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Pottery Barn-inspired Mercury Mirror Grout Pumpkins!

I just love Autumn! The feeling of fall in the air and the urge to get my fall decorations out is so fun. Every year I try to make a different type of pumpkin for my home. This year I was inspired by a beautiful picture in the Pottery Barn catalog of Mercury Mirror Grout Pumpkins. I loved the way they look like stone but also have a beautiful sparkle from the glass beads. And this month … [Read more...]

Crafting Getaway: Michaels Makers Summit

One of my favorite parts of blogging is working with companies that I love. One of my favorites is Michaels Stores. I have loved being a part of the Michaels Makers program since they created it. And, last week I was able to travel to California and meet up with the Michaels Makers team and my fellow Michaels Makers bloggers. It was so fun to get away and recharge my creative juices. We … [Read more...]

Easy & Simple Graduation Party Ideas!

I've had such a great time working with the Michaels Makers Team, and this month we got to come up with ideas for a celebration. I decided to share some easy & simple graduation party ideas! A graduation party doesn't have to be overwhelming. There are some simple ways to celebrate and make memories! Using products found at Michael's, I put together this fun and festive graduation party as … [Read more...]

“Springtime in Paris” Decor Ideas [& Enter to Win a Trip to Paris!]

This month as part of the #MichaelsMakers team we were asked to make a project with a "Springtime in Paris" theme. And of course, when I think of Springtime in Paris, I think of beautiful flowers, farmers markets, bikes and pretty colors. So I thought it would be fun to gussy up the front porch of the #1905Cottage a little bit for Spring!!!! And later in the post I'll show you how to … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up – and $100 Michael’s Gift Card Giveaway!

It's Friday!! Welcome to the Weekend Wrap Up Party!!   This week's giveaway is from Michael's Stores!!!  I've been trimming my tree with decor from Michael's ... and to help get you started with your tree-trimming, this week you can win a $100 gift card from Michael's! Michael's asked me to participate in a Holiday Dream Tree Challenge, and I'll share the whole tree with you early next … [Read more...]