Red and yellow summer wreath with a burlap bow


So you know I couldn’t keep my front door naked for long!    It looks so weird to me to not have something up there.  And since I can FINALLY use any color I want on my black door instead of colors like red looking horrible on my burgundy door, I couldn’t wait to create […]

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 […]

Easy Succulent Garden (in a milkglass dish)


I love adding live plants to my home.  Love the color and decoration that they bring and also love that they are good for you in purifying the air. So when I saw these succulents on clearance at Wal-mart, I snatched them up.  Succulents are very popular right now and I have been wanting to […]

How to make an EASY, no-sew, DIY fabric bunting


I showed you my patriotic mantel yesterday, but I wanted to share with you how easy it was to make the simple bunting or pendants hanging over my window. I think bunting is really gaining in popularity – I am starting to see fabric versions popping up at all kinds of parties and in pictures […]

Patriotic Mantel (red, white, and blue mantel)


I am excited to share my Patriotic Mantel with you today! I always change things over from spring/Easter décor and go with a red, white and blue/Patriotic theme from mid-May/Memorial Day to July 4th.    I love Patriotic/Americana things so this is my one chance to go all out! This was last years Patriotic mantel. So […]

Summer projects + decorating inspiration


With Memorial Day right around the corner, this weekend sort of signifies the beginning of summer for me.  June is about to start, the temperatures are fast approaching the 90’s, cookouts are a common weeknight occurrence, summer is here! So I thought before I delve into all things summer (my patriotic mantel is getting the […]

Beach-inspired summer mantel

Beach-inspired summer mantel

Hope you had a great weekend!  I found some fun yard sale and thrift store finds I will share on Friday and just enjoyed staying busy soaking up these last few weeks of summer.  Can’t believe the month of July ends tomorrow!  I told you I would be sharing some ways I am adding some […]