DIY: Paper Roses for Spring Year Round

MATERIALS Large flower template Double-sided crepe paper Smooth-sided pencil Paper-covered floral wire Floral tape White craft glue STEPS Enlarge to desired size and print template. Use the template to trace and cut five teardrop-shaped petals and 15 heart-shaped petals from double-sided crepe paper. To shape petals, cup in center; wrap the top edge around a…

The Secret to a Perfectly Made Bed

Essential to any bedding set is a bed skirt (also known as a dust ruffle). It adds elegance and sophistication to a normally bland and boring set of sheets. Bed skirts can really transform your bed into a more grandiose setting, that is, if they’re in place properly. Bed skirts tend to move around a…

How to Prep For Overnight Guests this Christmas

The holidays are a time for extended family and friends to reunite. Are you expecting out-of-town guests to stay with you during the upcoming months? Then, it’s time to prep your home for the holidays so your guests feel extra cozy and welcomed. Here’s a checklist to get you started. Take an Inventory of Your…

10 Unique Fall Scents to Have in Your Home

Fall is a fabulous time to delight your senses, with a bounty of fall décor featuring hearty textures, rich colors – and amazing aromas. Fall scents for your home can emanate from store-bought candles, essential oils and ready-made potpourri, and you also have the option of creating your own simmer pot recipes. Simmer pot recipes involve…