How To Make No Sew Ribbon Rose Flowers

I have been making ribbon rose flowers for a long time and it's just one of those things that you do by hand that is therapeutic and relaxing. Ribbon rosettes can be used to adorn so many things or as I have done today you can simply create pretty ribbon long stemmed flowers. It's my birthday and I felt like being a bit nostalgic and romantic!

pink ribbon rose flower arrangment

My daughter was here last weekend and she told me that the color BLUSH is a hot trend with the millenials and BLUSH has always been a color that I adore. This project is so easy and you don't have to even own a needle and thread, as there is NO SEWING involved! Let's get started...

20 Easy To Make Spring Cake Recipes

I seriously have a love affair with all things pretty, as you probably know if you follow my blog!

naked cake with flowers

I am not a huge baker and although I've made my share of birthday cakes over the years and cookies, we try and eat healthy around here and now it's just the two of us.

How To Update Your Kitchen On A Budget

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This post is sponsored by Lowe's.

There are so many elements to great kitchen design, but don't let that intimidate you since there are smaller projects that can be done to give your kitchen a whole new look too. You can design your space and plan your budget when shopping at Lowe's with a project specialist and that just makes life a whole lot easier. Just hover over the images above and click on the tag to see them over on the Lowe's website.

Our New Beautiful and Low Maintenance Pergola!

If you follow me on Instagram you might have caught a recent glimpse of this portion of our patio recently and this weekend with our family in town we had the perfect chance to try it out!

outdoor pergola

This post is sponsored by our friends at Hayneedle

Our new beautiful and low maintenance pergola or gazebo was installed last week and it's one of those projects that has me wondering...why did we wait so long! If you have a patio area that you love to use and need some shade and coverage...

How To Make A Thrifty Wreath Look Elegant

I love to shop...and really shop, as I look around quite a bit before I buy. Knowing what you want and sticking to whatever your budget allows is an art form that I feel I've perfected over the years. How about you? Thrifty truly can look elegant and I feel that if I've mastered anything (besides photography:-) that might be my calling.

vintage silk flowers on a wreath

A great way to save on seasonal items is to shop for them after the season is over and the stores mark down inventory in hopes of a sell out.

20 Budget Friendly Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

Kitchen backsplashes are often an afterthought in the world of kitchen design. I've been sketching and planning...


A before shot at the beach house and although we are keeping the cabinets and the faucet, everything else is going to go. I can't wait to see my design pics come to life, because this place is so worth it and we have worked so hard to be able to do this project.
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