DIY Valentine’s Day To Spring Wreaths

A wreath is the symbol of eternity. These days we use them, quite frequently, to adorn our homes as a sign of welcome. There are so many wreath designs we have to choose from that can add more depth to that symbol. Bright colors, greenery, soft tones, and seasonal hues are only the beginning.

Valentine’s Day is a great time to add a little love to the loop. With just a little creativity, you can create something that makes the symbol sing!

And if you think you’re only limited to reds and hearts, you’re sooo missing out on some of the cutest V-day decor around.

So let’s get those creative juices flowing  to decorate.

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Dawn’s Southern Sour Cream Pound Cake

It’s Friday eve and I’m about ready to start my weekend early! So, to gear up, I’ve whipped up one of my Southern Sour Cream Pound Cakes.

Pound cake is that cake staple in the south. Sunday seemed to be the day we’d get to have it the most, and my grandmother could be found in the kitchen whipping one up. She could put a hurting on some pound cake!

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How to Create a Vintage Style Hot Cocoa Bar

A vintage style hot cocoa bar is can add such charm to a kitchen. Just thinking about all of the possibilities makes me super excited.

The first thing to remember is that imagination is the limit. The second thing to keep in mind is that you are like nobody else in this world, so adding your own special touch to make your vignette perfect for you is what you want to do.

So how exactly do you give a hot cocoa bar a little vintage charm?

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New Year…New You

Every single year I toy around with doing some fitness stuff that gets me back in shape after being all kinds of a ginormous pig during the months of November through January 1.

It’s almost like I wish I could just say no to the candied yams and then, omgosh, the Christmas cheese!! And let’s not talk about the carrot cake my Cayla makes. Ughhhh!

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Why Shop JC Penney’s Holiday Sale

Why Shop JC Penney’s Holiday Sale?

There’s something about Christmas decorating that makes me excited. So in my quest to determine my 2018 holiday colors, I ran across JC Penney’s holiday sale and it may have just given me the inspo I needed. [Read more…]

Fusion Mineral Paint vs. Chalk Paint You Decide

Fusion Mineral Paint vs. Chalk Paint

My chalk painting love runs deep.

This past summer is one that I filled with projects consisting of furniture, walls, and people (oops) I mean picture frames I wanted to give a makeover. It’s also important to mention that I considered chalk painting my therapy. This, my friends, means that I was determined to paint each and every project on my list! [Read more…]

Vintage Style Vignette Easy Update

Vintage style is just one of those interior styles I can’t deny. When I decided on a color scheme for my autumn decor, I knew the colors had to be rich and warm. They also had to incorporate a vintage feel. So, what did I do? I immediately went for warm copper and brown tones (mentioned those in my previous post)[Read more…]

DIY Fall Wreath That’s Easy and Inexpensive

Today I’m sharing with you how I made this crazy easy DIY fall wreath. First I have to tell you that I got rid of last fall’s wreath with the thought that I’d find one I liked better. The problem was that there are always so many of the same kinds of things on the shelf. I wanted something a bit different.  [Read more…]

10 Fun Fall Projects For Kids

It’s almost fall, and I’m already seeing tons of leaves falling in my yard. If I were to be honest, summer is my favorite season for weather, but I love fall for decorating. So, to get past my end of summer blues and jump right into my fall mojo, I decorate.

Then the kids are mumbling the dreadful “bored” word because I’m smiling around the house and decorating. It’s like, “Mom’s having fun. Can’t have that.”

So, for the sake of sanity among moms and hopes to, even temporarily, avoid the piercing phrase, “I’m bored,”  I’ve gathered together 10 fun fall projects for kids of all ages. [Read more…]

Budget Friendly Cute Fall Throw Pillow Ideas

Are you a throw pillow fanatic like me? Omgosh if I could explain in mere words how I feel about throw pillows, you’d probably think I was crazy.

But here’s the deal.

I was looking around for some throw pillow covers that would spruce up my sofa during this coming season, and I ended at a place I never thought to shop for pillow covers… [Read more…]