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!