Saturday Shopping Pick – Console Table

Saturday Shopping Pick

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!~Add Some Rustic Warmth~   This Halswell wood Console Table has 5 drawers and label hardware accents. At 33″ H x 47″ W x 16″ D, it’s the perfect console table for an entry or hallway. Shop for it at Joss […]


Halloween with PBKids and Handmade Charlotte

Pottery Barn Kids

~Halloween Costumes and Face Paint~   Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I have always loved creating costumes for my children. But I have to admit that when it came to face painting, I was usually at a loss!…No more… Pottery Barn Kids has partnered with Rachel Faucett of Handmade Charlotte, a mom of five who […]


Fall Sign made from Wood Shims

Wood Shim Fall Sign

~Handmade Fall Sign~   Last week I participated in a great Fall Home Tour. If you missed it, hop over and check it out. (Plus, there’s still time to enter the giveaway to win a $1500 Chest from Somerset Bay…but hurry…) In the tour, I shared my Fall Decor and I had several people ask […]


20 Home Office Crafts & DIY Projects with Hometalk

home office crafts and diy projects

~Home Office Crafts & DIY Projects~   As you know, I’ve been working on my home office/craft room for a while now…I’ve been thinking about storage, organization and of course I want it to be beautiful! I’ve had so many ideas floating around in my head. I really had trouble just getting started. So creating […]


Twirl & Take a Bow Party~#60

top picks

~Can You Believe It’s Party #60?~   Wow! What fun! We’ve had some great parties and last week was no exception. Everyone’s definitely getting ready for Halloween and really enjoying the Fall season. I love all the great pumpkin crafts, Fall recipes and awesome wreaths. If you missed last week’s links, take a peek so […]


Decoupaged Paper Pumpkins

decoupaged paper pumpkins

~Right from the Pages of a Book~   I really love using paper, specifically pages of books, in crafts and projects. They just have a great look about them. You can see what I mean by taking a peek at my Valentines’ Day wreath and my Graduation party centerpieces. Using book pages adds interest to […]


Saturday Shopping Pick – Glass Door Cabinet

Glass Door Cabinet

~Store It in Style in a Glass Door Cabinet~   Today’s Saturday Shopping Pick…   This Fabrikör Glass Door Cabinet is not only a great storage piece, but it’s fabulous in this light green color. It also comes in gray and beige. This cabinet would be great in a bathroom or a laundry room. Shop […]


I Got a New Table Lamp!

table lamp

~Table Lamp~   Today I’m sharing my new table lamp! It’s the Dimond Bronze Lincoln Table Lamp from I was so excited when they asked me to review one of their lamps and share it with my readers! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ So let me share a bit about this Dimond Lincoln Table Lamp… The substantial size […]


The “All Things Home” Fall Tour

blog year in review

~Welcome to My Fall Tour~   This is a wonderful time of year! The leaves are changing colors, the air is crisp and the pumpkins are perfect! I’m so excited to be a part of the All Things Home Fall Tour and giveaway! Everyday this week, 5 different bloggers have shared their Fall decor and […]


DIY Burlap Table Runner

burlap table runner

~Easiest Table Decor Ever!~   Today I’m sharing the easiest table runner ever made! It’s my DIY burlap table runner! I love burlap for the Fall! Well, actually…I love burlap anytime! Recently I found burlap on sale, so I gathered up several yards. I find that I use it for a lot of projects. It’s […]


Twirl & Take a Bow Party~#59

halloween party features

~Halloween Inspiration~   As you can imagine, last week’s party was full of Fall and Halloween inspired projects. They have really gotten me in seasonal mode! Take a peek at some of my top picks from last week’s party… Halloween Party Features ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ How absolutely adorable are these Confetti Pumpkins from Made in a Day?! […]


Halloween Costumes and DIY Accessories

halloween costumes

~Whoooo Loves Halloween?!~   When Pottery Barn Kids asked me to join them in sharing their collection of Halloween costumes, I jumped at the chance! You see…I LOVE Halloween! And I LOVE Halloween costumes! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ My favorite costume from the PB Kids Halloween collection is their Owl costume. Isn’t it just too cute?!?! I love […]


DIY Faux Birch Candles

Faux birch candles

~Easy Knock-off~   Have you seen the hand-painted birch candles at Pottery Barn? They are the perfect complement to your Fall decor. But, you can get the look super cheap and super easy! All you need are candles and faux wood contact paper from the Dollar Tree! You heard me!…the Dollar Tree! For $1.00 I […]


Saturday Shopping Pick – Burlap and Linen Chair

Burlap and Linen Chair

~Pull Up a Burlap and Linen Chair~   Today’s Saturday Shopping Pick…   When I saw this Cortina Burlap and Linen Chair, I fell in love! The combination of burlap and linen fabric is gorgeous and the nailhead trim adds some extra interest. It’s a classic design. A set of these chairs would be amazing […]


Fall Home Tour & Guest Posts

Graphic for All Things Home Fall Tour 2

~Lots of News Today!~   I’ve got lots to share with you today…There’s a great upcoming Fall event happening and I’m guest posting in two places today! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ First up…   I’m over at It’s Overflowing, sharing my home tour as part of Aimee’s Dreamy Dwelling Series. I’m so excited to be included! So take […]


Fall Cleaning with BISSELL

Fall Cleaning with BISSELL

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of BISSELL Homecare, Inc. for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. ~Fall Cleaning Begins~   As I’m beginning my Fall decorating, I’m also incorporating some Fall cleaning into the mix. It’s a great time to get some thorough cleaning of the house done from top […]


Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #58


~A Linky Party & A Fair~   It’s a great day for a linky party! I’m also excited to share a bit of my time spent at the Country Living Fair this past weekend. The weather was beautiful and the fair was wonderful! I was able to meet up with some other great bloggers along […]


The Golden Rooster

Golden Rooster

~Brass Animals~   Gold is my new favorite color in accessories, both in fashion and for the home. I’ve always been a silver kind of girl, but at the moment…I’m loving the gold! And I’m really loving the trend of using brass animals in home decor. source: One Kings Lane But who says you must […]


Saturday Shopping Pick – Throw Pillow

throw pillow

~Cool Throw Pillow~   Today’s Saturday Shopping Pick…   How cool is this TOO by Blue Dot throw pillow? It has the look of subway art and it makes a great conversation piece! It measures 18″x18″. Shop for it at Target. $24.99 Enter your email address:Delivered by FeedBurner ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ You are always Welcome at My House! […]


A Simple Fall Mantel

Fall mantel 2013

~Simple Touch of Nature~   Sometimes I really like simplicity. It seems that Autumn is one of those times. Autumn is the time of year to slow down and enjoy the changing  of the leaves and the cooler weather. I think that’s my favorite part of Fall…the leaves…  


Celebrating Everyday Life Magazine

celebrating everyday life with jennifer carroll

~Magazine Review~   Do you love all things beautiful? Do you love gorgeous pictures? Do you crave brilliant ideas? One last question… Have you seen the latest copy of Celebrating Everyday Life with Jennifer Carroll? It’s the September/October edition and it is fabulous! It’s a magazine that you can just sit and gaze at over […]


Chocolate Eclair Squares Recipe

Chocolate Eclair Squares

~Quick and Easy Dessert~   Last week, my son came home from school with a pocket full of recipes. He had went through some old magazines and pulled out all the good recipes he could find. He must have really been hungry! There was a potato skin recipe, a salsa recipe and lots of recipes […]


Twirl & Take a Bow Party~#57


~Terrific Tuesday~   Welcome to another Twirl & Take a Bow Party! It’s time to share your best and inspire others. Take a moment to check out all the link-ups and grab some great ideas! Last Week’s Top Picks…   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Check out this great lamp creation from Twelve O Eight! Love the shade…how cool […]


Pom-Pom Chair Cushion

Pom Pom Chair Cushion

~Shake Your Pom-Poms~   Today I want to share a fun project! Those are usually the best. They’re the projects that are a little cool…a little wild…and a little funky! Check out my pom-pom chair cushion…


Saturday Shopping Pick – Parquet Dresser

parquet dresser

~Parquet…Not Just For Floors~   Today’s Saturday Shopping Pick…   When I saw this new Parquetry 3-Drawer Dresser from West Elm, I fell in love! The colors and the design of this parquet dresser are gorgeous! Shop for it at West Elm. $899.00 Enter your email address:Delivered by FeedBurner ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ You are always Welcome at […]