The Prettiest Salt Dough Ornaments

November 23, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Holiday Crafts, Paint, Christmas

Kids Christmas Tree with DIY Salt Dough Ornaments  Introducing my kids Christmas tree filled with glittery salt dough ornaments! I’m one of several bloggers sharing kid-friendly Christmas decor ideas in a blog hop today and tomorrow. We’ve got 12 amazing ideas for you, so I hope you hop to each blog to check them out […]

17 Amazing DIY Ornament Wreath Ideas

November 12, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Christmas

17 DIY Ornament Wreath Ideas When it comes to DIY Christmas wreaths, I think ornament wreaths are among my favorites. There is something about them that is so cheery and festive. Plus there are so many different ways you can improvise on them. Ornament wreaths are a great way to display vintage ornaments or use […]

Make a Dollar Tree Christmas Wreath for Under $10!

November 11, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Christmas

DIY Dollar Tree Christmas Wreath Oh man, do I love a good Dollar Tree wreath! I recently made this Fall Dollar Tree wreath and thought I would follow it up with a Christmas wreath tutorial for you all. This wreath can be made for under $10 in supplies. I especially love this poinsettia wreath because […]

Introducing My New Site: Native Backyards!

November 10, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Nature

Native Backyards – New Native Plants Website Guys, I’m so excited to introduce you to my new website Native Backyards! I have been busy working behind-the-scenes to launch this second website dedicated to gardening with native plants. If you love nature and gardening, but are new to growing native plants, then this is the website […]

DIY Burlap Wreaths: The Ultimate Guide!

November 06, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths

The Ultimate Guide to Making Burlap Wreaths If you love to make wreaths, then burlap wreaths are a must for you to try! They are easy to make and so versatile. Burlap works as a great neutral base for a variety of different wreath embellishments. There is no one way to make a burlap wreath, […]

Why I’m Trying Native Landscaping and So Should You!

October 09, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Nature

Why I’m Trying Native Landscaping I’ve completely changed the way I think about the plants in my yard after learning about native landscaping. It is a concept I hadn’t heard of until recently, and now I’m hooked! I’m on a mission to spread the word to everyone I know. I hope you find this post […]

How to Make a Faux Pumpkin Vase

October 07, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Fall

How to Make a Faux Pumpkin Vase A faux pumpkin makes a great vase, especially when painted in deep fall colors and decorated with pretty copper tape! To make your own DIY pumpkin vase you just need a carvable artificial pumpkin (often called a “Funkin”). Fill it with pretty dried grasses for a modern look.  […]

Spread the word with VOTE pumpkins!

October 01, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Halloween

Make Go Vote Pumpkins If you’re reading this post, I really hope you’re planning to vote in the upcoming election, and are spreading the word to others. These “VOTE” pumpkins are one way to get the word out. As women in particular, we owe it to those who fought for the 19th Amendment 100 years […]

DIY Velvet Pumpkin Wreath

September 28, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Fall, Halloween

How to Make a Velvet Pumpkin Wreath I stumbled across the sweetest mini velvet pumpkins at Hobby Lobby the other day and knew I had to make something from them. Introducing my DIY Velvet Pumpkin Wreath! I was drawn to the nontraditional fall colors of the pumpkins such as mauve, cranberry, blue and cream. They […]

Decorate Your Halloween Porch with Balloons

September 26, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Balloons, Halloween

How to Decorate Your Halloween Porch This halloween porch post has been sponsored by Balloon Time®. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Surprise trick or treaters with a balloon filled porch this Halloween! Trick or Treat might look a little different this year so I’m thrilled to be able to add some extra spirit […]

Navy and Gold Powder Room Makeover – Reveal!

September 23, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Room Makeovers

Modern Powder Room Makeover Before and After The time has come for our powder room makeover reveal! It is a project that we’ve had in the works since July, so it feels great to have it done. While I love decorating rooms, I found the idea of a bathroom remodel intimidating! I kept putting it […]

DIY Pumpkin Wearing a Face Mask

September 13, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Halloween

DIY Pumpkin Wearing a Face Mask  2020 calls for a different type of pumpkin decorating. Introducing a pumpkin wearing a mask! I thought it was only fitting to have a face mask pumpkin decorated to represent our new normal. I’m betting a lot of us an extra face mask lying around for this project. I […]

7 Steps to Getting to Know Your Backyard Habitat

September 11, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Nature

How to Explore Your Backyard Habitat I don’t know about you, but I’ve spent a lot of time in my backyard since the start of the pandemic in March. Whether sitting on my balcony overlooking the yard or tending to my various plants, my backyard has served as a quiet escape for me during this […]

Our Powder Room Remodel – Before Photos!

September 03, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Room Makeovers

Before Photos of Our Powder Room Remodel In the seven years we’ve lived in our home, we’ve managed to update most all the rooms in some way. Our powder room was one of the few exceptions. It has been begging for a makeover. As much as I love decorating, bathroom design just feels intimidating to […]

Pumpkin Harvest Fall Porch Decor

September 01, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Fall

Harvest Themed Fall Porch Decor For my latest project with Oriental Trading, I’m bringing the fall harvest to your front porch decor! I have always loved visiting pumpkin patches and apple orchards during the fall, especially when we lived up north in Chicago. They aren’t as easy to come by here in San Antonio, so […]

The Cutest Rickrack Picture Frames!

August 31, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wall Art, Room Decor, Pom-Poms

Easy Rickrack Picture Frame Craft There is something about rickrack (also spelled “rick rack” or “ric rac”!) that I just love. It is such a sweet embellishment that comes in a rainbow of colors. I’ve had a bunch of it in my craft room just waiting to be put to use, so I came up […]

Easy Dollar Tree Fall Wreath

August 26, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Wreaths, Flowers, Fall

DIY Dollar Tree Fall Wreath 2020 Introducing my easy peasy Dollar Tree fall wreath that you can make in under 20 minutes for under $20 in supplies! You know I love the Dollar Tree for inexpensive artificial flowers and greenery. In fact, it is my go to source for the floral I use for my […]

Hazel’s Pastel Pink Bedroom Reveal!

August 20, 2020 | FILED UNDER: Home Decor, Room Makeovers, Room Decor

Pastel Pink Girls Bedroom Ideas Introducing Hazel’s “Pastel Pink” bedroom reveal! This week I am sharing my daughters’ new bedrooms. After eight years of sharing a bedroom, the two sisters were dying for their own space. What better time than a quarantine to make that dream a reality?! Yesterday I shared Stella’s “Teal Paris” bedroom […]


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