Container Plantings | front porch urns

Container Plantings | front porch urns

Container Plantings - Front Porch Urns | This shop is #sponsored by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own ~ #BigLotsOutdoor Gardening has been one of my passions for as long as I can remember. One project I truly look forward to this time of year, is putting together Container Plantings for our outdoor areas. There is no better way to welcome the new season then with its own natural beauty. The planters on our front porch are forever changing throughout the year. They tend to be the first Continue reading

Nautical Table Setting | diy beach themed tablescape

Nautical Table Setting | diy beach themed tablescape

Nautical Table Setting | DIY Beach Themed Tablescape - Bring your next event together with color and style and create a festive mood with a themed table setting. One of my favorite parts of planning a dinner party is creating a charming tablescape. Investing a little bit of time and thought into the table setting can transform even the simplest of meals into a memorable experience for your guests. For this Nautical Themed Table Setting, I pulled some neutral serving pieces from storage and paired them with some fun embellishments from Continue reading

Flower Pot Miniature Fairy Gardens

Flower Pot Miniature Fairy Gardens

Flower Pot Miniature Fairy Gardens #michaelsmakers | From terrariums to fairy gardens, putting together mini landscapes combines the beauty of mother nature with imagination and creativity. There are no rules when it comes to creating these miniature magical worlds. It is truly a project full of ingenuity and fun for any age. The mini living gardens are created with just a few basic supplies and brought to life with the simple addition of mini accessories. We still have a few more weeks to go before I can begin to play in the outside Continue reading

Coffee Gift Baskets | coffee and crafting party

Coffee Gift Baskets | coffee and crafting party

Coffee Gift Baskets - Coffee and Crafting Party | This shop is #sponsored by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own ~ #SipIndulgence No matter how busy life can be, I consider myself pretty lucky to know a group of girls that are always up for a fun night of crafting. There is nothing like taking a moment for yourself and gathering with like-minded souls to create, make and connect. This month we came together, not only to craft - but to assemble some gifts to pass along to others and Continue reading

Make a Tulip Wreath | spring floral ideas #michaelsmakers

Make a Tulip Wreath | spring floral ideas #michaelsmakers

Make a Tulip Wreath | spring floral ideas #michaelsmakers One of my favorite ways to welcome each season is with a new wreath on the front door. A wreath is such a simple addition that instantly brings a fresh perspective to the front of any home, without much effort. It's one of the first things your guests see and an easy way to speak volumes and express your style, without even saying a word. As we begin to refresh our homes for the upcoming season, Michaels challenged the Michaels Makers team to incorporate some beautiful spring Continue reading

Popcorn and Champagne Bar | award show viewing party

Popcorn and Champagne Bar | award show viewing party

Popcorn and Champagne Bar |  award show viewing party #michaelsmakers  Awards season is well underway with two of the most-watched award shows right around the corner. If the Grammys and Oscars are on your viewing list, it's the perfect opportunity to gather a few friends to ooh and ahh over the night's most memorable moments and red carpet fashions.    Popcorn and Champagne Bar ~ Awards Viewing Party I've teamed up with Michaels this year for our viewing party set up - and kept it simple & casual - and, of course, added a little Continue reading

Make Easy Soy Wax Candles | diy personalized candle holders

Make Easy Soy Wax Candles | diy personalized candle holders

Make Easy Soy Wax Candles | diy personalized candle holders #michaelsmakers Candles are one of my most favorite decorating accessories.  They are such an easy way to personalize your space - from the stylish containers to the amazing scents. And lets not forget the dramatic impact of being surrounded by the warm, cozy ambiance. I keep a candle in almost every room of my home. Making your own candles is such a rewarding process - especially when you get to create your own scent and container combinations. It has been a couple of years since Continue reading

Cleaning Cart Caddy | organized housekeeping supplies

Cleaning Cart Caddy | organized housekeeping supplies

Cleaning Cart Caddy | organized housekeeping supplies #michaelsmakers It's a new year - all about new beginnings - so start fresh, clean, and organize. The beginning of January is always filled with exciting opportunities for a fresh, promising start to the new year. Feeling naturally optimistic, this year we are all about thinking positive, keeping it simple and being productive. As many of us consider making New Years Resolutions this time of year, personally, we like to focus on a list of plans and goals for our home.  One of the Continue reading

Pie and Ice Cream Bar | mason jar pie à la mode

Pie and Ice Cream Bar | mason jar pie à la mode

Pie and Ice Cream Bar - mason jar pie à la mode | This shop is #sponsored by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own ~ #ShareTheJoyOfPie From casual holiday gatherings to formal sit down dinners, desserts are an essential part of any party menu this time year. With a deep love for dessert bars, this party set up puts a fun twist on one of America's quintessential desserts - Pies! This Pie and Ice Cream Bar serves up some of our favorite old school varieties, à la mode. Flaky crust Continue reading

Gingerbread House Decorating Party | kids graham cracker holiday houses

Gingerbread House Decorating Party | kids graham cracker holiday houses

Gingerbread House Decorating Party - kids graham cracker holiday houses #snackpackmixins | This shop is #sponsored by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own ~ #SnackPackMixIns For many families, the age-old tradition of decorating a gingerbread house is a staple of the holiday season. Captivating miniature works of art - mounds of icing and sugared candies - creativity only limited to the imagination. Over the years we have turned this traditional family affair into a fun-filled celebration, Continue reading