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”

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”

how to build a livestock fence

Earlier in the summertime, Mister & Master M built a new fence around our vegetable garden in the backyard. It’s inspired by traditional livestock fences but with a bit of an edge and character. Here are all the details on how they did it and how you can do it too. It’s amazing how easilyContinue reading “how to build a livestock fence”

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”

cloche seashell tablescape

Today we are sharing a late summer table scape straddling the end of summer and also looking forward towards the quickly approaching Fall season. Summer is winding down in late August so this table includes summer vibes set outdoors with seashells, but also includes some small nods towards Fall which is fast approaching with moodyContinue reading “cloche seashell tablescape”

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”

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”

last day of summer garden tablescape

Although it seems like we’ve all shifted gears to Fall, the Autumnal equinox isn’t until tomorrow, which “officially” starts the season.  I set the table on the back patio with a garden theme to bid farewell to Summer. Of course in Northern California it’s still plenty hot, but the foliage and flowers have started showingContinue reading “last day of summer garden tablescape”