How to Make a Pineapple Welcome Sign

Did you know that the pineapple is a symbol of hospitality? What could be better than a beautiful pineapple welcome sign to greet your guests. You may have seen one or two in your travels, but I’d like to show you how to make one for just a few dollars. Wouldn’t this make a great… [Read More]

How to Make Linen Napkins: 3 Ways

Do you love the look of natural linen? I like the rumpled casual feel. This year for the holidays I thought I’d make linen napkins. As you might expect, purchasing the material is a lot cheaper than buying the napkins outright, but you do have to prep the fabric, cut, and finish the edges. Today I’ll show… [Read More]

Homemade Gifts: Simmering Potpourri

I really like to give out gifts at the holidays to just about everyone I know. My family and friends, co-workers, and all of those people who have helped us throughout the year. You know, the mailman, babysitters, teachers, hair stylists etc. Our list typically ends up being a minimum of 50 gifts, and though… [Read More]

Rustic Wooden Pumpkins Using Scrap Wood

Recently I invited my family over for Sunday dinner during the Steeler game. In addition to preparing a great feast, I wanted to decorate our main living area for fall, but I didn’t want to spend a lot of time, or money. So, while I was bringing out boxes of decorations from the basement, I noticed several… [Read More]

16 Nature Inspired Fall Decor Projects to Make Now

Everyone loves the farmhouse style. You know the homes with a ton of white everywhere, somewhat minimalist decor, lots of neutrals. I like it too, but there is no way I can decorate my home in this fashion. First of all we still have a lot of dark wood everywhere and our main living area… [Read More]

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Handmade Gifts: How to Make Soap Balls

I have a pretty bar of wrapped scented soap in my powder room, which was a gift from my sister. It’s probably eight years old, but I love the fact that it still makes the room smell nice. This inspired me to make something scented for the blog, and I decided to make soap balls with… [Read More]

Easy Fall Decorating with Apothecary Jars

If you are looking for some simple ways to decorate your home this fall, you may like this apothecary jar centerpiece idea. I’m teaming up with a few blogger friends, for our seasonal creative challenge, and this time we are working with glass jars. A special thank-you to  Jar, for supplying us with four beautiful… [Read More]