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...]

Chronicles of Narnia Birthday Party

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At some point over the past year, my son fell in love with Chronicles of Narnia. One day he’ll claim to be Peter Pevensie, the next he begs to officially change his name to Caspian.  I am forever cast as the White Witch and his two sisters willingly play along as Susan & Lucy. When deciding on a theme for his 5th birthday, Narnia was the … [Read more...]

Dixie Delights Parade of Homes Tour

dixie delights home exterior

Oh boy do we have a treat for you today! Once upon a time Vanessa was sitting on her couch watching the HGTV show "My House is Worth What" and there was this lovely couple giving a tour of their home and the wife was just so sweet and so friendly and their house was absolutely beautiful!! Flash forward YEARS later and Vanessa was visiting one … [Read more...]

Am I Going to Get in Trouble for This?

crayons in fillable lamp

Once upon a time there was a little girl who loved to draw. She would sit for hours filling up page after page with her creations. She loved to draw so much that she even decided to try her hand at drawing on a variety of surfaces. Like walls, doors and lamp shades. Her mother, who was always so supportive and encouraging of her artistic … [Read more...]

Thrift Store Game Board Photo Display

game board photo display

I'm so excited to be joining the fabulous Kristen Duke for an amazing series called Decorating with Pictures which includes over 50 different contributors sharing some incredible ideas for creatively incorporating your family's photos into your decor. AND there's a different giveaway happening each day so you will want to be sure to … [Read more...]

My Favorite Room

master bedroom pillows

Do you have a favorite room in your home? Maybe it's where you feel most relaxed. Maybe it's the space that you feel most accurately captures your style. Or maybe it's where you are like to hide out from everyone, especially anyone asking you for a snack or to help them with long division. I'm so thrilled to be over at Savvy Southern … [Read more...]

If We Were Stranded on an Island…

Mermaids Welcome

If you were stranded on an island, what would you want with you? Would you want your favorite book, your best friend, that perfect music mix on your iPod? This is assuming, of course, that there would be good food, sunscreen and a raft to get back home already there. ;-) If we were stranded on an island we would want these chairs. With that … [Read more...]

Tiered Clay Pot Centerpiece

candle on clay pot tiered centerpiece

You know those words that just make you cringe? The ones that give you the heebie-jeebies? I hate to admit it, but there are quite a few that fall into that category for me. Like the word 'moist'. Ack! Even typing it out sends shivers down my spine! Recently I've discovered a new word to add to the list. 'Succulent'. Kinda cringe-worthy, … [Read more...]

IKEA Bed Slats Turned Indoor Shutters


We are so thrilled to be welcoming our friend Candace from Vintage News Junkie here today! She has an awesome project to share with you all and we know you are going to be as inspired by her as we are! … [Read more...]

A Proposal Story & The Recipe for Love

Recipe for Love Tea Towel Valentine's Day Gift from

I have really horrible handwriting. It's true. My mom wouldn't even let me help address the envelopes on my wedding invitations because of my horrible handwriting. Although...maybe I was faking that so I could get out of doing it...hmmm.... ;-) I never realized just how horrible my handwriting was until I decided to do a cute little craft for … [Read more...]