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My Scandinavian-ish Red and White Mantel

I love decorating my mantel for the holidays. Last year, my colors were red and turquoise and I went for a whimsical party theme. This year I thought it would be fun to go with a simpler Scandinavian-ish Red and White theme. I love the Scandinavian aesthetic - clean, simple and pretty. My husband spent two years in Finland and his love of the culture really inspired me. The first thing I … [Read more...]

My Christmas Porch #LowesCreator

I love the challenges that Lowes give us each month. It's fun to think up projects that go along with the challenges and it gives me the push I need to get some things done around my home. This month the challenge was to create some holiday decor for our home. My front door and porch is always the first thing I decorate since it's the first thing people see when they come to my home. I am still … [Read more...]

Black Friday Giant Discounts: Silhouette Cameo, Portrait, and More!

Congratulations to the winner of the Silhouette Portrait! Today I have a special BLACK FRIDAY DISCOUNT CODE for you -- you can get amazing discounts at Silhouette.com from today, November 23 through November 30! Here are the details and the promotional code: … [Read more...]

My Winter White Family Photo Christmas Tree!!

I love this time of the year!! I am SO excited to decorate for Christmas. So when Michael's contacted me and asked if I might want to design a tree for their tree challenge, I thought it would be SO fun. Michael's sent me a pre-lit 6-foot tree and a gift card and I headed over to the store to see what I could find. They have three different collections that they put together for the 2012 … [Read more...]

Win a Silhouette Portrait!

Yes, you read it right! This week I'm giving away a brand new Silhouette Portrait! (It's the little brother or sister to the CAMEO) Thanks to Silhouette for the Portrait! Here's a project I made this week using my new Silhouette Portrait: (You can see how I made it here.) I'll show you how you could be the lucky winner ... but first, … [Read more...]

10-Minute Halloween Favor Boxes (and win 2 Silhouette Cameos)

10-Minute Halloween Spider Party Favor Here's an easy and simple idea for Halloween parties this year. You can find these clear boxes at any party supply store. And I love the idea of adding an image to the front of the container. This idea would work for Halloween, or change up the image for ANY occasion. The clear container is fun because then you can also show off a pretty treat … [Read more...]

Ikea Ung Frame to Colorful Bulletin Board (DIY tutorial)

I think one of Ikea's top seller must be their UNG frame. It's so pretty with it's scrolly silhouette. And I have seen so many amazing ways to use it in home decor. I bought one a few months ago, knowing that I would find a use for it eventually. And when we started Hannah's "spur-of-the-moment" room makeover this weekend, I knew I wanted to use it in her room. It's perfect for a girls … [Read more...]

It’s Pumpkin Week — DIY Halloween Plate Wall

Halloween Plate Wall It's Day Four of PUMPKIN WEEK. Thanks for joining in!!! I have been meaning to make a plate wall for about 2 years. And since then I've been collecting plates to use on a potential plate wall. So whenever I saw a black and white plate on clearance I would snatch it up. I ended up having too many plates at the end. But I am sure I will use them all eventually … [Read more...]

Make a Vintage/Modern Recipe Card Holder – with Free Printable!

Make a Vintage / Modern Recipe Box - free printables! Here's a little gift idea that makes a great wedding gift, a Christmas present or even a gift for yourself! A Vintage/Modern Recipe Box. Plus, free printable recipe dividers too!     Here's how to make them: … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — and Silhouette Cameo Giveaway!!

Good evening!! Welcome to the Weekend Wrap Up Party!!   This week, , I'm giving away... a Silhouette Cameo!! My Silhouette Cameo is my FAVORITE crafting tool!! I've made so many projects with it! Check out my Halloween Countdown Project that I talked about in yesterday's post! I've had so much fun with my Silhouette Cameo and I'm so excited to be giving one away. Enter the giveaway … [Read more...]