Cheers – How to Metallic Foil

How to Metallic Foil

  I'm like a fish ... I'm attracted to shiny objects. So you know I'm all over anything metallic and this foiling kit fits the bill. How to Metallic Foil This Martha Stewart Foiling Kit (you can find it at Michaels) comes with everything you need to make 14 blinged out silver or gold metallic birthday, thank you, good luck and … [Read more...]


BISSELL and Scotchgard to My New Puppy Rescue!

Boston Terrier puppy

There's no doubt about it. Sushi is adorable. Look at those eyes - who could resist her.   Along with her cuteness comes muddy paws, drool, and the occasional accident that has left me in tears on more than one occasion. What's a puppy loving, dirty rug hating gal to do? So when BISSELL sent me the Pro Heat 2x Premier carpet … [Read more...]


Our Family Christmas Tree – Perfectly Imperfect!

Beautiful Lifelike Christmas Tree

  I do, I do, I do believe in Christmas. Balsam Hill made me a believer. I never would have believed (until I saw it with my own eyes) how real my new tree looks! Gather around to hear my Christmas tale below and stay tuned for a special discount just for you! Once upon a time, there was a girl ... a young, wrinkle free, … [Read more...]


From Nightmare to Dream Bedroom Makeover & Win a $250 Shopping Spree!

Create a Welcoming Guest Room

I've been decking and trimming and baking and wrapping ... My house is holiday ready ... even my guest room has gotten a revamp with the most amazing vintage-style bed known to man (I'm thrilled to be giving away a $250 shopping spree)! Remember when I turned my attic guest room into an office? Since I never set foot in there, the … [Read more...]


Christmas in the Dining Room – It’s all in the Details

Christmas Dining Room

I've showed you most of my decked out Christmas home tour but today I'm sharing even more as part of Lindsay's Blogger Stylin' Home Tour - Christmas edition.  You can check out over 40 creative tours all week long. The fabulous Julia from Cuckoo for Design shared her home and if you're stopping over from there - welcome!   We'll be … [Read more...]


A Dozen Favorite Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas!

Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas eclecticallyvintage.comCreative Christmas Decorating Ideas

  Have you taken the Holiday House Walk? Jen Rizzo gathered 33 creative gals (including me!) and we open up our homes for a little yuletide cheer. Here are some of my favorite creative Christmas decorating ideas and inspiration and general fun and frivolity ...   I have a huge old crock and this vintage crock Christmas tree from … [Read more...]


Bloody Mary Recipe with a Kick and a Giveaway!

Best Bloody Mary Recipe

What's better than having friends over around the holidays? Growing up, parties were the norm in my neighborhood and nobody needed an excuse to throw one. One of my favorite memories was going to neighborhood Sunday brunches. No matter who hosted, everyone would bring favorite holiday recipes to share and there would always be a big … [Read more...]


Home For Christmas House Tour

Home for Christmas Tour

Wipe your feet, take off your boots and come on into my decked out Christmas home. This is the next stop after the fabulous Paige Knudsen. Once again, Jen Rizzo has gathered together over 30 amazingly creative gals and we have been decking our halls and trimming our trees and you can see lots of gorgeous Christmas house tours all week … [Read more...]


100 Creative Christmas Projects

100 Creative Christmas Projects

What do you get when 25 creative gals choose their top four Christmas projects of all time? 100 of the most amazingly creative christmas ideas!   Here are four of my faves that made Santa's nice list. Four of my favorite creative Christmas ideas from Christmas past and present. Who needs a snow globe when they can have winter … [Read more...]


Countdown to Christmas – Decorating with Decals

Christmas mudroom

  Only 4 Fridays til Christmas! On Black Friday, instead of braving the malls and battling the crowds, why not stay home and get creative.  Five talented friends and I are sharing easy projects to get you in the holiday spirit. Women are allowed to be fickle. We are entitled to change our minds whenever we feel like it - no … [Read more...]