How to Preserve Leaves

How to Preserve Leaves

  Faux is good (think fur) but some things are better when they are 100% real. Take these falling leaves - you probably spotted them in my foyer on my Eclectically Fall Home Tour. They are preserved in their original splendor just like good old Mom Nature intended. How to Preserve Leaves Supplies: *Leaves - freshly fallen (not … [Read more...]


Eclectically Fall Home Tour

Eclectically Fall Home Tour

  What's that I hear?  Crunching leaves. What's that I smell?  Apple pie. It's time to mix up two of my favorite things ... Eclectic + Fall  = My Eclectically Fall Home Tour I'm kicking off 15 fabulous fall home tours (3 per day every day this week) so sit back, relax with a coffee (or spiked cider) and enjoy. It's my … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – This Little Estate

This Little Estate home tour

Bethany of This Little Estate never met a neglected piece of furniture she couldn't transform. This Canadian knows how to decorate, renovate, create ... I love the mix of dark cabinets with white open shelving - perfect for displaying a cake stand collection. You know I'm all about a good gallery wall - love this mix of white and … [Read more...]


Moves Like Jagger – in My Kitchen!

Love this rustic reclaimed wood lazy susan!

  To know me is to know I love wine. I also love having people over and the less stress the better so I usually opt for a simple spread of cheeses, dips and nuts (easy on the hostess with the mostest - that would be me). So when I spotted this rustic, reclaimed wood topped lazy susan at Uncommon Goods, it was love at appetizer serving … [Read more...]


Chalkboards, Gnomes and Bling … Oh My!

Make a chalkboard log slice and gilded gnome!

  I never met a chalkboard, gnome or bit of bling I didn't love. As they say, you can never have too much money or too many chalkboards and we don't have to settle for black chalkboards thanks to this gorgeous shade of burgundy chalkboard paint.  It's perfectly Fall-y and perfectly suited for a log slice (and I love that it comes in a … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – House by Hoff

Eclectic Home Tour of House by Hoff

  April of House by Hoff is a teacher, wife and mom who decorates up a storm in her spare time! Whatever he season, she's got it covered. This cheery front door spells curb appeal. A little yellow spray paint works wonders and adds a fun pop of color. She never passes up a chalkboard or old window at garage … [Read more...]


A Toast to Fall, Vintage Clipboards, Vino & Free Printables!

Free Wine Printables

I'm in an autumn state of mind. That means out with margaritas (I'll miss you!) and in with the vino (hello, old friend).   It's time to snuggle up near a roaring fire, invite friends and family over for an elastic waist band wearing dinner and raise a glass in a toast. Cheers my friends - here are some fun, free wine printables to … [Read more...]


Fun New Finds for Fall

Love the industrial wire storage cubbies!

I'm ready for boots, jeans and hot spiced cider!  My house is getting spruced up for my favorite season - fall - and I've scored some fun new finds. Remember when I went to the grand opening weekend at World Market?  My vacation made me miss meeting the Property Brothers but you can see all of the fun at the grand opening here). I was like … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – Shift Ctrl Art

Shift Ctrl Art Home Tour - love this stunning bathroom!

  Katja of Shift Ctrl Art is the real decorating diva of Orange County (hear that Bravo TV!). She moved into her California home and quickly got to work renovating the first floor then two years later, she worked her magic on the rest of the house. This is Katja's second entry makeover.  Check out her first colorful entry that took second … [Read more...]


My Favorite Things Living Room Updates!

How to style a gallery wall

  What's black and white decor and read all over? My living room (I do read in here you know).   Our living room is in the center of our house.  I love that we have to pass through it often and it's not in a forgotten area gathering cobwebs and only used on special occasions.  It's the perfect place to read a book, have a … [Read more...]