Sunday, December 16, 2007

5 Candy Cane Wedding Décor Ideas

Candy Canes are the perfect way to decorate for a winter wedding.

If you are throwing a Christmas wedding, or know someone who is, then check out these great ideas for incorporating the look of candy canes into your wedding décor!

These candy cane decoration ideas also work for a dinner party or school party as well..finish reading...

Sunday, December 9, 2007

Christmas Cocktails Without Alcohol

It is always a great idea to serve some non alcoholic drinks at your Christmas cocktail party. After all you will most like having a few designated drivers on the guest list.

These simple non alcoholic cocktail recipes are a great way to treat your Christmas guests to a special drink with out the side effect for the alcohol. Just be sure to keep the non alcoholic drinks separate fromm the regular cocktails if you will be serving both this Christmas.

Here are some of my favorite non alcoholic drink recipes...finish reading...

Thursday, December 6, 2007

How to Paint Plaster Christmas Ornaments

Plaster ornaments are one of my favorite Christmas crafts to paint. You find these plaster ornaments by the box full at craft stores. So many people buy these plaster Christmas ornaments because they are only about a quarter a piece.

The problem with plaster Christmas ornaments is that they often are not easy to paint or the finished product simply does not look good.

Here are some of my best tips for painting plaster Christmas ornaments so they look professional. These painting tips will also work great for wood ornaments that are meant to be painted as well...finish reading...

Monday, December 3, 2007

Art Gifts Under $25 for the Artist: The Best Art Pen for Artists

Looking for a great Christmas gift for the artist or crafter in your life? Here is the pen and ink mechanical pen I love to use. It is from Art Pen and is really a great buy.

Whether you are a professional artist, student, or simply like to draw occasionally, this is a fun a long lasting product. I have had mine for about ten years and with proper care it has continued to work.

Click here to check out a video I made of the Art Pen.

I received my first Art Pen as a graduation gift for High school and it was perfect!

Friday, November 30, 2007

Snowman Christmas Ornament Made from Recycled Materials

This snowman Christmas decoration is made from a variety of recycled materials, including an old finger nail polish bottle! There is such a huge focus on eco frienldy lifestyles, I thought you might like a recycled Christmas craft for all ages.

This simple eco friendly Christmas craft incorporates many materials I bet you have aroudn the house as well, so your wallet can go a little further this CHRISTmas!

Try incorporating any of your leftover materials around the house to make your own Christmas snowman decoration for a table centerpiece! ....finish reading....

Merry Christmas Ya'll!!!!

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Silver Leaf Christmas Ornaments

These silver leaf Christmas ornaments are a fun craft for anyone who loves to decorate with leaves in their home.

You can create simple and affordable metal leaf Christmas ornaments and use them on your own tree or give them as a simple gift to a neighbor or fellow gardener!

Kids can also make these simple Christmas leaf ornaments as a special gift for mom or dad for Christmas as well! ..finish reading...

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Holly Leaf Christmas Card Craft: Christmas Craft Video

Looking for a few good Christmas craft videos? Here is a fun Christmas craft video that shows you how to make a Holly Leaf Christmas card.

In the craft video I am using ink to paint the card, but of course, you can use water colors or any other kind of paints!

Click here to watch this Christmas craft video!