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Cornhusk Centerpiece – Perfect for the Fall Outdoor Table

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

This gorgeous fall centerpiece is courtesy of Better Homes and Gardens. What an excellent way to welcome the cooler weather and enjoy backyard entertaining. The instructions are: Directions: Lightly apply hot glue to the bottom 2 inches of a cornhusk. Attach it to the back of the straw wreath. Hold in place until the glue […]

Autumn Centerpieces

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

It’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to decorate your table for those fall family gatherings and parties. I love the use of natural elements that are first off …FREE….and things you can talk a walk in the woods and pick up. Containers made of clear glass always work well for showing off […]

Deco Poly Mesh Cupcake

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Cupcake decoration made with deco poly mesh. This was my first project to use the 2 1/2″ mesh ribbon, and adjustments had to be made along the way. The overall project turned out just fine though. This cupcake measures about 16″ at it widest part and 17-18″ in ht. This project started with chicken wire, […]

Hurricane Lamps Covered in Tissue Paper

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Leave it to Martha Stewart to come up with simple, elegant ideas. These are clear Hurricane lanterns or clear glass vases covered with tissue paper in assorted colors. Actually, there is only one color used per vase, it’s the layering that makes it look shaded. Clever! I would use battery powered candles in this project. […]

Fall Cornucopia Made with Deco Poly Mesh

Monday, August 15th, 2011

  My weekend project was making a fall Cornucopia. It was the first time for making this, so I experimented and made some changes along the way. Again, form was made out of good old faithful chicken wire. Chicken wire can be purchased in rolls at places like Home Depot, mine came from Lowe’s. It […]

Black Witch Hat Made of Deco Poly Mesh

Saturday, August 6th, 2011

Black witch hat made on a frame of chicken wire and cardboard, covered with deco poly mesh, Deco Poly Flex Tubing and a couple of RAZ Spiders. The great thing about this hat is that it didn’t require a bunch of expensive craft materials. You will need 2 rolls of deco poly mesh. One roll […]

Lollipops!

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Lollipops…..who doesn’t love them! Great for eating…..parties…..special treats…..and also great for decorating. Course, here at Trendy Tree, the only Lollipops we sell…..are the decorative kind…..sadly. But I was browsing around today….Pinterest has been my new way of relaxing!  If you haven’t tried it….you must. And if you need an invitation, just let me know! Anyway, […]

Simple Centerpieces

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

I love things that are beautiful and simple to make! This fresh greenery centerpiece by Alissa at 33 Shades of Green is just that! Nothing smells better at Christmastime than fresh cedar or pine. These simple, stunning centerpieces are made by filling your favorite containers with moistened floral foam and branches. We live out in […]

Witch Hat Made from Deco Poly Mesh

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

Well, there the “first draft” of the afternoon project. A Witch Hat made of deco poly mesh. This was a practice hat, but I wanted to post it and see what you think of it…….looking for feedback here))) It was fashioned out of chicken wire and circular wreath right. Poly mesh secured with chenille stems. […]

Peppermint Christmas Decorations

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

Good Housekeeping has some great Christmas decorating ideas with crisp cool red and white peppermint. Peppermint style decorations fit perfectly with the RAZ Gumdrops and Jellybeans Collection this year. Take a look of some of their photos. This candy and candle display can be put together with items you probably already have right in your […]


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