Every year the holidays catch me off guard, and there always seems to be more and more pressure to have our homes looking “Martha Stewart” holiday ready by the first of November. Yet, as I have gotten older, I have realized that I am too tired to keep up by trying to outdo the neighbors with bigger and better lights and decorations. Many of us don’t have the extra time or money to spend on items other than our upcoming holiday dinners and gifts for friends and family. Staying on a budget presents the challenge to use what we already have. Not everyone has a creative side, but these six holiday decorating tips are guaranteed to not only save you money, but actually impress your guests. Read more
Beautiful Thanksgiving table décor produces an atmosphere for your guests and sets the tone of your dinner. When styling your Thanksgiving table, there are several easy styles to consider that can help you create a festive tablescape. Regardless of your taste, Thanksgiving table settings should be kept functional, providing guests with everything they need for the feast. Read more
Love your couch, but your cushions are looking a little too loved? While most people would just live with their worn out cushions or replace their couch altogether, here are a few ideas that avoid both of these options!
If you are like me, you love fabric. You love the colors, the textures, and the idea that something beautiful can be made from it. And like me, you love fabric so much that you buy it without having a project in mind. Sound familiar? I always tell myself that I will use it one day, but the pile just keeps growing. Now I have so many yards and scrap pieces stored in my guest bedroom that visitors simply cannot stay overnight. Rather than have my fabric take up valuable space in my small house, I’ve decided to take action and come up with a few crafts and projects that will help use up any extra fabric I have lying around. Read more