My sidekick, Marcia Lyons, and I spent the day shopping at Frette. Not only did we find a world of beautiful linens at even more amazing prices, we also made a new friend! For his sake, we will call him NAPKIN MAN. This Napkin Man caught my eye when he was standing behind a beautiful… Continue reading “NOW YOU KNOW” How to fold the perfect dinner party napkin!
Everyone has leftover linens sitting in their closet somewhere. Whether it’s from making your kids costumes, or attempting to start your own clothing line (it’s OK we’ve all been there) reusing the extra fabric can make any present seem considerably more thoughtful and creative! In this blog entry we are going to teach you how… Continue reading “Now You Know” HOW TO WRAP PRESENTS! Wrapping paper can be such a fuss, leftover fabric is a must!
Everyone loves adorning the Christmas tree, but why let all the fun stop there! This blog is going to teach you how to use your leftover popcorn or if you get bored decorating your tree you can make your very own Christmas wreath. WARNING: fun to do with your kids but DO NOT let them… Continue reading “Now You Know” How to make your very own XMAS wreath!
Here at Decor by GG we LOVE LOVE LOVE antiques! But we know that they can also be pricey. Sometimes we wish we could create that chipped paint affect or the old worn-in feel of wood without having to spend thousands of dollars! Well in this blog entry we are going to teach you how… Continue reading “Now You Know” How to make your very own antique-furniture! (AKA PATINA/GLAZING)
There are some perks to Hanukkah: 8 days of presents and well…that’s really about it. I guess twirling a dreidel is fun, eating the chocolate money tastes good but let’s be honest, compared to Christmas’s overblown commercial ridden Holiday with lights, trees, decorations, and a jolly fat man who delivers tons of presents, Hanukkah is… Continue reading “Now You Know” How to make Hanukkah equally as fun as Christmas for your kids!