Blog Archive

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Pastel Fall Tablescape

I found some pretty vintage dishes Saturday at a yard sale and am excited to be using them in a pastel fall  tablescape.

Monday, October 27, 2014


I hadn't seen a chandy for sale in a yard sale  or at the auction in FOREVER.....and then .....there were three!   Two of them came from yard sales and one came from the auction.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Halloween Mantle

It's only a few days til Halloween and I just realized that I haven't shared my Halloween mantle yet!    Let me clear the tree branches out of the way....shoooo the bats.......and give you a closer look.....

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Creating a Wall Grouping on a Problem Wall

It was definitely a challenge to create a wall grouping on two small walls and a door....but,  I gave it my best shot!    The grouping has been evolving over the last couple of months,  and I think I am finally pleased with the result.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

How to Make a Short, Fat Christmas Tree

I have been hunting for a short, fat,  artificial Christmas tree for quite a while....with no luck.   You can find live trees that look like what I wanted,  but I wanted a "forever"  tree.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Halloween Home Tour

My Halloween Home Tour for 2014 is a little different than what I've done in the past.    I have photos of our home from this year and years past.  My decorating style has changed a little and my picture taking skills have improved!

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Making Room for the Christmas Tree

This is the time of year that I start planning how I want to decorate the house for Christmas....where I will place trees....wreaths...vignettes...and other holiday decor.     The tree is always my biggest problem as I will need a good sized area cleared for it.
H and I decided to tackle that problem this morning.   The first thing we did was swap the couch in the family room for the one in the sunroom.    What does that have to do with making  a place for the tree....nothing!     BUT....some people ...and you know who you are,  have been saying that the sofa in the sunroom is so much more comfy than the one in the family room.  We spend more time in the family room around the holidays,  so I want everyone to be comfy!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Pink Pumpkins for the Cure

 I wanted to do a post in October in honor of my mother ....she was a breast cancer survivor.  I made a special pink satin pumpkin with white roses and lace.

Monday, October 13, 2014

A Scary Halloween

H and I took a little drive today to see the Halloween yard decor ......eek......I'm gonna have night mares tonight!   Who thinks I should have took a selfie with this guy!  

Halloween Tree

I decorated a small Halloween tree today and added some "spooky stuff" to the existing fall decor in the entryway.  

Saturday, October 11, 2014

All Decked out for Fall

Howdy Ya'll....

 I just had to share some of the fun fall decor that I have been seeing in our area....

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Dressed for Halloween

I "dressed" the entry for Halloween by dressing a chair with a spooky black witch dress.   This tattered vintage wedding dress was worn by my dress form last Halloween,  but I wanted to do something different with it this year.

Decorating the Yard for Halloween

I started my Halloween  decorating by placing some pumpkins around the columns that are at the front of the porch.       Aren't the new colors and shapes of the pumpkins so  pretty for fall decorating?  

Monday, October 6, 2014

Guest Bedroom Mini Makeover

It's been awhile since the guest room has been "freshened up".     For $50 and some shopping around the house,  I was able to accomplish a mini make over today.
First I changed the window treatment from a satin valance to a silk floral valance.