Valentine’s Decor vignettes – 3 color ways

Now that the calendar has turned to February the focus is on the love holiday mid month. Injecting seasonal decor into our homes is an easy way to keep it fresh and festive. Here are some Valentine’s Decor vignettes using three different color palettes.

how to brighten your home during the winter blues

Do you suffer from the winter blues during the gloomy days of winter? Here are some ways to brighten your home to create a warm space and help your mood during those long, dark and cold winter days.

vintage sheet music coasters DIY

Do you love the look of old sheet music in your decor? So do I. Check out how to make these easy and inexpensive sheet music coasters for your home. Although not a difficult craft, they will look amazing and will add immediate interest to your space.

setting the mood for a Valentine’s day table scape

A Valentine’s day celebration does not necessarily have to involve a romantic setting. It can be shared with any loved ones, including a sweetheart, or family, or friends or any loved one. You can set the mood accordingly with your Valentine’s day table scape design.

crowning glory mantel styling

Do you celebrate the epiphany? I grew up in a Latin household and Los Reyes Magos was a big thing in our house. I have continued the tradition with my own family. A crowning glory mantel styling is set in the living room to honor the three kings.

thrifted goodies – breathing new life into an old frame

Welcome to another segment of the thrifted goodies series. Today I am sharing how you can breathe new life into an outdated or neglected piece to make it work in your decor style. I found a great frame with fabulous bones, but it needed some TLC to make it work with my home and style.

a plaid holiday table

This year I was inspired by this plaid ribbon to style our holiday tables. Using the same basic table design it dresses our table to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve. It’s a simple concept that can be used to style any table and adapted for any type of celebration. I am absolutely loving this simple plaid holiday table design.

Christmas village decor styling in an old secretary

You can create a winter wonderland scene with Christmas village decor anywhere in your home. You can set a huge village scene on a sideboard or simply tuck a couple of pieces on a shelf. I created a simple Christmas village in my parent’s old secretary desk, using a collection of Putz-like houses.

organic Christmas wreath DIY

Dried orange slices, cinnamon sticks, star anise, cranberries and pine cones give this fresh cedar garland wreath all the organic feels. This was a fairly easy and inexpensive project. Come on in, and let me show you how you can put together this organic Christmas wreath DIY in an afternoon.

a Christmas tree tradition continues and why it’s so important

The Christmas holiday, like the majority of holidays, is enveloped by and built around traditions. It’s what makes it so special, which everyone looks forward to across all ages. Some traditions are worldwide, and some are different country by country, while others are individual by family. Our Christmas tree tradition starts by getting the tree together as a family the day or weekend after Thanksgiving. It’s always a fun excursion with the four of us, selecting the perfect tree for our family.