Barn Wood Frames {with no special tools!}

Years ago my neighbor was replacing their fence.  They had all these awesome weathered gray slats sitting in their trash.  Seeing the beautiful weather beaten patina made me rush over and ask my neighbor if I could have them.  My neighbors were used to my trash picking by then.  So I took some of those slats {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Decorate with Fall Leaves

Fall foliage season is here! But those gorgeous autumnal colors don’t have to stay outdoors! Bring them inside – using real leaves or fakes – with these simple DIY projects. 1. Fall Leaves Mason Jar Candle Holder This is a great way to use some of those freshly raked leaves from your yard! Grab a few {…Read More…}





A Decorated Christmas Mantel

Since moving into our new house in late August I have been on overdrive trying to get settled and make our home feel like us.  I have gotten the garage organized, the mudroom lockers built, and my family room – complete with built-ins and a stone fireplace, all done.  I am not doing much decorating {…Read More…}





Countdown to Christmas Pillow

I have a thing for counting down to any event.  We already own a Dollar Tree Bucket Advent Calendar, and a billion Hershey Kiss Boards and now I am making a knock-off version of a retired Ballard Designs Advent Calendar Pillow?  I know…I know… I have a countdown sickness.  There is just something thrilling about {…Read More…}