How To Make a Chalkboard from a Pane of Glass

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Do you have an extra piece of glass lying around? Maybe you have an old picture frame hidden away somewhere…or maybe you’re like me and you used the frame for a Paper Art project and that left you with a lonesome piece of glass… What do you do with that piece of glass? You turn it […]

One of my Favorite Scents of the Season-Apple Cider

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  Today I’m participating in the Scents of the Season blog series with some other great bloggers. It’s all about those wonderful things we bake and make to create a home filled with scents that remind us of this beautiful time of year. One of my favorite scents of the season is the aroma of […]

Easy Fall Vignette From Shopping Your Home

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~Apples, Pumpkins & Leaves~   Today I’m sharing a quick and easy Fall vignette that you can create in a matter of minutes. I was recently asked to create some Fall centerpieces for a Ladies Day event at my church. My first thought was to go out and buy supplies to make the arrangements. But […]

Fall Festival Game-Pick Up Pumpkins

Fall Festival Game

~Pumpkins, Games & Candy~   What better way to celebrate the season than with a great Fall festival? There are always lots of pumpkins and bales of hay lying around. You can always find wonderful treats like cotton candy, chocolate and maybe even an apple pie or two. A Fall festival is a celebration of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fall Home Tour & Guest Posts

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~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

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~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 […]

Celebrating Everyday Life Magazine

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~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 […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #52

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~52 Weeks of Parties~   I’m loving it! We’ve been partying for 52 weeks! Every week the Twirl & Take a Bow Party just gets better! Yesterday I had a special recipe round-up of the great dessert recipes shared at last week’s party, so today I’m sharing some of my other favorites. Last week’s party […]

Thanksgiving Treats & Fall Fun Features

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It’s Time for Our Thanksgiving Features   Thanksgiving Treats and Fall Fun Link Party! Today it is time for all of us to share our features from the the Thanksgiving Treats & Fall Fun link party! Claiming Our Space along with Love and Laundry, House on the Way, One Creative Mommy, Mamal Diane, Jane’s Adventures […]

Thanksgiving Treats & Fall Fun Link Party

Thanksgiving Table

Welcome to the   Thanksgiving Treats and Fall Fun Link Party!   November is here and that means Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so it is the perfect time to share all your delicious Thanksgiving dishes and decor, along with your fun Fall-themed treats and projects. Help get us inspired! Claiming Our Space has […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fall Decor at the Beach

Fall Decor at the Beach

Sun, Surf, Sand and a Pumpkin!   This past week has been Fall break for my kids, so we hightailed it down to Florida. We were welcomed by sun, surf and sand…and my lovely dining room… Over the summer, I worked on the dining area of our vacation home. I wanted to make it light […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #7

Twirl & Take a Bow Party

  Party All The Time! It’s party time again! We had a great Twirl & Take a Bow party last week. The posts that were linked up were great! Great ideas, tutorials, recipes…great inspirations. Check out the featured posts for this week: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ You know the small space that most toliets occupy? Caitlin from Desert […]

Burlap Bombshells

Slider Burlap

  Have you ever had those moments, when you finish a DIY or project and you say, “YES! That’s awesome!” I had one last night! I’ve been contemplating my Fall decor for my front porch for several days. At the end of July, I did a makeover on my wicker settee, seen here. I knew […]