Christmas 2021: Victorian Cranberry Boho Vibes

I put way too much thought into my theme each Christmas. I settled on cranberry as the primary color after last Christmas and I actually bought decorations at after Christmas sales in anticipation. Of course, Chris wants to know why it can’t be traditional colors every year. As if! Cranberry is closer to cherry red…

Review: Greenville Soy Candle Co.

I have been looking into what it would take to start a candle making company. The easy part is the names for the hypothetical scents. The harder part is the actual making of the candles. After talking to someone already in the business, the next step was to take a class to get a better…

Fall in the Courtyard: 2021 Edition

Decorating doesn’t have to break the bank. I probably should invite someone over to enjoy all this decorating but until then I’ll just be over here planning my Christmas decor. ​

Two-Tone Cabinet Adventures

Subconsciously I was influenced by Instagram posts highlighting two-tone cabinets. (I guess that is the point, though.) One weekend, I suggested to my husband we try the two-tone kitchen cabinet trend. It was time for a change but I wasn’t trying to spend a lot of money or effort. Painting seemed to fit the bill….

A French Blue Christmas: 2018 Edition

I like to switch things up when it comes to holiday decor. Of course, the traditional ornaments are worked in along with past decorations but I like to challenge myself. This year, my inspiration came from a set of Wedgwood plates that I scored for $5 at a yard sale last year.  Inspiration  After starting…

Making It: Decorating Christmas Ornaments

Question: Why make ornaments when there are a bajillion in every store?  Answer: Because it is fun and relaxing!  As with most good ideas, I started on Pinterest. After settling on trying my hand at gold foiled ornaments and reading a few blogs, it was off to the store to buy the needed supplies. Generally,…