DIY Matte Ornaments: A Budget Friendly Holiday Decorating Idea

DIY Matte Ornaments: A Budget Friendly Holiday Decorating Idea

Now that I’ve retired, I’m exploring more cost-effective ways to decorate for the holiday season. I firmly believe that when you’re just starting out in ornament collection, it’s wise to invest in high-quality mercury glass ornaments that will withstand the test of time, ensuring you can use them year after year. However, as we all…

Rustic Elegance: A Thanksgiving Table with a Garden’s Grace

Rustic Elegance: A Thanksgiving Table with a Garden’s Grace

Our Thanksgiving table comes alive with the bountiful beauty of nature, featuring garden-inspired elements like dried allium, beeswaxed leaves, pumpkins, and of course flowers (check out the tutorial below).The table setting is a mix of vintage and new, featuring cherished vintage plates and glassware passed down from my mother, classic brass candlestick holders, and additions…

DIY Obelisk

DIY Obelisk

I thoroughly enjoy working in my garden throughout the year, and it never fails to spark my imagination. I constantly dream about new additions, redesigns, and plant selections that would enhance the beauty of my garden. Last year, I decided to create an English cottage or parterre garden, which has a slightly more formal aesthetic…