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Country Living Fair Ticket Giveaway

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 39 comments

People. The event that I have been waiting for is finally about to happen. If you love a flea market…or a barn sale…or fabulous…amazing…one of a kind treasure… then the Country Living Fair will be your paradise. I have seen it advertised in the magazine. Pictures of women walking around with their hands full of their finds. I have drooled over the booths that I feel lucky enough to have just seen pictures of. And now… The Country Living Fair is coming to town…right to my backdoor! Hip Hip Hooray!!! And...

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How to Make a Boxwood Wreath

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 81 comments

How to Make a Boxwood Wreath

So a few days ago I shared my exciting news with you! I’ve opened an Etsy shop that is all about wreaths. I showed you a few that I had made and had put in the shop and I told you that I would still be showing you how to make some…and I asked you to tell me which one you wanted to learn how to make first. And the clear winner was the boxwood wreath. So today, I’m going to show you how to make a boxwood wreath! Supplies: grapevine wreath wire wire cutters one bush of flowy...

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How to Decorate a Spring Mantel

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 14 comments

How to Decorate a Spring Mantel

So are some of you beginning to doubt if Spring is actually going happen this year?! We have used all but 2 of our snow days here. So last week I decided that the vintage sled and ice skates that I once thought to be very delightful decorations…had to GO! And GO NOW! And I trudged through the ice and snow to my craft shed and I started digging out all things Spring! And I invited some of my blogging friends to do the same… …and for the next 3 days, we are going to share our Spring Mantels with you! {A list of the full tour is...

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My New Etsy Wreath Shop

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | 27 comments

My New Etsy Wreath Shop

Hello sweet blog friends! I’ve missed y’all! I’ve been taking a break and regrouping a bit. Sorting out priorities. Trying to decide what I want to do next. And I’m happy to report that I don’t really know for sure…Ha! One thing I do know is that I love to make wreaths. And I love to teach y’all how to make wreaths. And you seem to like learning. Although some of you don’t really want to learn how, but you would like to buy one that was made! So my new Etsy store will be just for you! Click...

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DIY Wood and Burlap Clip Frame

Posted by on Jan 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 6 comments

DIY Wood and Burlap Clip Frame

**I wrote this post as part of a paid campaign with Plaid Crafts, Michaels and Blueprint Social. The opinions in this post are my own.** Happy New Year! Are you a resolution maker?  I’m not. My husband makes a food resolution EVERY year and STICKS with it every year. His resolution this year is that he cannot have a dessert if he hasn’t walked 2 miles that day. Ugh. And he will stick with it 100%. Sickening. I did go with his resolution once. ONCE. No french fries for the year. And I must say that I stuck with it. And I was so...

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Parade of Homes Inspiration

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

Parade of Homes Inspiration

Being a blogger has it’s perks. Take last week for instance. I was invited to attend the King’s Chapel Parade of Homes in Arrington, TN. And let me just tell you that it knocked my socks off! Hello Jello. The inspiration and ideas were mind boggling. And I met so many new friends and I laughed and I drooled and I took more pictures than I physically thought was possible in a 2 hour stretch…and I think I’m going to have to take my husband back. Because I saw things like this incredible barn wood...

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How to Make a Christmas Wreath

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 16 comments

How to Make a Christmas Wreath

My Mom has been watching a lot of Fixer Upper. And she has fallen in love with Jo-Jo and Chip and the beautiful homes they create. She has been inspired to make some changes to her own house…and my dad just happens to be very handy…and willing. So this year when we drove home for Thanksgiving and we topped their hill and saw their house… …well I couldn’t believe my eyes! Their farmhouse was sporting a new metal roof and new cedar shutters {made by my Dad} and a newly painted door {also courtesy of my Dad.} And my...

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Christmas Card Ideas

Posted by on Nov 30, 2014 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

Christmas Card Ideas

This post is brought to you by Minted but all opinions are totally mine! You can read my full disclosure here. I hope you had the Happiest Thanksgiving ever! My mama has been sick for the past year. It literally all started 2 days before Thanksgiving last year. Two surgeries, 3 hospital stays, my dad learning how to handle more nursing duties than I ever thought he was capable of and many prayers…and she is well! {And just in case you wonder why, just let me say that you never want perforated diverticulitis with abscess.} So this year we...

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How to Make Homemade Simmering Potpourri

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 7 comments

How to Make Homemade Simmering Potpourri

The Holidays are all about home and hospitality for me so I was so glad when Sonya asked me to be a part of this series Hospitality Filled Holidays! And as I thought about home and hospitality, I thought about what I love about a holiday home. I surely love the decorations and the food and the stories and the laughter. But I also LOVE the smells! So today I’m going to share my favorite recipe for homemade simmering potpourri! And make sure to check to end of this post for 6 more amazing ideas for hospitality filled...

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Final Day of the Christmas Mantel Tour

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Christmas | 1 comment

Final Day of the Christmas Mantel Tour

Have you been inspired? Have the last 2 days filled your mind with mantel decorating ideas? I sure hope so! I have taken a few notes on some things I’d like to do next year! It’s always so much fun to see how everyone decorates! So here is the final day of the Christmas Mantel Tour! Enjoy! Day 3: Top This Top That Refresh Restyle Town and Country Living Setting for Four At the Picket Fence And to see all 3 days of the tour…CLICK HERE. And if you’d like to see how I decorated my...

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