Memorial Day Table - StoneGable
Memorial Day was originally called Remembrance Day. First established to honor and remember soldier’s who had lost their lives in the Civil War. Their graves were decorated with flags and flowers to remember them and their ultimate sacrifice. Remembrance Day was later changed to Memorial Day and remains a day to honor American men and women who have given their more »
Military Quilts, Military Uniform Quilts, Military Memory Quilts from Army Navy Marine Uniforms
Military quilts & military uniform quilts: Preserve the memories & get those clothes out of the closet with a military memory quilt from Jelly Bean Quilts!
A Stars & Stripes Salute on the Porch
Preparations are underway for a Stars & Stripes Salute for Indespendence Day~ a day with family enjoying food, fun, and fireworks! We’re pulling out all the flags for this High-Flying Ho…
A Stars and Stripes Forever Tablescape — Whispers of the Heart
This is a tablescape that I did several years ago that has been pinned more than any others on my Pinterest Tablescapes board. The original photos weren’t that good so I decided to redo it although it is a constant struggle to get the correct lighting in my dining area because there is a strong gla
Retirement Shadow Box with case
I started this project months before I retired. It was supposed to be a retirement gift to another retiring naval officer. Let's just say he didn't earn my respect so, I kept the box and made it my own! It's Walnut and has Maple trim that I salvag...
Patriotic Tablescape - The Preppy Hostess
This weekend, invite friends and family over for an effortless summer celebration that’s low-key yet high on style. My favorite part about summer is that life just slows down and gets more laid-back. And so does the entertaining. The key to a fun, casual party is in the no-fuss details. Simple décor, food and drinks …
eagle scout cake
For a young man that has attained Eagle Scout status. I wish I could say this cake design was by me, but it's not... his family found a picture of a beautiful cake - they ordered the same topper (they found it on Amazon), the only changes I made were the shape (this is oval tiers), the flag (drape) was slightly different, and the fleur de lis are smaller (my cake friend had a great silicone mold I borrowed). If you know who originally designed / created this cake, please let me know so I can…