DIY Farmhouse Inspired Tablescape {for the holidays}

If you’ve been following me, then you know I like to do as much DIY as I can…and as inexpensive as possible. I have the perfect tablescape for you! ********** It all started with a trip to the fabric store and dollar store… A roll of burlap ribbon, placemats, and doilies [I can’t believe I […]

Succulent Pumpkins

I’ve been seeing succulent pumpkins everywhere this fall, and I decided to jump on the bandwagon. Plus, I’m always up for finding ways to update fall décor that I’m not currently using. I had some old paper-mache-type pumpkins that were “ok”, but I just never used. I figured they would be the perfect pumpkins to […]

Day #1: Dollar Store Leaf Branch

This is day #1 of the “31 Days of Thrifty Fall Decor” series. This is a link-up with The Nester, and basically you blog about something for 31 days. I’ve decided on 31 Days of Thrifty Fall Decor, because there are so many little things I decorate, that I never share. Usually they are free […]

Halloween Mantel for $5!

  Serious kudos to the Dollar Store this year for having some AWESOME fall and Halloween decorations for $1! Now, I do have to admit, the Dollar Store has not saved me any money this fall. I’ve probably spent more on their awesome selection than in years past, but they do have some great stuff. As many […]

Fall Tablescape Place Cards

  These are my super easy and inexpensive place cards for this year’s Fall Tablescape. 1. I purchased these great drink coasters at Micheals craft store. They were around $2 for a package of 6. There were two different kinds and I’ve used them for all sorts of things so far. 2. I purchased a […]

Spring Mantel 2012

Spring Mantel Project complete! I fully anticipated being finished with the fireplace and wall renovation, but oh well, at least we have a mantel to decorate. Until now, I don’t think I’ve ever really decorated this mantel. We are working on the downstairs now, but in the past it’s always been a big junk room […]

Spring Banner: With the Kids Wednesday

Well, I’m going to detour from the shelf posts to show you the Spring Banner the kids and I made today. It was really simple and I like how it turned out. We started with these awesome Dollar Store egg doilies (FYI, they had cute, yellow tulip doilies too). Then I printed and cut out […]