A Christmas Vignette

A Christmas Vignette

I know, I know, I am late to the party. I finally have a vignette to submit to the Holiday Vignette Party at Southern Hospitality. This is the table next...
What Ever Happened to that Ballard Inspired Tree?

What Ever Happened to that Ballard Inspired Tree?

A while back, I participated in The CSI Project’s Ballard Inspired project. I actually made the top 10, which I will admit was fun. I think my husband and sister...
“This Little Light of Mine”

“This Little Light of Mine”

A simple project but one that I love. My daughters and I often sing, “This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine…”. You know the rest. Their voices...
Button Tree Tutorial

Button Tree Tutorial

When I started this project, I had all the supplies in place and a plan to make this… This is the Mariana tree from Ballard Designs. it is covered in...
Ornament Wreath

Ornament Wreath

There is a little bit of snow falling this morning. This has changed the light such that I could finally take some decent pictures of my ornament wreath. As I...
Make New Ornaments Look “Vintage”

Make New Ornaments Look “Vintage”

Last night I FINALLY hung a wreath that has been five years in the making, literally. Here is a sneak peak… I was unable to get any decent pictures today...
Fa La La La Laundry Room!

Fa La La La Laundry Room!

When I clean and when I decorate I find that I work in “zones”. I don’t dust everywhere, then vacuum everywhere. I take one space and do it all, move...
A Runner of Thanks

A Runner of Thanks

Update: Since I have several questions concerning the chalkcloth, I should have told you to start that I purchased this through Etsy, specifically through Modern June. She has a lot...
Thanksgiving Blackboard

Thanksgiving Blackboard

I actually put this together a few weeks ago, but I thought I would share it again as we are getting ready for Thanksgiving! This was a frame I found...
Another Spot for Giving Thanks

Another Spot for Giving Thanks

I also wanted to share with you the display I put together for my front hall, to change it up from Halloween. Not feeling very chatty tonight, so I will...
Why not another Ballard Inspired Tree?

Why not another Ballard Inspired Tree?

So project number 2 is inspired by the Ballard Tree Card Holder. It measures at 26" x 16" and sells for $79. I purchased a piece of aluminum sheeting in...
The Evolution of a Ballard Inspired Ornament Tree

The Evolution of a Ballard Inspired Ornament Tree

So this was my inspiration. The beautiful Ballard Ornament Tree. I know, we are still in Halloween mode, but I figured it was about that time to get started on...