Christmas Mantel Decor

Every night after my son is asleep and the day’s work is done, I like to settle in front of the fire. Wrapped in a blanket, a favorite book or magazine in hand, this is how I unwind. Today, I’m delighted to have you join me in front of the fire for the Christmas Mantel […]

Bring a little international flair to your Christmas decorating with this handpainted Christmas banner embellished with the phrase, "Buon Natale," Italian for Merry Christmas

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by DecoArt and may include affiliate links, but all opinions are my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. I’ve never done much holiday decorating in the master bedroom, but this year, I really wanted to add some simple, festive touches there. Since we are lucky enough to have a […]

FEATURED Happy Easter Mantel

Today, I’m handing over control of the blog featuring my good friend, Barb Garrett of The Everyday Home. Barb was so kind to share a sneak peek at her eggs-cellent Easter mantel. I am totally in love with everything about her Easter decor, but particularly this guy: His name is Beaumont, and I am smitten! […]

bird in branch featured

I may have told a slight fib when I said I’d taken down all our Christmas decor. Yes, the tree and the glitter are gone. But I kept a few Christmas decorations out and repurposed them for use in my winter decor. And I used the excuse of the after-Christmas clearance sales to buy a […]

Glowing Christmas Tree photo of Jackson by AttaGirlSays.com

It’s Christmas Eve. The stockings are hung by the chimney with care, and my little one is nestled all snug in his bed, with visions of Christmas morning swirling through his head, I’m sure. Meanwhile, I’m enjoying the last few hours of decorated bliss. The sparkling lights. The glittering glitter. The pretty packages. Before our […]

Christmas mantel keeping it real

“You must have been taking photos for the blog today,” my husband said when he got home. Yep. Here’s one. “How did you know?” I asked. “Because the doors to the TV cabinet are closed.” Ah, he caught me. And now you know one of my dirty little decorating secrets. We have a beautiful fireplace, […]

Burlap wreath on old wainscoting

My plans to go yard sale shopping today were thwarted by the rain, so I used the time to do some long-overdue fall decorating. I always struggle to get my fall decor up for the beginning of the season, because I’m usually planning my son’s birthday party. And it’s hard to get into the fall […]