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Christmas is over and I don’t know about you guys, but for me, that means Christmas clearance sales! So I have a video for you on my Youtube channel about how to use Christmas clearance items for year-round wreathmaking, that teaches you how to use Christmas colors to your advantage for every season. But I’ll…

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Is it just me or are these tobacco baskets EVERYWHERE these days? I mean, it makes sense. They’re so simple and pretty. And they go great with farmhouse decor. Since they’re so popular right now, I wanted to show you all a way to dress them up a little to use for your holiday decor…

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Red and green christmas wreath with ornaments, berries, and elf sign

Any Elf on the Shelf fans out there? Take a look at the whimsical elf christmas wreath we are making today with this fun sign from Trendz and Gemz. And the best part is… It’s easy, quick to make, and perfect for beginners! This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience.Click here to read…

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Get your door Christmas ready and learn how to make a Santa Christmas Wreath using a grapevine wreath as the base. This is a simple Christmas wreath you can do in an afternoon! This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. This tutorial is a super popular…

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Learn step by step how to make an elegant deco mesh Christmas wreath featuring the popular colors of champagne gold that is so popular this season using two types of mesh, ribbon and silk flowers.  This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Deco mesh wreath are…

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If you’ve been out shopping for holiday décor at all lately, you’ve probably noticed red trucks are a huge theme this year.  Today I’m showing you how to incorporate a fun red truck sign into a Christmas wreath! This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you click a link and make a purchase,…

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Instead of throwing out that old tired Christmas wreath found in the attic, let’s repurpose it and make it Christmas ready by adding a bow, ornaments, and picks.  Today in the wreath shop we’re repurposing an old Christmas wreath in less than 30 minutes. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you click…

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30 Minute Christmas Wreath Tutorial by Southern Charm Wreaths

What’s better during the busy holiday rush than a wreath you can make in just 30 minutes? Today in the wreath shop I’m going to show you how to do just that. This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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Today in the wreath shop we’re getting ready for the holidays with a Step by Step Deco Mesh Christmas Wreath Tutorial.  This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you click a link and make a purchase, I could earn a few pennies in commission. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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How to make a slim storm door wreath for Christmas by Southern Charm Wreaths

  Fellow wreath makers always ask me how to make a thin wreath to fit behind a storm door or screen door!  My secret? Start with a premade evergreen wreath and add silk flowers to make an elegant Storm Door Christmas Wreath.  This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read…

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DIY Christmas Potpourri Wreath Tutorial by Southern Charm Wreaths

What is better than a beautiful Christmas wreath? A great smelling one! Today in the wreath shop I’m going to show you how to make my DIY Christmas Potpourri Wreath. This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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How to Make the Popular Christmas Picture Frame Wreaths

We have something very fun today – a Christmas Picture Frame Wreath! We’ll use a picture frame as our base – no grapevine or deco mesh here!  This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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How Not To Overbuy Wreath Supplies - Julie Sciomacco

Hey guys! I’m back with another Tip Tuesday video for you! Today’s tip is going to be geared toward the new sellers out there. We’ll be talking about how to not overbuy wreath supplies and what I did when I first started my business to make sure I wasn’t spending too much and I could…

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Christmas table arrangement with snowman hat, evergreens, and large candy ornaments

I demonstrated how to make this whimsical Candy Christmas Arrangement live! Did you know I do frequent live-streams on my YouTube channel? If you want to see what it’s really like making a brand new arrangement start to finish AND have a chance to ask me questions live about what I’m making, click here and…

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Hey everyone! Lately, I’ve been doing tutorials for the cute and whimsical side of Christmas. We’ve made a snowmen arrangement, Santa wreath, elf wreath… all that fun stuff.  Today, we’re going to change directions a bit and make an elegant DIY Christmas hydrangea centerpiece that’s got a very classic Christmas look to it. It will…

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I’m happy to partner with Carolina Pottery today to make a fall deco mesh wreath. You’ll be the envy of the neighborhood with this to brighten up your front door. This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Today we’re making a Fall Deco Mesh Wreath…

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Making a bow doesn’t have to be hard! In this video, I’m sharing how to make a funky wreath bow using multiple ribbons for a fall wreath. This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Today we’re making a Funky Bow for a Fall wreath! My…

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Just when we have the Christmas décor put away and we’re feeling like the house is looking a little blah, Valentine’s Day comes along and gives us an excuse to add some fun décor again! I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite Valentine’s Day DIY wreaths for you. Perfect for your front door,…

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This lush greenery winter wreath idea is perfect for after Christmas, just when all of us are feeling like our houses suddenly feel bare! This wreath is super simple to make and includes pine cones, berries, jute covered & grapevine ornaments and lots of artificial greenery. Winter wreaths are a great addition while you’re waiting to…

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Create a Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Table Centerpiece in this step-by-step tutorial. This rustic centerpiece is so easy to make and will make a big impact for your table or entryway. Choose the greenery and accents that work with your décor to customize it for your home.This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Click here…

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How to Make a Deco Mesh Snowman Wreath with Video

  It’s gone viral and everyone wants one…I’m talking about the deco mesh snowman wreath!! And why shouldn’t it??? It is adorable!  I tried to locate the original Pinterest poster but I had no luck, so if you know who the original picture belongs to, please let me know so that I can give them…

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Cute DIY Christmas Tree topiary for your Christmas mantle or table by Southern Charm Wreaths

Today in the wreath shop I’m sharing a fun snow-themed Christmas tree topiary I made for a custom order. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you click a link and make a purchase, I could earn a few pennies in commission. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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Using a few basic tools, learn how to make a designer Christmas Table Centerpiece for your home by Southern Charm Wreaths.

I can’t wait to show you how easy it is to make a centerpiece in this designer Christmas Table Centerpiece Tutorial. With just a few basic tips and tools, you can make one for your own home using the colors that you find at your local craft store. This post contains some affiliate links for your…

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2017 Christmas Decor Trends by Southern Charm Wreaths

I know what you’re thinking, Christmas already?!? If you’re a crafter/maker, now is the ideal time to take advantage of the sales and stock up for next holiday season! However, that doesn’t mean you should just go out and buy all the leftovers. The stores and designers have already predicted the trends for 2017 so…

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How to Make an Easy New Year's Door Wreath

  Today in the wreath shop, I’m showing you how to make a super quick and easy New Year’s Door Wreath.  Ever wonder what to hang on your door for New Year’s? Well, this wreath will do just the trick.  Plus it’s generic enough that it will last you through the winter months as well.…

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  When you work with silk flowers as much as I do, you are bound to have leftovers and every year around Christmas, I pull out my leftovers to add them to my Christmas gift wrapping.  Last week I was asking the hubs what I should do for my next Facebook live video, and he…

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  We’re dressing up our window sills today with my Christmas Window Sill Swag! This simple project can enhance your holiday curb appeal in a jiff and make your home the envy of your neighbors. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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How to Make a Christmas Tool Box Centerpiece

Today we’re making a fun Christmas Tool Box Centerpiece! I’ve noticed similar ones on Pinterest and thought it was time I make my own. This is a great item to put on a coffee table, dining table, porch or entryway. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure…

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How to make a Christmas Lantern Swag in peppermint theme.

Today we’re making a festive Christmas Lantern Swag! Many of you saw pictures of the one’s I made for a client and you went crazy for them so I want to show you how to make your own. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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How to make a Santa Hat Centerpiece from a grapevine cone by Southern Charm Wreaths

Today, how to make one of my favorite Pinterest pins, a Christmas Santa Hat Centerpiece! This is the perfect piece to liven up your dining table and could also make a wonderful hostess gift. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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How to Make a Christmas Wall Sconce

Are you ready for something new? Today we are making a Christmas Wall Sconce! A wall sconce is the perfect item to liven up any room from kitchen to bathroom or even your door. By using silk flowers, it is easy to save your sconce from one year to the next which is a huge time (and…

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I'm doing a Facebook Live broadcast inside Hobby Lobby showing you my Christmas Haul

You know I love sharing my shopping trips with y’all and this is no different – welcome to my Hobby Lobby Christmas Haul! Wait until you see what I found for Christmas at Hobby Lobby! Do you have one near you? If you do, get there ASAP! It might seem early to some to talk…

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My Carolina Pottery Fall Haul & Shopping for Supplies by www.southerncharmwreaths.com/blog

If you live anywhere in North or South Carolina, get your booty to Carolina Pottery this weekend!  They have some of the best selections for your fall wreaths.  I found ribbon galore…a ribbon addicts dream come true, no joke!  They had tons of fall silk flowers, fall signs, pumpkins, work wreath forms, deco mesh and…

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How to Make a Christmas Bow Using Different Ribbons

This bow is easy peasy! I know you can make this bow! I developed the “funky bow” technique a few years ago when trying to help my ebook customers use up all of their materials. You see, I can’t stand to throw away any ribbon, even scraps. Why? Because I’m a RIBBON ADDICT! There I…

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An easy way to prepare pine cones for wreaths! I love adding a bit of nature into my fall, winter and Christmas wreaths by using pine cones.  However, I also like to keep the cost of my supplies down so spending money on pine cones, which are abundant here in South Carolina, seems crazy.  I…

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Deco Mesh Fall Wreaths by Southern Charm Wreaths

I know,  I know, it is only late July but a girl has to get a head start on making Fall Wreaths. I like to have the majority of them completed by the end of July or first week of August. Then I move straight into making Halloween and Christmas Wreaths. If you make wreaths…

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How to make a simple spring wreath bow

I love the simplicity of a loose bow when designing my spring silk flower wreaths. Bows just seem to look better when they are more casual with a few long loops; especially if your wreath style is more on the wild and natural look. In this tutorial, I show you a ridiculously simple way to…

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I choose to use wood floral picks on my flower or greenery stems that are either too thin or too short.  This ensures I have strong mechanics with my wreaths and it enhances the overall quality of the wreath construction.  My customers keep coming back to purchase from me because they know I pay attention…

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We are very excited about a new deco mesh wreath design style that we learned from a vendor show recently!  Why are we so excited?  Two reasons; one, because this style enables us to use some of the more expensive deco mesh (mesh with heavy or wide foil), which keeps our wreath cost down and…

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I am in FULL swing decorating my home for the holidays.  I just love making my home warm and inviting for my family and guests.  One of my favorite things to incorporate in my Christmas decorating is Deco Mesh.  I especially like adding Deco Mesh to my Christmas tree because there are so many different…

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This is such a busy and hectic time of the year with all of the decorating, shopping and working to do; however, all the extra effort is worth it when you see your children’s eyes light up when they see the Christmas tree or when your home transforms into this warm and magical place to…

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How to make a wreath craft show display is also a great way to store your wreaths. If you are a fellow wreath maker like me, then I know you crave more storage, crafting space and smarter storage solutions. I want to share with you my idea for storing my wreaths until I sell them.…

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It’s a Deco Mesh Christmas in the Siomacco house!  Once all of my custom Christmas orders started to settle down, I had to get busy with decorating my own home. And due to the success of my ebook, Learn Deco Mesh Wreath Design, I decided to decorate the outside of my house with deco mesh. …

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Poly Deco Mesh, Deco Poly Mesh, Geo Mesh, Decorator Mesh, Art Mesh…it’s all the same and extremely popular right now though it’s been around for many years. It’s a great and inexpensive way to add a punch of color to your decorating, whether it be for the holidays or for special occasions such as birthdays,…

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I chatted with a lady on twitter the other day. She lives in Australia and was asking if people in the states still put wreaths on their doors all year round. Well given my wreathing passion, I had to respond back to her. “Of course, we put wreaths on our door all year,” I responded.…

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I have made several wreaths for friends and their daughters. My daughter has been begging me for over a year to make a wreath for her bedroom. I actually started this wreath during Christmas season but always put it on the back burner. She was so thrilled to come home from school to see I…

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Gingerbread Mocktail

This Gingerbread Mocktail is every bit of delicious as it looks best of all? It tastes just like a freshly baked gingerbread (without the hassle of actually having to bake one). I’m not a huge fan of shaking fancy drinks in here, but every once in a while its good to have one really delicious…

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7 Great Tips to Save Money on Silk Flowers by www.southerncharmwreaths.com/blog

Silk flowers are what makes or breaks a wreath and choosing silk flowers for your wreaths can be tricky and expensive. I have 7 great tips to save money on silk flowers and I included these tips in a recent Facebook Live video. You can watch the video at the bottom of this post but…

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how to make a tree topper bow

A tree topper bow is very popular and really adds a finished touch to your Christmas tree. I get asked a lot how to make them and below, I’m sharing my instructions for making a tree topper bow.  This bow will fit a 6-7 foot tree. For trees larger than this, keep adding more layers…

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When to make seasonal and holiday crafts to sell is a question I get a lot from my ebook customers. My answer? To stay ahead of the buyer. Buyers start searching for seasonal and holiday items well before it’s time to display them. Even if they wait to purchase, they start looking and dreaming of…

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black, yellow, and burlap summer ribbon

Today in the wreath shop, we’re making a Summer Multi Ribbon Bow. I had the honor of making these bows on Carolina Pottery’s Facebook page and thought I would share the video with you here! This simple bow is perfect for your summer wreaths or mailbox. I used 4 different ribbons, starting with a fun…

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The holidays are over and it’s time to take down the Christmas decorations. So I’m out of my workshop today and on the front porch instead. But that doesn’t mean I don’t have any helpful tips for you. The weather is pretty good here ( It’s a little windy as you can see and hear…

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Can you believe we’re past Thanksgiving already?? Now there’s less than a month left until Christmas! Only 24 days to enjoy your Christmas decorations before the season is over. That’s so short – especially when it comes to beautiful decorations that you made yourself.  So today we are going to be making a Rustic Winter…

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Today in the wreath shop we’re making this Whimsical Halloween Door Swag. You would never know we’re using a Christmas Evergreen Swag as the base!  This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you click a link and make a purchase, I could earn a few pennies in commission. Click here to read my…

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DIY Designer Easter Teardrop Swag Tutorial

A fun alternative to a wreath, this Beautiful Easter Teardrop Swag will be a great addition to your front door and will surprise your friends when you tell them it starts with an evergreen swag! This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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DIY Frosty Winter Lantern Swag by Southern Charm Wreaths

Today I’m showing you a quick way to customize a lantern with a swag and some fun snowflakes on the glass for winter. Plus, everything can be removed after the season and changed for another holiday! This post contains some affiliate links for your crafting convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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My Stitch Fix Unboxing December 2017 by Southern Charm Wreaths

This is my Stitch Fix unboxing, I know it’s not a DIY but don’t worry, next week I’ll get back to crafting and making pretty! However, when I find something amazing like Stitch Fix, which makes my busy life easier, I’m compelled to share it with you…my peeps! Let’s get right to it shall we. This post contains…

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Our first Chalk Couture Projects - Southern Charm Wreaths

Today in the wreath shop, we’re trying out Chalk Couture products. Yes, you read that right, no wreaths today! Instead we’re making a fun chalkboard using Chalkology Paste and transfers. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you click a link and make a purchase, I could earn a few pennies in commission. Click…

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How to make a fall lantern flower arrangement by Southern Charm Wreaths

Today in the wreath shop, I’m showing you how I decorated my large lantern for my front porch with a fall lantern flower arrangement.  This flower arrangement is made to sit on top of my lantern to add a pop of color.  Use these instructions for making one for yourself for any holiday or season. This…

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Candles are a necessity in my home, making it warm and inviting as well as festive during the holidays.  Candles are also a popular option for gifts of all kinds, from hostess gifts to birthday gifts.  Whether you like elegant or rustic, I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite yet simple DIY candle…

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How to Make a Summer Sunflower Lantern Swag

Today in the wreath shop, I’m showing you how to make a Summer Sunflower Lantern Swag using sunflowers and ribbon.   In case you didn’t know, a lantern swag is a flower arrangement to place on top of your lanterns to add a pop of color or to help decorate for the holidays.  This post…

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23 Delicious Pancakes You Can Eat for Dessert

Seriously, why not eat dessert for breakfast!  If you’re a big pancake lover like me, then I know you’ll love my list of 23 Delicious Pancakes you can eat for dessert!  These would be perfect for Mother’s Day, Christmas Brunch, Graduation or any family event.  So, whether you like carrot cake or apple pie, there’s…

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24 perfect pancakes for shrove tuesday

  Here in South Carolina, we don’t celebrate or decorate for Mardi Gras but we do stuff ourselves silly with pancakes on Shrove Tuesday.  All the churches in the area hold Shrove Tuesday events where families come together and play games, enjoy fellowship and make huge pancake bars.  Some hold pancake contest to see who…

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Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Fudgy, chocolaty, doughy and oh so delicious these cookie dough cupcakes are going to become your go-to recipe this season. When it comes to desserts I have only one thing in mind, make them as delicious as possible. However, I usually find myself debating between making cookies or cupcakes. I mean both of them are…

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How to Make Faux Sugared Fruit for Home Decor by Southern Charm Wreaths

I am so excited about today’s video – How to Make Faux Sugared Fruit! No, we’re not going to eat them. 🙂 These are beautiful sugary artificial fruits for your home decor. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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The Perfect Potato Casserole Recipe with fried eggs by Southern Charm Wreaths.

This Potato Casserole is a delicious and comforting breakfast that makes the perfect Sunday brunch staple. This is what breakfast dreams are made of, this crunchy, salty, soft and oh so filling potato casserole is what makes lazy Saturdays or Christmas morning so much better and amazing.

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Roasted Marshmallow Shake

This Roasted Marshmallow Shake is the best drink you’ll have ever! Packed with a ton of marshmallow flavor and really thick and creamy it’s just delicious. I’m a picky eater when it comes to milkshakes. I know, I know, how can someone be picky with a thick, creamy, sweet drink, right? But for me milkshakes…

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Top 10 Gift Ideas for Crafters and Creators by Southern Charm Wreaths

I honestly feel like I am pretty easy to shop for. After all, I go in places like Michael’s and Hobby Lobby all the time and find a TON of stuff I love! But I’ve been told shopping for gifts for me isn’t quite that easy. I guess it’s not like someone is going to…

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How to Make Halloween Lantern Swags by Southern Charm Wreaths

  I am so excited to share these fun Halloween Lantern Swags with you today!!! I used a color scheme of black and red instead of the traditional orange.  Aren’t these neat? This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

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How to Make a Popular Multi Ribbon Patriotic Bow

Independence Day celebrations are just around the corner and if you are like me, you like to decorate your home and make it look festive!  To help you with your decorating, I thought I would show you how to make a popular multi ribbon patriotic bow to be used in a wreath.  Of course you…

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Productivity tips for successful etsy shops

I find that if I follow these proven productivity tips for successful Etsy shops, I quickly get motivated to start working again after taking time off. As an Etsy shop owner, we all have those days, when our hectic family life gets in the way of our home based business. Then we put our business…

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How to Use Chalkbaord Ribbon

Let me show you how to transfer print to chalkboard ribbon…Ya’ll, I purchased this fabulous chalkboard ribbon LAST YEAR! I loved it so much that I had to have it.  I got it back to the wreath shop and then it just sat there…ugh, I was so intimated to use it. I just kept looking…

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How to make a multiple ribbon bow

If you are a frequent follower of mine, you know that I am a ribbon addict! I can’t get enough of fabulous ribbon because ribbon just makes me so happy!! Therefore, I’ve been searching for a way to make a bow with multiple ribbons using only a few yards of each ribbon.  I saw this…

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How to make a funky whimsical bow using leftover ribbon

Not only do I have an addiction to ribbon but I hoard it!  That’s right, I’m so sick that sometimes I find ribbon that I have to purchase and then NEVER use!  I’m a sick sicky!  I tend to wait for THE perfect wreath or project to use it on.  Then, gradually in all my…

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SouthernCharmWreaths.com shows you how to decorate your door for Mardi Gras.

How are you this Mardi Gras season? Do you have your decorations up? Are you ready to “Let the Good Times Roll”? I know a lot of my customers put up their Mardi Gras decorations as soon as they take down their Christmas decorations on Twelfth Night while some wait a little closer to Fat…

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With strawberry season in full swing, I wanted to make a pound cake for some yummy strawberry shortcake! I’ve made this southern buttery pound cake recipe many times and it’s always out of this world delish!  This pound cake is very moist, dense and forms a little bit of a buttery crust on the bottom…

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