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Monday, September 29, 2014

Fall Mantel 2014

Well Hello!
I'm still here, but it has been a while!
Most of you know where to find me these days...Facebook! I will still post my seasonal décor here, but I'm so busy with my online business and Facebook that I don't have time to do as many blog posts as I used to do. I will be posting the rest of my fall and Christmas décor here soon so be sure and check back!
I just finished my fall mantel over the weekend. I hot glued a black wooden B to a burlap covered piece of cardboard and framed it. It was an easy project. I made the arrangements on each side along with the piece in the middle. I used sunflowers, pumpkins, natural sticks and moss balls. I especially love the little moss balls coming out of the arrangements.
Some of you might notice the new curtains. I know a lot of you loved the red and gold silk checked ones and I did too, but they had to go! I had them for 10 years and they were faded and had holes in them. I found these on and love them! They are called Mirage stripe if you are interested. They are very well made. Also, the wooden lanterns are from Kirkland's.

 I added some fall décor to my coffee table along with fall pillows from Kohl's and an owl pillow from Pier 1 Imports I purchased last year.
Happy Fall Ya'll!

Friday, April 18, 2014

Spring in the Kitchen

Yay! It's spring! I hope it is warming up where you live! I am finally done with my spring decorating inside and am starting on the outside now. I can't wait to get it done!  I thought I would share a few pictures of my spring kitchen with you...
 I created this tablescape using a lantern dressed with one of my swags. I added eggs inside along with bunnies beside it. The napkins, hand painted stemware, placemats and lantern all came from Pier 1 Imports.
 I found the metal tiered basket at Kirkland's a few years back and laid flowers and berries inside along with the nest, bird, and birdhouse. This vignette really brightens up the island!
 Happy spring!!
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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Spring Mantel 2014

I'm ready for spring! I dressed up my mantel with a gold flower mirror, vases off natural branches, butterflies, nests, and birds. I have also added some spring to the coffee table. Now if I can just finish the rest of the house! This warmer weather is putting me in the mood to decorate! I hope it's warming up where you live!

 Wishing you a wonderful spring!! Thanks for stopping by!

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Handmade Easter Items

Spring will be arriving soon...I hope! We have had a cold and icy winter here in Arkansas and I am ready for some warm weather! I have been creating Easter items and I'm enjoying working with the lighter colors and bunnies. If you follow me on Facebook then you have probably seen some of these. I will be creating more new items over the next several weeks!  I will post listing dates and times on my Facebook page.
I hope spring arrives soon for you!!





Saturday, February 8, 2014

Valentine Tablescape

Are you ready for Valentine's Day? My table is set and ready for a romantic dinner.....that I will go and pick up! Ha! My hubby would rather me do that anyway since I'm not a great cook. I think he will like the Italian place up the street. That sounds pretty good to me. I hope he brings home some cupcakes for dessert! That is our tradition every year.
I decorated my table with an arrangement I made using silk roses and glittered hearts. The base is actually a mercury glass candle holder. I found the placemats at Kohl's and tied heart ribbon around the red napkins and added a rhinestone embellishment.
Happy Valentine's Day!! 


Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Valentine Lantern Swags, Tassels, And Frames

I hope you are having a wonderful start to the new year! I can't believe Christmas has come and gone and now I'm working on Valentine items! In a few weeks I will be starting Easter and spring. The seasons come quick when you make and sell seasonal décor. I wanted to share some of the Valentine items I have been making. Those of you who follow me on Facebook might have seen some of these items. For those of you who don't follow me I would love to see you there! These lantern swags tie around the top of your own lantern and can be easily changed out for the seasons.

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