French/Shabby Chic Décor Lover’s Gift Guide

Hello lovely Friends!! Last month my Décor Enthusiast girls and I decided instead of sharing our décor, we would give it away, and we had so much fun with it. Six awesome prizes got six new homes. This month we decided again to do something a little different. Instead of sharing our décor, we are sharing shopping guides for some of our favorite décor pieces and gift ideas on the web! I tried to find pieces that reflected my own home and the things I love, or would love to purchase myself. I … [Read more...]

The Décor Enthusiast Giveaway Event {Six Fabulous Décor Prizes!}

Who wants to win some fabulous décor?? Me!! Oh wait...I'm not eligible, but YOU are! Instead of sharing décor this month, my Décor Enthusiast Friends and I are giving it away!! There are SIX fantastic décor pieces in this Décor Enthusiast Giveaway Event! Want to see what I'm giving away? This luxuriously soft Faux Fur Zebra Throw from Pier 1: Oh my goodness, this is so soft and cozy! I saw it at Pier 1 about a month ago, but it wasn't on sale and at $49.95, it was out of my price … [Read more...]

Neutral Fall Tablescape {& Five Minute Napkin Rings}

Hello sweet Friends! Thanks so much for the wonderful birthday wishes! If you stopped by here on Friday you saw what I was greeted with in my front yard, thanks to my sister. You can see it here if you missed it. Her birthday was the day after mine and I knew I had to immediately get her back. Here's what I did to her: She got up at about midnight to peek out the window to see if her son's car was home yet, and couldn't believe I got her right back!  Ahh so fun! OK now for what you … [Read more...]

GMC Yard Sale Room Reveal with Habitat for Humanity {Part 2}

And I'm back, Friends,  just as I promised! Yesterday I shared our yard sale journey, including what I found for the very cute six year old boy's room to which I had been assigned. If you missed it, you'll probably want to catch up HERE. Here is a recap of what I found for the room: It all looks a little rough here, huh? Not to worry! Since we couldn't start loading into the Habitat house until Sunday morning, we unloaded all of our pieces that needed redoing into a conference room at … [Read more...]

10 DIY Projects Using a Yard or Less of Fabric

Hey Friends! I'm back today with my Décor Enthusiast Girls for this month's Décor Challenge. Each month we pick a theme or a topic to write about that is related to decorating in some way. You can see all my previous Decorating Challenges HERE. Today we were challenged to come up with a project using a yard or less of fabric. Well, I have a bunch of those already! Good thing because I spent the better part of last week on a yard saling adventure shopping to help furnish a Habitat for Humanity … [Read more...]

Decorating with Thrifty Finds {a Décor Challenge}

It's no secret that I love scouring thrift stores, yard sales and estate sales (oh and don't forget the side of the road!) for amazing finds, but I usually bring them home, transform them and send them on their way. Sweet Friends, today for our Décor Enthusiast Challenge, which is all about decorating with thrifty/vintage finds, I thought I would take you around my downstairs and share the thrifty pieces I have decorated my own space with! Let's start with the entry, shall we? When you … [Read more...]

Patio Set Makeover {Outdoor Décor Design Challenge}

Hi Friends! The rain has finally given us a break around here, thank goodness, and my back patio furniture has been desperately crying out for a redo...just in time for this month's Design Challenge: Outdoor Décor! Seriously, I think I hear it sobbing in the middle of the night, ya'll. Take a look at what it was looking like after the neglect of Winter: See what I'm talking about. Ew. The cushions covers are about two years past due. That rug is just pitiful, and the umbrella was a … [Read more...]

Cheap Planter Update and My Favorite Filler!

Hello lovely Friends! Have you had a chance to start working outside yet? Maybe where you live, you're just starting with the cooler season? Well Spring is well under way around here and I have been really enjoying getting my outdoor spaces ready. If the rain will stay away long enough so I can actually enjoy them, that would be super awesome. At the beginning of the month I shared how I updated my Outdoor Glider Bench: It was in desperate need of a redo. You can see more HERE … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Add Farmhouse Charm to the Kitchen {and a Thrifty Makeover too!}

Hey there! Thanks for stopping by my farmhouse today! Say what? You know I have nothing even remotely close to a farmhouse, but today as part of this month's Decor Challenge, my Decor Enthusiast Girls and I are sharing our take on ways to add a little farmhouse style our spaces. Farmhouse style is hot hot hot right now, but with living closer to dolphins than to chickens, I tend to lean a little more towards coastal. So when my girls were talking about sharing tips for getting that farmhouse … [Read more...]

Spring Bird Nest Wreath from a $4 Thrift Store Find

Hey awesome Friends, and welcome to day #10 of my March Madness, 31 Thrifty Makeovers in 31 Days Series!  Today my Décor Enthusiast girls and I are sharing our Spring wreaths. It's actually feeling like Spring this week here and I am loving it. Of course since I am in the middle of my makeover series, I had to create my wreath from something in need of a makeover. I set out to comb all my favorite haunts to find something and got lucky on my first stop! I found this pretty wreath for just … [Read more...]