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  1. the home tome
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    Pure genius! I like it with a little more height! Oh yeah, you definitely need to make a few more and get out those dinner party invites… 🙂

  2. Pillows A-La-Mode
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    I love it! I always have a stash of these sticks since one comes in every bag of pillow stuffing I buy. Now I know what to do with them! 🙂

  3. Victoria Elizabeth Barnes
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    You know what? I have imaginary dinner parties ALL the time. They are such casually elegant affairs where I am relaxed and on top of things. Where I have not spent three days cleaning like a crazy person and cursing myself for thinking this would be fun. Where I am actually happy to see my guests instead of wishing they would all hurry up and leave so that I can relax!

    Your tree is adorable. And the options for decorating it are endless!
    Hope you have a fantastic Thanksgiving…

  4. ScrapAndSalvage
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    simple and lovely. happy holidays!!!

  5. Stacey
    Stacey at · Reply

    That is so cute! I love your ingenuity with the paper towel roll. That is the sign of a smart chick .. hum hum… I mean a crafting engineer!

    The best part for me is that your daughter was able to get in on the action. I imagine your kids have so much fun with all of your fabulous projects. It’s something they’ll talk about when they’re adults, no doubt.

    OH MY GOSH… just the word dinner party makes me want to cringe and then call a catering company. It seems like every time I try to do a kick-ass, over the top, fancy shmancy get together by the time it’s all over I think I should have just ordered a pizza and thrown out some paper plates. (everyone would have been just as happy)

    I hope this is just the beginning of your Christmas posts. Great start!!

  6. tradition is
    tradition is at · Reply

    incredibleeeee….it’s called talent!!!

  7. Danielle
    Danielle at · Reply

    This came out really cool! I can’t get over that you weren’t sure how this idea that you had in your head was going to come together and it’s like viola… amazing! Super cute! I hope I can try it with my crafty helper.

  8. now at home mom
    now at home mom at · Reply

    I love this idea! I have everything to re-created, I think I should do it! thanks for sharing this! 🙂

  9. fynesdesigns
    fynesdesigns at · Reply

    VERY cute!! great idea

  10. Sue Schlabach 129twigandvine
    Sue Schlabach 129twigandvine at · Reply

    I think we’ll be playing with dowels and styrofoam next weekend!

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  16. Erin
    Erin at · Reply

    I love this! It’s so cute. Where did you find the styrofoam balls? I’ve been scouring the internet for anything similar and I can’t find anything that isn’t way too big.

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