Handmade Rustic Decorations for Your Christmas Tree

I have this cut pencil tree that I usually place on my front porch during the holidays. This year I thought it would be fun to decorate it with all handmade rustic decorations for a cozy country feel. You know, most pencil trees already have that primitive, country look to them, so adding more natural… [Read More]

Easy Fall Decorating with Apothecary Jars

If you are looking for some simple ways to decorate your home this fall, you may like this apothecary jar centerpiece idea. I’m teaming up with a few blogger friends, for our seasonal creative challenge, and this time we are working with glass jars. A special thank-you to  Jar Store.com, for supplying us with four beautiful… [Read More]

Shadow Box Peonies

Memory or shadow boxes are great for keeping a collection of something special, and hanging it in your home. In this post I’ve created shadow box peonies, mainly as a decoration, in homage to my favorite flower. Shadow Box Peonies I love peonies and am always so sad when they stop flowering. I always pick as… [Read More]

Spring Gardening and a Birthday Gift

  Last weekend I was greeting by my lovely college aged daughter with an early birthday gift. She happened to be home for the weekend and went out and purchased some items from Hobby Lobby. The best part is that she wanted something that we could do together. So sweet. A simple Shepherd’s Hook and some… [Read More]

Moss Covered Wreath Tutorial

These moss covered wreath tutorial is easy to follow and provide a simple, festive look to your front door throughout the holiday season. All you need is a round foam wreath form which you can buy at any craft store, craft sheet moss and a few extras to dress it up. Start by cutting 3 inch… [Read More]

Holiday Decorating: A Thankful Wreath

Thanksgiving here in the US is just around the corner and I know I have so much to be grateful for. My girls are coming home, which gives me an extra excuse to decorate, although I’m likely to turn around and start decorating for Christmas before they leave. Here’s a super simple thankful wreath that you can reuse for another… [Read More]

Crack-Me-Up-O-Lantern Pumpkin Decorating Contest

At first I wasn’t sure if I had the time to do this but I just couldn’t stand missing out on the fun. My friends and fellow Garden Charmers Melissa Will from The Empress of Dirt and Barb Rosen from Our Fairfield Home and Garden got together to host the 1st Annual Crack-Me-Up-O-Lantern Pumpkin Decorating… [Read More]