Hallmark Crafters & Co Celebrate Fall Candle Giveaway #LoveHallmark

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** I have received free products to help facilitate my review of the Celebrate Fall Candle, but all of my thoughts an opinions are genuine. In my mind it begins much like an animated cartoon. One tiny leaf, a bit yellow, perhaps speckled with orange blotches, wriggles its way off a towering, still otherwise green … Read more

Pretty in Pink Summer Wreath!

I’ve been wanting a pretty wreath for my front door, but the prices are often dauntingly high. There’s also the problem that I’m not a huge fan of fake flowers. They so often scream tacky/funeral arrangement/old lady with plastic furniture covers, at least to me. I have flashbacks to a house I used to pass … Read more

Quick & Easy Patriotic Pillow

As promised, today I’m bringing you instructions for how to make your own USA patriotic pillow as featured in my Fabulous Fourth Table Setting. This is a quick and simple project, you could easily make several to toss around as accents at your 4th of July festivities. I used a plain denim tote bag as … Read more

Fabulous Fourth Of July Table

I decided to do a test run of my table setting for the Fourth of July. I thought I’d challenge myself by just gathering things from around the house to fit the theme instead of rushing out to buy more stuff. Sometimes I feel like I’m drowning in belongings, even while being grateful for the … Read more

Create Your Own Romantic Floral Topiary

Fresh flowers are one of my passions in life. They make me feel like a decadently pampered Victorian lady, surrounded by boisterous bouquets, stunning stems and divinely scented nosegays. My dream is to one day have entire fields teeming with a wild array of blooms, ready to be snipped at a moments notice. Or perhaps … Read more

Bunnies & Flowers: Easter Table Decorations

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A refreshing Easter table, set with a sky blue cloth which makes a perfect background for frolicking bunnies and cheerful blooms. A pink cut glass bottle holds fuchsia flowers. Scattered petals give a carefree vibe to your Easter tea party. Adorable tea packets invite guests to linger over a delicious cup of tea, flavored with … Read more

Bejeweled Bouquet

I’ve been wanting to do something to display these sparkling pink crystal-cut glass drawer pulls since I found them. I’d love to refinish a dresser or cabinet with them, but they don’t currently fit my decor. I decided adding them to a sweet floral bouquet would be a unique and unexpected touch. I used magazine … Read more

Snoopy’s The Flying Ace 2015 Hallmark Ornament Giveaway

I received this ornament at no cost from the sweet team at Love, Hallmark, but I can promise that all bubbling enthusiasm and random squeeing are purely my own. And I can say that with conviction because I’m a Peanuts-loving maniac from way back. It’s actually a running joke in my family that I’m one … Read more

No-Sew Autumn Owl Door Greeter #Craft

This fall has been particularly gorgeous here in Ohio, with vivid blue skies only broken by the occasional perfect plush white clouds, shifting columns of sunlight dappled through riotously changing trees. Just enough of a chill to make it worth cuddling into a soft sweater on long walks. I am not looking forward to the … Read more

Rustic Fall Vegetable Soup Recipe

It took me longer this year than usual to break out The Giant Soup Pot for my annual commencement of Autumn. Heck with calendars, equinoxes, and stores that have already pushed the Halloween merchandise out the door to rush in Santa. Fall does not begin until the vegetable soup is cookin’ and my heart is … Read more