Preppy Christmas Wreath

green and pink holiday wreath

Remember the preppy spring wreath I whipped up back in March?  It was very Kate Spade-esque.  Well, I decided to extend its life and turn it into a preppy Christmas wreath with the magic of a hairdryer and hot glue. I removed the pink peonies I used on the original wreath and replaced them with pink poinsettias.  Why not get more use out of … [Read more...]

How To Make Blackout Curtains

jo jo corn yellow slub curtains

Today I'm sharing how my mom and I made the blackout curtains for Owen's nursery. These were pretty simple to make once we figured out our game plan on how we were going to sew them. I tried my best to show the steps with photos but it was kind of hard because we were dealing with so much fabric. Here's everything that I used and where I got … [Read more...]

Dress Up Your Doors + $100 Lowes Giveaway

door after copy

I don't know if you know this or not, but this past week was Door Knob Awareness Week.  And to celebrate, I've teamed up with Schlage, for a Dress Up Your Doors Blogger Challenge. Brad and I decided to spruce up all the dated door knobs and locks in our house.  While I'm a fan of brass in certain areas of home decor, I wasn't a fan of the brass … [Read more...]

Preppy Spring Wreath

green and pink summer wreath

The other day, I was waltzing down the ribbon aisle at JoAnn Fabric and this beautiful green and white striped grosgrain ribbon stopped me dead in my tracks.  Jackpot.  I knew exactly how I'd use it-- to make the perfect preppy spring wreath.  And of course I had to go with pink peonies because they're my favorite flower, and it's no secret that I … [Read more...]