Fearless Friday, “In Full Bloom”

  Recently one of my good friends, also an artist, sent me this photo from a Martha Stewart DIY       It’s a painted canvas with faux flowers added to make it 3 dimensional “You should do this!” she suggested… I couldn’t wait to get started!!         I looked at a … Continue reading

Creations, Mardi Gras Mesh Wreath

  I love Valentines Day and all the fun Valentine decor, but in the deep South February also means Mardi Gras!         This year Fat Tuesday, the height of Mardi Gras celebrating, falls on February 25 a mere 10 days after Valentines Day… Time to hurry up and decorate!       … Continue reading

Home Decor, Accidental Dried Flowers

  Okay, so I admit that I am a terrible gardener… Which is ironic because I LOVE 💕 flowers         I love to have them in my house         I love to paint them         I love to create things with them         … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Hearts and Flowers

  Instead of traditional red roses for Valentine decor this week         I opted for pink and white alstromeria       Thinking about what vase or container to put them in, I got an idea…         When I painted this cake dome, I painted every other heart upside … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Galentine’s Party

    Welcome to the annual Celebrate & Decorate Valentine Tablescape Hop! We are changing the format this time, all the blogs are posting on the same day, today! I normally post a Take-out Tuesday recipe every Tuesday, so this week I will be posting 2 fantastic Take-out Tuesday type recipes on Wednesday and Thursday … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Thinking Pink and Valentine’s Day

  I’ve been thinking pink and Valentine’s Day lately             In the spirit of keeping things cheerful and bright I refreshed the foyer tulips with more beautiful flowers and couldn’t resist adding a few Valentine touches       Bright yellow, green and pink not traditional Valentine colors, but so … Continue reading

Home Decor, Love Lantern and a Winter Valentine Mantel

  I am slowly transitioning out of January this week {winter winter go away!}         My pretty poinsettia was looking sad It has been blasted by a heating vent in our freezing weather I was tiring of the green garland too, it was looking cumbersome and I was ready for a change … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Tabletop Tulip Garden

  I popped into Trader Joe’s last week It was like a trip to the Netherlands, There were tulips everywhere!         At $5 a bunch I scooped up 3, pink, red, and apricot         It’s supposed to be a very cold week         I don’t like … Continue reading

Holidays, Carnival Season

  The main focus for most of us in early January is putting away holiday decor, healthy eating, and getting a fresh start for the new year But in the South, January 6, or Twelfth Night, the Feast of the Ephiphany, marks the beginning of Carnival season, a time of masquerade balls, lavish parades, and … Continue reading

Home Decor, Winter Decorating

  I usually dash off to the beach right after Christmas but this year the forecast was rainy… So instead of scurrying to get holiday decor put away, I did something different         I kept a lot of decorations in place, and transitioned them from Christmas to winter         … Continue reading

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