Painting Gourds for Color & Whimsy to Your Fall Decor

Painting gourds adds a  little whimsy and color to your fall decor. Add a small hole, and you have a cute birdhouse look for your mantel or other vignette. Painting gourds is a great project to do with the kids, or even with a group of girlfriends, when hosting a girls night out. The process… [Read More]

Pruning Perennials: During the Fall or Spring?

Pruning perennials is normally done in the fall or spring. Learn the benefits of choosing to prune perennial plants before or after the winter season. Do you cut back your perennials every fall? Maybe you’re a neat and tidy person, who cannot stand the idea of messy foliage past its prime. Maybe you’ve been taught… [Read More]

Hearty Chipotle Pumpkin Soup

Sometimes you just want a hearty soup. The kind that warms you up and sticks to your ribs. I was thinking of making some butternut squash soup, and then I came across these “pie pumpkins” at the grocery store. My family loves pumpkin pie but I’m not a huge fan. Still, these pumpkins sparked my… [Read More]

Rustic Wooden Pumpkins Using Scrap Wood

Rustic wooden pumpkins are easy way to refresh your fall decor buy using with scraps of wood, and other times you have on hand. Recently I invited my family over for Sunday dinner during the Steeler game. In addition to preparing a great feast, I wanted to decorate our main living area for fall, but I didn’t… [Read More]

Easy Fall Decorating with Apothecary Jars

Learn how decorating with apothecary jars can create a beautiful setting for fall using affordable items that you probably already have around the house. If you are looking for some simple ways to decorate your home this fall, you may like this decorating with apothecary jars idea. I’m teaming up with a few blogger friends,… [Read More]

Nature Inspired Fall Owl Wreath Tutorial

Not too long ago, we noticed some adorable owlets in our backyard, thanks to the cat, who kept staring at this birch tree in the garden. It was dusk, so I guess that’s why we were able to see them up close. These little cuties inspired me to make a fall owl wreath, with elements of… [Read More]

Felt Flower Wreath Tutorial for Fall

I’ve been wanting to make flowers out of felt for a while now, and when I came across this pretty fall colored pack, I thought it would be perfect to make a felt flower wreath for our front door. Felt Flower Wreath Tutorial contains some affiliate links for your convenience.  Click here to read my full disclosure… [Read More]