Simple Spring Mantel

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If you had a chance to read Monday’s post, you’ve already seen the Flower Market sign that became our jumping off point for not only decorating our simple spring mantel but for adding spring touches around the rest of the house too. Whenever we think about decorating the mantel for any season, we practice two simple steps every single time. Here’s a peek at our secrets and how you can create a simple spring mantel too…

DIY Flower Market Sign

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We love flowers any time of the year but especially this time of year so creating a simple Flower Market sign from some of the scrap wood we’ve been collecting in the garage seemed like a great way to jump start spring decorating for the mantel. Signs like this are really easy to make, here’s a peek at how you can make your own Flower Market Sign too…

Spring Inspired Tablescape

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Have you guys started decorating for Spring yet? Me too! If you’ve had a chance to follow along this week, we’ve shared simple spring inspired projects that you can use to decorate your home throughout the season. So today, I want to put all of those elements together and share a Spring Inspired Tablescape with you. Here’s a look at how the details came together…

The Easiest Way to Make Moss Placemats

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We want small changes that make a big impact and we want these things to be something we can do quickly. Does that sound like your jam? If so, you’re in good company because that’s our jam too which brings me to the easiest way to make moss placemats…

Simple Succulent Centerpiece for Spring

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We were looking for a way to create an easy centerpiece using various shades of greens that could easily be transitioned from St. Patrick’s Day to Easter when we stumbled upon succulents. We’re familiar with these beauties but this is the first time we’ve actually tried them in our home. Here’s a look at how you can make a Simple Succulent Centerpiece this spring with a little secret cheat tip too…

17 Ways to Ease into Spring

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Are you guys ready to ease into Spring yet? I know it seems a little bit weird to talk about Spring already especially since it’s still technically February but our winter weather at least in Florida has been so mild we’re already enjoying dinners on the back patio. Here’s a look at 17 simple ways to celebrate the upcoming season…

The Busy Girl’s Valentine’s Day Snack Box

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With Valentine’s Day right around the corner I thought I would share another simple project for all of you that are running to the store for last minute gifts, cards and classroom goodies. It’s Busy Girl approved and can be created in an afternoon. Here’s a look at how you can make delicious treats for your Valentine’s Day Snack Box too…

Valentine Gift Ideas for The Busy Girl

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Valentine’s Day is in 12 days, are you guys ready? I thought I would share a Valentine Gift Guide that’s super easy to shop no matter if you’re looking to make your mom, sister, bestie, teacher, neighbor or wife feel special. Here’s a peek at Valentine Gift Ideas for The Busy Girl…

Vintage Valentine Gift Ideas and Latest Finds

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I’ve been spending a lot of time decluttering and organizing the house as of late so I was really good when I went to Renninger’s a few weekends ago and brought a shopping list. There were a few pieces of ironstone and a portrait painting of a society lady we found towards the end of the day, I’m still thinking about! Here’s a look at a few things that made it home from the girl’s weekend and a few vintage gift ideas for your favorite Valentine too…

17 Simple Ways to Ease into the New Year

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I don’t know what it is about seeing January 1st on the calendar that makes me so excited for a fresh start. I gotta tell you guys, I am super pumped for 2017! From milestone birthdays to bucket list dreams this year could possibly be our best year yet. Here’s a look at 17 Simple Ways to Ease into the New Year…

Rustic New Year’s Tablescape

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Today is going to be such a fun day because I am joining forces with some fabulous bloggers for a virtual cocktail party. I know there are a lot of glitzy parties on New Year’s Eve so I thought I would share a simple lunch idea that would be perfect to have all of your favorite ladies over before the night’s festivities begin. Let me show you how easy this Rustic New Year’s Tablescape was to pull together…

Nature Inspired Christmas Home Tour

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Over the last few weeks I’ve shared with you our traditional Christmas at Bliss Barracks, our romantic Christmas at Loblolly Manor and finally our nature inspired Christmas at Journey’s End. It feels like it has been a whirlwind of decorating and planning since the beginning of October but I wouldn’t change a minute. Here’s a look at our home, Journey’s End, decorated for a Nature Inspired Christmas…

Nature Inspired Christmas Breakfast Nook

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One of my favorite parts about having people over for dinner is the simple act of gathering around the table to share a meal. I know that may seem kind of old fashioned but it’s true. Over the years, I’ve come to realize it’s in those moments gathered around the table where so many amazing things happen. Here’s a peek at how we created a Nature Inspired Christmas Breakfast Nook…

Nature Inspired Mantel and Christmas Tree

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Remember yesterday when I told you guys that we had an open floor plan? Well if you walked through the front door and looked straight ahead, you would see our mantel. Every time I decorate the mantel not just for Christmas but literally for each season, I think about our carpenter. At just over 7 feet long, it’s one of my favorite features in the entire house. Here’s a peek at our Nature Inspired Mantel and Christmas Tree…

Simple Christmas Decorations for the Dining Room

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As I mentioned on the Christmas Front Porch Tour yesterday, we chose our color palette and theme “Heaven and Nature Sing” early in the fall so I knew all of the spaces would have as much greenery as they could possibly have. This year, we decided to add greenery to the chandelier in the dining room and once we did that it was like everything else fell into place. Welcome to a Simple Christmas in the Dining Room…