embroidery hoop wreath this past fall. I decide to make another one and wanted to walk you through step by step how to make an embroidery hoop wreath for Christmas.

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