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Wordless Wednesday: Decorating a Mantle for Fall

Wordless Wednesday: Decorating a Mantle for Fall

My mom and I were at it again — hitting a big Michael’s half-price sale recently to accomplish a Fall motif for my mantle on a budget. We purchased two (2) six-foot leaf garlands and about three decorative Fall foliage inserts for greens and texture.  We filled the candlesticks with amber-colored glass beads and a … Continue reading

Our Gray-te New Dining Room

Our Gray-te New Dining Room

I just couldn’t take the banality of our dining room anymore. It had great features with its spacious size, good light, pre-existing moldings and hardwood floors. But it was time for a change from the Terra Cotta painted-over wallpaper and Navajo White walls that was our dining room for the past 3 years.  And I … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: Holiday Decorating Inspirations

Wordless Wednesday: Holiday Decorating Inspirations

‘Twas two weeks before Christmas and all thru the house…a creature was stirring. Decorating, actually. For days and days and days. That lovely creature was none other than Kathryn, my A.C. Moore-addicted mother.  And that house is her own — the one I grew up in.  And it’s pretty freakin’ amazing at Christmastime. She does … Continue reading