Calendar and Notes Printable

Personalized Dry Earse Calendar

I wouldn't call myself the cutesy-crafty type, but I have to admit that my personalized dry-erase calendar for my new central command center came out quite adorable (and totally useful)... I can't even believe I made it myself, lol! I received lots and lots of emails requesting the printable … [Read more...]

Behind the Scenes at a Willow House Photo Shoot

Have you ever flipped through a catalog or magazine and wondered how the picture was created? Every scene you see has been styled and propped to perfection.  Here is a {Behind the Scenes} look at a Willow House photoshoot: {Catalog View - page 58/59}Inspired by the jewel-toned colors … [Read more...]

Creative Cork Wreaths

A few friends and I got together yesterday to make wreaths out of used corks from the many bottles of wine we've drank (over the years)... And, O what fun it was (the drinking and the making)!{The Result}Scotty and I created a smaller (8" round) cork wreath, but you can make any size you'd … [Read more...]

Dazzling Upholstered Headboards

Upholstered Headboard

Upholstered headboards soften a space opposed to having a bed made of wood, metal, etc.  It's a great way to introduce a fabric which has pattern, texture, and/or color...this fabric can tie into/coordinate with your window treatments and/or pillows, OR stand alone and be the focal point of your … [Read more...]

Makeover your Mantel for the Holidays!

It's all in the {DETAILS} when decorating for the Holidays, and decking out your mantel is a must!  I've designed my mantel with lots of greenery (real and fake), berries, candles, ornaments, stockings, and of course good ole' Saint Nicholas! I have this artificial garland that I use every … [Read more...]

The Simplest Pinecone Wreath!


I love the look of wreaths filled with pinecones, and was about 5 seconds from buying two over the weekend, until I looked at the price tag.  I was not paying $25 for pinecones, when my own backyard is filled with these lovely organic treasures.  But before putting the pinecone wreaths (that I … [Read more...]

My Winter Wreath Creation


In the midst of preparing for Thanksgiving and taking care of my two crazy fun and amazing children, I had a few ~ very few ~ moments of downtime to create this Holiday wreath...I have to say, I'm quite happy with it! I'm always searching the web for new ideas and inspiration.  One of my … [Read more...]

A Simple Switch: Changing Your Cabinet Hardware

This is a pic of one of my favorite kitchens and when we first moved into our home, a renovation to our kitchen space passed my mind, but didn't happen :(  That's day (I can dream for now ~ And if I got all my dreams today, I would have nothing to dream/strive for, right?! )  … [Read more...]

{Tutorial} Tiling a Backsplash

Simple things, make a BIG difference. I'm always sprucing my house, thinking about what to update, and continually making changes.  A quick reno that I just finished was adding a tile backsplash to my powder room sink. This is how the powder room looked before we moved in. The walls were … [Read more...]

DIY: Fall Wreath

Green Door Girl of Green Door Designs posted an awesome Do-It-Yourself Fall wreath project the other day and I had to try it is the result:This project is easy-easy on the Easy to Difficult scale!!  And it will cost you less than $ can you beat that?!  To make this DIY … [Read more...]