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Fourth of July Vignettes

July 4 vignette

Decorating with small vignettes is a great way to add a festive feeling to your home. This year, I’ve added several small Fourth of July Vignettes around the house to add a patriotic touch. We don’t really have any real plans for the Fourth of July this year. It’s a strange year with all that’s going on… the majority of the typical town celebrations in our area have been cancelled, most of the kids are working, and so is Mark. […]

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Silver and Gold Christmas Decor Ideas [Home Tour]

Silver and Gold Christmas Home Tour

Silver and gold Christmas decor adds a beautiful warm glow to your home for the holidays. Welcome to this year’s Holiday Home Tour, where I’m teaming up with THIRTY of my talented friends to give you a peek at our homes all decorated for Christmas! Join us every day this week to see a few more. If you’re stopping by from Pink Peppermint Design, I’m so glad you found your way here! Doesn’t Tammy have such beautiful Christmas decor? Silver […]

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Adorable DIY Antique Wooden Highchair Makeover

Vintage high chair makeover

A little TLC and some chalk paint were all I needed for this adorable DIY antique wooden highchair makeover for my sweet little grandbaby. Long before our little granddaughter was born, back when my daughter was just beginning to hint at starting a family, I found this antique high chair on one of our trips to the Kansas City West Bottoms First Friday Weekends. It was literally by the side of the road. We had shopped all day and were […]

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7 Simple Steps to Invite Spring Inside: Spring Home Tour 2023

7 Simple Steps to Invite Spring Inside

It’s officially spring (finally), and these 7 Simple Steps to Invite Spring Inside will help you freshen up your home for the season. Oh, hello. Come on in! I’m so happy you’re here. I’m so excited to be joining 28 of my friends for the 2023 Spring Home Tour hosted by Marty from A Stroll Thru Life. Marty’s home is always so beautifully decorated and charming, especially for spring. 7 Simple Steps to Invite Spring Inside Today, I’m going to show […]

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Decorating with Glass Cloches

Spring Glass Cloche

Creating lovely spring decor for your home does not have to be complicated. Today I’m sharing some ideas for decorating with glass cloches that you can accomplish in a matter of minutes! How to Decorate with Glass Cloches This look works great for spring, and transitions nicely into summer as well. Plus, it requires only a few items to create. You may even be able to use things you already have around your home! To create this spring glass cloche […]

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Simple Vintage Patriotic Decor

Creating simple vintage patriotic decor displays for your home can be as easy as pulling together items you already have. You can even mix and match your authentic antique and vintage treasures with fun holiday items from places like Hobby Lobby or Dollar Tree. This display in our screened porch mixes family treasures, with antique/estate sale finds, and Hobby Lobby purchases, too. The red child’s chair was my dad’s when he was little ❤️ I got the crock at an […]

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Simple Spring Kitchen Decor Ideas

Simple spring kitchen decor ideas that will keep your kitchen feeling fresh and bright, and make it a lovely place to work and gather. It’s time again for another fun Pinterest Challenge, hosted by Cindy from County Road 407! This week is all about Spring Kitchens, and I’m sharing some simple spring kitchen decor ideas inspired by this beautiful kitchen from Marley Dice. Marley’s kitchen is simple, fresh, and bright–all things that make a kitchen feel spring-like. If you’re making […]

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Fun Vintage Finds #1

If you know me, you know one of my favorite things to do is prowl around in antique shops, flea markets and thrift shops. Happily, my husband enjoys it too, so it’s become a fun hobby that we share. 💕 I’ve shared many of my favorite vintage finds in past blog posts. Like this one from our trip to the West Bottoms in Kansas City–one of my favorite places to hunt on First Friday Weekends. Or this one where we […]

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Cozy Winter Scene Terrarium

As soon as I took down my Christmas decor, I already missed the comfort and warm glow of the lights. Instead of packing everything away, I kept out some of the items that were more “wintery” and not necessarily Christmasy. I wrote in a post last month about how I like to incorporate cozy lighting in my house not just at Christmas, but all year long (okay, maybe not as much as I do during Christmastime, but still some…) This […]

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