Category: DIY

Cabbage Floral Centerpiece DIY

I’m serving up flowers with my cabbage instead of corned beef for St. Patrick’s Day with a cabbage vase centerpiece! You can use any large head of cabbage for your floral centerpiece. I chose a savoy cabbage, with its dark veining texture and color, to pair with a Bordallo Pinheiro plate.  A purple cabbage would make…

What a Hoot: No-Carve Owl Pumpkins!

My harvest of pumpkins around the Potting Shed still have several weeks of life left and I’m squeezing out all the enjoyment from them that I can through Thanksgiving since fall is my favorite season!  I planned to share these no-carve pumpkin owls before Owl-oween but October flew by way too quickly! My inspiration came from Better…

The Witch is In: DIY Halloween Wreath

The countdown to the witching hour has begun . . . Halloween is just 45 scary days away! Time to dust off your broom, polish your shoes and buy a new hat! I fell under the spell of this cute witch leg ribbon at Michaels, inspiring me to conjure a wreath for Halloween for the door…

A Teapot Wreath for a Mad Tea Party

I’m hanging a teapot wreath in welcome for a Mad Tea Party! Did you get your tea party invitation by post? If not, never fear, your invitation is here: You’re invited to a Mad Tea Party at A Fanciful Twist, Saturday, July 23rd. There will be butterflies. . . Cards. . . Keys. . . Hearts. . .…

In the Potting Shed: Growing a Vintage Seed Box!

With spring around the corner I have bulbs, blooms and seeds on my mind! I’ve been puttering in the Potting Shed, enjoying some tabletop gardening and have a fun project to help you bide your time until spring planting season~ growing a Vintage Seed Box! I have three vintage seed boxes from my retail days, found at flea markets…

At the Table: Pfaltzgraff Painted Poppies and a Blooming Pumpkin

I’m at the table with Pfaltzgraff Painted Poppies dinnerware and a blooming pumpkin centerpiece. Painted Poppies by Pfaltzgraff provides bold and colorful blooms for the table in a warm palette for fall. Each piece of the handcrafted collection is made of stoneware with a reactive glaze, with variations in color and pattern, just like flowers in nature.…

A Blooming Pumpkin from a Chick-fil-A Bouquet

Flowers and pumpkins are two of my favorite things and I love to combine the two for a seasonal centerpiece for the table for fall or Thanksgiving! You can find all these tables and method here:  Creating a Pumpkin Vase Centerpiece for Thanksgiving My BFF brought me a Chick-fil-A Bouquet of beautiful late-blooming roses from her garden. Too…