Win $50 to NOVICA {Happy Friday!}

**This giveaway is now closed** TGIF, friends!  I'm so excited to bring you YET ANOTHER giveaway this month!   You may remember last year I reviewed products from NOVICA, an online international artist marketplace that is part of the National Geographic family.  What an amazing experience that was from start to finish... and my eyes were opened to the incredible talent that exists in so many nations around the world. I was thrilled when … [Read more...]

Diamond Candles {A Girl’s Best Friend} & a GIVEAWAY!

The past few months have been conflict-ridden and tough tests driven.  I'm really not so great at taking time to pamper myself in little ways when  things are crazy and stressful.  But I'm trying to get better about that... and I'm learning that sometimes it's exactly the little things that make me feel better.  So when I was contacted by Katelynn at Diamond Candles about doing a product review and giveaway, I was immediately drawn to the idea.  … [Read more...]


I had so much fun hosting my Happy Birthday Giveaway!  Y'all have some amazing projects on your To Do Lists and now I don't feel quite so bad about my own! I intended to have a furniture makeover for y'all today, but we're now having to make up all those high school soccer games that got rained out last month, so I'm spending time in the bleachers instead of finishing my project. Sorry, darling... I know you're a work in progress, but I … [Read more...]

Spring Mantel Sneak Peek and a GIVEAWAY!

*This giveaway is now closed and the winner has been announced here.*   I don't care that it's only 48 degrees outside -- I'm putting up my spring mantel!  It's still in process, but here's a little sneak peek... You knew I'd work some silver in, right? ;-) I spent most of the weekend still catching up from our trip (paying bills, organizing tax information, laundry) and spending time with the boys but I did squeeze just a … [Read more...]

Friday Happy: Catalog Finds {Ballard Designs} & a Little Giveaway

Confession:  I'm ready to decorate for Christmas. Maybe it's because I've got some Christmas things I've been working on for the booth.  Or maybe it's the cold mornings and fires in the fireplace.  Or the fact that gingerbread lattes have finally arrived at Starbucks??! Either way, I know my family will revolt if I break out the Christmas tree and decorate the mantel right now, so I'm holding off. So today, we'll go surfing through the … [Read more...]

My Latest Venture…

I'm a busy body... Because I always have something in mind... And this has been on my mind for years...   Can you guess?? A new venture begins!  Last week I opened a little booth with a friend of mine in a great antique mall here in Marietta!  Ever prowled through Olivia Morgan Antiques?  We're so excited about our new space and business.  Our booth has some antique finds, some thrifted makeovers, unique pieces and … [Read more...]

Woo Hoo — a GIVEAWAY!!

I promised and today's the day -- the first of two giveaways to celebrate five years of my Willow House business AND my 2nd Blogiversary!  Don'cha love the month of March??? And because I know Monday's are busy and you're anxious,  here's what can be yours...     This gorgeous Viridian Oval Container.  This piece has the coolest patina on it AND it's HUGE!!  16 inches long, 10 inches wide, 5 inches deep.  Use it as a planter,  to … [Read more...]

A Treat For You! {simple starfish} and Willow House giveaway!

Today is your lucky day!!  Mine was last spring when I won a giveaway from {simple starfish} and I "met" Christine.  Christine is one of those wonderful, hard-working moms and business-owners that we are all so fortunate to connect with via the internet.  I was so impressed with her business and her pieces, I chose a necklace for my giveaway choice and bought some cute earrings, too! What I chose. :) What I bought.  :)  The … [Read more...]

Holiday Decor Winner! {and a New Discovery}

Hi gang!  Here to post the winner from my Holiday Decor giveaway before my weekend gets crazy with soccer tournaments and Willow House parties!  I would've posted last night, but my son was busy winning their high school football playoff game so it got away from me. :)  {Woo hoo!}. And so.... drumroll ...  the winner is {Via} Comment #20: Cha Cha who said "Pick me." Ha ha!  I had to laugh ~ did, indeed, pick YOU, … [Read more...]

Rev Up Your Outdoors {a Fancy Giveaway!}

Anyone else have the urge to play in the dirt?  As we've gotten warmer here in Georgia, I can hear my garden and containers calling me!  This weekend I will be purchasing my first ever tomato plants to have in containers on my back deck... my husband is a great skeptic, but I hope to have some delish red tomatoes to enjoy this summer.Since I have a graduate this year (Yikes!), I'll be putting a little extra care into my beds and … [Read more...]