A Free Fall Printable and Vignette …..

black and white fall vignette with free chalkboard printable

  "Listen! The wind is rising and the air is wild with leaves, We had our summer evenings, now it's time for October eves!" ~Humbert Wolfe Okay, okay I know it's just September 2nd, but I admit that once Labor Day has come and gone, I'm ready for falling leaves and pumpkins and crisp October evenings! … [Read more...]

100 Fabulous Fall Projects

100 fall project ideas

So, let's get real here for a minute. Does the title "100 Fabulous Fall Projects" bring out your inner eager beaver and motivate you to dig out that fall decor and head to the craft store for supplies for all of those ideas running around in your head? Or does it just make you want to curl up in a ball somewhere rocking back and forth while … [Read more...]

Modern miniature pumpkin topiary …

Miniature Gold Pumpkin Topiary

… and National Thrift Store Day! Today is National Thrift Store Day, so we are celebrating by sharing a fun thrift store transformation and several other transformations from our fellow bloggers! Yes. these are pumpkins. yes I know it's August.  Will  you forgive me?  See here's the deal.  We're bloggers.  Specifically, we are craft, home … [Read more...]

Last Minute Thanksgiving Decor Idea

giving thanks photo

Happy Thanksgiving friends! As you are getting ready to celebrate this special day we want to not only take a moment and tell you how very thankful we are for all of you, we also want to bring you a super simple last-minute idea for adding some extra beauty to your Thanksgiving decor this year, courtesy of our friend and regular contributor … [Read more...]

A Blue, Blue, Blue Thanksgiving Tablescape!

Blue and White Dining Room 9

  I've always been a traditional sorta gal.  I love classic colors associated with the seasons.  Red and pink for Valentine's Day, orange and brown for fall...green and red for Christmas. But sometimes it's fun to break away from tradition and create a fresh new color palette.  Like my blue and white Thanksgiving tablescape. … [Read more...]

How to Create Simple Vignettes in Your Home

how to create simple fall vignettes from atthepicketfence.com

If you had told me a few years ago that I would be writing a blog post about how to create vignettes I would have said you were crazy. Actually, I probably would have said you were cra-to-the-zy! You see, the word 'vignette' just wasn't apart of my daily vocabulary. Not until I became a blogger that is. And then it seemed like it was … [Read more...]

A Thankful Thanksgiving Mantel

Thanksgiving-mantel-with-chalkboard-platters atthepicketfence.com

I'm thankful for many things... I'm thankful for that very first sip of coffee in the morning...I can feel it coursing through my veins and bringing my out of my early morning stupor. I'm thankful for that moment when I rip off my skinny jeans and pull on my sweats...oh sweet, sweet elastic waistband come to mama. I'm thankful for the smell of … [Read more...]

Of Sisters and Pumpkin Pie Recipe Wall Art

Pumpkin Pie Recipe Wall Art

  Older sisters. If you have one, you're blessed. If you have one and you have a great relationship with them, you're doubly blessed. If you have one and you look up to and admire them you're triply blessed. And if you have one who does projects you love so much you decide to copy them then...well...you might just be right off the … [Read more...]

Seafood Chowder & Pumpkin Party Features!

Seafood-chowder-with-smoked-salmon-and-dill atthepicketfence.com

Seafood chowder and a pumpkin party? That's quite an interesting combination, right?! I'm so thrilled to be guest posting over on Tidy Mom today and sharing the recipe for this AMAZING Smoked Salmon Seafood Chowder. Did I mention it's AMAZING? Because it is. And if you try it you will realize just how right I am. And why that word needs to be … [Read more...]

Five Minute Crafts: Gold Gilded Leaf Plate

Gilded-gold-leaf-plate from atthepicketfence.com

When I was in middle school I was invited over to a friend's house for a Halloween party. As soon as I arrived I was quickly ushered downstairs to the basement. This should have been my first clue. Nothing good comes from a group of middle school kids hanging out in a basement. ;-) We were informed that we were going to be watching a … [Read more...]