front porch ideas, front door wreaths, spring decor, lanterns, flowers, how to decorate your front porch for spring

I love seeing a cute front porch in the neighborhood, it makes the street feel young and alive.  Spring is such a fun time to add color to the front porch, because after a long winter aren’t we all ready to add color and be happy!  I’m going to show you a few ways you […]

Inexpensive ways to spruce up your front porch for spring

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I loved this idea from Oh Joy’s first book, Scratch-offs who knew?  So today I’m going to show you a fun way to amazing your Kids or Hubby.  How to make these scratch off Valentines.   You don’t need any fancy supplies to make these cards just a little time.  The first time I made […]

How to make scratch off Valentines

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How do you decorate after the holidays?  I tend to take all my Christmas down and just let my house  breath for a week or two.  I like to think about what I have and mix it up a bit so I can have a fresh new start for  the new year.  Then as I […]

Winter decor, transitional decor, What you need to put out after Christmas

How to make an ornament frame  This is a fun and easy craft to do this holiday, so easy that my boy was helping me make this one.  Maybe he didn’t want to wash dinner dishes but what ever the reason it was fun to craft with him.  This ornament frame would make a darling […]

how to make an ornament Frame

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How to make an Ornament Wreath   Have you ever just wanted something so bad you thought about buying one for years?  This is how i felt about vintage ornament wreaths. This beautiful creation is by Judy blank she has a store on Etsy and hello beautiful!!! I have coveted them ever since I started buying […]

How to make an Ornament wreath

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 The True meaning of Christmas I love Christmas time. I love being with family, I love decorating, and parties.  I just love all the sparkle and shine!  this year our family is doing a service advent calendar It was put together by our church and has the most amazing activities that focus on Christ and […]

Christmas with the Glitzy Pear

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Gift Giving List of 2016 Trying to find meaningful gifts is sometime a tricky venture.  I’ve put a few list together for you with links to where you can buy them.  Most of these gift I have or have purchased for my friends and family this year.  I’m totally safe in saying that because I […]

Gift giving list of 2016

I loved the little cupcake stands.  These were made with an Ikea coaster paint and stuck to the top of a measuring cup.  you could glue them to any number of things to make them appear more special.

Modern Thanksgiving tablescapes seem a little bit counter intuitive, seeing that Thanks Giving is a holiday seeped in tradition.  You know me always wanting to be current and yet I do have a ton of vintage and family heirlooms  in my home. I guess I love looking to the future without losing the charm of […]

Modern Thanksgiving Tablescapes you can do yourself