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Create a floral table runner with this easy floral garland DIY

Floral Garland DIY

Set a pretty and elegant table with this faux floral garland DIY! If you’ve been cruising Pinterest lately (maybe a little too often, I admit), … Read more

Make decorating your front door for Valentine's Day and St. Patrick's Day easy with these DIY reversible door tags.

DIY Reversible Door Tags: Valentine’s to St. Patty’s

Today, I’m sharing easy DIY reversible door tags that will take your front entry from Valentine’s Day to St. Patrick’s Day with one little flip … Read more

My dream walk in closet decor plans

My Dream Walk In Closet

I’ve got closets…closets…closets on the brain this week! I’m planning a major closet makeover of my 3 entryway closets this month, and shared my organization … Read more

Celebrate St. Patty's Day with a Guinness beer tasting party, yummy shepherd's pie, and one lucky green Saint Patrick's Day tablescape.

Grab a Guinness for This Lucky Green Saint Patrick’s Day Tablescape

Saint Patrick’s Day (March 17th) is exciting for many reasons not least of which are lots of bold, kelly green, Guinness, and the imminent arrival … Read more

Celebrate your gal pals this weekend with this inspirational Galentine's Day Brunch tablescape + bar cart! Decorate in pink and white with a gorgeous floral garland and fun conversation hearts.

Galentine’s Day Brunch Tablescape + Bar Cart

Celebrate your gal pals this weekend with this inspirational Galentine’s Day Brunch tablescape + bar cart! Decorate in pink and white with a gorgeous floral … Read more

Invite girlfriends over for a glamorous Golden Globes party. Get inspired with these party ideas featuring DIY popcorn cones, gold balloons, and tassel garland.

Host a Glamorous Golden Globes Party

Invite your girlfriends over for a glamorous Golden Globes party: ogle the red carpet looks; munch on some healthy and decadent snacks; and pop the … Read more

Organize your utility closet with these simple tips! Transform this neglected space into a productive zone that makes cleaning easier!

How to Organize Your Utility Closet

Organize your utility closet with these 7 simple tips.  You’ll transform this neglected space into a productive zone that makes cleaning easier! Y’all know I’ve … Read more

Create an organized entryway closet with these 5 tips

5 Steps to Makeover Your Entryway Closet

Create an organized entryway with these 5 steps from my entryway closet makeover A few weeks ago I let y’all in on a little secret … Read more

Organization and storage solutions for entryway closet

Creating a Closet Organization System Out of Chaos

I have a confession to make: my entryway closets look like this! Golly that is terrible! Somehow seeing the photos actually makes it worse. There … Read more

Spring Fashion for a Topical Vacay

Incorporate these spring fashion trends on your next vacay! I love spring fashion! The pretty, fresh florals and pastel palettes – they just speak to … Read more

Beach Bound: Spring Getaway to Maui

Planning a spring getaway to a warm, sunny clime? Check out my beach bound looks for packing inspiration! This time next week I’ll be sitting … Read more

Beauty Subscription Boxes are a great way to try new product!

Beauty Subscription Boxes to Try this Spring

With spring just around the corner, many of us are looking forward to the new season, leaving behind the cold, winter climate that often dries … Read more

The Staffordshire Spaniel: The Best Mantle Accessory since 1840

Decorating mantles since the 1840s the Staffordshire spaniel is a winsome figurine adding charm and style to any room. Southern Heirlooms Series Part I In … Read more

Explore my Southern Christmas Home on the Simply Seasonal blog hop: Christmas decorating tips, holiday decor, boxwood wreaths, mantle decor, garland, plaid

Hunting the Perfect Christmas Tree

A beautifully lit Christmas tree with ornaments scattered amongst the branches is pure Christmas magic.  Decorating the tree is one of my favorite parts about … Read more

How to give directions like a Southerner

When a Southerner Gives Directions

Ever been on one of those back country roads in the South rambling through cornfields and pecan groves, passing by roadside stands, and circuitously winding … Read more

Don’t know where to start when selecting colors for your home?

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