12 DIY Valentine’s Wreaths!

Who Else Loves Beautiful Valentine's Day Decor? Have you fallen head over in heels in love with Valentine's Day decorations? We certainly have!Showcasing our adoration for all things red, pink and lovely requires bedecking our homes from the walls to the mantle to the front door and we're just tickled pink over all of it.Why not try one of these eye-catching DIY Valentine's wreaths? Let passersby know you are ready for love month! 1/Yarn and Posy Wreath - Craftaholics Anonymous 2/Pom-pom Wreath - Design Improvised 3/Paper Curls Wreath - Better Homes and Gardens4/Paper Heart Wreath - Frugal Frontier 5/Pipe Cleaner Rosette Wreath - Shaken Together Life6/Heart Argyle Wreath - Mine For The Making 7/Candy Heart Wreath - Thrifty 101 8/Rosette Wreath - Our Best Bites 9/Ribbon and Felt … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas Crafts for Kids

With only weeks until Old Saint Nick flies his sleigh until town, it's time to start thinking of how you'll occupy idle time with the little ones. When school lets out for Winter Vacation you'll want to be prepared for the "I'm bored!" that is sure to flow from their lips. Today I have a collection of 12 Days of Christmas Crafts that will keep the kids busy crafting AND will help you decorate your home. It's a win-win!/1/ Scrapbook Paper Santa Claus - No Christmas craft making session is complete without Santa Claus himself. Your kids will love curling this jolly fella's beard!/2/ Paper Plate Elf - There's something about an elf at Christmastime that makes me very happy. These paper plate elves are absolutely no exception. I dare you to make one and not smile!/3/ Felt … [Read more...]

10 DIY Christmas Ornaments You Can Make with Your Kids

Do you smell that? Mmmm...that's the smell of fresh baked sugar cookies and gingerbread men coming out of the oven. Do you see that? Wow! I can see twinkling lights and stockings hung by the fire. I'm daydreaming, of course, but it's Christmastime!! It's time to pull out the totes of Christmas decorations. It's time to dig through our favorite cookbooks and find those yummy recipes we make year after year. It's time to make memories with our kids and make some new Christmas ornaments for the tree.Today I've got ten DIY ornaments you can make with your kids. They're easy enough for all ages. So, pick your favorites, make a list, head out to the craft store and pick up the supplies needed to have an afternoon of ornament making. {You may already have the supplies in your craft closet if … [Read more...]

How To Choose the Best Size Chandelier for your Dining Room.

Picking the right light fixture for your dining room, foyer or entry hall can be confusing and difficult.  Then, once you have figured out the right size, then you have to decide the perfect height.  There are universal rules for you to consider to make the process easier. (PC: HGTV) Follow these easy tips to ensure your room is well lit and comfortable for your guests to enjoy.If you've just moved into a new home and haven't picked out dining room furniture, but want to start with a lighting fixture, simply add the length and width measurements of the room together. The number you get is the right size diameter a chandelier should be. For example, if your dining room is 12′ x 12′, a 24″ diameter chandelier would look great.But If you already have a table, it is … [Read more...]

20 Thanksgiving Table Centerpiece Ideas

Thanksgiving is right around the corner so it's time to start deciding what your table will look like. Whimsical?  Traditional? Natural colors? Themed colors? We have 20 of the best ideas from out and about to share with you today so take a look and pin your favorites for inspiration! Twine Light Bulb Pears by Sweet SocietyChalky Paint Pumpkin Centerpiece by The Casual CraftletePumpkin Candle Holders by Domestically BlissfulThanksgiving Succulent by It's All About the PrettyPaper Leaves by Confetti SunshineRustic Wooden Box with cute decorations by Boxy ColonialIndian Corn in Fall by BHGRustic Log Taper Candle Centerpiece by Farm Fresh TherapyMini Pumpkin by The Sweetest OccasionAutumn Leaf, Mason Jar Candle Holder by Spark and ChemistryShabby Chic … [Read more...]

Decorating For Thanksgiving: Outdoor Decor For Your Home

Thanksgiving often means getting together with friends and loved ones to share the spirit of the season together...plans are made, meals prepared, experiences shared. In honor of this we often pull out the special dishes and decorate our homes with festive fall accessories. But don’t stop there! Why not spruce up the outside of your home for your Thanksgiving guests? From your front walk to your back yard, extending your holiday decor to the exterior is a wonderful way to add a celebratory air to the season. Need some inspiration? Done! I've found some great examples online to ignite your imagination!Starting at the walkway, how adorable are these potted mums? Using pumpkins for a planter is clever and screams autumn harvest. What an adorable way to greet your … [Read more...]