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Thanksgiving Tablescapes and Holiday Table Ideas

Thanksgiving Tablescapes

These Thanksgiving Tablescapes and holiday table ideas are so earthy and warm too, with all the colors of fall.Thanksgiving will soon be here and it’s the perfect time to bring out the big ideas for Table decorations. A tablescape is a term used to describe the decoration of the entire table top.  The upcoming holiday…

Jewelry Tablescape – Recycle Vintage Jewelry

Valentine's Day Jewelry Tablescape

Readers of my blog know that I love to talk about the creative uses of jewelry in other than normal use and wear. Zoey’s blog about tablescapes (which was recently named as blog of note on Google) sometimes features table settings where she uses jewelry in inventive ways. This jewelry tablescape is a creative use…

DIY Pumpkin Succulent Planters – Easy Fall Pumpkin Centerpiece

Pumpkin succulent planters

Are you looking for a natural and easy to care for fall arrangement?  Try making these DIY Pumpkin Succulent Planters. They look great and can be put together in almost no time at all. This pumpkin succulent arrangement makes a wonderful fall centerpiece for your Thanksgiving tablescape and can also be used outside to decorate…

Types of Fall Greenery for Decorating and Arrangements

Types of greenery for fall decorating projects

Fall greenery is the perfect natural element to use in festive autumn decorations and floral arrangements.  It’s both bold in color and rustic in texture and gives a calming look to any decor project. I love the feel and look of fall. There is nothing like cool days when the garden starts to die down…

Hurricane Lamp Fall Centerpiece – Rustic Autumn Table Decor

hurricane lamp centerpiece

Fall is the time for rustic decor projects in muted tones of autumn leaves.  This hurricane lamp fall centerpiece combines the colors of fall into a super quick and easy to make rustic table decor that will grace any autumn table. It would look lovely on a Thanksgiving table.Fall is just full of colors and…

Clay Pot Pumpkin – Terracotta Pumpkin Candy Dish

Finished clay pot pumpkin

Don’t you just love fast and easy home decor ideas that add seasonal flair to your home at very little cost? Me, too!  This clay pot pumpkin looks great as a decor item and also does double duty as a candy dish.  Win – win in my book! Thanksgiving tablescapes often make use of a…

Easy Thanksgiving Centerpiece – Recycle Reclaim!

This Thanksgiving Centerpiece makes use of reclaimed wood and inexpensive craft supplies and looks lovely on a long dining room table. It is very easy to make, in just a few hours.

Today’s project uses some old barn board style wood to make an easy and very inexpensive Thanksgiving Centerpiece for our dining room table. My husband and I are in the  middle of renovating our kitchen and other areas of our home, so we have a lot of bits and pieces of wood that is just…

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Patriotic Table Decor

Patriotic Table Decor

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DipintoMeze #CollectiveBias  It’s time for some patriotic table decor. We’ve all had that moment when our friends or parents decide to visit with no notice for an important weekend.  But don’t panic.  Just because you have little warning that you’ll…

Eggnog Muffins – A Holiday Favorite

Eggnog muffins - make a great Santa treat

 Christmas morning is always special at our house. We open our Christmas gifts throughout the day, not just in one mad rush, and we stop mid morning for a nice Christmas breakfast or brunch. These eggnog muffins will be sure to become one of our holiday favorite brunch additions in years to come. It’s Christmas…

DIY Indian Corn Cakes – Thanksgiving Delight

This Indian Corn Cake centerpiece is the perfect dessert and decoration for your Thanksgiving table. Imagine how much fun the kids will have making and eating it! thegardeningcook.com

Indian Corn Cake Centerpiece This do it yourself project for Indian Corn cakes will really brighten up your Thanksgiving table.   The cakes are authentic looking and are easy to make.  The only problem will be keeping the kiddies out of this until after the meal. Thanksgiving tablescapes often make use of a centerpiece that gets…

Framed Thanksgiving Menu – DIY Dinner Menu Sign

This framed Thanksgiving menu is a tasteful and professional way to let your dinner guests know what will be on the menu for the holiday. It is easy to make with a few supplies and some greenery from your yard. Thanksgiving tablescapes often make use of a centerpiece that gets showcased in the center of…

7 Recipes for An Asian Dinner Party

7 Asian Dinner party recipes

Join us for an Eco-Friendly Asian Dinner Party with a Leafware Dinner Set. What fun my friends and my husband and I had this weekend with our eco-friendly Asian Dinner Party! I tried out some of my newest Asian recipes with our guests and we had a blast trying the new dishes, drinking wine and…

DIY Baked Cornucopia Centerpiece

DIY Baked Cornucopia

With Thanksgiving approaching, it’s time to get creative for your holiday table.  This DIY Baked Cornucopia Centerpiece is a different take on the traditional cornucopia that is so often seen this time of the year. There are many Greek or Roman Mythological origins for the cornucopia, often associated with the harvest, prosperity, or spiritual abundance. …

DIY Summer Mason Jar Flower Vase Project

This DIY summer mason jar vase project is perfect for my summer brunch table. See the tutorial at thegardeningcook.com/

One of my favorite things to do on Sunday morning is to meet friends for breakfast or brunch and catch up on the week.  Normally, we go out to a variety of restaurants and alternate each week between them. This week, I wanted to have our friends over to our house for breakfast.  I’ve been…

Strawberry Shortcake with Whipped Cream Topping

Four layer fresh strawberry shortcake with whip cream

This strawberry shortcake is one that my mother made each summer when the fresh strawberries started appearing in the supermarkets.  It is our family’s most favorite summer time dessert and is lovingly called “Grammy’s Shortcake” by all her grandchildren. Fresh strawberries make such a great addition to desserts. They are fresh and naturally low in…

Favorite Strawberry Recipes – Spring time Desserts

Best Strawberry Recipes

It will soon be time for the abundance of fresh strawberries to start appearing at the farmer’s market. Well, maybe not soon, with the winter we have had but I have a bad case of spring fever. When strawberries are available,  I always buy them in bulk and they last well just for eating, but…

Fourth of July DIY Home Projects

Creative 4th of July DIY projects

The 4th of July is traditionally a time for family and friend get-togethers.  Why not entertain in style with one of these neat Patriotic Fourth of July DIY projects? Decorate your home and yard with these Fourth of July DIY Home Projects These are easy projects with a traditional red, white and blue theme.  Most…