Our Christmas front porch (with hanging candle lanterns)

Today I am going to share our front porch decorated for Christmas.  It is nothing elaborate and I wish I could do more or do it differently but it is more than I have done before and I love the little touches that I added this year.    Here it is in the daytime – but […]

Mailbox flower garden

When spring began this year, this is what our mailbox looked like.  It was sad, very sad.  I wondered if we were going to have to replace it but figured I would try to paint and stain it first.  I debated what color to do in this post and many of you weighed in with […]

Cleaning out dead stems from my garden and using them as décor in my home

It all started when I came across this post and picture on HomeTalk. Laura from Top This and That showed how she used something from nature, spray painted it, and then used it as décor on her deck! Any guesses as to what those stems/stick are from? Need a hint?  (Ok, I already gave it […]

Mailbox dilemma–ask my readers!

I have the most beautiful outside project to share with you today…. NOT! Here is our sad mailbox surrounded by some bare batches of Georgia red clay and some weeds grass.  He has needed some TLC pretty much ever since we moved in 8 years ago and has finally made it to top of the […]

Day 25–Decorate the outdoors

This post is part of a 31 day series – “31 days to decorate your home on a budget.”  You can read all the posts in this series here. And if you don’t want to miss a post you can subscribe by email, join me on facebook, or follow this blog in your reader.  Thanks […]