Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Dr. Seuss Snacks

It’s Dr. Seuss week at school!  Here are some snacks I made for my daughter’s Kindergarten class.  

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I made a simple treat topper, and filled Ziploc bags with colored goldfish crackers.

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I love Dr. Seuss!

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Thanks for visiting!

Monday, February 27, 2012

101 Ways to Decorate Tiered Plate Stands

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I am loving the look of tiered plates and  stands these days.  And they’re everywhere!  They make great centerpieces, organization centers, and they work well for  food serving, special occasions & especially holiday decor. 
I think I know what kind I’d like to make, but I’m at a loss of how to decorate one, so I’ve been gathering ideas for awhile.  Today I’ll share them with you … enjoy!
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What to start with?
First, wow.  So many outstanding options of how to create one!  Many different surfaces with many different looks!  Look at these great ideas:
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Looks like a number of different objects and surfaces will work. Which one is your favorite?
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Decorating
So it seems the options for decorating these tiered stands and their functions are endless!  Seasonal decor, food presentation, craft storage, jewelry displays, etc.
Here are some beautifully decorated seasonal stands…
Spring
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Winter
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Food
Seasonal or not, these tiered stands look like they make fantastic food servers!
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Everyday Decor
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Craft Organization
Looks like these stands could also make a great way to organize my desk.  Calling all craft supplies…
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 Bathroom Organization
And they’re great storage keepers for all those miscellaneous bathroom items, too…
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Outdoors
Finally, what about incorporating these stands on the patio with an assortment of plants and flowers…
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Well, now I’m motivated to make and decorate a tiered stand or two…aren’t you?  Now to decide what to use and how to decorate it!
Thanks for visiting!
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Disclaimer:  Thank you to all sources.  Your creativity is inspiring, and many thanks  for sharing it with us.  If your photo has been incorrectly sourced (or if you wish to be removed from this list), please let me know and I’ll correct asap.