Patriotic Summer Decor

Patriotic Summer Decor Red, white, and blue can carry you Memorial Day through Labor Day. One of the reasons I love decorating for the summer is I know that once I have my home all decorated I can leave it up for a long time. If you break out all of your red, white, and…

Spring Entryway Decorations

The sunshine and warmer temps have definitely been inspiring. Our bright and happy Easter and Spring decorations have carried throughout the house. Here are a few pictures of the entryway.Click any photo if you want to see it bigger!//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsI don't think I've shared a photo of this table yet. It was originally a dark cherry…

How to Create an Easter Centerpiece in 3 Easy Steps

//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsGood Morning! I'm working on some Easter decorations and thought I'd share my 3 step method for those of you that might get stuck and need some inspiration. Breaking it down into 3 simple steps makes things so much easier!Things you already own can be used as a container!Step #1 Pick a ContainerI "shopped" around…

Before & After: Painted Wood Hutch

I'm so thankful for Spring. It really makes a big difference in my motivation. When it starts to really get cold again this fall, I'm going to give myself permission to forget about painting furniture until spring comes again. No expectations for myself to work in the cold, blah weather means no guilt for not…

Antiquing Vacation (Mom’s "vacation")

What's the difference between a trip and a vacation? A trip is with the kids, a vacation is without. ;)There's a down-side to vacationing on a non-commercialized beach. Ask any mom stuck in her beach rental on rainy day, and you will have your answer simply by looking at the blank stare she gives you.…

{More than a} Message in a Bottle

I love containers. If they're old, I love them even more. Suitcases, boxes, crates, jars, bowls. If it's pretty, that's one thing. But if you can use it, well then, I'm in love.I have these bottles that I have been collecting. Starbucks frappuccino bottles, the kind that you can get from the grocery store. To…