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”

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”

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”

a MOSSY tablescape

Hello friends.  Today we are sharing a moss inspired tablescape in honor of Earth Day.   We used moss accents throughout the tablescape to give the table a very nature filled and earthy feel.  There are DIY moss chargers, a DIY moss runner, faux moss rocks plus moss balls are sprinkled around. To play offContinue reading “a MOSSY tablescape”