Dated Bathroom with Cottage Accents

Hey Friends! I am slowly trying to decorate each space in our home and share it here on the blog. The latest is our bathroom. So many things need to be updated in this house, including the bathroom, but in the mean time – I am making due. Our layout is pretty “funky” – behind…

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Bedroom Night Stand & Lavender

A few weeks ago I covered the top of this table with concrete patch. (post HERE) The table top is bigger than the night stand I had next to my bed so I switched it out. I’ll just share a few pics of the bedroom. None of our furniture or bedding really match but I…

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Burlap & Muslin Knot Wreaths

Burlap adds such a great natural texture to almost any decor. Cutting it? It’s a mess! I’d rather work with muslin fabric. So when I wanted to make burlap wreaths, I decided to make them with Burlap and Muslin together. This is a square frame made with branches and twine then wrapped and tied in burlap…

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Wreath Storage Bar

After I posted the curtain panel board (here), I got a request for more pictures of the wreath storage rod.  Since my photography skills are still at a minimum, I haven’t figured out how to photograph straight into a sunny window but you can get the general idea of the wreath storage bar. My craft…

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Fresh Breakfast Nook

I needed a fresh change in our breakfast nook. We get afternoon sun here so our mornings can be pretty dark. I painted the walls all white. Here is a look at the BEFORE… Last fall we had burlap curtains and blue walls (wall color already here when we moved in). I put the burlap…

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Hanging Ferns and Wreaths

 I want to share some updates to my front porch with you. Aren’t my new ferns gorgeous? My friend gave them to me for helping her decorate her family room. Her family owns Cross Creek Nursery in Richmond, Virginia. A beautiful place to visit. I bought this spray bottle to keep the leaves nice and moist.…

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Muslin Rag Wreath for Spring

I made this shaggy wreath with white muslin fabric. Using a wire wreath form (small) & 1 1/2 yards of muslin ($1.99 per yard). I folded the fabric into fourths length wise. Ripped into approx 8 inch wide strips and snipped the edges width wise at every 1/4 inch – approximately – with fabric scissors.…

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(Wisteria Vine Wreath}

Our wisteria vine really took off growing this year.  It is now 6 years old. One of my blogger friends told me that they don’t usually bloom until they are about that age. She is right. This is the first year the vine grew so many fragrant blooms. Now the blooms are gone but the…

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{Entry Wreath Frame}

I found inspiration for this decorative frame placed on the front door at The Bold Abode THANKS GWEN!!!! What fun colors… My wreath was all alone and not very bright against my dark door. A framing accent found at a craft store for $7.99…spray painted white. To see how I used this versatile piece in…

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Favorite Burlap Wreath

My Favorite Burlap Wreath(I know – this is my third tutorial for burlap wreaths but this one is sooooo cute) These are perfect for winter because of the fullness and wonderful texture. But I will be keeping mine out all year.  I love these. Here is what you need to make one: ~2 1/2 to 3 yards of…

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Raggy Burlap Wreath

These are CUTE…. I made these with document print burlap. How to: Find a frame around the house (mine was a square one from IKEA) Cut lots of strips of burlap into 1 to 1 1/2 inch wide by 12 inch long pieces Start tying them in knots all around the frame.  Make sure to…

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