$100 Room Makeover: Week 3 – Windows and Wall Art

Welcome to week 3 of the $100 room makeover challenge. Have you been following along with the other bloggers? I find them very inspiring, and can’t wait to see what they come up with this week. Just as a recap, this post is part of the $100 Room Makeover challenge organized by Erin from Lemons Lavender… [Read More]

Dried Citrus Ornaments: Natural Holiday Beauty

So many people loved the dried orange slice garland project, so I thought I’d make some whole dried citrus ornaments to decorate the house this Christmas. This took a little trial and error, but in the end they turned out really nice. I tried lemons, limes, oranges and clementines. The orange and clementines worked out the best,… [Read More]

16 Nature Inspired Fall Decor Projects to Make Now

Everyone loves the farmhouse style. You know the homes with a ton of white everywhere, somewhat minimalist decor, lots of neutrals. I like it too, but there is no way I can decorate my home in this fashion. First of all we still have a lot of dark wood everywhere and our main living area… [Read More]

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Wire Hanger Boxwood Letters

I have this somewhat awkward wide space above my mantel that needs something, especially at Christmas. This year I thought I’d hang the word Joy, in big letters, to complement the space. I couldn’t decide if I should pick up some paper mache letters from a craft store, or try to make some myself with fresh… [Read More]

DIY Seeded Eucalyptus Garland

Did you know that you can easily make a garland from many types of plant material? I had some seeded eucalyptus from last year’s Christmas centerpiece , and now a whole year later it is so pretty I had to use it again. This tutorial for a seeded eucalyptus garland is easy to follow and can be created from a… [Read More]

Natural Fall Leaf Garland

One of the things I love about living in Southwestern Pennsylvania is watching the leaves change color in the fall. The other day I went out for a walk. The air was crisp and cool and I started picking up some of the leaves that had fallen. Pretty soon I had an armful, so I… [Read More]

DIY Dried Orange Garland with Fragrant Botanicals

Have you every made a dried orange garland? The drying process takes some time, but overall its pretty easy to make. My sister and I used to make these for our herbal shop with different dried fruits, and other botanicals, like dried red hot peppers, very pretty at the holidays. DIY Dried Orange Garland Disclosure: This… [Read More]