happy thanksgiving

November is a blur and it went out with a bang with a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. We hosted an intimate party of 6 and it was a perfect gathering of family and a friend. I was not able to decorate much since we are in the process of a small remodel and it took longerContinue reading “happy thanksgiving”

Halloween tablescape styling moods

Do you have a particular style for your Halloween aesthetic? Or are you like me and like a little bit of a lot of different looks? I like eerie and creepy and whimsical and so much more when it comes to the Halloween holiday. So I thought I would share some different ideas on howContinue reading “Halloween tablescape styling moods”

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”

how to start transitioning to fall decor slowly

Today we are sharing ideas on how to start tip toeing towards Fall vibes without taking the deep plunge into a pumpkin patch. There are subtle touches you can use in your home to transition into Fall decor, bridging the gap between late summer and Fall harvest season. Since the “official” start of Autumn isContinue reading “how to start transitioning to fall decor slowly”

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”

hydrangea and mercury glass tablescape

July is hydrangea season! Hydrangeas are one of my all time favorite flowers and they are in full bloom! We have several varieties in the back yard and I brought some in to create a simple but beautiful centerpiece for this summer tablescape. We love to eat outside during the summertime but it’s been blazingContinue reading “hydrangea and mercury glass tablescape”

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”

decorating with the red, white & blue

Happy July everyone! I am excited to celebrate the 4th of July this year since we have moved to a more normal lifestyle where we can gather and mingle. All this festivity brings with it patriotic decorating and patriotic entertaining, which can be done easily with some simple touches. Flowers are always pretty and immediatelyContinue reading “decorating with the red, white & blue”