Make an inexpensive Christmas pillow from a placemat

I have had several people comment on my cute red plaid flannel pillows on my Christmas front porch and even though this isn’t a new idea I thought I would share it anyways.  Sometimes we just need a fresh reminder of something that could work in a certain area or within a budget in our […]

Cinnamon Scented Ornaments

This post is as part of a paid campaign with Dollar Tree and Blueprint Social. But as always the original ideas, opinions, and pictures in this post are all my own. I have really been wanting to add some homemade ornaments and touches to my Christmas décor this year. I found this fun idea on […]

Infinity Scarf tutorial (DIY Homemade Gifts for $5 or less)

I am so excited to join 4 other talented bloggers to bring you some DIY Homemade Gift ideas!  These are all simple, inexpensive (think $5 or much less) ideas that could make a perfect gift for someone on your list.  And these are also great ideas to give for a hostess, teacher, neighbor, girlfriend gift […]

DIY Burlap + Lace Christmas Tree Skirt

I am back today to show you how I made my tree skirt that I showed you in my Christmas tree post last week.  I am loving this tree skirt…. BUT, I am not sure that I will be making a ruffled one again.    It was not hard, but it was time consuming.  During […]

A Homemade Christmas linky party!

Today is the day!  If you have been following along the last few weeks I have been participating in a 3 week long series with 3 other bloggers – Christa from Brown Sugar Toast, Laine from It’s Just Laine, and Heather from Thrifty Stories.  We have posted all kinds of homemade projects from decorations, to […]

Placemat pillow tutorial + my favorite Christmas vignette

Rhoda is having a Christmas vignette linky party over at Southern Hospitality and it just turns out this little area on my hearth is my favorite vignette this year.  What’s a vignette you ask?  Dictionary.com says it is “any small, pleasing picture or view.”  I just love this little area – the bench, the pillows, […]

DIY Burlap + Lace Stockings

I am back to share another post in our “A Homemade Christmas” series!  I hope you have been enjoying this series as much as I have!  Laine, Christa, and Heather have been inspiring me with some great projects!  You can catch up on all the posts on the series at the end of this post. […]

Homemade Vintage Music Book Page Wreath

I am back with another post in our A Homemade Christmas series!  I hope you have been catching all of the other posts in this series… if not check them out at the bottom of this post.  My mouth is still watering from Heather’s homemade Pecan sticky buns recipe from yesterday.  Yumm! Today I am […]

DIY Mercury Glass Ornaments

Today is my first day to share in our A Homemade Christmas series.  I been loving it so far.  Make sure you head over and check out Christa’s pinecone cluster and Heather’s poinsettia pillow.  They are both on my list to do now too. I don’t know about you but I LOVE mercury glass.   It […]

A Homemade Christmas (3 week collaborative series starting Monday)

Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  We had a good time with family and ate too much, of course.  And woke up today to “the day after Thanksgiving” . . . when it seems the whole world switches into full steam ahead Christmas mode!  I know I do!   I got some Christmas shopping done in […]