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”

winter nesting table

Setting a pretty table is one of my favorite things to do– so this week I set the table for our family as we continue to nest during this SIP winter.  We have a family celebration and I wanted the table to share some specialness as we gather together.   Our son turns nineteen onContinue reading “winter nesting table”

hot beverage station

The holidays are behind us, but we still have plenty of long, cold winter days ahead of us.  I had wanted to set a festive beverage station during the Christmas season but alas between all the other holiday doings I never got to it.  Just keeping it real folks.   Once I put all theContinue reading “hot beverage station”

winter decor

I am proud to say that I have finally put all of Christmas away and of course all the blank spaces spoke to me for a little winter warmness and decor.  I love to use organic items in my decor and that seems to be the perfect thing this year for some winter pep. TheContinue reading “winter decor”

Winter tablescape

I set the table aprés the Holidays with a winter vibe as we start off January with high hopes for this new year.  🤞🏼Yes, I am sticking to high hopes. Snowflakes and snowballs adorn the table and I used a mix of winter whites, grays and silvers throughout.  There’s a mix of everyday-ware with touchesContinue reading “Winter tablescape”

reflections of 2020

Today we close the door on 2020. A chapter for the history books for sure. 2020 was a year like no other but there was some goodness that came from all the turbulence and turmoil.  I witnessed it first hand at the small home & garden shoppe I work at in our home town. PeopleContinue reading “reflections of 2020”

dazzlingly bright New Year’s Eve tablescape

I know we are all eager to put 2020 behind us.  We fully anticipate 2021 with the highest expectations probably put on any new year ever before.  I am praying for a bright, the brightest!, future in 2021.  I set the table for New Year’s eve for just the four of us, full of lightContinue reading “dazzlingly bright New Year’s Eve tablescape”

Christmas past, present & future

I hope everyone had a healthy, peaceful, and Merry Christmas! When I am getting ready to decorate for the season I review pictures, posts and ideas I had in years past to inspire me on how to decorate for the present season, but today I want to focus on the future.    This season whiteContinue reading “Christmas past, present & future”

glitter old fashioned Christmas light bulb ornament DIY

This glitter old fashioned Christmas light bulb ornament was super easy to make and I love the vintage punch it carries. I found these old fashioned colored lights bulbs in a little antique shop in Florence, Oregon when we picked up Sebastian from college last month.  You can read more about this quaint town fromContinue reading “glitter old fashioned Christmas light bulb ornament DIY”

bottlebrush Christmas tablescape

Here’s another festive Christmas tablescape, showcasing bottlebrush Christmas trees as a centerpiece forest and green bottlebrush wreaths as individual placesetting details.  The table has a black and white vibe with some pops of green. The touches of green include the small stripe in my {DIY plaid chargers}, the emerald glass goblets, the green bottlebrush wreathsContinue reading “bottlebrush Christmas tablescape”