December Round-Up | Free Beauty Found on the Internet

December Round-Up | Free Beauty Found on the Internet

I am constantly in awe of the beauty that is all around us if we have our eyes open to it. Sometimes I find it humming Christmas songs as I go about my day, wrapping up gifts for someone I love, cuddling on the couch watching a favorite movie or cooking that one...
Beauty Chaser Christmas Playlist

Beauty Chaser Christmas Playlist

I usually don’t start listening to Christmas music until after Thanksgiving but I probably should because it is FULL OF HOPE!  I love a lot of the older Christmas music but this year I wanted to put a playlist together for you (and us) that hopefully feels...
Paint Splattered Gift Wrapping

Paint Splattered Gift Wrapping

  Today I wanted to share another gift wrapping idea. This won’t come as a surprise to you but I threw some paint on mine:-) I got the boxes, ribbons, bells and animal ornaments from Target and then with three different paintbrush sizes I splattered white...
Christmas Stove Top Potpourri

Christmas Stove Top Potpourri

  With simple ingredients (that you most likely already have on hand) you can create an easy and amazing smelling stove top potpourri. Try adding sage, thyme, coriander or other herbs and spices that you love too. Don’t save this idea just for the...
Holiday Housewalk | 2017

Holiday Housewalk | 2017

I don’t even know how many years I have been able to be apart of Jen Rizzo’s gorgeous Holiday Housewalk!  Each year it is such an honor. Last year was our first year in this home and we are slowly making it our own. These DIY and Decorating bloggers are...
Acts of Service Advent Tree

Acts of Service Advent Tree

For the past few years we have used our Acts of Service Advent Tree during Christmas and I always get a lot of questions about it. Even though this post is an oldie I still think it is worth sharing again! This idea originally came to me while I was watching Anne...
Gather | A Holiday Tea

Gather | A Holiday Tea

  I am loving sharing fall inspiration this past week and we will keep sharing through Thanksgiving. I am peeking ahead for today because I have been fortunate to be included in the Farmhouse Holiday Series and today we are sharing our kitchens dressed up for the...

Holiday Decor Highlights

Last week’s Holiday House Walk was so incredible and I was blown away by the creativity and beauty coming from each home. I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite images from the tour. If you would like to take the tour from the beginning I know...

Holiday Housewalk 2015

How do you say goodbye to a home and bring in the holidays for the last time at an address? The past few weeks have brought such a storm of mixed emotions and now the reality that we are moving from the only home our children have known. We love it pretty simple...
His Law Is Love and His Gospel is Peace

His Law Is Love and His Gospel is Peace

Before I share this post I want to begin with my favorite Christmas verses that break my heart wide open. Verses that put my heart and mind RIGHT where they should be this season (or any season). Really read the words. Lincoln Brewster – O Holy Night (Another...
Acts of Service Advent Tree

Acts of Service Advent Tree

Good morning! I have been getting a lot of questions and emails about our acts of service Advent tree that was seen in the housewalk. I had intended to write this yesterday but you know how that goes. Even though it is December 11 (how did that happen) you still have...
Some of my Favorites {Come and Join Us}

Some of my Favorites {Come and Join Us}

I was inspired all last week with the 2013 Holiday Housewalk! 32 creative bloggers all coming together and opening their home was so much fun to be a part of. I loved so much about each home but I put together a little collage of some of my favorites. Once I put them...
2013 Holiday Housewalk {Welcome To Our Home}

2013 Holiday Housewalk {Welcome To Our Home}

Good morning! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. It is hard to believe that we are into the Christmas season. I am so honored to be included in Jennifer Rizzo’s 2013 Holiday Housewalk. If you are coming from KariAnne’s blog I want to welcome you....
Sneak Peeks {Week One}

Sneak Peeks {Week One}

I can’t believe that the first week of Creatively Made Home {Home for the Holidays} is almost here! Only TWO more days! I wanted to share just a little, tiny sneak peek of week one. Week one will be all about decorating for the holidays. Besides all of the decor...
Jennifer Rizzo Designs

Jennifer Rizzo Designs

Each week I will be featuring one of the teachers in my brand new class Creatively Made Home {home for the holidays}! This class will begin October 15th. {last week I featured Andrea Fowler of Keeping It Cozy} This course will be all about loving on your family,...
A Brand New E-Course {and a giveaway too}

A Brand New E-Course {and a giveaway too}

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED Last fall I launched Creatively Made Home {creating a home that reflects your heart in everyday living}.   I wanted to create a course that celebrated what really matters in your home…..you, family and friends.   I also...
Hold Tight {it is worth the work}

Hold Tight {it is worth the work}

{I surprised my family with a weekend in Denver…I didn’t even tell Kelly} Sometimes I wish I could slip back into time and be a small child that can’t sleep on Christmas Eve with an excited heart. As a child you are oblivious of other things going on...
Holiday House Walk 2012 {Welcome To Our Home}

Holiday House Walk 2012 {Welcome To Our Home}

Welcome to our home! I am so excited that you are here. First of all I wanted to thank my sweet friend, Jennifer Rizzo, for asking me back this year to show you our home all dressed up for Christmas. I love that Jen puts this house walk together and it is such a fun...