One thing that my mom decorated with every year was cranberries. She usually placed them in a glass container with a white candle in the middle. It was always stunning. You know how I love me some RED! So I wanted to come up with some ideas to decorate with cranberries this year too. I ... Read More about Crazy about Cranberries!
(I posted this as a guest blogger over at Shanty 2 Chic a couple of weeks ago, but I wanted to share it with you again in case you missed it!) Check this out! I got this chair at Goodwill for $6.50. I know “she” looks a little rough, but all she needed was a second chance. So here’s ... Read More about My Burlap Beauty
Just wanted to let you know about the Christmas Carnival that begins at midnight tonight!It's 24 hours of giveaways hosted by Gina at The Shabby Chic Cottage.She is featuring a different seller each hour. And each seller will have a great giveaway!I can't wait!!! I will definitely be entering the ... Read More about Christmas Carnival begins at Midnight!
Check this out…. After seeing my post on how to make some (look-a-like) Pottery Barn collector’s shelves, Stephanie at Frugal Home Ideas made some for her son’s room. If you missed my post about how to make these, click HERE. Here is an example of the shelf I made for my son’s room. She ... Read More about More Inspiration
I just had to share with you my Birthday Blessing.A couple of weeks ago, I celebrated my first birthday without Mom. It was definitely one of the hardest days since she passed away.I knew that I would not be receiving a “birthday phone call” from her, or any special little gifts like she would ... Read More about Birthday Blessing
First of all, I have to tell you that I am feeling very "lost" right now.The power cord on my laptop isn't working, and I am waiting for a replacement in the mail.(The power cords were $120.00 at the store, but I found one on ebay for $10.00...definitely worth the wait! I think.) Therefore, I am ... Read More about 100th Post Giveaway Winner is….
Hey Ya'll,This past week I posted a tutorial on how to make tile coasters to give as Christmas presents.My post was featured on Tip Junkie, and I got a lot of comments on it. The best part of blogging is to think that people read your post and actually do it!My cousin, Kathy, emailed me and thanked ... Read More about Some More Cute Coasters….
Ladies, I am sooo excited!!!The “shanty sisters” over at Shanty2Chic have asked me to be a guest blogger at their very FIRST “Shanty Spotlight”! I was really nervous about finding a project that I could blog about, but I came up with something, and I think it turned out great.If you haven’t visited ... Read More about Let’s celebrate!!! Guest blogging and 100th post Giveaway!
If you are like me, it is hard to afford buying Christmas gifts for all of the special people in my life, so to save some money, why not make them something instead? I actually like the handmade presents the best. They are so much more meaningful ! So today, I am going to share how ... Read More about Cute, Inexpensive, and Easy Christmas Gifts
On Tuesday, I showed you my boys’ room, and the great little collector’s shelves my father-in-law made for the boys. He made them for me because I have always loved the ones in the Pottery Barn Kids magazines. Well, I was wanting one for Eli’s room too, so that’s how I got the ... Read More about DIY Wall Book Holder
We re-did my two oldest boys’ room two years ago. They wanted bunk beds, and I was glad. I couldn’t afford the ones at Pottery Barn, but I found a great deal on some bunk beds online that I think look just as good. Well, I tried to be thrifty and creative, and this was the result… My ... Read More about My Attempt at a Pottery Barn Boys’ Room…