Home Decor, Chandy Ideas for Spring & May holidays

Bring Spring into your dining room with a floral chandy First came a mossy vine garland Then a garland of pink blooms {50% off at Hobby Lobby!} Then a few purple blooms from a faux bouquet I snipped the blooms leaving a 2 inch stem, and just tucked them into the garlands A vase of … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Beach Bunny Carrot Brunch

  Two weeks ago, after much debate about the current situation, my son, his boys, and I packed up our cars and headed to the beach house Originally they planned to stay a week, but as things escalated and kept changing, 1 week turned into 2…         Yesterday, our governor issued Stay … Continue reading

Home Decor, Spring Fever

  Today I rounded up some of my favorite Spring crafts, centerpieces and vignettes to give you ideas for bringing Spring into your home right now!!       This MacCarrot door swag, so named because of it’s MacKenzie Childs inspiration, is a fun project that can be hung on a door or wall It’s … 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, Happy Spring!

This is my favorite day of the year, the first day of Spring!     It means bunnies and tulips     and more Tulips       And more tulips!     Time for Refreshing Spaces for Spring     April Showers   and getting a Little Fancy   Greening grass,  an Easter Egg … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Spring Vegetable Garden

There once was a pink little piggy       Who loved to chomp chomp on a radish     Lettuce, carrots and peas     All seemed quite lavish     He nibbled away     on a bright sunny day     And was thrilled to discover     A sandwich for this … Continue reading

Home Decor, Welcome Spring!

Welcome Spring! Silver and gold were great for the dreary winter months But it’s time for some bunnies and eggs, green grass and forsythia! The fireplace caught spring fever too “Via del Giardino”  that brightened up gray days got replaced by a fresh “painting” There are bunnies and blooms in the kitchen Mugs, plates and … Continue reading

Creations, “High Cotton” Tree

The term “high cotton” comes from the pre-Civil War era when tall cotton meant that the cotton crop was good and the market prices were high.  It became a general term for success and wealth… Last Christmas when I saw a tree decorated with  faux cotton garlands I got weak in the knees it was … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spring Everything!

I have been goofing off all week working hard at the beach all week overseeing the construction and trying to clean up the mess.   I have been living with hammers and saws and sheet rock dust as the work slowly comes to completion… It hasn’t been a great atmosphere for cooking, crafting and tablescaping! … Continue reading

Creations, May Daisy Basket

April Showers are almost over and May is a glorious sunny month in the South.  I am going to put the umbrella away and hang this May Daisy Basket on our front door. This basket is just a quick little make over for a basket I already had I have used it many times for … Continue reading