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Orange & Clove Pomanders

Orange & Clove Pomanders

These orange and clove pomanders make a great holiday table centerpiece.  Also known as pomme d'ambre the ancient French dried them and used them to freshen the air, hanging from the rear view mirrors of their carriages!  It's true!&nb…
How to Flock a Christmas Tree

How to Flock a Christmas Tree

Tree flocking gives a wonderful snowy effect to your tree or garland and it's an easy project!  If you want to watch us flock this Christmas tree, check out our DIY video!  (be sure to look for Ruby the DIY dog!)…
A Little Dumpster Chair's Rags to Riches Story

A Little Dumpster Chair's Rags to Riches Story

I got the call much like an EMT receives a 911 call. My good friend and fellow crafty-creative type Sarah Frost had dived to the murky depths of an elementary school dumpster and emerged in glory with what could quite possibly be the ugliest chai…
Try a Gallery Wall

Try a Gallery Wall

I put together this little gallery wall at the shop today to display some vintage paintings and these awesome crystal and gold chandelier sconces!  I thought it would be a good opportunity to talk about gallery walls!!  If you are looking f…