Some Like it Hot as Cool Server

Some Like it Hot as Cool Server

    UPCYCLED CHAFING DISH BECOMES A COOL SERVER Dating back to the 1500’s (or earlier) the chafing dish was used to heat foods that required gentle cooking such as fish, cream or eggs that were originally heated with charcoal in a brazier. It could be used at the table or for keeping food warm at a buffet (think modern day weddings or hotel buffets that use large chafing dishes to keep food warm). Many antique chafing dishes were made...

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The Beauty of Bamboo

The Beauty of Bamboo

Bamboo is showing up everywhere these days, from flooring and furniture to wall coverings and cabinetry. And why not? Bamboo is a versatile, renewable and responsible alternative to hardwoods and synthetics. The reason for bamboo’s emerging popularity and trend in interior design is that it is a renewable source, absorbs greenhouse gases, has an amazing growth rate and very little waste (almost every part of the plant is used after harvesting)....

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Wee Words from a Leprechaun

Wee Words from a Leprechaun

A decoration for your desk is a celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. A rock, ribbon, gold coin, a shamrock and a handmade scroll makes a “green” paper weight that lets you kiss the Blarney Stone everyday. According to legend, the kissing of the Blarney Stone brings the gift of persuasive eloquence. Materials Needed: A foil gold coin (I had a gold foil cover from a chocolate candy) A rock 3 leaf paper clover An Irish saying...

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No Fly Zone Paper Weight

No Fly Zone Paper Weight

A personalized paper weight designed to keep those random papers in place. Even in our mostly paperless environments in the office or at home, we all have bills to be paid scattered about, a challenge keeping a favorite recipe flat and easy to read, magazine or newspaper clippings that you are collecting to read at a later date, even printed e-mails or important papers you keep by your computer (passwords?). No worries, these important papers...

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