How to Personalize Glasses with Chalkboard Paint

How to Personalize Glasses with Chalkboard Paint

The summer is all about refreshing beverages that “beat the heat.”  It’s also about having parties to systematically beat the heat in mass quantities!  🙂  If you want to save money, help your guests remember where their glasses are, and serve your drinks in unique glasses that prompt coversation – look no further! This is a project that will be utilized year-round for all types of get-togethers! What you need: $4-6 Chalkboard spray paint:  I used KRYLON (picture below) found at local art/craft stores & home improvement stores like – JOANN’S, HOME DEPOT, HOBBY LOBBY, LOWE’s,….. Look around – you might find different colors you’d like other than black…. Glasses:  If you’re strapped...

Easiest Toilet Paper Origami

Easiest Toilet Paper Origami

Have you ever had a “manic decoratin’ moment” where you moved your furniture around thinking it would change things, and then you ended up with a big mess?  That happened to me this weekend – I moved my bed to a corner and back…. again…. for the third time.  It still looks awful, & I still have to clean up afterwards.  Hopefully this is a smaller scale project you can go to if you think you might be painting the house flamingo pink or moving the same furniture to the same spot for the third time!

“The Year of the Dragon” Japanese Dinner Party

“The Year of the Dragon” Japanese Dinner Party

Are you looking for ideas for dinner tonight or on a special night like New Year’s?  This can totally work for any day of the year! My New Year’s Eve tradition for the last few years has been to have a get together at my house that includes good food, good drink, and games – with an emphasis on the latter two.  As we tossed around dinner ideas for the special night, we opted for a “themed night” for two reasons:  One of my best friends Rachel gave me some beautiful sushi dishes I wanted to use & everyone on my guest list has been trying to eat more healthily. Remember that this site doesn’t contain unachievable ideas, super expensive solutions, etc.  I’m particularly proud of this one, because I’ll be honest – I have been nervous...