Purple Reigns in Home Decor 2018: A Look Ahead

How well do you like purple? If your answer is something along the lines of "Errm...a whole lot", then accept my hearty congratulations, 'cuz 2018 is all about the purple. Yup, come 2018, purple would be the reigning color trend in home decor and interior designs. Purple is one of those spectacular colors that can … Continue reading Purple Reigns in Home Decor 2018: A Look Ahead

Party Ghoul, I Got You: A Halloween Party Planning Checklist

Halloween as kids is all fun and games. You dress up, you get free candy. The night ends with you on a sugar high riding into the sunset. But what do you do when the neighbor kicks you off her doorstep shouting, “You’ve got to stop! I’m not giving you free candy! You’re 38!” That means it's time to get a different excuse to eat too many sweets: a party.

Friday Favorites: DIY Fall Pumpkin Crafts – a re-blog!

The season is changing, and I couldn’t be happier. Fall or Autumn (whichever you prefer) is my favorite time of the year. I love celebrating Halloween and Thanksgiving, and there are pumpkins and leaves everywhere! And let’s not forget about Pumpkin Spice drinks. In honor of the season, I have compiled a list of my […] … Continue reading Friday Favorites: DIY Fall Pumpkin Crafts – a re-blog!

Empty Wood Spool Upcycled Into A Seasonally Decorated Side Table

I recently had an idea on how to fill an empty corner of my office without spending a dime. This involved an empty wood spool upcycled into a seasonally decorated side table. The spool I had in mind was a smaller spool, and it was just sitting in a warehouse waiting to be hauled to the dumpster. Of course, my upcycling senses kicked in! How could I let such a useful object be hauled off?

DIY Projects In Your Garden Before Winter

Just as we prepare our houses and wardrobes for the long months of winter, our gardens require preparations that will not leave them crying out for help once the season is over. There are many DIY projects to complete in your garden before winter that won’t require spending any money on new tools or products, and they are not time-consuming either.

Chalk Painting With Antique Wax: An Old Shelf Makeover

I was recently given an old handmade decorative shelf, so I'm sharing the results of my first attempt chalk painting an antique wax finish to give this old shelf a makeover. While I've chalk painted several projects, I've always done the clear or white wax, so the antique look is a first for me!

DIY Projects That Will Enhance Your Bedroom

Engage in amazing DIY projects for your bedroom this weekend because it totally deserves a makeover. You might not really think much about it, but your bedroom is your safe haven; it's like your place of refreshing when the world takes its toll on you. For me, it's where I go to to regroup whenever I'm out … Continue reading DIY Projects That Will Enhance Your Bedroom

Maple Bacon Corn Muffins A Fall Morning Treat

Maple bacon corn muffins are a treat for a cool fall morning. I bake them on Sunday morning and serve them piping hot. You get 18 muffins out of one batch, leaving plenty of muffins left over to keep on hand for a quick weekday morning breakfast.

Fall for this Autumn Wreath: How To Make A Fall Wreath

Whether you’re tight on budget or just can’t keep up with the rapid fire holiday changes, this wreath is cheap, easy, and will last through November. Last week I was eating corn dogs and watching the big wheel at the state fair, now suddenly it’s pumpkin spice and oversized scarves and my door still has spring white flowers on it! That’s so last season, literally! Hasn’t it heard you can’t wear white after labor day?