How to Make a Leaf Embossed Concrete Fountain

The concrete bird bath that we had on our hillside fell over and broke. So this week’s Tuesdays in the Garden theme, DIY Garden Decor or any DIY How To Garden post, gave me the perfect excuse to create a new one.  I wanted to make a leaf embossed concrete fountain that the birds could… [Read More]

Painting Wooden Candlesticks: Turning a Thrift Store Buy Into Whimsical Decor

We always go thrift, and antique shopping on our girls weekend, and this year one of my purchases was an old wooden spool. I thought it would be perfect to set a pillar candle on. Soon after, I found a pair of wooden candle sticks.They were only $3.99 for the pair, and I thought they would… [Read More]

Celebrate Spring with the Beauty of Natural Moss Decor

One of the first signs of spring here, is the bright green moss that is starting to show after a long winter. I really like the look of natural moss decor, and thought it would be perfect to brighten up the house for spring. Here I’m using preserved reindeer moss, and sheet moss, to create… [Read More]

DIY Attractive Wooden Boot Tray For Your Foyer

Have you seen these pretty wooden mats that some are using for their welcome mat? Some are put together with rope or beads, and I have always admired them. Here in the north, it can get pretty messy in the winter. We have a boot tray in our laundry/mud room right off the garage, which… [Read More]

End Table Makeover: Recycle and Stencil Challenge

Today I’m sharing an end table makeover, as part of a recycle and stencil challenge, hosted by my friend Maria, of Simple Nature Decor. Maria asked us to find something that we already had in our homes and give it a makeover, with the use of a stencil purchased from cuttingedgestencils.com. End Table Makeover Quite… [Read More]

Egg Carton Flower Garland for Your Holiday Decor

This tutorial for an egg carton flower garland is super easy. You do have to save as many cartons as you need for your string of lights. In may case, I used a 70 bulb string of lights, which more than filled our large mantel. That meant having six egg cartons to save. Egg Carton… [Read More]

Easy Front Door Swag for the Holidays

We all love wreaths, but sometimes it’s nice to change it up, and use something new for our front door decor. This year, instead of making wreaths, I’m making a front door swag for each of our double doors. We just had a fir tree cut down in the back yard. I was so sad to… [Read More]