Custom Wood Sign Giveaway

la rae pillow

Happy Saturday friends! :-) We can't think of a better way to start off the weekend than with a giveaway, can you? Our incredible sponsor LaRae Boutique has a shop filled with so many amazing, personal treasures. Not only are there adorable children's pillow covers... … [Read more...]

On Being Still

Hebrews 4 16 quote

I had been feeling it for months. It was nagging at me, coming up in my mind over and over again. And yet, I couldn't actually put my finger on just what IT was. All I knew is that I was supposed to do something. … [Read more...]

Homemade Valentines Day Gifts

10 homemade valentines day gift ideas

Sometimes there are years when we just wanna buy ready-made stuff. Sometimes making something from scratch just sounds so exhausting. Sometimes we don't even want to think about it let alone create it. Sometimes all we want to do is to buy the box of Valentine's Day cards and have our kids sign their names on them without having to get all … [Read more...]

How to Paint a Pillow


Hello, At the Picket Fence friends…it's me, Julie from Redhead Can Decorate. I'm back at the fence, and I'm ready to start 2015 with a little something you may have never thought of trying... I painted a pillow… Last month, while browsing through our Good Will store here in Michigan, my daughter and I came across a throw pillow that cost … [Read more...]

Modern Country Cottage Home Tour

modern country cottage home tour from aka designs

Happy, happy Saturday! We are so excited to show you another amazing home today in our ongoing Parade of Homes Series! This week we are welcoming the incredibly talented Shannon from AKA Designs who also happens to be one of our newest sponsors here At the Picket Fence. We know you will love her home as much as we do so let's get to the tour, … [Read more...]

The Almost Awesome Blog Post

Awesome life quote from

Oh friends I was so close to being awesome yesterday!! And this was going to be a totally awesome blog post showing you an even more awesome Valentine's Day gift idea! I had one of those 'stroke of genius' moments and I was so excited to finally be feeling creative again and had it all planned out. It was going to rock! And I was going to … [Read more...]

Free Valentine Printable

You + Me = Love.  Adorable Valentine's Day Printable in two colors.

Hi there, friends! It's me again, Kelly from Live Laugh Rowe. I'm back today with a super sweet Valentine's Day printable. Whose got a little love on your mind? I do. I kinda love (no pun intended) Valentine's Day -- all the hearts, candy and fun ways to spread a little extra TLC. Don't you agree? Not too long ago, I saw a gift tag that had this … [Read more...]

Sequined Heart Valentines Day Accessories

handmade valentine's day accessories from

 Valentines Day is a day of sweet memories for me.  Of waking up as a child to a pink & red wrapped gift on my bed and special treats at the table. Memories of care packages filled with home baked goodies to share with friends in my dorm room.  And post-college memories of sidesplitting belly laughs with girlfriends at my annual … [Read more...]

Our Best of 2014

I'll Have A Blue Christmas 1

Let's all say it together shall we? FASTEST YEAR EVER! Seriously, folks, is it just us or did this year literally fly by? Anyone else find themselves on Christmas Eve having that panicky moment where you look around and think to yourself, "wait, is it actually Christmas Eve right now? Wasn't it just Easter?" ;-) You've been shopping and … [Read more...]

Our Best Holiday Recipes

Favorite holiday recipe collection from

Does anyone else find themselves feeling so smug as you get everything checked off your grocery list for upcoming holiday meals only to get home and realize that while you may have the ingredients for a grand meal in a few days, somehow you've managed to make it home from the store without putting anything in your cart for the dinners you are … [Read more...]