Author Archives: Julie Mulligan

DIY Santa Hat Holiday Treats & Crafts

Learn how to make Santa’s hat out of strawberries and flowers! Everyone loves Santa and everyone loves Santa’s Hat! Put one on and it’s an instant party! Anyone can wear one – young or old, big or little, animal or … Continue reading

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Seasonal Autumn Harvest: Rose Hips

I don’t think that there is a flower or plant that I don’t like. I am lucky to be in the flower business. I get to enjoy and experience unusual varieties that most people don’t have the opportunity to be … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Own Homemade Christmas Wreaths

One of my favorite traditions during the Holiday season is taking a day to decorate the house. While it may feel like a chore for some, I have always enjoyed putting a lot of creativity and effort into my décor … Continue reading

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DIY Apple Dessert Bar with Caramel & Chocolate Covered Apples

A do-it-yourself caramel and chocolate apple bar is a fun idea for any gathering this time of year and it works for kids and adults alike! Using apple slices instead of whole apples makes it easy for guests to create … Continue reading

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Take Home A Treat

As soon as I spotted this fantastic old wooden crate at one of my favorite antique spots, I knew that there were tons of fun ways that I could use it! I had friends over recently for our first fall … Continue reading

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Vacation Memories

Turn Vacation Souvenirs Into Home Decor Part of the fun of traveling and visiting new places is sampling the local foods and beverages.  In California I enjoyed locally brewed beers and home grown wines.  I enjoyed the artwork on the … Continue reading

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Trend Spotting: Copper

Copper is the Look for Fall Copper has an ageless appeal that has transcended centuries. And as the saying goes “everything old is new again!” Copper seemed to start popping up everywhere this spring, and now it truly is “the” metal for Fall! You … Continue reading

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The Moscow Mule: A Delicious & Inspirational Drink

There are a few themes that you will see weaving throughout my latest posts – what’s trending now, everything old is new again, my recent vacation in California, and California grown flowers. Here’s one that covers them all – The … Continue reading

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DIY Mother’s Day Craft: How to Make a Floral Hot Air Balloon for Mom

Mom does so much for the family throughout the year: No matter how long her to-do list is, you know you can always count on her for anything. Because she means so much, let her sit back and enjoy herself … Continue reading

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Create Fun and Simple Easter Decorations

You can create simple Easter decorations that are simply beautiful and inexpensive by using seasonal flowers and re-purposing hard goods that you already have around your house or from other holidays. Easter Tree Making simple Easter decorations couldn’t be easier! Take … Continue reading

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