happy 40th – simple mason jar centerpieces

Simple Mason Jar Centerpieces - Directions Not Included

Hi there! Hope you had a great weekend. We have a bunch of projects in different levels of progress but the weather has not been cooperating. Rain and humidity don't really help with painting, staining and outdoor fun. While we have the house stuff all over the place, at least I was able to get some simple mason jar centerpieces together for a party. … [Read more...]

pinterest semi-fail – succulent wreath or centerpiece tutorial

This post would be more appropriately titled "Why I am not allowed to play with plants". Seriously. I got all excited with the succulents available at Home Depot the other day and decided I wanted to try my hand at the succulent wreaths I've been seeing on Pinterest. You see where this is going, right? Me + succulents = certain death.I found a great tutorial for making a succulent wreath and organized all my supplies since it seemed easy enough. A wire wreath form, moss and succulents. I went … [Read more...]

from fall to christmas – Inexpensive centerpiece change

We have a lot of other projects going on so I'm trying to keep the decorations simple and easy to handle this Christmas. Having a crazy kitten is also motivation to keep the decor minimal. I knew I just wanted to repurpose the fall centerpieces I put together just a few weeks ago.I picked up two bags of mixed glitter embellishments on Black Friday and just replaced the pearly pumpkins. Took me all of 2 minutes and gave me a new look for my table. Simple enough, right? What are your centerpieces … [Read more...]

fall decor on the cheap – fall centerpiece

I've never really spent much money decorating for fall. By the time I recover from Halloween it feels like Christmas is just around the corner and it seems pointless. As I started pulling out my decorations I realized with a few modifications, Christmas decor can quickly turn to fall decor and vice versa. I took out my trusty red table runner and three vases I had on hand from a bridal shower I threw years ago. Tip for cheap vases - find a local wholesale floral distributor. I bought 12 of these … [Read more...]