‘Things That Go Bump In The Night’ Haunted Halloween Mantel

Things That Go Bump In The Night Haunted Halloween Mantel

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Halloween?  For me, the first thing that pops into this dusty old brain, is a creepy haunted house.  Most towns have one.   You know, that house down the road with the too tall grass, the broken fence, the dilapidated siding, and broken … Read more…

Hello Fall

hello FALL Mantel

Oh, how I love this magical season called Fall.  The dewy, crisp morning air creeps into my veins and causes them to tingle with an electricity like no other time of year.  It fills me with an intense desire to move outside and enjoy the fading warmth of the sun, that I will rarely see in the long, grey months ahead of me.  I walk … Read more…

5 Tips For A Well Desinged Mantel

5 Tips For A Well Designed Mantel

The fireplace mantel is often the centerpiece of any room it inhabits and should be treated like the star it is.  Walking in to a home with a beautifully decorated mantel always makes me think, “These people love and care for their home.”  If it’s done really well, I often drool a little and drive home inspired … Read more…

#MayMantel

#MayMantel

When I saw this happenin’ hipster hashtag at Ross I just HAD to have it because it reminded me of someone on my freebie list.  #gottahaveit  #dressforless   (Freebie list = A short list of celebrities you are free to fornicate with if you get the chance, with no harm and no foul done to your marriage).  #freebie You see, I have a ‘thing’ … Read more…

Candlestick Makeover DIY Quick Tip

Faux Silver Candlesticks

I like shiny new things as much as the next girl, but my stay-at-home-mom paycheck is nonexistent and doesn’t allow for an extravagant decorating budget.  As a result, I have learned to get creative and put a new spin on things I already own for a fresh vibe.  One of my favorite things to revamp are my … Read more…