Decorating With Maps

It might come as no surprise to you that I would love the idea of decorating around the house with maps.  Well, of course I think maps are beautiful things full of adventure and exploration.  The wonder of maps keeps my whole family in awe of all that’s left to be discovered.  There’s no need to put them up on a shelf, just frame them and decorate … [Read more...]

Decorating With Crates

Crates have a simply charming style that can add that extra touch to any room of your house.  I know I need about at least 10 of these now and I plan on grabbing every single one I run across in the near future. I never thought of turning a crate upside down and adding legs to create a crate table…love it, want it! Add a couple to your … [Read more...]

No Sew Toile Pillow Winner!

Congratulations to....... Bonita at Streams of Living Water! I hope you have the perfect spot for this pretty little "No Sew Pillow!" Have you read "Making a No Sew Pillow in 10 Minutes?" It's a fun project! Check back tonight for Tasty Tuesday! … [Read more...]

Decorating With Love!

I love looking through decorating blogs with beautiful house photos!  Everything is arranged perfectly to express themselves and make their guests feel welcomed! Love it! Well, My home never seems to get quite there! My children help with the decorating around here. I love it! But, it never looks like a magazine cover, that's for sure! We … [Read more...]

Shell Frame Tutorial and Giveaway!!!

Shells everywhere... These shells were found on the beaches of Captiva, Cayo Costa, and Sanibel. Living in Florida and boating on a regular basis, we get to go shelling a lot! I love it! It's one of the most relaxing things in the world...just strolling along the beach with the sun shining down, the waves lapping against the shore, and the … [Read more...]

Sweet, Sweet Valentine!

This time of year the magazines and stores are full of glittering,shimmering, and down right glitzy decorations! Last year I went all out and decorated every door in the house, the kitchen, bathroom and any table with space! Let's just say it was a LITTLE more than I should have done! We've moved to a smaller house and sold all those red and pink … [Read more...]

Colorful Art – Matlacha Style

Matlacha (Matt-la-shay) is a colorful little town full of big, colorful art! Lovegrove Gallery is always on my list of stops! This has been one of my favorite places to find art for years now! We are talking "Island Art" at its finest around here! It's located on Pine Island, Florida, and you might miss it if you're not looking for it! It's about … [Read more...]

Christmas Tour of Homes

       I'm so excited to be in a wonderful Christmas Tour of Homes! (or two, or three...)  It's so much fun and I can't wait to see everyone's beautiful decorations!  Remember, we do live in Florida so there's not much of a White Christmas going on here...unless you count the sand on the beaches!  I hope my pictures give you a little taste of a … [Read more...]

Holiday Garland Show &Tell

Updated on 12.14.08   We're joining in a little holiday fun at The Inspired Room!  What a beautiful blog! Go check it out when you have time to look around!     This morning I happened to find a fun show & tell hosted by Nesting Place.  I stopped by a few blogs that had their garland photos listed and I just loved it!  Beautiful mantels … [Read more...]