through the seasons – a wooden dough bowl

Wooden dough bowls, whether vintage or replicas, are a great vessel to decorate through the year during various holidays. Today we share a variety of ideas on how to fill and decorate a wooden dough bowl to compliment the seasons. We have not published a through the seasons installment on the blog in quite awhile,Continue reading “through the seasons – a wooden dough bowl”

5 DIY garland, banners & swag for Fall

How is your fall decorating going? Have you started? Are you done? Lol. I am actually waiting for some real pumpkins to start popping up in my area to really get in the mood since it’s still oppressively hot in northern California. In the meantime I thought I would share some DIY projects to addContinue reading “5 DIY garland, banners & swag for Fall”

early fall mantel

Now that the calendar has turned to September, we shifted our decor moderately inside our home. The living room mantel is always a favorite spot to update seasonally. It’s a great focal point and can be viewed when first entering our home. We recently shared tips on {how to start transitioning to Fall decor slowly}Continue reading “early fall mantel”

5 easy ways to DIY pumpkins

It’s back to school time and to me that always signifies Fall. I am not ready to go full blast into Autumn yet SO we thought we would share some fantastic ways you can create some pumpkin decor to add to your upcoming Fall festivities and decorations.   These have been created through the years,Continue reading “5 easy ways to DIY pumpkins”

silver tray chalkboard DIY

Remember those cute chalkboard flag trays we featured on our patriotic tablescape last week? Today we are sharing the details on how you can make your own and all the different ways you can use them. You can find the silver trays at the Dollar Tree and modify them simply using chalkboard paint. I haveContinue reading “silver tray chalkboard DIY”

Christmas crafting in July

Ok, who’s with me, or is 2021 flying by? As slow as 2020 was, 2021 is making up for it in record time. Before we know it it will be Christmas time with all it’s festivities and traditions. So we thought we would share some Christmas crafts for the upcoming holiday season today to beContinue reading “Christmas crafting in July”

patriotic tablescape with chalkboard flags

How do you set a table for the 4th of July without using red and blue tabletop items? We will show you how to do it and yet still remain festive. I am not a huge red gal. I have mentioned it here before and I am sure I will mention it again. I don’tContinue reading “patriotic tablescape with chalkboard flags”

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”

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”

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”