Sprucing up the outdoors for Spring with spray paint


With the arrival of spring, out comes the gardening gloves and shovels, the rake and broom, the pressure washer, and yes… the spray paint! We finally had some days without rain last week and I pretty much emptied my whole front porch onto the driveway and got to refreshing it all with some spray paint.  […]

Simple Blue & Blooms Spring Mantel (Ringing in Spring Home Tour)


Excited to share my spring mantel and some more spring décor today as part of the Ringing in Spring home tour!  14 home bloggers are sharing spring touches in their homes over the next few days.  There has already been some beautiful spring inspiration shared like this wreath and décor from Vidya at What’s Ur […]

Decorating with thrift store pillows


Once again I have to say a heartfelt thank you to my readers for your comments, emails, posts on facebook, and just general concern/comfort in the recent passing of my father-in-law.  So many people came to the viewing and funeral – personal friends of ours, co-workers from many, many years of my FIL, church family, […]

Seasonal mantels of 2013


I recapped some of the top posts of 2013 in this post if you missed it.  BUT I thought it would be fun to do a mantel recap post too! You know that I love to decorate my mantel for seasons.  I did it before I was blogging, and would do it even if I […]

Spring Tulip Wreath (make your own wreath tutorial)


It all started when I saw the wreath below shared on facebook.  I fell instantly in love!  And determined to make a tulip spring wreath myself this year for my spring door. I had to do some digging, but finally found the source for the wreath pictured above.  It is from an amazing etsy shop […]

Yellow and blue Spring/Easter mantel


So excited to start sharing some spring things with you!  First up is my spring mantel.  Come March 1st (sometimes before depending on if the weather is cooperating), I am ready for all things SPRING!  This year we have had some cooler temps here in GA into March but have also had a few days […]

20+ Spring projects (lots of Spring inspiration!)


15 days until Spring!  And you better believe I am counting down each day!   (And enjoying seeing a forecast close to 70 degrees later this week even though we had snow flurries on Saturday – crazy GA weather!) So I thought I would round up a bunch of my past projects in one post […]

Springy mantel (decorated with yard sale finds)


Spring… is in the air.  Literally, IN the air!  Everything outside right now is covered in about an inch of yellow pollen. :)   But that is ok, we are just keeping the windows closed, waiting for rain, and enjoying the flowers and green trees that the pollen is bringing. So let me introduce to my […]