DIY Gold Jewelry Bowls {Easy Gift Idea}

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I have seen these darling jewelry bowls available for sale on some of my favorite flash sale sites like Jane or Groupdealz, but when I found these little gold china bowls at Home Goods the other day I figured it would be crazy simple to just make a set for myself. And, since they came in a … [Read more...]

Fall Wreath and Initial Monogram Giveaway!

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  I posted this wreath on facebook and instagram and I appreciate all the warm/fuzzy feedback.  Since we've been getting questions on where I got the "B" we decided to jump right in and start the giveaway we've been planning for one of these fabulous monograms from Tamera at Scrappin' Plus. … [Read more...]

Our New Home~Dining Room in Gray and White

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We're slowly making our way through the home tour of our Savannah house.  You've already seen the front porch, the back porch, my daughter's bathroom, the front entryway, and the laundry room.  That's not bad considering it hasn't even been two months since we moved! On the agenda today is the … [Read more...]

Our New Home: Master Bathroom~Monogramming the Giant Mirror!

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I've been working on random decorating projects around our house over the holiday weekend.  We've been here in Savannah for almost six weeks, and we've made such progress.  Or, rather, I've made such progress--hubby bowed out after about a week to go overseas (something about fighting a war).  He'll … [Read more...]

Simple, Personalized Party/Shower Favors

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Last week I hosted a tea in honor of my Mother's birthday at my favorite Tea Room {the same place we held Terry's baby shower last winter} for a few of her closest friends. Since many of my mom's friends were traveling to attend the party, I wanted to give them each a little favor to take home and … [Read more...]

Spring Front Porch in Greens and Burlap

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At some point, I should publish a list of all my front porch posts, because there are quite a few.  I LOVE to change things up on the porch for different holidays and seasons.  After taking down my Valentine's wreath after that holiday, it was time to decorate a porch in a way that would take me … [Read more...]

DIY Moss Letters–Bring a Burst of Spring to your Front Door!

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    I don't know about you, but I have an almost pathological obsession with taking down my holiday decor.  Today is February 15th, and the few red and pink Valentine's Day items in my house go away TODAY!  Yes, I have a hard time leaving my Christmas decorations up until New Year's, … [Read more...]

~Thrift Store Tray Gets a Bright Makeover~

Watermelon pink monogrammed breakfast in bed tray (thrift store up cycle)

A few months ago, I was making my usual weekly stop into Goodwill, when I came across the cutest breakfast in bed tray.  It was dark red and $5, which seemed expensive to me (for a thrift store, at least!) but I saw potential.  I debated painting it white or black, my usual colors, and using it in … [Read more...]

A Tale of Two Chairs

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Hello! It's finally feeling like summer vacation around here...my kids are out of school and we just finished two great (but tiring) weeks of VBS so I am finally, after a long break, getting back to some DIY projects around the house. Today I am sharing two chair makeovers I recently completed. I … [Read more...]

Spring Giveaway! ~Monogrammed Burlap Tote Bag~ Plus Updated Home Tour

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**GIVEAWAY CLOSED** Wouldn't you love to sling this bag over your shoulder as the weather warms up?  It's the perfect size to use as a large purse, grocery tote, gym bag, or to hold library books (or even the never-ending pile of kids' stuff you need to haul out to the car every day). This bag … [Read more...]

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