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 […]
Did you get any pretty flowers for Valentine’s Day? I did. Hubs brought home a gorgeous arrangement, with stargazer lilies and roses the size of tea cups! But less than a week later, I found myself needing to spruce it up a bit. These flowers were gorgeous. I am not understanding how I failed to […]
Epsom salt… Isn’t that what people soak sore feet in? I wouldn’t know. I only use it for crafts and decorating. Epsom salt is a fabulous, frosty looking salt crystal. You can pick it up at any drug store or grocery store in the health/pharmacy section. I use it a lot during the winter. It looks […]
Yesterday I did a wrap up of our Thanksgiving dinner and decor, but I wanted to share how I put together the hanging centerpiece before I move on to all things Christmas. There are no rules here. I mixed yard clippings with rhinestones and mercury glass with mason jars… it all worked together. I explained […]
Even though stores are ready for Christmas in July, I can’t bring myself to put up a single decoration before December 1st. This easy centerpiece helps me transition from fall to winter.
How to make an easy DIY hanging centerpiece. A few boards, some rope and a bit of creativity make up an elegant, but rustic focal point for Thanksgiving dinner.
I love hydrangeas. They are easy to grow, easy to group together in one big arrangement, and they are easy to preserve. I cut several stems and popped them into a champagne bucket. So easy! It is impossible to screw up an arrangement of hydrangeas. These were all from my yard. Clip, strip the leaves, […]
Should form follow function…? Function follow form…? Why not put them in the same bowl? It’s tangerine season, and we go through a 5 pound box of Cuties at least once a week around here. By adding the tangerines to a bowl of pine cones, I have a simple, everyday winter centerpiece and I […]
Thank you to California Grown for encouraging me to connect with California growers and encouraging California consumers to “Choose California Grown” when they can. I live in Southern California, so I’m familiar with the “California Grown” blue license plate logo. I know that they grow delish produce. (I eat avocado every morning instead of butter […]
To buy decorative frosty or icy branches in the store can be very expensive. They’re actually quite easy to make on your own using epsom salt, glitter and glue. Check out this easy tutorial.