Every time I have a sale on Etsy, my phone goes "cha-ching". It's a lovely sound. Sometimes when it "chings" at work, someone will ask, "What is that"? I've been known to answer, "I just sold Minnesota". They laugh, since they know I have a part time business on Etsy selling wall decor made from [...]
We've had such an abnormally hot fall, I found it hard to bring out the fall decor when it still feels so much like summer. But then, we had our first real cold snap, and that was enough to cool off the attic where all the seasonal decorations are stored. I brought down all the [...]
This simple corner of my bedroom always reminds me on Valentine's Day and Easter of the true meaning of love. I found this lovely machine embroidered "LOVE" on a piece of linen, some years back at a yard sale for just a few dollars. It's detail is simple, yet exquisite. I found the frame at [...]
The presents are wrapped, the food is prepped, and the table is set. All is ready for Christmas. Just Christmas Eve service and family gatherings to attend. May we remember and celebrate the reason for the season - Christ our Lord. Wishing everyone a jolly Christmas with your families!!!
I saw this idea in a magazine while standing in line at the grocery store a few weeks ago. I wish I could remember which magazine it was, so I could give them credit. I like how theirs turned out better than mine, but I changed up a few things. In the end, I like [...]
As I age, every year, I do a little less decorating for Christmas. I still enjoy doing it, but my tastes have become much more simple with time. I have slowly parted with many decorations that had been collected down through the years, and replaced them with items that make a more subtle statement, take [...]
Every year I tend to do something different on my fireplace mantel, usually involving the traditional color of red. This year however, I chose to go all natural and very simple. I started with some beautiful faux greens that I found at a yard sale some years back. Then I added this lovely bronze moose [...]