Let Love Grow Tutorial!

In my possession was this rusty old scrub/wash board.

In my possession (sort of, go with me here) is a grown daughter setting up her new white kitchen with turquoise/blue accents.

In my possession is my creative brain and my daughter's recent words to me, "Mom, I really like the saying, 'Let Love Grow'."
Plus her love of succulents...

So I put the two together and came up with this live wall art.


How To Make Asian Beetles Run Away!

Do you have a problem with these stinky, biting Asian Beetles in your house? I do and I heard that you can use Lemon Oil on the areas they like to infest.  Instead of Lemon Oil for furniture polishing...


Magazine Feature

I have exciting news that I have wanted to share for over a year now!

I have a nine (9) page spread in the May 2016 Country Sampler magazine out now in stores!

Don't walk, RUN out to see what pages 48 - 56 have about my home.

Initially when they contacted me after seeing my blog, I was taken aback. I didn't think my home was suited for this magazine. Yes, I do have many country pieces, however over the years I have been refining my home to be more traditional with lots of vintage and whimsy.

They assured me that their magazine was trying to move from mostly Americana style to more of a country vibe.


New Pillows: Love At First Sight

I am ready for Spring even though its been a mild winter...

           Winter is my least favorite season and I am always happy to see it go bye-bye.

I fell in love with this fabric at first sight at Hobby Lobby and bought a yard.

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