Tiered Clay Pot Centerpiece

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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...]

Etched Glass Snowflake Lamp! Let it Snow!

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Why on earth am I showing you an etched glass snowflake lamp in August? Why would I want to dig through my Christmas bins in a 90 degrees attic and clunk my head on the rafters over and over again? Why would I risk my family looking at me like I had lost my mind working with fake snow and snowflake stencils? Why? I'll tell you why! I … [Read more...]

Are you Itching For Spring?

#Itching4Spring HomeTalk and HGTV Twitter Party

  Are your as ready for spring as we are? Are you itchin' to get started on your gardening and spring projects? Do you love HGTV?!?!  If the answer is YES to all three of those questions than be sure to join us this THURSDAY, February 21st at 8 PM EST for the HomeTalk and HGTV Gardens Twitter Party hosted by myself and the fabulous Rhoda … [Read more...]

Hosting a Holiday Party!

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I'll never forget the evening, several years ago, when I was racing around the house getting ready for a party we were hosting. I barked orders at my family, did a lot of loud sighing and grumbling and generally made myself and everyone around my crazy as I prepared to welcome our guests. Once the doorbell rang, though, I was all smiles and as … [Read more...]

Two Fun Holiday Announcements!

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  Holiday Parties aren't just for "in real life"! We've got TWO fun virtual holiday parties...and we are inviting you to attend! Up first, we invite you to join us TONIGHT for the HomeTalk Holiday Twitter Party...sponsored by none other than HGTV!! Yes you read that right, HGTV will be joining us tonight and sponsoring several amazing … [Read more...]

We are joining the FOLK Magazine team and other fun news!

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Hi friends of At The Picket Fence! We have some exciting news to share with you all! First, we are so honored to be joining an amazing line up of bloggers as part of the Contributors Team for the FOLK Magazine Blog! Are you familiar with FOLK Magazine? If not you should be! FOLK Magazine was founded by an amazing group of talented young … [Read more...]

Steppin’ out in style…new uses for old ladders!

Ladders aren't just for climbing anymore! We love the creative uses for ladders people are coming up with these days...and this round up of ladder projects is no exception!We love this clever Stepladder Bird Bath from Kelly of Eclectically Vintage!  Anne of White Lace Cottage said this Ladder Display Project was a "step above" and we couldn't agree … [Read more...]

How To Join a Twitter Party! Do you tweet?

Tweet! Tweet! We hope if you are attending or think you might want to attend the Southern Bloggers Conference you'll join us Monday, October 8th at 8:00 for the Southern Bloggers Conference Twitter Party! But first...Do you Tweet? Have you been putting off joining Twitter because it seems confusing, unnecessary or maybe you're like us and you … [Read more...]

How to Host a DIY Girl’s Night Out Party!

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What could be better than hanging out with a group of friends on a warm Summer evening? How about tossing a little DIY into the mix?! That’s right, last Thursday night I hosted my very first Girl’s Night Out~DIY Style! When I read on the hometalk blog that they would provide me with some fun goodies for my friends if I were to host a … [Read more...]

Repurposing Round-Up!

It truly never ceases to amaze us how much incredible talent, creativity and clever-ness (that is SO a word!) is out there! And one of our most favorite things to do is show-off that talent here at the Fence.So, being Ambassadors for hometalk could not be a more perfect way for us to get the best of both worlds.Not only do we get to see some … [Read more...]