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Author: Amanda Ullmann

Holiday DIY: Sparkling Snowman

Preparing for the holidays and winter doesn’t have to be a chore! It makes your house feel cozy, and can allow you to be creative. Where we live doesn’t get much snow, but we love winter wonderlands. So we decided to create our own dash of snow that we can keep in our homes. Creating a winter wonderland in your home for the holidays can be simple. All you need is a few items and your imagination! What you will need for one sparkling snowman: 3 – Frosted Sparkle Bubble Balls 1 – Frosted Sparkle Votive Holder 1 – Coaster (We...

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Top 10 Home Decor Trends For 2019

2018 is coming to a close. It seems crazy. This year has truly flown by, but we’re excited for this next year. With the end of the year comes our favorite time here at Save on Crafts. New home decor trends. Designers and stores are already looking at the new looks that are coming in 2019. And so you can be best prepared for sprucing up your home decor, we are here to share our top 10 picks for home decor trends for 2019. 1.Plants & Greenery Plants are perfect for home decor! They not only look good, but...

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How to assemble the Cupcake Tree

Step by Step – Assembly Assembly of our Cupcake Tree is easy and only takes about 5 minutes! See how to paint and decorate the tree before assembling. Step 1: Remove the instructions and all of the parts from the box to begin. Step 2: Line up the center slots on the two largest crosspieces (tab side up) and slide together. Step 3: Line up the slots on the largest disk with the tabs on the base crosspieces and press them into place. Step 4: Slide together the next largest crosspieces and press the tabs into the slots on...

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Contemporary Floral Design

The Art of Arranging Flowers Around the World   Part Two  Contemporary Trends in Floral Design Influences, which have helped, crystallize our present day aesthetics and preferences are the art forms of the past from all parts of the world. Great artists are visionaries. They stand upon the shoulders of the people and show us trends and choices that lie ahead. The people, who create beautiful things for their homes, gifts for others or to bring in income reflect the changing consciousness, values and feelings of civilizations. Schools of Japanese Flower Arranging Ikebana, the Japanese word for the art of...

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Western Elements in Floral Design

Elements of Design Light Bright lights illuminate the entire design; spotlights throw focus on a single aspect. Colored bulbs create a mood. Side lighting casts shadows on the opposite side of the light source; lights from above create shadows beneath. Experiment with the effects of various sources of light and play with light as an element in your design. Space Space is divided, penetrated and organized by the placement of horizontal and vertical lines. Even the space that is left empty, is an inherent part of the whole. Texture  Large, soft roses go well with small shapely leaves and lacy ferns....

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