Repurposed Carriage Light

Good morning, At the Picket Fence friends! Redheaded Julie here with my "Repurposed Carriage Light". Last Summer, my Dad and I took down these rather nautical looking carriage lights from our front porch. They still worked fine, but they looked really old and dirty. I was going to clean them and put them back up, but I opted for new ones … [Read more...]

Over-sized Outdoor Checker Board

scotch blue tape outdoor checker board project

You know that saying, "If walls could talk"? Well, I've decided that I'm going to start saying a different version. In my home we will say, "If rugs could talk". Because honestly, our rugs could do some serious chatting! Especially the rug that sits under our kitchen table. Not only would it be able to tell you all about the conversations and … [Read more...]

DIY Fall Wreaths you can start right now…

Six Fall DIY Wreaths

  We know….we know….it's still warm, and it's August and you want to squeeze every last drop out of summer you can. BUT….we also know (because Hobby Lobby and Michael's told us so) that FALL is just around the corner, and if you're like us and need plenty of time to transition we thought it would fun to share…. Six DIY Fall Wreaths you … [Read more...]

Back to School Party Ideas

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We've taken a vote on something. And since there are only two of us and we both voted 'yes' that means that it's unanimous and our voices MUST be heard. What did we vote on, you ask? Well, we have decided that each state should get to determine when their summer break will take place. For example, in Oregon summer break should be July, … [Read more...]

It’s YOUR Turn!

strut your stuff graphic

We were on the phone the other day doing that thing that sisters do where we are able to talk about approximately 1,763 topics in the course of 30 minutes and yet when we hang up realize that there are still subjects we haven't covered. But, somewhere in the midst of those 1,763 topics we talked about someone very special. Someone who we value … [Read more...]

Free Summer Printable… Peace. Love. Sandy Feet!

Fun and Colorful Summer Printable-2

  Happy Summer, friends! It's me again, Kelly from Live Laugh Rowe I'm back today with another fun summer printable too. Are you enjoying the heat? Well, if the humidity near you is anything like it's been here in St. Louis, then you might not be enjoying the summer heat at all. It has been like a sauna. Booooo! Regardless, I think some of … [Read more...]

Parade of Homes Tour ~ Far Above Rubies

far above rubies collage

We've all heard the saying, "Their worth is far above rubies…" Nothing could be more appropriate when describing our friend Anita, from Far Above Rubies! Not only is this gal talented but she's a true gem! We are so blessed to be sharing Anita's beautiful home, as part of our At The Picket Fence Parade of  Homes Tours, with our friends here … [Read more...]

A Recycled Bird Feeder …from a fondue pot!

  My daughter said, "You should become a blogger, Mama."It went in my right ear and out the left faster than someone's name when I first meet them. Later that year, my path took a turn, and I am forever grateful for pursuing this passion we all call "BLOGGING". It feels like yesterday when I sat at my kitchen table confused as all heck … [Read more...]

Will You Help?

Christmas in July graphic

Blogging is fun. REALLY fun! We've had some seriously amazing opportunities come our way through blogging. We get to work with incredible companies reviewing their latest products. We've traveled the around country, spoken at conferences, been given an all-expenses paid trip to NYC, toured the HGTV Smart Home, been featured in magazines and … [Read more...]

Christmas in July $500 Giveaway!

Christmas In July Giveaway at ALittleClaireification.com 2

Did anyone else notice the Christmas movies playing all weekend long on the Hallmark channel? Did anyone else give into the irresistible temptation of love stories mixed with gently falling snowflakes and a healthy dose of sappiness? Did anyone else find it strange that they were sitting there watching Christmas movies while it was 90 degrees … [Read more...]