Making an Architectural Statement on your Ceiling

Happy Monday SAS Friends! I hope you had a great weekend.  Since it's winter and cold in the northeast, I've been tackling many of the projects on my never-ending to-do-list.  One {BIG}checkmark OFF the list was accomplished this past weekend.... It ended up being more than planned...when … [Read more...]

Tutorial: Felt Flowers

Yesterday, I shared with you my newly created Valentine Burlap Wreath.  When the burlap was complete, it looked a little bare, so I added some pretty red felt flowers to {dress it up}SuppliesFelt (any color you choose ~ I chose red for Vday)Scissorsglue (I prefer and recommend hot glue because … [Read more...]

Valentine Burlap Wreath

DIY: Valentine burlap wreath with handmade felt flowers by @Jenna_Burger,

Even though I said goodbye to the Christmas decor days after the 25th of December, I only took down my Christmas wreath from the front door last week . The wreath didn't scream Christmas, but it was time to say 'See you next year'!  So the entrance to our home was naked.  My bare apple-green colored … [Read more...]

New Year, New Home: Beautifying Your Laundry

One space in your home that you (most likely) use ALOT is your laundry room {or laundry area or laundry closet or laundry nook} get the picture.  For me, I do TONS of laundry (more than I'd like to admit)   After the kitchen, the laundry room is most likely the second space … [Read more...]

The 1st ‘Blog-Off’ Article is LIVE!

I mentioned yesterday on Facebook, that I recently entered into a Blog-Off at eLocal, a national leading provider of search driven leads for local businesses.  Basically, if you're looking for a certain trade, go to eLocal and they will provide you with reputable local businesses.  I am … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Personalized Handmade Stationery

I am truly excited to share the news of our latest giveaway!  NOTES {by redletter design studio} is all about the love of {PAPER} and offers personalized handmade custom stationery and paper products.   NOTES {by redletter design studio} is known for their artistic and creative … [Read more...]

Spray Painting in the Snow

The last few days have been nothing but snow in the ADKs (short for Adirondacks, just in case you didn't know) and there's no better time of year to be spray painting than when it's snowing and 10 degrees, right?  Not!  Who spray paints in the middle of winter?  ME...I am … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Mantel Decor


This week has been very busy and I took on WAY too many projects!  One positive result = I have LOTS to share with you.  My main focus was to decorate for Valentine's (didn't I just un-decorate from Christmas??).  To be honest, I'm really not into Valentine's Day (doesn't everyone say that) and I … [Read more...]

Sponsor Update from

Just in time for Valentine's Day, one of our Sponsors,, is having a {Love-a-Thon}...Ooo LaLaNorbeth of is offering a FREE greeting card ~ and when you send one to someone, anywhere in the world between now and February 8, you will be entered into a … [Read more...]