Holiday Inspiration for You!

November 18th, 2013

Hello my friends, are you feeling it? I’ve had a round of the sweetest correspondence from friends and family lately and it gives me that warm fuzzy feeling inside – the excitement of the holiday season is building and everyone in my circle is looking forward to the get togethers, the parties, the magic that happens when the people you love come together and exchange stories and laughter this time of year.

The holiday decorating enthusiasm continues this week and I’m sharing a roundup of favorite craft projects for Christmas and Hanukkah. You’ll find them featured over at Best of DIY today so click over to be inspired with 75+ ideas for the coming season of merriment…

holiday diy decorating ideas

I’ll be back later today with another simple festive holiday DIY craft to share …


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Weekend Reading

November 15th, 2013

Hello friends, what are your weekend plans? I’m staring at a calendar that has absolutely nothing on it (unheard of this time of year) and I intend to take advantage of that emptiness by filling it with something relaxing and fun especially since we’re still enjoying nice weather (no rain yet, it’s bizarre!). How lovely is this outdoor tablescape? Get inspired by several other autumn tablescapes in this gallery

outdoor table setting



A few articles I enjoyed reading this week…

The novice’s guide to a flawless Thanksgiving.

10 essential Thanksgiving techniques.

Should you go to design school?

A great roundup of midcentury modern sofa retailers.

Wow, I want his lettering skills.

Entertaining apps for long flights.

George Clooney’s rules for living.

Two months sailing through Antarctic waters.

Career advice from comedians.

Honest slogans (made me laugh).


My articles around the web:

spaces for reading chairs

all natural autumn centerpieces

Spaces for Reading Chairs

All Natural Autumn Centerpieces

painting a front door

small space decorating

Tips for Painting a Front Door

Shopping Guide: Small Space Decorating

Enjoy the links and have a great weekend!