Hangin’ Out w/ Alicia @ Thrifty and Chic

There is nothing better {to me} than chilling by a pool or at the beach, with an umbrella overhead, a good drink in hand, and a few great friends to chill with. I LOVE sitting around outside just hanging out. Gabbing, sharing, laughing, and just getting to know each other even better. I could have lazy pool-side chats with girlfriends every day of the week and never grow tired of it. Well, I feel that way about the friends I've made online as well. Though we live too far apart to actually sit together at the beach, I wanted to hang out with them anyway, dang it! So I created a fun … [Read more...]

36 inspiring Halloween and Fall WREATHS (Roundup)

Wreath overload time! Here are an assortment of pretty awesome wreaths for either Halloween or Fall. Hopefully they will inspire you to get your craft on and get creative this Season! If you see a wreath you are especially smitten with, click on through and give the blogger some smooches. Everyone likes a little love and snuggles now and then. And now, 36 inspiring wreaths... Halloween Wreaths The Roseland Family A Glimpse Inside Embracing Change Just Us Four Love Sweet Love Two oh Two … [Read more...]

pumpkins, pumpkins, & more pumpkins

Happy Saturday everyone! My Halloween decor roundup was loads of fun, so I'm bringing awesome back by sharing loads of amazing pumpkin crafts! Sit back and get ready to be inspired. You may even want to get your pinterest button ready, 'cause you'll want to bookmark all of these bad boys. Paint & embellish some pumpkins! Thrifty and Chic: white with twine pumpkins Simcoe Street: white pumpkins Sweetwater Style: white floral embellished pumpkin Brown Paper Packages: silver bling pumpkins Welcome to Pittypat Paperie: silver & black fleur de lis … [Read more...]

A whole lotta Halloween Decor Inspiration

Happy Weekend, peeps! Halloween is rapidly approaching so I thought it would be fun to feature some of the Halloween decor I spied in the Hookin' Up with HoH #68 link party! Good times. If I can scrounge up enough time and patience I may dive into even older parties, but for now, here are last weeks Halloween decor features. Over the weekend I've got a few more round-up posts scheduled, so keep an eye out for even more awesomeness a la blogland. Organize & Decorate Everything: framed spooky silhouettes AliLilly: paint chip garland Sisters of the Wild West: spooky … [Read more...]

Round 3: Readers create wreaths & pumpkins

I'm seriously in awe that I was able to inspire so many amazing people to create their own wreaths and pumpkins! Here are more crafts done by my readers. More wreaths! This Fresh Fossil's wreath. You HAVE TO go read what happened to her wreath. Too funny! Here's Mommas Kinda Crafty's version of the Dollar Store wreath: Addicted to Homes made one: Kat emailed me her wreath: Sandy Sewz also made a wreath! AND a dryer pumpkin! Keeping It Simple enlisted her boys to help make some pumpkins. Today Along the Journey was inspired by all my ORB talk (Oil … [Read more...]

The best of September 2010

Let's wrap up September, shall we? (Click on each picture to see the original post.) I started off the month by showing off my new clearance pillows and my semi-finished family room! And then swooned over the new GLASS bowl for the kitchen aid (I still want one!) I showed everyone my Master bathroom renovation I did last year... I embarrassed myself by posting an outtake video from my Sponsor Redi Shade. And then gave you a tip on how to make your morning school routine run more smoothly. Then I gave a tutorial on how to create a cheap (but not … [Read more...]

Reader Submission – Fall $ store wreath

Last week I showed you how to make a Fall Wreath using dollar store items. Ring a bell? Karin, an HoH reader, had this to say! "Thank you so much for the great idea! I read this post last night at 7p and asked my husband to take me to the DT! So at 9p I was gluing leaves to the wreath and it came out great! We're going back later today to buy more supplies to give these as fall hostess gifts. Thank you again for sharing, my home will look great for fall!!" Awesome! Karin also sent me some photos of her wreath she made using my tutorial! Suh-weet! Awesome … [Read more...]