Category / Fall

September 3, 2014
Black Candy Apples As the arrival of fall nears, we begin to think about the delicious treats of autumn. In our house, apple picking and candy apples go hand in hand. This year, I decided to put a twist on traditional and make spooky apples. I turned our traditional red candy apples into spooky black…

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August 20, 2014
Do you like to surprise your teacher on the first day of school with a homemade gift from the heart? If so, delight your teachers on the first day back to school with these darling apple mason jar pencil holders!Read moreApple Mason Jar Pencil Holders

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November 13, 2013
This week, I’m sharing how I created these sweet, personalized place settings for the Thanksgiving table. It all started with a trip to a local flea market with my dear friend, Deb at Dandelion House. I discovered a set of these amber glass dessert dishes. I was smitten and scored the entire set of 12…

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November 6, 2013
  This week, I am sharing a Giving Tree that I created for HGTV Gardens. The Giving Tree can be placed practically anywhere in your home. The tree starts out empty of leaves. Over time, family and visitors can add leaves to the tree by adding messages of thanks and giving to paper leaves and…

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October 25, 2013
I love living on the coast near the beach. I also love all things nautical in home decor. Earlier this week I was wondering how I could make a nautical fall tablescape. Then it dawned on me, I bet pumpkins would look lovely wrapped in assorted marine rope. The kids and I got to work…

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October 23, 2013
Thanks for dropping in today. This week I’m sharing a wreath that I made for HGTV Gardens. I wanted to create a beautiful wreath that could transition from Halloween all the way through Thanksgiving. Having a versatile wreath like this helps to keep cost down and decorating dilemmas at bay.Read moreA Wreath Three Ways

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October 2, 2013
  Happy October friends! This week I’m sharing some fall porch decorating ideas. Fall  is one of my favorite times of year. I admit that I am a gourd hoarder, pumpkin collector and lover of all things that this season brings. I just find their beauty so hard to resist! The first place to be…

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September 25, 2013
 Fall is officially here! The air is crisp, the leaves are beginning to fall and pumpkins are becoming available in local pumpkin patches, grocery stores and even at craft stores. This week, I took inspiration from coastal living here on Cape Cod and crafted a unique beach chic pumpkin for HGTV Gardens.Read moreA Beach Chic…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.