STRAWBERRY SOUR CREAM SCONES AND WHIPPED STRAWBERRY BUTTER-stonegableblog.com

STRAWBERRY SCONES WITH WHIPPED STRAWBERRY BUTTER

  Here's a yummy and simple and straight from the heart idea for Valentine's Day! Strawberry Sour Cream Scones are scrumptious, light and not-too-sweet of a treat for those on your love list! Add the fresh Whipped Strawberry Butter and you have the perfect couple! The scones can be frozen before baking and then taken out of the freezer and put right into the oven. Wouldn't this combination be a delicious way to start the day? … [Read more...]

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FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS

(photo credit) If I were born in a different age, or place I don't think I could have ever made it. I can't imagine cooking over a fire and sleeping in a room full of people with lice and chiggers and all sorts of other maladies!I'm not even a good weekend camper! I would be a disaster without indoor plumbing and no electricity. I am not a survivalist-kind-of-gal. The thought of putting on a corset and a hoop skirt does have an appeal for about two seconds... but no toothpaste or nightly eye cream is almost unthinkable! And I thank God almost everyday for air conditioning, seriously! I am a huge lover of climate control!!!  … [Read more...]

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WINTER YARN BALL WREATH DIY

  This wreath exudes a warm, fuzzy welcome as it hangs on my front door. Pure fun! What a happy, cozy wreath for frosty winter days. And I just loved making it! Even if you are not a crafter, you can make this easy-to-put-together wreath! If you can roll yarn around a styrofoam ball YOU CAN DO IT!!!! And after it hangs on my front door for the winter season I'll unravel some of the yarn and let the birdies use some it to build their nests. … [Read more...]

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FAMILY ROOM CABINET… FINDING THE “JUST RIGHT” PIECE

I have been looking for the "just right" cabinet for a wall in my family room for over a year. I made a list of the "just right" things I wanted in this cabinet. It had to be tallish, and not over 25 inches deep. It had to have glass doors and great shelves. It could be painted or a natural wood finish. No black... and you know how much I love to accent neutrals with black! It HAD to be in my meager budget and I had to fall in love with it. No wonder it took so long to find it! … [Read more...]

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THE SCOOP #154

  Hello Friends!!! Welcome back to THE SCOOP! It's mid January and you know what that means????? Spring!!! I know most of you are thinking "oh no, not yet!". But a blogger has to think ahead! I'm ankle deep in nests and spring flowers and seed packets! But for now I'd love you to stop by and check out my favorite and go-to stew... perfect for a frosty winter's night...   … [Read more...]

PERFECT POT ROAST-this is the best pot roast you will ever make-stonegableblog.com

PERFECT POT ROAST

I'm sharing my very favorite go-to stew. Everyone loves Perfect Braised Pot Roast! It's easy to make and can be made well enough ahead to be company worthy and will keep you out of the kitchen when guest come over! I guarantee that if you make it once it will be your favorite too!  The chuck roast gets fork tender, the soft carrots and mushroom have a hearty, beefy flavor and the gravy... oh, my! This is seriously good, I think it's a must-try! … [Read more...]

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A LESSON IN KINDNESS

I got an early start one day last week and found myself at our local grocery store before 10 cars were in the parking lot! I love getting there when all the grocery carts are neatly stacked up and the line and the deli isn't three deep. It's almost exhilarating to wander down empty isles with a cup of my first coffee of the day in hand. I did not have many items to get, so I grabbed what I needed and headed to the "15 items or less" check-out line. I guess it was just out of habit I chose that line because the other check-outs weren't busy...at all! But more likely, it was the compliant side of me. If it says "15 items or less" then of course that's where I should be!  As I loaded my 12 … [Read more...]

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RESULTS OF THE STONEGABLE READER’S SURVEY, CHANGES AND A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!

I love, love, love my readers!!! And I honestly write every post with YOU in mind. I have come to know you so well that I know what posts will be a favorite... at least most of the time. I know you because you are like me! Busy, lover of home and family, multi-tasker, challenge overcomer, caring, warm and fun! We may have different lifestyles and names and live in different places.  We may or may not be married and have children, we are all probably overworked. We are strong and resilient!  One of the most common threads weaving us together is our love for all things home!!! Yes, our homes are very important to us. We appreciate beauty and want our homes to be a reflection of who … [Read more...]

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FARMHOUSE KITCHEN CHANGES

  StoneGable will be 20 years old this year! I can't believe it!!!! So much life has been lived here. I often say that sometimes StoneGable has been more like a hotel than a home! Hosting and housing guest and families and friends from an evening...or a year! Because we have lived very large here, it has been showing it's age. Three years ago we gave the kitchen a big facelift and now I'm working on a few more updates on our farmhouse kitchen's punch list! … [Read more...]

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SIMPLE FARMHOUSE STYLE

  My mantel is one of the first things I decorate each season. I should say "tweak" when talking about the mantel in my family room. I have a default mantel decor that suits my room and usually changes very little. For winter, I am keeping all my decor clean and very simple. It's like letting StoneGable breathe after being decked for Christmas! This arrangement would work on a buffet or any flat surface. Let's get inspired! … [Read more...]

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THE SCOOP #153

  Welcome to the 153rd edition of THE SCOOP! I'm sure you will find lots of great inspiration and ideas here this week! Are your Christmas decorations down yet? If they aren't don't think you are alone. Some of mine are sitting on a table in my foyer waiting to be put away!!!! Right now I'm decorating my home "winter style". I love to decorate my home for winter! It's simpler and more basic and feels so good after all the Christmas froo-froo!  Did you see the new way I'm decorating my dining room table for winter? ADDING CANDLE GLOW AND SHUTTERS. Here's a way to make a beautiful statement on cold, wintry evenings! … [Read more...]

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NO SEW EASY BURLAP TAGS

I'm a label and tag kind of gal. I feel organized when things are labeled! And labels can be a great layer of decor. Today, I'm blending organization, good looks and easy all in one with these NO-SEW EASY BURLAP TAGS! I can think of so many ways to use these and I'll share a few in this post. They literally took minutes to make! My "wet" and "dry" burlap tags are on a two tiered basket right inside my front door that holds dry hats, gloves, mittens and scarves to put on before we go out... … [Read more...]

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HOW TO MAKE TOUGH DECISIONS… KNOWING THE WILL OF GOD

Ever day we make hundreds of decisions... probably thousands. Many decisions we make we are not particularly aware of! But, some decisions are weighty. They are the decisions that keep us up at night. Some are life-changing and scary and hard!  Today, let's discuss how to make those hard decisions. First, let me say that all decisions should be made in light of God's word. The bible should be the plumbline by which our lives are measured. But, there are some decisions that get muddled up with emotions and options and plain indecisiveness! Here are 5 steps to take when making those tough decisions... … [Read more...]

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WINTER DECOR~ ADDING CANDLE GLOW AND SHUTTERS

  I've been looking for a shutter for my dining room table for quite awhile. On a trip last month to a great antique house I found the perfect one! It has great form and just the right colors for my dining room. You see, I really would love to have a big farmhouse table in my dining room and it is not to be. So I'm using the shutter as a "runner" and bringing a little bit of texture and chippy paint to my mahogany table. … [Read more...]

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10 COZY SCRUMPTIOUS RECIPES FOR COLD WINTER DAYS!

  The weather here at StoneGable is frigid!!! We, along with most of the United States, are in a deep freeze! BRRRRRRR! I am a huge fan of cold weather and snow but when the temperature dips into the single digits... not so much! On blustery winter days I want to cook! Nothing is better than hot stews, soups and tasty dishes that stick-to-my ribs! I've compiled 10 of my favorite and best recipes for the cold days ahead! Hope you make them for you and your family this winter! … [Read more...]

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FINDING INSPIRATION~ how to start decorating a bedroom

  I have been working on this guest bedroom for about 2 years! And I have gotten very little done. There seemed to always be some other thing with a higher priority. Since we now have 4 guest bedrooms, because we have no children living at home, I have not been in a huge hurry to do much with it. I did get a great mattress and a good bed frame and a custom made dust ruffle (because this bed is high)... but then I stopped! One of the first things I decided to do this year was to finish decorating this guest room. For me, a new bedroom always starts with inspiration! Let's talk about finding inspiration... and a few other tips! … [Read more...]

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WINTER FOYER

  I must be one of those few people who love winter! After Christmas I am ready to strip down my home to a less decorated and more uncomplicated style. I love how "fresh" my home looks after all the StoneGable halls have been de-decked. This year I started with my foyer, giving it over to the simplicity of farmhouse elements.  … [Read more...]

THE SCOOP- hundreds of diys', crafts, home decor, painted furniture, recipes and all things home ideas-stonegableblog.com

THE SCOOP #152

  HELLO SCOOPERS! Welcome back to THE SCOOP and Happy New Year! I'm looking forward to a year of great posts and tons of inspiration! This year my "word of the year" is ORGANIZE. If you are like me, your home could use a little organizing and purging! Mine certainly does!!! For a solid year my mantra will be... GET ORGANIZED! Let's work on it together. To kick off my year of organization I started with a junky, messy closet! Click HERE to see my post on HOW TO ORGANIZE AND TRANSFORM A CLOSET...   … [Read more...]

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HOW TO ORGANIZE AND TRANSFORM A CLOSET

 This new year my favorite word is ORGANIZE! Especially my closets! I have a love/hate relationship with closets! When they are well organized and neat and I can find what I need... they are wonderful! But when they are a messy dumping ground for all things that will never be found again... they are a huge frustration! And in my house we have both! The last couple of days I took a very much needed mini blogging vacation, but I was busy...busy working on ORGANIZATION... busy transforming one of my guest bedroom closets from horrible to fabulous!  Here are a few tips to make any closet neat and organized and totally transformed!!! … [Read more...]

THE BEST OF THE BEST 2014 DIY'S-stonegableblog.com

THE BEST OF THE BEST DIY’S OF 2014

This is the last "THE BEST OF THE BEST" post. For a week now I've been sharing the best post in different categories from StoneGable in 2014. Every since I can remember I've loved making things myself. When I was a very little girl I'd make paper dolls and scenes for them from coloring books. Not much has changed! I'm no longer making paper dolls, but I love to make things for my home! I've gathered 10 EASY-PEASY diy's! No fall or Christmas diy's... there would just be too many to post! … [Read more...]

THE BEST OF THE BEST TABLESCAPES FOR 2014-lots of images, inspiration and ideas-stonegableblog.com

THE BEST OF THE BEST TABLESCAPING TIPS OF 2014

If you have been reading StoneGable for any time you will know that I love to set a table!!! And have a hard time passing up great looking dishes!  As part of THE BEST OF THE BEST week here at StoneGable today we are talking dishes and tablescapes and and centerpieces. I hope you find lots and lots of inspiration and ideas! … [Read more...]

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THE SCOOP #151

    Hello, Scoopers!!!! I hope you all had a blessed and merry Christmas! I sure did! This week is "2014 THE BEST OF THE BEST"at StoneGable. I'm sharing the best decorating tips, the best recipes, the best Sunday scripture posts, the best tablescaping tips and the best diy's of this quickly closing year. You can see over 100 decorating tips like how to arrange pillows like a pro (image above) by clicking HERE. I'm giving you a go-to archive of the very best posts of the year! … [Read more...]

THE BEST STONEGABLE RECIPES OF 2014- delicious and easy to make-stonegableblog.com

THE BEST RECIPES OF 2014

I am definitely a foodie! I read cookbooks like romance novels! I can imagine how something tastes just by looking at the ingredients! I'm addicted to the food network and my idea of a great gift is a food baster or a digital meat thermometer! What makes me different than a whole lot of foodies is... I don't like difficult or overly complicated recipes. A great tasting dish that is easy to make is my sweet spot!!! I've compiled 10 "BEST OF" recipes from 2014 that are delicious and easy to make! … [Read more...]

THE BEST OF THE BEST SUNDAY SCRIPTURES OF 2014-stonegableblog.com

THE BEST OF THE BEST SUNDAY SCRIPTURES OF 2014

From now until New Year's Day I'm sharing THE BEST OF THE BEST OF 2014. Each day you will find "The Best Of" different post categories. Yesterday was THE BEST OF THE BEST DECORATING TIPS OF 2014. And today is THE BEST OF THE BEST SUNDAY SCRIPTURE OF 2014. Here are 12 of my favorite Sunday Scriptures ranging from saying nightly prayers to tackling big theological questions! May you be very blessed by them! … [Read more...]

THE BEST OF THE BEST DECORATING TIPS- get over 100 decorating tips-stonegableblog.com

THE BEST DECORATING TIPS OF 2014

This is "THE BEST OF..." week. I'm looking back over 2014 and sharing the best of the best StoneGable offered! These are my very favorite and hopefully most inspiring post!  Today is THE BEST DECORATING TIPS OF 2014. I love love love  tips and trick and tidbits that make my life easier and more rich. I'm dipping back in the 350 or so posts over this past year and finding the ones with the best decorating tips just for you! Hopefully, this will also be a great resource that you can go back to again and again for lots of ideas! … [Read more...]

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STONEGABLE READER SURVEY 2015

  Hi StoneGable Friends! Last year at this time I posted StoneGable's first ever reader survey. Your answers and input were so valuable in helping me make StoneGable better, more reader friendly and hopefully, inspiring! I'm asking you to take my 2015 Reader's Survey and tell me how I'm doing! It's so important to me to make StoneGable a blog you can't wait to read daily! And I can only do that with you help! Okay? Great! So, let's get started...  … [Read more...]

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THE SCOOP #150

    Are you ready? For THE SCOOP, not Christmas. Don't worry you still have a few days until Christmas, but THE SCOOP is live now!!! Welcome back to THE SCOOP! Thanks so much for stopping by. I know we are all busy and maybe even a little crazy this close to Christmas! I hope you can grab a cup of something and maybe a bitty nosh and spend a little down time enjoying all the creative posts here today! Did you see my French dining room? I added some ooh laa laa final touhes like the tree above! Click HERE to see my FRENCH CHRISTMAS DINING ROOM! … [Read more...]

BREAKFAST CASSEROLE-a must on our Christmas brunch table-stonegableblog.com

CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

 Christmas morning at our house would not be complete without CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST CASSEROLE! I've made this delicious dish for decades! I'm sure most of you have had this scrumptious eggy-cheesy-sausage concoction... yummy! At our home Christmas Breakfast Casserole makes an appearance at every holiday, not only Christmas! But at Christmas it's the star of our brunch table! … [Read more...]

LET'S KEEP CHRISTMAS REAL-the real life, nitty-gritty story of Christmas-stonegableblog.com

THE REAL CHRISTMAS STORY

I'm a Christmas person! I love love love the whole nine yards of tinsel, presents, music and the tree! I love all the Christmas movies and getting together with family and sending Christmas cards. I love Christmas lights and jingle bells and fa-la-la-ing! I love love love the Christmas story! God-in-flesh coming down to sinful man to woo us and rescue us and bring all things right again between Him and us! But, if we are really telling the true Christmas story it has nothing to do with all the traditional trappings we wrap around this time of year! So, today let's unwrap the real story and see it... in its real time... without all the pretty decorations... and let's go back to 1st century … [Read more...]

FRENCH INSPIRED CHRISTMAS IN THE DINING ROOM-reinndeer sleigh-stonegableblog.com

FRENCH INSPIRED CHRISTMAS

  I've so enjoyed giving my dining room a little French accent this Christmas! Or at least my interpretation of French styling! Since my last post, BON NOEL~ HOW TO FAKE FRENCH CHRISTMAS DECOR I've added a couple more French inspired decorations! It's quite a departure from the rest of my home which has a traditional/farmhouse feel and is filled with lots of black and white plaid. How fun to put some OOOH LAA LAA into my Holiday this year!So here is StoneGable, The French Edition... … [Read more...]

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5 EASY TIPS FOR KEEPING GUEST ROOMS AND BATHROOMS CLEAN DURING THE HOLIDAYS

  StoneGable is at its best when it is full of guests. And from Thanksgiving till after the New Year our home is often busting at the seams! We love to have our family and friends spend time with us and celebrate... and that includes all the doggies too! We often say that StoneGable is more like a hotel than a home! Did you know that we have four guest bedrooms and 5 bathrooms? Believe me, nobody needs 5 bathrooms! With all our family and guests... and dogs... coming and going I need to keep our guest rooms and bathrooms sparkling clean and smelling fabulous! Here are a few easy and doable ways I keep everything clean and keep sane doing it! … [Read more...]

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DIY TIPS AND TRICKS… FIREPLACES

      I've had years of experience decorating fireplaces and mantels! Unfortunately, most of them were not good! I think decorating a mantel is one of the hardest things to do well! First of all, it is a focal point for sure!!! All eyes naturally go to a fireplace. And then most fireplaces have a big hole in the middle of it when not filled by a roaring fire. So unless you live in a cold climate, at least half of the year you have a big black hole in your wall! And then there's that skinny ledge thing! But, not to worry... I've learned lots and lots about making the most of fireplaces and mantels over the years and I'm sharing some of tips and tricks today! … [Read more...]

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BETTER LATE THAN NEVER CHRISTMAS DECOR

  We are counting down to Christmas... just a little over a week until the BIG DAY! It's the perfect time to add just one more last minute Christmas decor to your home. A pretty sparking vignette of cranberries, and tea lights and mason jars! I'm all about making easy decor now! No tackling big projects!!! Now is the time to add little touches. This Christmas decor can be created in less than 15 minutes! … [Read more...]

FARMHOUSE CHRISTMAS VIGNETTE-green bowls with pines and greens-stonegableblog.com

THE SCOOP #149

  Hi Everyone!!!  Welcome to THE SCOOP #149! I've been so thrilled with our turnout of fabulous blogger and great projects! If you need a little Christmas spirit, this is the place to be. You will find lots and lots of inspiring Holiday projects, diy's, decor, recipes and so much more...     We are  … [Read more...]

10 BEAUTIFUL WAYS TO USE CANDLES- $150.00 CANDLE GIVEAWAY-stonegableblog.com

10 BEAUTIFUL CANDLE IDEAS AND A $150.00 GIVEAWAY

  I have a fabulous $150.00 AGNES & IRENE CANDLES for you today. It's a season of giving at StoneGable! But before I share all the great giveaway details I want to share 10 BEAUTIFUL WAYS TO USE CANDLES.  Christmas is a fabulous time to shine and sparkle ... so light those candles! Candles glow is like no other. Soft, diffused and magical! Here are 10 ways to light you Christmas evenings... … [Read more...]

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ON THE MENU WEEK OF DECEMBER 15, 2014

Sometimes I feel like counting down to Christmas is like counting down to being shot into space in a rocket ship! These so much anticipation... so much excitement... and some times a little fear too! The fear for me is that I'll not have everything done and be scrambling. I don't like scrambling! One stress reliever is to make lists!!!! I have already made out my grocery list and menus for now through Christmas. Menu plans make my world a whole lot easier! As you get ready for Christmas day, I hope you have more anticipation and excitement and little or no stress!!! Take a hint from Santa... make a list and check it twice!!! Now, here's what's ON THE MENU this week... … [Read more...]

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MEET ME IN SHEPHERD’S FIELD

Good Sunday morning! It's now less than two weeks until Christmas. Like many of you, these last days before Christmas are my favorite. I love the lights and trees and carols and food and family and the presents and all the decorations ... and just about everything!!! But, all the trapping that come with Christmas are very odd and foreign if we are talking about the real place and time and story of the Christ Child's birth.  Let's sit down in this field, the real Shepherd's field, and look at the real story... … [Read more...]

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VERTICAL CHEESE BOARD

One of my go-to things to serve when we have company is a cheese board! Loaded with great cheeses, meats, veggies, fruit, olives and nuts. Guest love it and there is something for everyone! And the best part is... I don't have to cook anything! A quick trip to the deli and produce sections of my grocer's and I've got what I need. Today we're doing things a little differently and instead of spreading our cheese board across the table, we are going vertical!!! … [Read more...]

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CHRISTMAS GIFT WRAPPING IDEAS

  I'm just going to come out and admit... I am the EMBELLISHMENT QUEEN!  I love to embellish almost anything. And gift wrapping is my forte!!!  Not so much wrapping the package, but taking it from pretty paper to WOW this is gorgeous... (not bragging, just truth!)! In our house Bobby will wrap anything I put in a box. So you can just imagine how many great boxes I have collected in the basement. I'm so excite to share some easy Christmas gift wrapping ideas! … [Read more...]

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HOW TO FAKE A FRENCH COUNTRY CHRISTMAS LOOK

  I am over-the-moon today to be a part of CHEZ NOEL TOUR OF HOMES.  I'm especially thrilled because I don't really have any French decor. And I am in such "magnifique" company with the "tres bon" group of bloggers participating. So, this Christmas I decided to decorate my dining room in a sorta French style just for this tour and for this specific post!!! I started with my buffet and had such "amusement". I'm sharing ways to decorate for Christmas in the French style especially when you have no French decor!!! … [Read more...]

CREATIVE WAYS TO USE CHRISTMAS WREATHS-easy and doable ideas for using wreaths at Christmas-stonegableblog.com

CREATIVE WAY TO USE WREATHS

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE Wreaths!!!! Especially Christmas wreaths! A Big, beautiful, full, be-ribboned wreath on a front door makes me swoon! What an amazing Holiday welcome to all who visit! Small wreath in unexpected places have the same effect on me! Wreaths are such a time honored symbol of Christmas. I use wreaths all over my home at Christmastime. They are an easy way to spread Christmas cheer! … [Read more...]

THE SCOOP #148- great projects, diy's, decorating ideas, recipes and more-stonegableblog.com

THE SCOOP #148

Hi Friends! I hope you are enjoying all the Christmas features on THE SCOOP. I sure am! I love being inspired and getting great ideas! Our "scoopers" are the best!!! Thank you so much for feeding my creativity and all of us who drool over your posts! Did you see my post this week about 6 CREATIVE WAYS TO USE CHRISTMAS GREENS? I have some great ways DECK-THE-HALLS without lots of mess or effort... like how to use and hang wreaths like the one above! … [Read more...]

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FARMHOUSE CHRISTMAS MANTEL

  This is the third Christmas Mantel I have done this year! And the final one!!!! I've been trying to get just the right balance of farmhouse look and Christmas cheer! The black chippy shutters are a permanent fixture on the mantel, but the old crusty window is a new addition, found in the dark and cluttered recesses of my basement. I think it has been down there for 10 years! It became the perfect foil for a pretty long pine wreath! I think my favorite colors to decorate with are neutrals, whites and blacks... even at Christmas!  Contrast is beautiful to me!!! … [Read more...]

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NO-SEW “JOY” BANNER

    This is the very first banner I have ever made! I wanted a banner for my mantel this year. And it had to be super, super easy to make!!! At first I was going to make a MERRY CHRISTMAS banner, but I thought the banner would be too long. So, I decided on JOY~ JOY~ JOY. And it was the right choice. Christmas IS pure joy! This banner was also a joy to make! I'll show you how... … [Read more...]

MY FAVORITE SUGAR COOKIE! Delicate, delicious and not too sweet!
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MY BEST SUGAR COOKIE RECIPE

    I'm very excited to share this post with you today. I've been making this sugar cookie for decades. I found the recipe in an old magazine. The recipe was titled "Simply Perfect Sugar Cookies"... and they are! They're not too sweet, and have a nice crumb and the glaze on the top is a must. These delicious cookies are easy to roll and be cut out in any shape. I like to cut them into a fluted square with the glaze spread over them with sanding sugar sprinkled on the top. Scrumptious! … [Read more...]

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ELLIOT-HEATH CHRISTMAS PILLOW GIVEAWAY

  It's a December of my favorite things... sorta like Oprah. I'm not giving away a car...but I am giving away one gorgeous, handmade Elliot-Heath pillow! Heather makes my very favorite pillows. I have them all over my home. They are like nothing you will see anywhere else and are JUST SO GORGEOUS!!! I'm adding a little green to my neutral living room this Christmas so I added an tall evergreen tree pillow by Elliot-Heath Designs. … [Read more...]