Monthly Archives: October 2008

Keeping it in the Tin Can Family

Canisters with herbs I had been using this set of vintage kitchen canisters for a while. Then I saw another set of the same canisters at one of my favorite haunts, Barntique Village in Moriches, New York. I couldn’t resist … Continue reading

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If It Can Hold Water, It Can Hold Flowers!

I think the most interesting floral arrangements are the ones that are in a unique or unexpected container. You’ve seen the seasonal veggie and flower arrangements that I’ve posted recently and how great they look. So why not use old … Continue reading

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Cupcakes at the Brooklyn Flea

I visited my friends from Cupcakes Take the Cake this past weekend at the Brooklyn Flea. I don’t know how it’s possible that I wasn’t aware of this flea market before. Brooklyn Flea Market I read on Cupcakes Take the Cake … Continue reading

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Say It With Pumpkins

I really like to use seasonal elements when decorating for events and parties. When planning the décor for an event, you need to keep in mind the purpose of the gathering. You always want to make sure the décor “speaks” … Continue reading

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Make a Super-Sized Cupcake!

Just as I promised, I am unveiling my tips for making a super-sized cupcake. Making a super-sized cupcake is very easy! Obviously it will take quite a few chrysanthemums (‘Football’ mums), but it is a statement piece that will last … Continue reading

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Flower and Veggie Gathering Basket

You don’t have to choose just one! Make a stunning statement by filling up a traditional English gathering basket with an array of seasonal veggies on one side, and an exquisite profusion of autumn blooms on the other. Simply place … Continue reading

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Artichoke Vase

The artichoke is really a natural vase. Again, using what’s in season, I decided to go with dahlias and lavender. Using fresh lavender sprigs as accents make it smell delicious too. Here are some simple steps to follow to create … Continue reading

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