Raven Inspired Halloween Porch


  Yesterday, I shared with you my Nevermore Wreath! Today, we are “panning out” with the camera and I am showing off the rest of the porch.  My Raven Inspired Halloween Porch was very easy and fun to create!  A pin I found from Good Housekeeping gave me the idea for the porch.  Last week, […]

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Halloween Wreath {aka Nevermore}

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  I cannot think of a creepier, macabre author.  Poe instills a sense of dread and longing that fits my love of Halloween.  The opening stanza of “The Raven” starts with a knocking at the door. Seems fitting that I’m sharing my Halloween wreath with you today!    I began this little beauty with some […]

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7 Outdoor Halloween Decorating Ideas

Happy Monday, crafters! I spent all weekend getting my Halloween on!  The outdoor decorations are up and ready to welcome/frighten trick or treaters.  Is it too early??  I just couldn’t wait any longer!  What did you do this weekend?  Are you decorating for Halloween yet?  I thought it would be fun to share some Halloween […]

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Clothespin Chandelier

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I LOVE it when I get a new catalog in the mail!  It’s full of eye candy, inspiration, and ideas!  When the Fall 2012 Pottery Barn Kids Catalog appeared in the mailbox, I couldn’t wait to look through it!  I stumbled across this page and was INSTANTLY drawn to the clothespin chandelier and knew I […]

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Finding the Beauty in Fall with Miracle-Gro

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Scotts Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.   I love fall!     It’s my favorite time of year!   The crisp bite to the air… The smell of burning leaves… The deep, rich, soothing colors that signal nature’s final party before […]

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Halloween Candy Bowl


My first Halloween post!  Next to Christmas, Halloween is my favorite holiday!  It’s even better now that I can blog about it! I made this cute little Halloween Candy Bowl to hold all of your yummy treats!   The other day I was at Old Time Pottery and stumbled across this lonely orange ceramic bowl.  […]

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Best Rolled Sugar Cookies


 Did you know I make the best rolled sugar cookies?  You didn’t?  Well, I do! Let me regale you with a short background story… I met my husband when I was a staff nurse in the ICU.  He was in his third year of residency and I had a MAJOR crush!  One night, we were chatting […]

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Handmade Halloween Costume Contest


 Calling all witches, goblins and ghouls…  Once again, I have teamed up with one of my best bloggy friends – Sarah from Becoming Martha!  We are so excited to announce the: Handmade Halloween Costume Contest and Party!    Brought to you by:  Fashionable Fabrics The Fabric Fairy The Fabric Shoppe Sew Fresh Fabric  & Pick Your […]

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Simple Burlap Fall Wreath


   I know I just shared my Back to School Ruler Wreath with you last week.  But it has been hanging on my door for a little over a month now.  After seeing all the amazing fall projects that are taking over Pinterest, I was inspired to create this beautiful Simple Burlap Fall Wreath!  It’s […]

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