Blue and White Fall Dining Room Reveal ~Kirkland’s Giveaway

What is blue and white and orange all over? and no the answer is not the Auburn University  football team...Roll Tide! It's my new dining room! I'm so excited to share my dining room reveal with you, all made over for FALL!  I was privlidged  to team up with Kirkland's (and four other amazing bloggers) for a challenge to dress up a room for … [Read more...]

It’s A Spring Thing Party Features!

It's A Spring Thing Feature Round Up from At The Picket Fence

  What could be better than 14 Fabulous Spring Project Ideas... How about 717 FABULOUS Spring Project Ideas!!! We have loved seeing all of the amazing recipes, crafts, tutorials and home decor linked up to the It's A Spring Thing Linky Party! We've gathered up a few of our favorites based off of the projects we shared during the It's A … [Read more...]

Chocolate and Pink Salt Dipping Spoons

Chocolate and Himalayan Pink Salt Dipping Spoons from At The Picket Fence

  Chocolate and Salt.  Sweet and Salty. Opposite yet somehow so good together.   Isn't that how it seems to work? Two people who are so opposite can somehow manage to combine to make one great pair! I will be the first to admit that me and my sweetheart are often as different as night and day, yet after 20 years of marriage we are still … [Read more...]

Pine cone Christmas Trees..simplicity at its best!

Pinecone Christmas Trees from At The Picket Fence

     I find it interesting how complicated we can make the Holiday Season.  Year after year we pledge that NEXT year we will plan early, plan simply, enjoy this season that comes around but once a year.  Then the hustle and bustle sets in.  The activities, the parties, the trimmings, the shopping and we find ourselves out of breath, … [Read more...]

Framed Christmas Wreath and Front Porch Decor

framed Christmas wreath at the picket fence

  What? A Friday post At the Picket Fence?? I know, I know! It's not something we do very often around here but there just aren't enough days left until Christmas for us to show you the rest of our decorating/crafts/projects/recipes/etc. And, how could I not give you a proper welcome to my home during this most welcoming time of the … [Read more...]

Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint…NOEL Sign

Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint NOEL Sign from At The Picket Fence

  Merry. Holly. Joy. Peace...all words that conjure up feelings of Christmas.  For some reason I am drawn to NOEL.  Maybe it's because it's the French word for Christmas. Maybe because it first entered our language when my ancestors were still speaking in Middle English, one of my favorite literary periods. Whatever the reason may be, … [Read more...]

Metallic Sea Shell Christmas Trees

Metallic Sea Shell Christmas Trees from At The Picket Fence

   What is it with metallic that makes us love it so much? Is it that extra little bling? Is it the extra little something special that it adds to everyday objects? Maybe I just have a fascination with shiny objects, which could be a whole other problem entirely. grin! Krylon's Metallic Spray Paints has given us the ability to make just … [Read more...]

Inspiration Friday No. 92….welcome!

Inspiration Friday Graphic

Wow! Hard to believe we are already 6 days into December! It seems Christmas has moved into full gear at our homes and yours! We've been busy here At The Picket Fence and we know y'all have been busy as well.  Decorating, and Decking and Baking and Jingling and's an exciting time of year to be a blogger! Here are just a few … [Read more...]

At The Picket Fence….our Holiday Houses!

Holiday House Walk 2012 At The Picket Fence

 WELCOME Friends, old and new, to the FOURTH house (or we should say HOUSES) on the 2012 Holiday House Walk Tour! We are Heather and Vanessa of At The Picket Fence and we were ecstatic to find out we were the next stop on the tour after our dear friend, and surprise tour house, KariAnne of Thistlewood Farm! Have you EVER seen such a gorgeous … [Read more...]

Book Page Birds & FOLK Magazine Blog

DIY Book Page Bird Ornament from At The Picket Fence and FOLK

   Hi friends of At The Picket Fence! Tuesday I shared my Birds of a Feather Christmas Kitchen Tree with you. Today I'm sharing how to make these easy Book Page Birds over at the FOLK Magazine Blog. Head over and see how you can create these easy and frugal ornaments! See you there!   … [Read more...]