Beautiful shells from a wonderful weekend walking on the beach.

Ideas For Shadow Boxes

Last weekend, I was supposed to be doing laundry and cleaning house while the husband was working in the yard. I threw a load of laundry in the washer and ran upstairs to work on mounting these seashells in a shadow box. Pretty sneaky I know, but truth be told, I do this kind of thing … Continue reading Ideas For Shadow Boxes

Quick decorating ideas for Halloween.

Ideas for Halloween Decorating

Do you need some last-minute ideas for Halloween decorating?     Just mix a few things in with your everyday decor, as if it’s completely normal to have a jar of eyeballs, scare sauce and vampire viskey on the entry table.     The bats enjoy hanging out here too, which can be a bit … Continue reading Ideas for Halloween Decorating

Making an end table out of wine crates. Finish using Amy Howard Better With Age and Liming Wax.

Making A Wine Crate End Table

My original purpose for these simple wine crates was storage. What I ended up with was a unique wine crate end table with a beautiful white washed finish.     When I unloaded the crates from my car and placed them in the garage, I realized they looked particularly interesting stacked in a random manner. I played … Continue reading Making A Wine Crate End Table

How to create a witch hat door hanger for Halloween. Wicked easy!

Halloween Witch’s Hat Door Decoration

Paint, tape, ribbon, hanger, done! This witch's hat door decoration is just that easy. It's like magic! For me, witches rule on Halloween. You know... "double, double, toil and trouble". I found the witch hat cutout at Hobby Lobby and had to have it. The first step was painting the cutout using Rust-oleum spray paint in black, however … Continue reading Halloween Witch’s Hat Door Decoration

Creating a fall arrangement

Creating A Fall Arrangement

As soon as I spotted this adorable Jacques Pépin chicken pitcher at Sur La Table, I had visions of  flowers popping out of the top.  I snatched it up as if it were the last one in existence and couldn't wait to use the pitcher to create a fall arrangement. The challenge was getting fresh flowers … Continue reading Creating A Fall Arrangement