burlap container gardening DIY

We all know burlap has been trending f.o.r.e.v.e.r now and I really like to marry it with natural elements so why not plants & flowers? Come see how to create some unique and fabulous containers for your plants in this burlap container gardening DIY.

through the seasons – an antique secretary desk

Today I am sharing how I style my parent’s antique secretary desk throughout the year during the different seasons.  I have not done an installment in the {through the seasons} series in awhile and I was inspired while transitioning my decor to some patriotic and summertime feels.  You can find the previous {through the seasons}Continue reading “through the seasons – an antique secretary desk”

rustic and casual summer tablescape

The “official” start to the Summer season according to the equinox is less than a week away but for many of us summertime is well under way.  Summer gatherings and mingling tends to be more relaxed, which brings outdoor grilling onto the menu with more casual settings.  The tablescape I am sharing today is perfectContinue reading “rustic and casual summer tablescape”

faux cast iron candlestick DIY

I love cast iron decorative accessories.  When I saw this candlestick in a thrift store it reminded me of cast iron pieces although I believe it’s constructed of resin or fiberglass.  I thought to myself this could be transformed to look like cast iron and I will show you the steps used to convert thisContinue reading “faux cast iron candlestick DIY”

étagère plant stand update

I love clustering pretty pots and beautiful blooms on the green, metal étagère that sits in a corner in our back patio.  Styling this plant stand is always a fun and satisfying project every year.   If you have been around here awhile, you’ve seen it many times before, but if you’re new here then I hopeContinue reading “étagère plant stand update”

outdoor gathering tablescape & tips

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summertime feels even though it’s not the “official” start to summer.  Outdoor gatherings and entertaining will hopefully be back to some type of normalcy this year. Today we are sharing some tips and techniques to help with an outdoor gathering tablescape & tips. Entertaining outside, merely by just beingContinue reading “outdoor gathering tablescape & tips”

why you should have a water feature in outdoor spaces

We just added a water fountain to our sitting area in out front yard remodel.  Water features have so many benefits and beauty too add to outdoor spaces.  Today we are sharing why we chose to use a water feature in our outdoor space and why you should consider to do the same. We sharedContinue reading “why you should have a water feature in outdoor spaces”

late spring decor ideas in an antique secretary desk

My parent’s rustic, antique secretary desk is a favorite piece we inherited and have in our home now.  It’s one of the pieces I change up with seasonal decor. Spring decor is associated with Easter much of the time so when the bunnies and eggs were put away weeks ago the secretary desk was updatedContinue reading “late spring decor ideas in an antique secretary desk”

floral cone bouquets DIY

Happy May Day! We are enjoying May Spring goodness around here and I created some floral cone bouquets to spread the Spring May cheer.  I am SO happy to share my DIY floral cone bouquets including an assortment ranging in size and materials with you today. These floral cone bouquets are pretty simple to putContinue reading “floral cone bouquets DIY”