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Frog Garden Decor – Frogs in the Garden – Cute Accents

These frog garden decor ideas add a touch of the whimsical to any garden setting. Everyone seems to love frogs. That is a given. They are showing up in all sorts of garden and patio design plans.  Whether your frogs are the DIY kind, a one of a kind creation that you have made,  or …

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How to Preserve Carved Pumpkins – Tips to Make Pumpkins Last Longer

How to preserve carved pumpkins is a problem unique to fall. Autumn is the time of the year when temperatures drop and leaves start to change color. It’s also the time for homes to start decorating for Halloween and Thanksgiving and this includes carving pumpkins. It’s not unusual to see hay bales, planters of mums …

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Bird Cage Planters – Tutorial plus 15 Decorative Birdcage Planter Ideas

These lovely bird cage planters are a great way to showcase your succulent plant collection and are great for any trailing plants. Their size is perfect and the wire framework of most birdcages makes them very easy to water. You can use plants in bird cages both outdoors and inside the home. I am always …

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Wooden Garden Obelisk – Building a Garden Tuteur Climbing Trellis

Do you have plants in your garden that love to climb? English cottage gardens often do, and a wooden garden obelisk (or tuteur) is a structure that gives them room to roam. You can buy these structures, but the cost is prohibitive. $70 is the cheapest one that I have seen and they can run …

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Gingerbread House Tips – 15 Tricks for Making Gingerbread Houses

These Gingerbread House tips will make sure that your next project will be a stunner. From using muffin tins for supplies to choosing the right icing, these steps will make the task of making gingerbread houses quick and easy. The taste of gingerbread desserts just seem to go along with Christmas in my mind. Check …

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Decorating with Indian Corn for Thanksgiving – Indian Corn Decorations

Fall is the time for decorating with Indian corn. These rustic ears of ornamental corn are the perfect addition to any Autumn decorating project. Rustic and colorful, this variety of corn has been around for centuries. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Some of the links below are affiliate links. I earn …

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Pumpkin Carving Tips and Tricks – Carve a Pumpkin Easily

These pumpkin carving tips will bring out the artist in any budding Halloween decorator and give you a fun decor item to share in your home. If you have tried your hand at pumpkin carving, you will know that an easy Jack o Lantern design is not too difficult. But attempting more elaborate designs may …

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Decorating with Natural Elements for Autumn – Fall Greenery Ideas

Fall greenery is perfect to use when decorating with natural elements.  It’s both bold in color and rustic in texture and gives a calming look to any home decor project. I love the feel and look of fall. There is nothing like cool days when the garden starts to die down for winter. It may …

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DIY Pumpkin Succulent Planters – Easy Fall Pumpkin Centerpiece

Are you looking for a natural and easy to care for fall arrangement?  Try making these DIY Pumpkin Succulent Planters. They look great and can be put together in almost no time at all. This arrangement would be perfect as part of a Thanksgiving centerpiece. All your guests will wonder where you got it. Pumpkins …

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Terra Cotta Pumpkin – Recycled Clay Pot Pumpkin Candy Dish

This terra cotta pumpkin looks great as a decor item and also does double duty as a candy dish.  This is a win – win in my book! I love to recycle items in crafts. Not only does it save money, but helps our environment too. Don’t you just love fast and easy home decor …

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Low Light Indoor Plants – Houseplants for Lower Light Conditions [Updated]

These 20 Low Light Indoor Plants are easy to care for and don’t mind growing in lower light situations. This makes them ideal for those with limited light, especially during the winter months. With the cold weather out in full force, thoughts of gardening are often far from the front burner.  Those are the times …

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Snowman Wall Hanging – A Rustic Christmas Decoration

This snowman wall hanging is a rustic Christmas decoration that is made from an old kitchen door frame. It is super easy to make and looks great hanging on the shutters at our front door entry. Using recycled wood in this project saved me some money and also helps to save the environment. I have …

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Boxwood Christmas Wreath – DIY Holiday Project

This boxwood Christmas wreath makes a nice change from the traditional fir wreath often seen this time of the year. it’s easy to make and you can use items from your own yard. I enjoy decorating with Christmas plants during the holidays and am always on the look out for something a bit out of …

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Front Porch Decor for Fall – Autumn Entry Decorating Ideas

It’s that time of the year.  Pumpkins, Indian Corn and autumn plants all help to make this front porch decor for fall a hit with visitors! Each year, I use supplies from the previous porch but mix them up a bit to make my fall front porch decor a little extra special. This year, I …

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St. Patrick’s Day Door Wreath – Leprechaun Hat Door Decoration

This cute St. Patrick’s Day Door Wreath is whimsical and welcomes both my guests and spring with the pretty yellow and purple flowers. The door decoration features a leprechaun hat to give it a whimsical look. It is the perfect way to welcome guests for St. Patrick’s Day. My front door is one place that …

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Thanksgiving Tablescapes and Holiday Table Ideas

These Thanksgiving Tablescapes and holiday table ideas are so earthy and warm too, with all the colors of fall.Thanksgiving will soon be here and it’s the perfect time to bring out the big ideas for Table decorations. A tablescape is a term used to describe the decoration of the entire table top.  The upcoming holiday …

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Tips for Fall Decorations – Natural and Easy Autumn Decor Ideas

It’s time to welcome autumn with these tips for fall decorations. From easy and simple porch and patio decor and wreaths to table decor, these autumn decor ideas will say hello to the new season in all areas of your home. I love the last change of seasons during the year. The sights and textures …

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Colorful Patriotic Small Porch Decor Idea for the 4th of July

This patriotic small porch decor will greet your guests for the 4th of July in a cheery red white and blue way. It’s easy to put together, cost just $20 and is very cheerful and natural looking. Decorating a small front porch for the 4th of July can be a challenge.  If you add too …

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Uses for License Plates – Using Number Plates in DIY Projects

There are dozens of uses for license plates if you just think outside the box a bit. The colors and designs lend them selves to loads of home decor projects, both inside and outside the home. Have you ever thought about using number plates in DIY projects?  Using recycled items saves money on the projects …

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Fall Entryway Makeover- Decorate your Front Door for Autumn

This Fall Entryway Makeover takes my front door and entry through from fall and right into Thanksgiving with natural elements and the rustic colors of autumn leaves, pumpkins and more. From the robust colors of the foliage to flowering mums and on to the multitude of pumpkins, Indian corn and gourds, Fall has it all.  …

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Hurricane Lamp Fall Centerpiece – Rustic Autumn Table Decor

This hurricane lamp fall centerpiece combines the colors of fall into a super quick and easy to make rustic table decor that will grace any autumn table. It would look lovely on a Thanksgiving table. Fall is the time for rustic decor projects in muted tones of autumn leaves.  Fall is just full of colors …

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Window Box Planters – How to Plant Window Boxes

Seeing how many ways there are to dress up your home with window box planters was inspiring. They are a fabulous way to create curb appeal and are easy to take care of. I have recently discovered a love for window boxes.  During my summer vacation, we toured 10 states and visited many Botanical Gardens. …

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DIY Scrap Wood Pumpkins – Cute Fall Curb Appeal

These scrap wood pumpkins started out life as an old mail box post that was left over when I gave our front mail box a makeover this summer. I love making home decor projects that either use supplies I have on hand or can be recycled from something else.  My husband is a hoarder of …

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Quick and Easy Halloween DIY projects

Try one of these cute Halloween DIY projects to dress up your home and yard for the holiday and for fall in general. Halloween is the beginning of the festive season that seems to lend itself to decorating.   The colors of autumn really lend themselves to setting a Halloween mood. Bring the outdoor inside with colorful …

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Succulent Bird Cage Planter – Super Easy DIY Garden Project

Today’s project is going to be to transform an old birdcage into a succulent birdcage planter.  I just love using household items in my garden in a creative way.   If you love succulents as much as I do, you will want to check out my guide for buying succulents. It tells what to look for, what …

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