The Skirted Table: Get the Look on a Budget

A budget friendly trick to get the look of the skirted table - here used green moire fabric and white bullion fringe

Get the look of a designer skirted table on a budget with Ikea Lindved tables, custom skirts, bullion fringe, and glass tops. Just in case I haven’t said this enough on the blog, let me reiterate… Use what you have but get creative! In this post, I’m sharing how I transformed two basic round metal…

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DIY Yellow Bell Easter Egg Tree

Yellow bell Easter egg tree in cabbageware tureen with speckled egg ornaments

Make your own yellow bell Easter egg tree in just a few easy steps! Put it on a sideboard or use as a centerpiece for whimsical Easter decor! Creating your own Easter egg tree is quick and easy. Use faux yellow bell and pussy willow branches for an added pop of color and texture. Plant…

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Transform a Mixed Evergreen Wreath from Target with Blooms

Take a simple mixed evergreen wreath from Target and transform it with white and red blooms, plaid ribbon, branches, and gold leaves for a festive bespoke Christmas wreath

Get a bespoke Christmas wreath by transforming a mixed evergreen wreath from Target with blooms and ribbon! Want a unique and festive Christmas wreath for your front door? Don’t want to pay the price for a custom one? Take a simple mixed evergreen wreath from Target and transform it with white and red blooms, plaid…

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Tutorial: Creating a Cozy Christmas Mantel

detail of snowflake ribbon bow and white bells hanging from faux pine swag on mantel

Looking for an easy way to decorate a cozy Christmas Mantel? Try this tutorial to dress the mantel with faux pine swags, red berries, and bells for a traditional look that feels oh so festive. This is the mantel in my family room, which I decorated in an après ski theme for Christmas. It is…

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Chintz Fabric Christmas Ornament DIY – No Sewing, No Gluing

Chintz fabric Christmas ornament DIY with Lee Jofa Althea hollyhock fabric in blush

Add a unique custom look to your Christmas tree with a chintz fabric Christmas ornament DIY! Bubble up some hot cocoa, tune in to Hallmark’s Christmas dream land, and pull out your favorite fabrics I’ve got an easy Christmas ornament DIY that you can tailor to your tree theme. If you’ve got a pretty piece…

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5 Tips to Hang a Grid Gallery Wall

Katherine hangs botanical art in grid gallery wall

Read these 5 tips before you tackle a grid gallery wall to help make your alignment perfect and avoid putting extra holes in the wall! Hanging a perfectly aligned grid gallery wall is tricky…REALLY tricky! The tops, bottoms, and side of each artwork have to be level and in line with each other or the…

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The Simple Way to Frame a Painting with Offset Clips

How to frame a painting with offset clips - finished landscape painting in gold frame.

5 easy steps to frame a painting on canvas using offset clips and a back-loading frame. You’ve found the perfect painting for your wall after hunting countless estate sales, thrifts, and galleries. It has eye catching colors and a subject that speaks to you! The only drawback…it’s un-framed. Don’t let that hiccup stop you from…

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DIY Williamsburg Inspired Magnolia & Citrus Christmas Wreath

Floral and greenery materials for Williamsburg inspired magnolia & citrus Christmas wreath laid out on table

Learn to make a magnolia & citrus Christmas wreath inspired by Colonial Williamsburg in this 7 step tutorial! Feeling inspired by the gorgeous fruit filled, natural wreaths of Williamsburg? Me too! So I whipped up this magnolia and citrus wreath with a big pink and green plaid bow for my front entry, and today I’m…

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How to Turn Trinket Dishes into Ornaments

Katherine's Wedgwood Jasperware tabletop Christmas tree in dining room

Try my simple 3 step process to turn vintage trinket dishes into ornaments for Christmas like I did with my collection of Wedgwood Jasperware. You can take beautiful vintage trinket dishes, butter pats, ashtrays, or small plates and turn them into Christmas ornaments in a snap with my easy method, and the best part is…

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A 3 Minute Autumn Wreath

Grapevine autumn wreath with fern and antler

Short on time and in need of a pretty autumn wreath for your front door? Follow these easy steps to make a charming wreath in under 3 minutes! No glue and no special skills needed! To make my 3 minute autumn wreath you will need: A small grapevine wreath form – pulled apart slightly. A…

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