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everyday style: the five minute flourish

Everyday Style Petite Spring Bouquets easy charm with a few simple snips Southerners rekindle personal courtships each & every spring with honeysuckle. For many, the delicate fragrance is reminiscent of childhood… catching fire flies at dusk or wrapping up one last game of TV tag with the other neighborhood kids before our moms call us in for the […]

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organized sports: how to make travel ball treat boxes

Sports Celebrations Ball Park Boxes make cookies special with these ideas for a signature win On deck… Post game sweets. Softball bunting gives new meaning to these travel ball treats. Create pitch-perfect swag with a round craft punch & yellow paper. Sketch game ball stitches with a red marker. Wave home the look by stringing […]

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spring showers: perfect party favors

Company’s Coming A Savory Send Off Homemade cheese straws are a delicious nibble to offer guests at almost any get-together. They make an ideal favor as they can be offered during the soiree & packaged for friends to take with them conjuring memories of the celebration long after it is over. Party favors are simple gifts […]

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spring showers: a delightful party presentation

Company’s Coming Sweet & Seasonal Seated gatherings & Easter celebrations call for eye-catching ideas. Fill egg cups with mixed baby greens. Perch egg shaped chicken salad servings on top. Accompany place settings with antique silver butter knives in a variety of patterns. Spring inspired crackers soften the look. As new growth begins again outdoors, mimic […]

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spring showers: how to make butterfly palmiers

Company’s Coming Beautiful Butterflies popular nibbles experience an effortless metamorphosis  Set tables aflutter with spring inspired refreshments. Cheddar-Pecan Palmiers transform into marvelous monarchs with a cut down the center of the puff pastry before rolling. Roll each skinny rectangle into a spiral log. Press the logs together with the last bit of puff party dough facing upwards. […]

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spring showers: how to make fondant honeysuckle blooms

Company’s Coming Springtime Gatherings When the sweet scent of honeysuckle perfumes breezy porches, you can’t help but smile a little knowing Spring is settling in to share all of its’ glorious freshly snipped gifts. Azalea, dogwood & hydrangea blossoms are soon to fall in line with perfect pitch. As the petals open so do our […]

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milk & cookies: jars of joy

Weekend Baking Bottle Up Happiness Sprinkles add a riot of cheery color to home baked sweets. Transfer the bits & pieces into glass jars. Organize by color or holiday & display in kitchen curios or hoosier cabinets. Dash over frosted favorites such as cupcakes, donuts, cookies & brownies. FROM THE KITCHEN OF BUTTERMILK LIPSTICK  {helpful […]

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reindeer games: rudolph gift clips

Holiday Craft Rudolph Gift Clips customize Christmas giving with easy-to-make reindeer cheer Draw two long lines using a fine brown permanent marker onto wooden clips. Add smaller lines to resemble antlers. Pop in a couple of circles using a white paint pen & allow to dry. Add a dot in the center of each white […]

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handcrafted cheer: mason jar wreath ornaments

Holiday Crafts Trim The Tree sprinkle joy throughout your home with a sweet & simple round of applause Mason Jar Wreaths Leave about a 3-inch piece of ribbon at the point of where you begin. Wrap ribbon around Mason jar lids covering all of the metal. Tie a knot with the overhang of ribbon. Snip […]

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football saturday’s: touchdown turkeys

Thanksgiving Game Day Entertaining When you’re scheduled to hold court at the most coveted of tables on Thanksgiving Day… You’d best make it fun for the rest of the pint-size gang. Touchdown Turkeys Cut football shapes from craft paper in team colors. Fan the shapes to resemble the feathers of a turkey & secure with […]

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