Easy Fall Wreath!

Easy Fall Wreath!

EASY is my motto this year especially with volunteering and being away from the house more…….

EASY is my favorite word!!


I needed wreaths for my front doors but wanted to keep it simple and EASY!!

 First I made a burlap wreath using a wire frame like this.



I followed Laura of Top This Top That‘s tutorial on making a burlap wreath. I used four rolls of burlap ribbon per 20″ wire wreath.  Her directions are perfect and it’s so easy to make a perfect wreath!

I knew I wanted to embellish them a little (’cause don’t we all embellish everything?)!!  But remember, EASY is my motto this year!


I had these two berry/ball wreaths in the closet that I haven’t used for a few years.


I basically just pushed them inside the wire form and adjusted the burlap.

Now that’s EASY!!!


Thanks, Laura, for a wonderful tutorial!!! If you don’t know Laura, definitely check out her blog, Top This Top That!  You’ll love her!  I especially love when she chats about her donkey!!

Have a great day and remember, keep life simple……

….and decorating EASY!!

Until next time…….


Dollar Store Candles, Burlap & Lace!

Dollar Store Candles, Burlap & Lace!

Need a quick, easy and inexpensive candle idea?

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Enter the Dollar Store!!Continue reading

Summer Porch!

Summer Porch!

In the good ole’ summertime……..

in the good ole’ summertime…….

I don’t know how the weather is where you are, but….



Oh well…….that’s summertime in Texas, y’all!!

So, I fixed a glass of tea and “tweaked” my front porch for summer!



I added a couple new pillow covers to the wicker swing…


…..and made a couple of my own….

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I also made a couple of pillows for the rockers….

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With some leftover fabric, I covered an old lamp shade….


The shade was a little small to put the magnetic flower on it, so I just moved it down onto the shaft of the lamp!


I brought my “neon” green wreaths back out, “tweaking” them a little by adding some herringbone ribbon.


I just LOVE herringbone…..it’s classic….never goes out of style!!



I added a little green burlap….


gotta have a burlap touch, right??!!


Last, I picked up a couple faux greenery orbs at Hobby Lobby and placed them in my orbs!  You can see my “orb” experience HERE!!

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I’d love to have you stop by!


  I’ll be sittin’ on the porch, sipping tea, rockin and watchin the world go by!


Until next time……..


Joining in on these wonderful parties:

Be Inspired @ Common Ground; Pinterest Blitzen Party @ Debbiedoos & On Sutton Place; The Scoop @ Cedarhill Ranch; Summer Spruce Up Series-Front Door/Entry Party @ Rain on a Tin Roof

Flower Power!

Flower Power!

This is a little ole post about a recent obsession of mine.

Lampshades and the ornamentation of them.Continue reading