Whenever I come to New York I love going to stores that are found nowhere else in the world tinsel and trading is one of these iconic places.  I first fell in love with  Tinsel and Trading when I read Treasured Notions, a book about how the store came to be.  I’ve been to this little gem of a store […]

Tinsel and trading the sweetest NY store around. vintage Halloween

giant bendable paper flower stems, DIY, 3 ft. paper flower stems, secret garden flowers and stems, party decor, wedding decor,

  This is the first part in a two-part tutorial on how to create giant bendable paper flower stems. second is the tissue paper flowers found HERE  In this first tutorial, I’ll show you how I made these giant bendable paper flower stems.  I’ve searched all over the web and found that this was the […]

How to make giant bendable paper flower stems

 wow can you believe the size of this thing?  I’m doing a segment on Studio 5 on how to make these beautiful paper flowers.  I don’t have the bases done Hello they will be free standing!!!  they sure will be a statement at a shower, wedding or birthday part.  The segment isn’t until the end […]

Diy giant paper flowers

One of my cute friends daughter got married last week And I had the honor of helping with the deco.  You know how I love to tie a bow!!  She had darling lanterns and Gerber daisies  (the brides favorite flower) on each table.  I had the fun of adding all the fun Coral ribbon. I also […]

spring wedding

When I was in New Port, my honey called me and told me that in two days I was suppose to put a table together and do a menu for the Ward Adult Dinner Party. Yikes!   So I decided on Paris and to feed them chicken mushroom crepes, strawberry crepes, and eclairs.  Not a fancy […]

Adult Dinner Party around the world