Category Archive: Decorating

Oct 24

Tips for Planning a Halloween Party

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Are you planning a cool Halloween party?  If you are, this is the week where it all comes together!  No matter what the theme for your party is, when it all comes together, it will be awesome.  Of course, before you can get there, you have to put the party together, and that can be …

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Dec 07

Christmas Decorations Made Easy

It’s time to trim the tree and put up other Christmas decorations!  Many people love doing this, but for some, it sounds like such a chore.  However, there are various ways that you can make your Christmas decorating very easy. Rule #1: don’t go overboard.  Sure, seeing someone’s home turned into a winter wonderland is …

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Jun 28

Decorate for the Fourth with Flowers

The Fourth of July is here!  Have you put up decorations yet?  Flags, of course, are the most traditional of all Fourth decorations.  Some people also put out Uncle Sam figures and other characters dressed in patriotic colors.  But what about decorating with flowers? Almost every florist has a patriotic selection of flowers on hand.  …

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Mar 29

Get Ready for the Men’s 2011 Final Four

If you or your significant other love college basketball, then you know it’s almost Final Four time!  The games will be played on April 2nd and 4th in Houston, Texas.  The game on the second will be between Virginia Commonwealth University and Butler, while the game on the fourth features the University of Kentucky and …

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Dec 16

Decorate with Candles

Many people like decorating with candles.  They use them as centerpieces on their tables, put them on shelves or end tables, and even sit some on their bathroom counters and light them while relaxing in the bath.  Here are some ideas on how to use candles in your home. Some enjoy using candles that come …

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Dec 14

Save the Vases!

We all love getting flowers, but we also know that flowers eventually wilt and must be thrown away or dried.  It’s sad when we decide that our flowers have reached the end of their lives, but just because you get rid of them doesn’t mean that you’re losing everything—don’t forget to save the vases! Vases …

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Nov 10

Using Autumn Color in your Home

Do you still have bright, cheery summer colors in your house?  If so, it’s past time to move them out and bring in some autumn shades!  Dark reds, browns, oranges, and yellows are the colors of autumn, and these warm, earthy tones are exactly what a home needs to fit in with the season.  Here …

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Oct 05

Fall Wedding Colors

If you’re having a wedding this fall, you should already have your colors picked out (otherwise, you may be in a world of trouble!).  However, if you’re thinking about a wedding next fall, you have some time to think about what colors you want to go with.  Since it’s your special day, you can go …

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Sep 14

Making An Impression With Flowers

There are many different ways you can make an impression with flowers.  Some of them involve buying flowers for yourself, while others involve sending flowers.  Here are several ways of using flowers to really show off your personality. Sending flowers to others obviously makes a huge impression on them.  Whether you’re sending the flowers as …

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Jun 22

Summer Flowers & Entertaining Outdoors

Summer is the perfect time for outdoor entertaining.  Whether you’re just having a few friends over or hosting an outdoor party for your entire family, getting out of the house and enjoying an evening outside can be a great change of pace.  Of course, you do have to do a little planning before hosting an …

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