There’s a debate arising over whether to decorate for Christmas before Thanksgiving. Many want to keep the two separate. In my case, if I’m going to have 25+ people in my home for Thanksgiving – some who won’t be able to make it for Christmas – why not go ahead and decorate? On the other hand, it’s November and I still want Thanksgiving to look like Thanksgiving. Today I’m sharing 3
When planning this year’s holiday table and you realize you’re in need of a new tablecloth don’t limit your options to disposable plastic, something covered in smiling pumpkins or gigantic poinsettia blooms. Think outside the box. I love decorating for the holidays. And I want things to look beautiful. But I also love handmade or even homespun touches to my holiday tablescapes. With today’s holiday tablecloth you get all of
I still remember the first curtains I ever picked out & purchased for myself. Floor length panels for our living room and I adored them. They were perfect! Purchased from Spiegel, I imagined using them for years to come. Styles change as quickly as the seasons yet, every now and then you’ll find something that just might stand the test of time. I believe this floral cafe curtain is one
Mixing old and new furniture is a fact of life. You may have a few old pieces in your home that are sentimental and/or inherited, left over from your college days or pieces you live with simply because, financially, you can’t replace them yet.
A dining room that’s a bit timeless yet collected and eclectic all at the same time. How do you choose the right window treatment? Floor length panels were the first thing that came to mind and definitely an expected option for a formal dining room. Maybe too expected. Anytime you add long panels to a room you add a touch of formality. We were looking for a more casual option that would still
Company’s coming and you’re determined to whip up a new pillow. Because logically when you’re short on time and should be cleaning potties the best choice of action is to sit down and sew a new pillow. If this is how your brain works this pillow is for you. Quick, Easy and Super Cute. This pillow gives you the satisfaction of making something fast with the cutest bit of detail
The thought of making a bolster pillow may seem daunting. So much so that you might change your mind and settle for a square pillow instead. And that’s such a shame! Because if you’re looking for something different…a bolster pillow might be just thing for your next project.
One of the best things about making your own curtains is the chance to incorporate all sorts of details. I love details. The little extra “something” that might go unnoticed by some but make all the difference in the final results. Today I’m sharing a board mounted scalloped & pleated valance that’s traditional in design yet full of details that can be incorporated in so many different curtain projects. In the Gallery of this
I am so thrilled to share this gorgeous home with you! Tamara and I collaborated long distance on several window treatments for her home. With long distance projects I don’t always have the chance to share photos. Currently, Tamara’s home is on the market and we now have these lovely photos to share not only the window treatments but her entire house!
Today I’m sharing 4 new window treatments that range in style from soft & simple panels to a vibrant, colorful valance to tailored & pleated panels. The first set of curtains frame out a pair of large french doors that overlook the family’s back patio. The open concept of this space features a living room, dining room and kitchen where we recently placed a splash of both color and pattern over