Five Minute Party Decorations

5 Minute Party Decorations

Do you ever feel like merely the idea of planning a party sounds exhausting? Parties these days can tend to be over the top  a tad more involved than they used to be. And sometimes that keeps us from actually wanting to host one. But, leave it to our friend Karianne to show how to make fabulous party decorations in only 5 minutes! … [Read more...]

New Entry Lighting!

oiled bronze wrought iron sconce

Are you a 'quirky movie' person? We definitely are in our family. Maybe that's because we are all a tad quirky. And if it's a quirky British movie? Well, that's the best of the best! Quirky sounds better with an accent after all. Years ago we discovered this incredible, quirky, heart-warming movie called 'Everything Is Illuminated'. I HIGHLY … [Read more...]

The Day I Wore Ankle Boots

ankle boots2

The other day I wore ankle boots. I know. Mind blowing, right? I had been eyeing them for months. Seeing them in all of the stores and on the feet of the people who I was quite certain were more stylish than I could ever be. I would find a pair I liked, walk past them, turn around and come back, pick them up, study them, then hesitate. What … [Read more...]

Parade of Homes Tour ~ Refresh Restyle

refresh restyle porch

Happy Saturday! We are so thrilled that you are joining us for another At the Picket Fence Parade of Homes Tour! Today we're welcoming the lovely Debbie from Refresh Restyle. We have had the absolute privilege of meeting her in person and she is so warm and friendly and we truly feel like we have known her forever. Debbie seamlessly blends … [Read more...]

Living Room Re-Reveal!


Don't you just wish you had a 'Do-over' button that you could push at any given moment? You know, like those 'Easy' buttons in that Staples commercial? I'm a talker. And being a talker means you feel this overwhelming compulsion to fill any silence or voids in conversation with words. Sometimes they make sense and are totally relevant to the … [Read more...]

A celebration…100 pound weight loss!

Heather 100 pound loss

  Actually….105 pounds as of this post, but who's counting.  Oh wait (weight) I AM!!! grin! Two weeks ago, I hit a 100 pound weight loss!  It's so hard to process that, ONE HUNDRED POUNDS GONE! that's 100 pounds I am no longer carrying around on my body.  To say I feel "lighter" both physically, mentally and emotionally would be an … [Read more...]

Take Five: Five Five Minute Spring Crafts!

Five Easy Spring Crafts

  One of our favorite things about blogging is getting to see all of the amazing talent out there in blogland!  Last week we hosted the fun Swing Into Spring Blog Hop and saw so many fabulous spring crafts linked up to our party!  Since today is Take Five Friday…. we thought we would share five features, from that party, that were … [Read more...]

The 2 Seasons ~ Parade of Homes Tour


Happy weekend friends! Are you ready to take the tour of another beautiful home today? We always love it when we connect with other blogging duos especially when we get to actually have the pleasure of getting to meet them in person! Janette and Jordan of The 2 Seasons blog make such a dynamic combination and they are truly so warm and … [Read more...]

Spring Projects and a DecoArt Giveaway!

Painting Spring with chalky finish paint

It's the first official day of Spring! Here in Atlanta we woke up to the birds chirping and the sun shining. Is it feeling like spring where you are? If not, than today's project and giveaway will hopefully get you in the mood for flowers, spring colors and warmer days!   A few months ago, I shared this fabulous new Chalky Finish … [Read more...]

Ten Inspiring Spring Ideas and a winner!

ten inspiring spring ideas

  We were so inspired by all of your amazing spring projects, decor, crafts and recipes from the It's a Spring Thing Party, we thought it would be fun to share a few of our favorites! Here's ten fabulous spring ideas to inspire you! … [Read more...]