White Sparkling Punch

White Sparkling Punch

December 29, 2020

With just a few more days left of 2014, we are finishing up our holiday themed posts with a recipe for a delicious white sparkling punch. Served at our White Winter Wonderland Baby Shower, this non-alcoholic punch was both beautiful and super easy to make.

DIY Charlie Brown Christmas Sweters

Brown Christmas Sweater

December 22, 2020

DIY Light-Up Charlie Brown Christmas Sweater With Christmas a few days away, the holiday party season is starting to come to a close. After serving as a hostess at two holiday parties this year (Red and Green Ornament Bridal Shower and White Winter Wonderland Baby Shower), I was glad to just be a guest for…


How to Tea Stain Paper to Look Old

October 1, 2018

Happy Monday Y’all! We hope you had a fun and safe fourth of July and are well rested for the week ahead. The heat is reaching those high summer temperatures now making indoor projects my new favorite kind. It did ease up a little bit one day this weekend which allowed me to finish up…


10 Ways to Tie a Chair Sash

June 20, 2018

A Traditional Bow Plus 9 Alternative Ways to Tie a Chair Sash When planning a wedding, shower, or another event, there are many decisions to be made in regards to the tables and chairs. Since these items generally take up the bulk of the room, it’s important that the selections made are going to give…


Improve Your Sewing

December 1, 2015

Beyond the Basics: 9 Tools That Will Improve Your Sewing Welcome back! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and survived the official start of the Christmas shopping frenzy. Last week we gave you our list of the most useful items to have in your basic sewing toolbox. This list is a great starting point…


Basic Sewing Toolbox

November 16, 2015

As a new sewer, simply starting a project can seem intimidating, but there are a few things you can do that will increase your chances of success. Besides practice (which helps pretty much everyone!), having a well stocked sewing toolbox is one of the easiest steps to success. Sure, you could start a project and then…


Fall Harvest Jumper

November 11, 2015

After a very long and hot beginning of November, it has finally cooled off enough to feel like fall has arrived! With the conclusion of Halloween, many of you are ready to kick off the holiday season – Christmas style. While you might hear the joyous sounds of the season coming from my car or…

Hot Air Balloon Dress Tutorial

Balloon Dress Tutorial

November 3, 2015

Up, Up, and Away – Hot Air Balloon Ruffle Dress Back in September, we celebrated a big milestone in the Pylant household. Our sweet Cecilia turned one! We hosted a Balloons Over Paris themed birthday party at our home where our family and friends gathered to converse and eat cake (which was Cecilia’s favorite part).…


Turning a New Leaf

October 29, 2015

Happy Fall Y’all! After a few months away, I can’t even begin to tell you how much I’ve missed you! It was a much needed break, but now I’m back and excited about turning a new leaf. With the change of a season also comes a change to Sweet Tea Proper. Besides the overall look,…

How to Change Snap-On Presser Feet

A Beginner’s Guide to Sewing

February 17, 2015

How to Change the (Snap-On) Feet on Your Sewing Machine When thinking about what to post on next, I realized that it had been awhile since we updated our sewing guide with anything new. With the priority being to complete the tasks and projects on our home renovation, there just wasn’t a lot of time…