Author Archives: Julie Mulligan

Festive Fall & Thanksgiving Table Settings

Creating a decorative detail on each dinner plate is an easy and inexpensive way to add a personal touch to your Thanksgiving table. While you don’t necessarily need to add a place card, it is a nice touch to create … Continue reading

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How to Make Halloween Centerpieces

Halloween is arguably the most DIY friendly holiday. Between costumes for kids and adults, décor and spooky-inspired parties, the options are endless!   DIY Halloween Candy Vase Personally, I love the purple, lime green, orange and black combination for the … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Spooky Spider Tree Halloween Centerpiece

Here’s a “spider tree” that is very simple to make and will look great in a picture window, on a table in the foyer or as a centerpiece for a Halloween party. Begin making your own spooky spider tree Halloween … Continue reading

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DIY Sunflower Crafts for Fall

Make Your Own Sunflower Candles, Wreaths & Pencil Case Vases As we head further into Fall, the colors of the season are reaching their peak. Rich reds, yellows and oranges add beauty to the landscape. Also at their peak are gorgeous … Continue reading

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Be Happy: Work on Your Own Personal Happiness Project

I’m still thinking about this whole feeling good and being happy thing. Of course, I immediately think of the power that flowers have on one’s well-being and state of mind, but there are so many little ways and things we … Continue reading

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Show Your Valentine’s Day Flowers Some TLC

How to Make Your Valentines Flowers Last Most of us look forward to feeling special and loved on Valentine’s Day, and of course receiving Valentine flowers is the perfect way to know you are adored! Flowers represent love in many … Continue reading

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How to Host a Luau Party

Tips on Creating the Perfect Hawaiian Luau from Leis to Exotic Cocktails Nothing breaks up the monotony of a long, cold winter like a fun and unexpected “theme” party! When the temperature outside is dropping, why not turn up the … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Dramatic Candle Centerpiece

Think Fire and Ice Why purchase a centerpiece when you can create your own dramatic candle centerpiece?  This is a fabulous look for any special occasion during the winter and creating the dramatic effect of fire and ice couldn’t be easier. Here’s … Continue reading

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Great New Year Decor Ideas!

Ring In The New Year With Style! Whether you are planning an intimate dinner for a few close friends or going all out to ring in the New Year you’ll want to have party décor that will set the mood.  If … Continue reading

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Orchid Care & Decorating Tips for Different Types of Orchids

In the past few years we’ve seen the popularity of orchids, both potted and cut, skyrocket! It’s now one of the most popular flowers that we carry at 1-800 Flowers. Orchids are simple and pure with an air of sophistication … Continue reading

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