Where is the rule written that says that if you inherit a family heirloom, it needs to stay in exactly the same condition that it always has? If you are sentimental about the piece and like its style and size, why not give it a refresh so it can be enjoyed in your home another … More Refreshing A Family Heirloom
Last week I went to the first church sale of the season in my neck of the woods. And I’ve got to admit, as I parked my van and spied the morning dew glistening off the white canopy covering the mish mosh of second hand furniture, the lyrics of the Cheers TV show started singing … More For the Love and Comfort of Church Sales
When you have a great piece (or two) of vintage goodness hanging on your wall, it’s o.k. to enjoy it in it’s naked state for awhile. Because great vintage finds have enough beauty in their form and character to stand alone. But after a couple of months of looking at a bare shelf, a girl’s … More Styling a “Shelfie” Tips
A beautifully bedecked festive table is as well thought out and crafted as the meal served on it. It takes creativity, time and effort to achieve, but the end result conveys love and care for those special people gathered around. I’ll share with you today how I layered the elements for my garden-pretty inspired Easter … More Add Luscious Layers to your Tablescape
Years ago, Mr. Fix-it picked up several drawers from an old carpenter’s workbench. He was interested in the contents and told me I could have the drawers! This divided one was my favorite and after several years of hibernation in the garage, I decided the old boy needed a makeover and should be my Easter … More Divided Drawer: From Workbench to Centerpiece
This simple, easy “cake” is the perfect light and sweet finish to a big, heavy meal. And after having fun styling a pretty table and cooking a yummy meal, an easy, already done dessert that looks festive, too, makes this mama happy!
We’re hosting a small Easter gathering this year, so I’m making my list of things to accomplish this week. Hopefully the pansies are starting to hit the garden stores, because I want to pot some up for our Easter table. To add extra fun and prettiness to the already welcome sight of fresh plants, I’ll … More Add Some Pretty to your Pansy Pots
The neighbors have been hanging out in our yard a lot lately this spring. Which makes our Fake Farmhouse feel even more like the farm I’ve always longed for…or at least sound like one!
When a friend’s grandma was heading to the nursing home, I received a whole stack of these beautiful vintage towels. The colors were gorgeous and I loved the geometric patterns, but quite a few of them had hard to get out stains in the middle from being used as a kitchen towel. Hmmm…what to do … More How to Make A Huck Towel Pocket
The countdown to Easter is on and baskets, bunnies and eggs are filling the nooks and crannies of my house! Thought it would be fun to go on an Easter hunt with you today all around my home. If you haven’t quite gotten around to styling for the upcoming holiday, this post should give you … More Baskets, Bunnies and Eggs All Around the House