I love fresh flowers. I love Hydrangeas. I will even tolerate dried flowers…. as long as they’re Hydrangeas. Here’s an easy way to dry them, and it’s amazing how long they will keep! First, find yourself a Hydrangea bush. If your neighbors have one and you don’t… make friends with your neighbors. Go ahead and […]
Simple Pumpkin Planters.
So Handsome Hubby and I took a little trip to Roger’s Gardens a few weeks ago. If you are not conveniently located in Orange County, you are probably not familiar with this awesome garden center, and I am sorry to hear that. However, I was close enough to snap up some of the fab Halloween […]
Guest Post: Vintage Flower ‘Pot’
Hi, my name is Cathy and I am so excited that Vivienne asked me to share a project with you today. I blog at Vintage, Paint and more… where I share my love of bringing new life to found objects. I love the thrill of the hunt whether it’s a thrift store, garage sale, side of […]
An easy summer centerpiece using a chandelier and fresh flowers.
My neighbor gave me a blingy chandelier several months back. I didn’t have any place to put it, so it just kind of got stuck in a corner. Then I needed an easy and inexpensive centerpiece and I immediately knew the chandy would be a great focal point. Here’s how I took a chandelier and flowers […]
Spring planter makeover (& how it looked like Shrek until I added a chicken.)
I know that 2/3 of the country is being ravaged by winter weather, but here in So Cal it has been really mild. So much so that it was time to do a spring planter to put by our front door. A few months back I spotted this guy, just sitting on the curb. He […]
A spring birdcage planter.
On Monday I shared that I would be appearing at my local Michaels store this coming Sunday (just like 99 other Hometalk bloggers across the country) and making fun projects at a Pinterest Party. I am going to be making another project on Sunday, but I wanted to share a fun little project I whipped […]
Thinking about Thanksgiving Table Decor.
I just boxed up the last of the Halloween decor and now I am thinking about ideas for our Thanksgiving table decor. We host Thanksgiving each year, and I think last year’s decor might have been my favorite: I loved the hanging centerpiece and the white, beribboned pumpkins with just a touch of bling. A […]
Beachy succulent planter box.
I think this might be my last hurrah as far as a summer project goes. I wanted to replant some of my succulents in this planter and thought it needed a little bit of sand and sea shells to fill it out a little bit. It’s super easy to get an upscale look for a […]
Faux Red Coral made from sticks & spray paint.
Summer is coming and the seasonal tide of coastal decor is starting to pull at me. I have previously made faux starfish and red and white coral out of salt dough, and today I am going to show you another super easy way to make a faux red coral. Want the secret ingredient? Sticks. this […]
An easy spring centerpiece: Mossy Branch with paper Buds
Yesterday I showed you a tablescape that would be nice for a little Easter Brunch, especially since Easter is coming so early this year. I wanted it to feel a bit like springtime is just beginning to warm things up in the woods… which was perfect, since the big tree in our front yard was […]