• fall decor

    Fall Front Porch

    On a recent trip to my sister’s house, we decided to break out her fall decor and create a fall front porch! For those of you who haven’t seen my sister’s front porch before, it’s an old craftsman bungalow that has a ton of charm and a lot of patina! Actually, her house is in the neighborhood that we grew up in and has large trees, big sidewalks and quaint homes. Before we started decorating we did a little planning ,shopping and crafting. These cute pumpkins were made out of left over fence posts. Believe it or not, we scored…

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    fall decor

    A Simple Fall Mantle

    A few years ago this was my fall mantle. Lots of rich color, a few feathers and I loved it. However, lately I’ve been wanting to go in a different direction. More of a simple fall mantle that has lighter,…

  • painted jar vignette
    crafts,  gifts

    Fall In A Jar

    It’s Ten on the 10th! I look forward to this day every month because we usually have ten or more super talented women get together and share super cute ideas for under $10.00! This month we are shy of ten…

  • Navy and Orange fall front porch
    fall decor

    Navy and Orange Fall Front Porch

    Remember these painted pumpkins? They were the jumping off point for my navy and orange fall porch. I painted them to match my front door and my new doormat. Normally, I tend to stay with black as my “neutral” color,…

  • Blue pumpkin wood and metal art
    DIY

    DIY Fall Art

    It’s the first Wednesday, which means that it is time for the September DIY Challenge. It’s my first time to participate and I’m so excited! I’m sharing how to make some DIY fall art! Terrie at Decorate and More With…

  • Painted Pumpkins and door mat
    fall decor,  Pumpkin decor

    Buffalo Check Pumpkins

    Hello! Can you believe that we are days away from September? I know not all of you are football fans, but I can’t wait for football season to start. When it’s football season it’s time to decorate for fall. At…

  • Fall truck throw pillow
    fall decor

    Affordable Fall Throw Pillows

    My name is Tammy and I am a throw pillow addict. Throw pillows, throw blankets and accessories are the first things I reach for when I’m decorating for a new season and holidays. This pillow started a search for all…

  • Decorating a magnolia basket
    fall decor,  home decor

    Decorating A Magnolia Basket

    My BFF, Roxanne, went to Magnolia this past weekend. She found this wonderful basket in the dent and ding section and thought of me. Honestly, I am in love with it. It is HUGE! So huge it takes up almost…

  • Dollar Tree Pumpkin Makeover
    fall decor

    Dollar Tree Pumpkin Makeover

    Hey all! I’m back with more of my Dollar Tree haul. Today I’m sharing a Dollar Tree pumpkin makeover! As you can see they have a ton of baby pumpkins, but some are not in the colors that most of…

  • Happy Harvest Wreath
    fall decor,  Uncategorized

    Happy Harvest Wreath

    Remember last week when I shared my Dollar Tree haul? I found so many good things, I couldn’t wait to get started using them. Today I’m sharing how I made a happy harvest wreath. It’s super easy, took less than…

  • Ten on the 10th Garage Sale find
    crafts

    Garage Sale Find

    It’s Ten on the 10th and this months theme is Garage Sale. Which really could mean several things. For me, I’m sharing a garage sale find that I’ve had for awhile. I bought this and quickly added it to my…

  • A Few Things From The Dollar Tree
    fall decor

    A Few Things From The Dollar Tree

    Since our house is on the market, I’ve been limited on the projects that I can do. The house must be clean at all times and let’s face it, my projects can get a little messy! However, it hasn’t stopped…

  • To Wax or Not to Wax
    Painted furniture

    To Wax or Not to Wax

    To wax or not to wax, that is the question. I’ve been a professional painter of faux finishes, murals, furniture and much more for over 20 years. I love painting because it allows me to use my creative side and…

  • Old Tray makeover
    home decor,  spray paint

    Old Tray Makeover

    Today I’m sharing how to give an old tray a makeover. Nothing earth shattering, just a reminder that a little spray paint can go a long way! This is what my coffee table looked like this morning. Kind of summer…

  • Cordless Vacuum review
    Uncategorized

    Cordless Vacuum Review

    A cordless vacuum review isn’t normally the kind of thing I share with you. However, it occurred to me that if I was having a hard time deciding on which one to buy, that maybe you might be too. Now,…

  • pumpkin pillow
    Holiday decor,  Uncategorized

    It’s Too Early

    We put the Castle on the market a few weeks ago. Which has put quite a few of my projects on hold for awhile. Since I can’t work on projects, I have been shopping! Have you been shopping lately? All…

  • Flamingos at the BBQ
    crafts,  home decor

    Flamingos at the BBQ

    It’s Ten on the 10th where ten fun and talented bloggers share fun ideas and projects for under $10.00. This months theme is BBQ. We love BBQ here at the castle so this was right up my alley! I saw…

  • Saddlewood Ct.
    home decor

    Saddlewood Ct.

    It’s been 14 years ago this past April that we moved to Saddlewood Ct. 14 years of Halloween parties, Christmases, Thanksgivings, birthdays, 4th of Julys, BBQ’s with the family and so much more. Through the good times, and the not…

  • 4th of July,  home decor,  Uncategorized

    4th of July Table

    Summer is in full swing and the 4th is right around the corner. Slow your roll summer! With that in mind, I’m already planning my outdoor 4th of July table. I’m a big believer that just because it’s outside doesn’t…

  • 4th of July

    Fireworks on the 4th of July

    I’ve been working on a little project that reminds me of fireworks on the 4th of July. Honestly, it’s so easy to make that it’s almost embarrassing. In other words, it’s my kind of project! Supply list Fence post wirecutters…

  • home decor

    Hobby Lobby Is Having A Sale

    I’m baaacccckkkk…. I took a fun filled week off to have fun with family and recharge. Of course, one of the first things I did when the dust cleared was head to Hob Lob to pick up supplies for a…

  • umbrella, pool, baskets
    Father's Day,  Uncategorized

    I’m Taking a Break

    It’s official. I’m taking a break! We’ve been to crazy town and back the past two weeks. Getting ready to put the house on the market and hosting the annual Lagaly get together has been our main focus. However, I’m…

  • red white and blue banner, white kitchen hutch
    4th of July

    Fourth Of July Table

    Can you believe that it’s June? Father’s Day is just days away and that means that the 4th of July is just around the corner! Which also means that I’m already planning my Fourth of July table. Nothing on my…

  • Seed Packets
    gardening,  home decor

    Seed Packets in the Kitchen

    May waved good-bye in the blink of an eye and June has waltzed her way in! Which means it’s time to bring out the summer decor. Sometimes that means a big change, sometimes a subtle one. Putting seed packets in…