Upcycled Milk Bottles Dollar Bin Challenge

by Dinah Wulf
Milk Glass Crafts

A few of my friends and I got together to do a Dollar Bin Challenge. This is where we choose the same dollar bin object and each upcycle it and put our own creative spin on it.  None of us know what the others are doing until the night before our posts are published. For […]

Upcycled Metal Pumpkin Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Metal Ribbon Fall Pumpkin

Once I saw this metal ribbon at Hobby Lobby, my first instinct was to post a photo on Instagram and Facebook. I didn’t hesitate to buy a roll and knew almost immediately that I was going to make an upcycled metal pumpkin. I already had the rest of the materials, and I was excited to […]

Hanging Fall Wreath DIY

by Dinah Wulf
Hanging Fall Wreath

Maybe I should have titled this post “One Wreath, Five Ways” because this is the fifth time I have used this little hanging basket for my front door decoration.  I love that it is so versatile and you can use it for all holidays and special occasions.  This time, since autumn is officially here, I […]

Three Holiday Party Tips with The Bouqs

by Dinah Wulf
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Thank you to The Bouqs for sponsoring this holiday party tips post. All opinions are 100% my own. When hosting a dinner party, there are several tips that I personally like to keep in mind.  Today, I wanted to share some Holiday Party Tips with Bouqs. Why Bouqs? Here are three reasons: The Bouqs cut only […]

Stenciled Monogrammed Placemats Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
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I love my Thanksgiving placemats.  They are simple, black and white, with a script style.  It has words like, “gratitude”, “share”, “Blessings”, and “thanks”… perfect for a Thanksgiving dinner party.  BUT you know me, and I had to spruce them up a little.  I thought a little shimmer of gold would be a nice touch.  […]

Fall Pumpkin Centerpiece #turkeytablescapes

by Dinah Wulf
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This Fall Pumpkin Centerpiece tutorial is sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores.  All opinions are 100% my own. I’m pretty much a regular at Jo-Ann’s…at several locations!  This year for fall, they had a great line of Autumn Inspirations that really sparked some ideas.  In particular, I love the hints of dark navy blue.  […]

Burlap Wire Hanger Wreath Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
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I wanted to make a small wreath to hang on the door to my guest bathroom downstairs.  A friend of mine used a wire hanger for a Christmas wreath in the past, so I thought I’d give it a try.  I also have made a recycled book page butterfly wreath with a wire hanger.   I […]

5 Tasty Holiday Cocktail Recipes

by Dinah Wulf
5 Tasty Holiday Cocktail Recipes

With the holidays just right around the corner, I thought I’d put together 5 Tasty Holiday Cocktail Recipes.  These are all original recipes written and concocted by David Edessa.  For all of David’s fun cocktail party recipes check out his Cocktail Corner! Apple Cranberry Cider Ingredients: 2 quarts (8 cups) Apple juice 2 cups cranberry […]

Glittered Candy Corn Mason Jar

by Dinah Wulf
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The candy corn was my inspiration for this project.  Even though I don’t care to eat them, I always thought that there was something whimsical about the colors.  It reminds me of Halloween, but it’s not scary or frightening.  So, I decided to make a glittered candy corn Mason jar. Materials: Martha Stewart Glitter in […]

How to Make a Citrus Floating Candle

by Dinah Wulf
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My brother was on Facebook the other day and a friend of his posted a picture of how to make a candle from an orange.  I thought that several of these citrus floating candles would be perfect for an evening summer party centerpiece. We were visiting our dad recently and decided to try it out […]

Pumpkin Maple Toddy

by Dinah Wulf

Pumpkin Maple Toddy, Written by David Edessa Happy Holidays!!! {Via} I was asked at work to come up with a hot toddy recipe for the holidays…. After tasting the Crown Royal Maple Finish Whiskey I insisted in combining it with pumpkin butter!!! ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Pumpkin Maple Toddy recipe: Ingredients: 2 oz. Crown Royal Maple Finish Whiskey […]

Hanging Pine Cone Decoration

by Dinah Wulf
Hanging Pine Cone DIY

  My husband, daughter, and I went on a walk around the neighborhood the other day and I found the biggest pine cones I have ever seen in my entire life!  HUGE!  Naturally, I stole several from the neighbors and we quickly walked away (I mean, come on, they had a jillion of them lying […]

Thanksgiving Table Setting

by Dinah Wulf
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I am so thankful for so many things this year.   My family, of course, is a big one.  I’m loving having a two-year-old right now.  I love that she is a sponge.  She takes in EVERYTHING and now that she’s talking a little more, it’s amazing to hear what comes out of her mouth in […]

Recycled T Shirt Bunting

by Dinah Wulf
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I wanted to spruce up my mantle for the holidays so I decided to make a Thanksgiving banner.  Naturally, I wanted to use recycled materials so I found an old wrinkled cotton T shirt in my husband’s side of the closet (my side is neat and tidy of course!).  There was a huge stain on […]

Easy Fall Centerpiece

by Dinah Wulf
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I don’t usually have a ton of Fall decorations at my house.  I always jump from Halloween to Christmas.  I have no idea what happens in between!  I have seen so many inspiring ideas out there too.  I thought I’d better get a move on it.  So, this year I decided to take on some […]

Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes

by Dinah Wulf

Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes {Via} Pumpkin flavored pie, muffins, bread pudding, lattes, beer, and cocktails!!!! I love this time of year!!! •<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>•<~>• White Pumpkin Cocktail recipe: Ingredients: 1¼ oz. Vanilla Rhum ¾ oz. White Crème de Cacao liqueur 1½ oz. Pumpkin Butter ½ oz. 2% Whole Organic Milk Instructions: In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, […]

Simple Place Card Settings

by Dinah Wulf
Simple Place Card Setting

Here are some simple place card settings that you can make in a jiffy. This pear place card is perfect for a Fall party or for Thanksgiving and extremely easy to make. I bought inexpensive foam pears and pinned a black and white picture of each guest at their place setting. I embellished them with […]