Friday Favorites No 10 and a giveaway!

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Hi all!  What a busy week.  I’ve been updating a few things on the blog.  You now have access to Blogging Tips/ Resources.  I’m also working on providing more options for email subscribers so your inbox doesn’t get flooded with updates.   Exciting changes but they take a little time. We also tried enjoying some […]

The Creative Circle No 26

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Welcome to The Creative Circle link party – a place to share and find inspiration for your home!  Angela and I are so glad to have you and excited to have our first guest host, Deb from Seeking Lavender Lane.   We really enjoy seeing your posts each week and are constantly impressed by your talents. […]

Desk Accessory Holder – Create and Share

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*This post contains an affiliate link.  As always, all opinions and thoughts are my own. I have a fun DIY for you today!  A lovely group of bloggers and myself are starting a new series call Create and Share.  This month we all bought the same item to makeover/repurpose.  So much fun. First, the item. White Petite […]

It’s All About You

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Hello friends!!  Today I need your help.  I’ve been working on some behind the scenes projects and need to pin down specific ideas.  I really wish we could just have a cup of joe or tea together and chat but I’ll settle for a little survey.  Would you pretty please take a minute to answer […]

DIY Bamboo Ladder

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Yay!! Our downstairs bathroom is finally coming together.  Today’s DIY bamboo ladder was an easy solution for extra towel storage and to fill up wall space.  Oh, and it only cost me 10 buckaroos. Supplies: Bamboo – 2 x 1 1/2 inch thick rods and a thinner rod Twine in a contrasting color Zip ties (The bamboo rods […]

The Creative Circle No. 25

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Welcome to The Creative Circle link party – a place to share and find inspiration for your home!  Angela and I are so glad to have you.  We really enjoy seeing your posts each week and are constantly impressed by your talents.  If this is your first party, it’s a great place to find all […]

Stencil Craft (review and giveaway) and Tropical Leaf Art

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Hi there!! Today we have two giveaways and DIY Tropical Leaf Art. I usually don’t reach out to work with many brands.  So when someone comes to me and actually has a product for review that has to do with home decor and is something I think you will absolutely enjoy, I get really excited. […]

Five Blogging Resources I Can’t Live Without

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Warning! This post is for my fellow bloggers and those interested in starting a blog.  Sorry decor and diy lovers, we’ll hang out tomorrow.It’s been a long time since I’ve shared some blogging tips and I apologize.  The last six months my blog has grown a lot and for good reason.   I have learned […]

The Creative Circle No. 24

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Welcome to The Creative Circle link party – a place to share and find inspiration for your home!  Angela and I are so glad to have you.  We really enjoy seeing your posts each week and are constantly impressed by your talents.  If this is your first party, it’s a great place to find all […]

plants and sneak peeks

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Hello friends.  I dropped the ball on today’s post because of lighting issues.  Can we talk about plants and updates instead?  Thanks! You’re the best. I don’t know about you but I tend to buy house plants on the whim.  I never did jump into the air plant craze but I finally got the chance when I saw them at […]

Under a $1 Wall Art and a Wall Art Hop!

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Hi there. It’s time to decorate those blank walls! I’m excited to share this easy and super cheap (like a $1 cheap) tutorial today and 14 other bloggers are joining in on the fun. (Scroll to the bottom to see their amazing ideas!!) So no more excuses.  It’s time to have pretty walls! Washi Tape […]

Friday Favorites No 9

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Hello! While we are waiting out Typhoon Chan-hom, I thought I would share a few pics from our trip to Kyoto for Friday Favorites.  We hit all of the hot spots; zen gardens, temples and shrines, bamboo forest, and monkeys!  Living in Japan is exciting!  Other things I’ve enjoyed recently: My Texan comes out when […]

The Creative Circle No. 23

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Welcome to The Creative Circle link party – a place to share and find inspiration for your home!  Angela and I are so glad to have you.  We really enjoy seeing your posts each week and are constantly impressed by your talents.  If this is your first party, it’s a great place to find all […]

Handmade decor to try on that hot summer day!

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Hello friends!  I hope you are enjoying the summer weather.  Just in case you are experiencing some of those hot and humid days or rain, here are 10 fun handmade decor ideas to try while you are stuck inside!  1.  Plaster dipped silk flowers–  You can pretty much dip anything into plaster of paris and get […]

Patio Ideas Inspired by Japanese Gardens

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Hi there! We are enjoying the city of Kyoto this week but I wanted to share one last post with pics from Tokyo since we saw the Emperor’s Palace, Temple Gardens, and Tea Houses.  I thought it would be fun to whip up a mood board with my favorite elements from the outdoors.  (click on the […]