Posted under: Christmas



Mar
18

Party Palette: Fresh green dessert table

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Don’t think I’m crazy, but – this dessert table is from a Christmas party. (I swear I really do know what month it is right now.) You see, aside from the white cone trees, I think this table is actually really fresh for spring, with its minty sea green and lime tones. And I’m not sure if anyone’s ever thrown an extremely sophisticated black-tie-optional St. Patrick’s Day party, but I ...
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Party Palette: Fresh green and cream party table #colorpalette
Jan
28

Party Palette: Winter wonderland party

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Amy Atlas always makes the most beautiful and sophisticated color-coordinated sweets tables. (After all, she did invent sweets tables!!) This photo is from a Winter Wonderland party that she styled for Christine Taylor and Ben Stiller, and it features wintery white, gray, light and dark aqua, and silver glitter. Stunning! Photo: Amy Atlas Check out more “Party Palettes” (color palettes to inspire your party planning) here. You can also follow my ...
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Party Palette: Color inspiration for a winter wonderland party #colorpalette
Jan
26

{one pretty pin} Snowflake macarons

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These stunning little macarons, with their pale aqua snowflakes piped on in royal icing, are so pretty for a Winter Wonderland party. They also sound absolutely delicious: vanilla macarons with vanilla white chocolate ganache. Yes please! Get the recipe for these little beauties at Epicurean Mom. Featured pin • Original source: Epicurean Mom • Pinned to: Winter Wonderland Party

Snowflake macarons by EpicureanMom.com
Jan
08

Valentine’s Day heart peppermint candy pops

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Do you have leftover miniature candy canes at your house? I sure do. Somehow I buy too many every year and I never know what to do with the extras after Christmas! Well, I found the perfect solution this year. Just turn them into Valentine’s Day heart peppermint candy pops! These cuties are made by softening candy canes in the oven, then shaping them around a lollipop stick and filling ...
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Valentine's Day heart peppermint candy pops - made with leftover mini candy canes from Christmas!
Dec
23

Creative Christmas place setting ideas

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Wow your Christmas guests, young and old, with these creative place setting ideas from Hen House Linens! I seriously love these. They’re unique, fun, memorable, and best of all… as easy as pie. (Much easier than pie, actually.) ; ) First, here’s Frosty the Snowman, made from a dinner plate, salad plate, utensils napkins, raisins, and a carrot: A tiny herb wreath looks chic when it’s “hung” from a beautiful ...
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Snowman place setting by www.henhouselinens.com
Dec
22

{one pretty pin} Gingerbread garland

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I’ve never made a gingerberad cookie Christmas garland, but I’d like to think that I will someday. And I’d like to think that it will turn out just like this one. : ) Featured pin • Original source: Technomouse (in Russian) • Pinned to: Christmas

Gingerbread Christmas Garland
Dec
20

Links I’m Loving: Twas (almost!) the night before Christmas

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It’s very nearly Christmas, and I’m really in the Christmas spirit this year (thanks to snow, surprise cupcakes, loads of Christmas orders, and gifts sent in the nick of time, just to name a few holly jolly things!). So of course this week’s links must have a Christmas theme! There are so many great ideas out there that it’s hard to choose, but here are a few of my very favorite posts ...
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Links I'm Loving: Christmas gift ideas, recipes and crafts
Dec
18

Awesome Etsy find: Christmas prints by SpoonLily

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Need a little extra something for your walls in a jiffy? These pretty printable art prints by SpoonLily are just the thing. I love the classic style of the chalkboard backgrounds, script typography, and vintage style art: Browse all of SpoonLily’s holiday and Christmas designs here.

Christmas poster by SpoonLily.etsy.com
Dec
17

Party Palette: Christmas cardinal cookies

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This sweet set of cardinal and holly leaf gingerbread cookies are the perfect color inspiration for a Christmas or wintertime party. I’m also really partial to this picture because I love cardinals… and gingerbread. : ) Get the recipe for gingerbread cookies, plus instructions on how to decorate the cardinal and holly leaf cookies, over at Sweetopia. Photo: Sweetopia Check out more “Party Palettes” (color palettes to inspire your party planning) here. You ...
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Party palette: Red and green color inspiration for Christmas or winter parties #colorpalette
Dec
16

DIY Christmas ornaments made from candy

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These (literally) sweet little ornaments are a snap to make, using wintery peppermints, Christmassy gumdrops, and my favorite… sprinkles! 1. Peppermints and Red Hots wreath by Martha Stewart with instructions available at Fancy House Road 2. Sprinkles ornament via Little Gray Fox 3. Gum drop ornament via Mom Spark 4. A little mouse made from Hershey Kisses via Portland Examiner 5. Snowman peppermint ornament via Better Homes & Gardens 6. ...
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DIY Christmas ornaments made with candy!
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