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6 Tips to Make Easy Halloween Pillow Covers [And three Free Designs!]

6 Tips to create easy holiday pillow covers and three FREE designs too! I've sewn plenty of pillow covers in my time. And while they are fun to create, sometimes it's just easier to fast-track a project. Ikea pillow covers are so inexpensive and great quality. For the price - $4 for plain covers and $5 for stripes -they offer an easy way to create holiday pillows and they even have hidden … [Read more...]

Garage Makeover Tips – and How You Can Win a Troy-Bilt FLEX System!

The #1905Cottage expansion is nearing its end. I'll be sharing more over the summer, but thanks to my friends at Troy-Bilt, I have gotten a head start on the garage! So check out these garage makeover tips - and learn how you can win a Troy-Bilt FLEX system! The garage is still in progress, but my DIY work couldn't wait! I was so excited when Troy-Bilt invited me to participate in the … [Read more...]

My Summer Beauty Favorites (and how you can win $500)!

It's been so warm here that I've already got my mind on summer ... So I'm already getting into summer beauty mode ... and I'm set to talk about my top 3 summer beauty favorites! I'm sharing some of my favorite summertime things in the short little video below: … [Read more...]

10 Tree Decorating Ideas and Tips!!

Ribbon Tree @ A Party Style I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!! It's Black Friday, but also a day when many of us put up our Holiday Tree!! I love everything about Christmas trees -- the lights, the colors, the smell, the sentiment. If decorating your tree seems a little overwhelming, here are a few tips to help you create a tree that reflects YOUR style!! ♥♥♥♥♥ Tip: Use ribbon … [Read more...]

Anatomy of a Snapshot Part II: Eliminating Distractions in your Background

Thanks to everyone who left  love on my blogs last week!  I love photography and am excited to share what I know with others.  There were several questions asked and I hope by the time this series is done, those questions will be answered. I hope you all looked through your photo files last week in search of chopped limbs and are practicing incorporating all body parts into your … [Read more...]