Fall Decor with a Bell Jar


Contents Under Glass   The cloche, or bell jar, was developed by the French to protect a new garden plant and help it to mature. Made of glass, a cloche is used today in home decor in unlimited ways. They come in various sizes and shapes, but traditionally are bell-shaped. I tend to refer to them as bell jars.…

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #12


Party Time!   We had some great link ups at the party last week! Thanks to everyone who joined in on the fun! You all are so talented and creative! You make it look easy! Check out some of my favorites… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This DIY vintage desk organizer from Bullfrogs & Bulldogs is so cute and easy to do!…

Kitchen Hutches are Hot & Happening!


Add Personality to Your Home   A beautiful kitchen hutch is one of my favorite pieces of furniture in a home. It provides your space with not only some great storage but also gives it some great personality! The great thing about a hutch is that they come in all shapes, styles, sizes and colors!…

DIY Keepsake…a Special Thanksgiving

DIY Keepsake

Make Your Own DIY Keepsake   Sometimes we need to take it upon ourselves to create a keepsake…to help us hold onto a special memory. That’s what I did with this DIY project, representing a special time for my family. Several years ago, my husband’s job took us overseas. We spent a year living in the U.K.…

Bedroom Inspiration Board

Bedroom Inspiration

A Girl Can Dream…   I’m in a bit of a “bedroom inspiration” mood. I would love to do a makeover on my bedroom, but I can’t right now. So, I’ll have to settle for creating a visual makeover… I began my bedroom inspiration with the bed. Canopy beds are so gorgeous and I love the simple design of the black canopy frame bed that

How To Arrange Fall Flowers

Fall Flower Arrangements

Leaves, Mums & More   This Saturday, my church is hosting a Ladies Inspirational Day and I have been working on the Fall flower arrangements for the tables. Since I was already at work, I thought I’d share my steps for arranging flowers. Keep in mind, I am not a florist and I’ve never taken a class, so I do not claim to know what

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #11

DIY party

Fun Features   Another party and another week of great features! Thanks to everyone for the great link ups! Here are a few of my favorites from last week’s party. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Do you need a great centerpiece for Halloween? Look no further than this Pick your Potion centerpiece from Kim at Made in a Day.…

Decorating Pumpkins…We’re Not Just Carving Anymore!

Decorate Pumpkin

Pimp My Pumpkin!   Decorating pumpkins is a hot trend right now! I love all the amazing pumpkin decorating ideas out there! They can be found on Pinterest, blogs and decorating websites. You could spend hours browsing! This past Friday, our church held a Fall Festival for the community and I had to share a great decorated pumpkin that one of our teens created.…

Terrific Ideas for the Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving Tables

Giving Thanks in Style   This idea for place cards from HGTV is too cute for words. The design is so clever and I love the use of items from nature in your Fall decor. The white pumpkins are the perfect size and great for your guests to take with them.…

Star Light, Star Bright

star wall art

Star Wall Art   Sometimes, you just never know what you’re going to find…remember when I found the burlap sacks at Tractor Supply for my burlap pillows? While I was there, I found a piece of wall art! Seriously? Tractor supply?!?! I always thought it was just grass seed and lawn mowers!…