DIY Reindeer Table Runner

Hi everyone!  Wouldn't you know it, the busiest time to be taking photos and my camera won't talk to my computer right now.  Grrr.   Fortunately, I had just finished up loading photos from my latest DIY -- a sweet burlap table runner for your casual holiday table. :) #whew I love a good stenciling project, don't you?  If you follow me on Instagram,  you saw a little tease the other day... I'm so lucky to work with the good folks at … [Read more...]

Preserving History: the Rug Pad

Hi, friends!  I hope you're having a great week... I'm making the most of my Fall Break and are now in one of my favorite cities ever -- NYC!  And of course, that means I'm with one of my favorite people ever... does it get better than a BFF? Today I'm sharing a new find for my foyer... one that will help preserve this precious piece of my family's history... I've shared a bit about this antique Oriental rug that belonged to my … [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...]

NOVICA: Unique Pieces for the Home and More

When I was contacted several weeks ago to do a product review for NOVICA, I had never heard of the company.  Before responding I spent some time perusing their website and was instantly smitten with what they sell and what they do.  You see, it's two-fold:  NOVICA is a showcase, in association with National Geographic,  of artisans and their wares from all over the world -- jewelry, home decor, apparel, artwork -- all crafted in their native … [Read more...]