and a happy new year!

happy 2014!

  I know I'm about eight days late, but... HAPPY 2014!   We had a great little get together with mocktails, confetti and way too much food. We love having mocktails for New Year's Eve. There's something about drinking out of a martini glass that kind of makes ya feel … [Read more...]

sparkling throws

faux bois throw

    I hope you all had a very merry Christmas! I can't believe how quickly it came this year. I have about a half a dozen Christmas posts that I just never got to. I suppose they'll have to wait for next year. I love throws. They add so much warmth and texture to a space. If … [Read more...]

christmas entry table

christmas entry table

  There's nothing like a festive entry table to welcome holiday guests. My entry table is full of sparkling merriment!   I filled glass vases with ornaments I already had. I think Christmas needs more disco balls. They're so sparkly and … [Read more...]

just a change of color

color change gallery wall

    Sometimes all you need is a little change of color. This is my gallery wall. We're in love. But it was time for a little something new. I took the green and coral frames and painted them navy blue and gold.   It gives the room more of a sophisticated … [Read more...]

christmas porch

christmas "wreath"

    I usually go with a natural/ rustic theme for my Christmas front porch. I love using fresh cut pine branches, which works out well because our yard is full of pine trees. Now I'll just let you look at some holiday eye … [Read more...]

dollar store garland wreath

tinsel garland wreath

  I really love a sparkling holiday wreath. And I really really love when I can make one for less than $15.00! So I was at the dollar store (The Dollar Tree to be exact) and I spotted this fantastic silver tinsel garland. Almost immediately I thought it'd make a great wreath. I … [Read more...]

diy christmas star

christmas star

  Happy December!!!!! The holidays are officially here! I love the Christmas season! And I love love love decorating my home with twinkle lights and holiday merriment! I made this wooden star for my mantel aaaand I'm pretty much in love with it. It's such a great statement piece, … [Read more...]

gold “dipped” feathers

gold-dipped feathers

    I made these sparkling gold feathers for my Thanksgiving vignette, but I'm pretty sure they'll make their way into my Thanksgiving table setting as well. They're just so sparkly...and fun....and gold!   Here's what you'll need for these little beauties: - … [Read more...]

give thanks: wood slice sign

give thanks wood slice sign

    Earlier this week I shared my Thanksgiving vignette. This wood slice sign is my favorite part of the display. I'm also rather fond of the gold "dipped" feathers. Ok, so I love all of it!   For this fantastic little project, you'll first want to pick up a wood … [Read more...]

a thanksgiving vignette: first. time. ever.

thanksgiving vignette

    So here's the truth; I don't have any Thanksgiving decorations because my Christmas comes out around the second week of November. That's why I had to take this picture from the floor. If I'd been any higher you'd see the reflection of my Christmas tree in the … [Read more...]