Shabby Chic Spring Mantel {and How-To Make a Moss Wreath}

Shabby Chic Spring Mantel {and How-To Make a Moss Wreath}

I met a longtime friend who’s about to have her first baby any day now for lunch in the city last week. I went early since the area where we met for lunch has fabulous shopping (my favorite running store, a 2-story Michael’s, Nordstrom Rack, Whole Foods…and that’s just half of what’s in that “strip […]

Vintage-Inspired Summer Mantel {with free printable}


  It’s the first day of summer! While I don’t love the heat, I’m a big fan of sunshine, sun-kissed cheeks, babies in nothing but diapers, long days, real lemonade, grilling out with friends and family and air conditioning! My mantel has been sitting empty for over a month so I finally got around to […]

Halloween Mantle #marthahalloween

I recently got the opportunity to check out a bunch of craft goodies from the Martha Stewart Crafts line.  Here’s a little peek at all the cool stuff I got to try out.  Stencils, glass and acrylic paints, brushes, liquid gilding, glass paint squeegees, glass patterning tapes, stucco paint, a spray paint kit that turns […]