Christmas Table Setting Ideas | refreshed holiday decor #michaelsmakers

Christmas Table Setting Ideas | refreshed holiday decor #michaelsmakers

Christmas Table Setting Ideas | refreshed holiday decor #michaelsmakers It's really hard resisting the urge to purchase new holiday decor this time of year. Even though I have several containers packed full of decorations, I still catch myself browsing the seasonal aisles in hopes of finding Continue reading

                  
Framed Thanksgiving Menu {With Printable Template}

Framed Thanksgiving Menu {With Printable Template}

In preparation for the upcoming Thanksgiving feast I have created another printable menu template. I always like to have a list of what dishes I am planning on serving; as it not only lets the guest know what’s coming but it also keeps me on track as I am running around preparing the last few things Continue reading

                  
Halloween Table Setting {Tablescape} & A Make Your Own Grilled Cheese Party

Halloween Table Setting {Tablescape} & A Make Your Own Grilled Cheese Party

Last weekend we hosted our annual Halloween get together for the kiddies. A casual night filled with family, friends, and full of fun! I was inspired by the infamous duo of Martha and Oprah and decided to try a Make Your Own Grilled Cheese Bar. During the summer we hosted a Make Your Own Grilled Continue reading

                  
Simple Ruffle Table Runner

Simple Ruffle Table Runner

I always have a problem finding a runner to fit my long dining room table so I usually put together my own. Not only is it inexpensive but I am able to find exactly what I want with the large selection of fabrics available. Since my dining room furniture is dark, I thought I would keep the runner Continue reading

                  
A Table to Enjoy the Spring Festivities

A Table to Enjoy the Spring Festivities

I hope everyone is enjoying this special day with those they love. Happy Easter ~ Happy Spring ~ Happy Happy Everything. The napkin folding tutorial along with the printable place cards can be found in this previous post from March. Wishing you a fabulous week ahead! Continue reading

                  

Flowering Easter Egg Centerpiece Tree

I wanted to share a little more info on the Easter Egg Tree centerpiece I made for the kiddie table. If you are still looking for a last minute table decoration this is a super easy quick project to add some festive fun to your decor. I'm sure most of you already have everything on hand to make this Continue reading

                  
The Kiddie Table is Set

The Kiddie Table is Set

I have so much fun putting together the kiddie tables for each holiday. I'm usually a natural neutral person but love to use color and whimsy for our little guests. This Easter three of our little friends won't be able to join us so we are left with only four. They always enjoy seeing what theme and Continue reading

                  
Super Easy Easter Place Cards For The Kiddies {Egg Holders}

Super Easy Easter Place Cards For The Kiddies {Egg Holders}

It was such a gorgeous day today that I had to ditch the tablescapes and play with my little guy outside. We had fun and there is always tomorrow. I did manage to start on the kiddie table and came up with these cute place cards for our little guests. These are incredibly easy and festive, plus I Continue reading

                  
Bird Nest Napkin Folding ~ Easter Table Setting

Bird Nest Napkin Folding ~ Easter Table Setting

How does Easter always seem to sneak up on me? I just realized we have a little over a week left to prepare for the festivities. Since I'll be hosting dinner this year I thought I would start to put together my table. I'll share what I have come up with so far, as I still need to think about the Continue reading

                  
The Table is Set…

The Table is Set…

Time to gather, count blessings and enjoy this magical world that surrounds us. In keeping with the feel of the dining room I dressed the table in shades of silver and white adorned with touches of fresh green pine... ...and a little sparkle here and there. I love the detailing Continue reading

                  
Ready for a Great Gathering ~ Our Dining Room

Ready for a Great Gathering ~ Our Dining Room

It's hard to believe we have been in our house for almost one whole year! We actually went to settlement one day before Thanksgiving last year. Though we did not have a fancy setting at the time we did have the things that mattered the most and so, so much to be thankful for. Here is picture of Continue reading