{Almost} Free Christmas Art for Our Gallery Wall

Christmas Gallery Wall

My project this weekend was to Christmas-ize the gallery wall in our family room. It is usually a forgotten zone at Christmas time, but after getting a few ideas from Young House Love’s new book, I decided to use their idea #143 to “find free art”. {The gallery wall also uses their ideas #117, #130, #142 and #144, but I won’t give too much info out. You’ll just have to get a copy of their

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Fall Decorating & Free Printable Banner

thanksgiving+printable+banner

    I am super excited to share with you my fall display and free printable fall banner this morning! I wanted to throw in a nontraditional twist my fall decorating by adding the color turquoise. Since orange and turquoise are opposite of each other on the color wheel, they naturally go well together. Source My mom and step-dad run a glass blowing shop in historic Conway, SC. Every Christmas, I look forward to getting

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{Mod Podge Madness}: How to Decoupage a Galvanized Pail With Fabric

decoupaged fabric on a galvanized bin

First of all, I want to give a huge thank you to City Farmhouse for sharing my blog with her Facebook fans! I feel honored to be complimented by someone who has such an amazingly swoon-worthy home! This lucky lady has a view of the bay from her dining room windows. Staycation. Forever. Can you believe that the stores are already stocking Halloween decorations? I usually procrastinate on decorating for the holidays, but this week,

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Tutorial for a Burlap and Crystal Jewelry Holder

Burlap jewelry holder with crystal knobs. Use upside down cup pulls to hold earrings and bracelets.

  Like most women, I love jewelry! Not necessarily the designer variety. I just like variety! Nothing sets an outfit apart like a pop of color. Even a simple strand of pearls can give a basic T-shirt and jeans a bit of panache. The problem is that if I don’t SEE what I have, I forget about it.   Therefore, the construction of a rustic but refined jewelry frame came to be. I also have a

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