Any room in my house is home to anywhere between 5 and 10 houseplants. Many of them have names and many of them might be hiding a miniature little gold dinosaur peeking out from behind the foliage. I love adding small touches of whimsy throughout my home and felt these mushroom plant ornaments were the perfect addition.
While many people like to jump straight into Christmas decor the day after Halloween, I opt to savor the autumn season for a little longer. An ironic thing to claim with a foot of snow outside and a guest bedroom cluttered with Christmas crafts that I have planned for the blog in December.
So, as I remove the spooky spiders, bats, and toads from my Botanical Print Gallery, I’m adding some more harvest-themed prints in celebration of Thanksgiving. In addition to botanical illustrations, I’ve also included animals like turkeys and owls. Continue reading “Thanksgiving Botanical Gallery Update (plus free printables)”
I’m definitely not the first person to think of this, but when Pinterest showed me a botanical print of a mandrake on my feed, I felt obliged to update my botanical print gallery for Halloween. I may have already printed out some specifically for Thanksgiving as well. I also might be constantly brainstorming which prints I should try to find for Christmas. Poinsettias? Holly? Why not?
I didn’t swap out everything, but I pulled down some of the more colorful butterflies and flowers and replaced them with more witchy prints. Like toads and ravens and spiders. Keep scrolling for links to the free printables I found.
The holiday-themed DIY tutorials continue! Today, I’m showing you how to make a Pom Pom Garland.
I wanted to make my Christmas tree more cohesive with my existing living room decor. So, when I saw pom pom ornaments for sale at Target, I got inspired to create my own Pom Ornaments and Pom Garland to match my DIY Embroidered Throw Pillows.
Welcome to Day 2 of Ornament Week!
If you are just now joining us for ornament week, you can catch up by checking out yesterday’s tutorial for Wood Memory Ornaments and my 14er tree.
Today’s DIY Ornament inspiration: Glam Dinos! Featuring a glittering T-Rex angel tree topper.
I have thing for dinosaurs. If you check out my plants, chances are you’ll find a tiny little gold dinosaur sitting in the planter, like it’s hiding in a jungle. They are literally all over my house. So when I was brainstorming ideas for my home office mini tree, DIY dinosaur ornaments were the obvious choice.
You didn’t come here to hear about our Easter traditions (rather, a lack thereof) or how much I love my dog (but isn’t she the cutest?) … you came here for the recipe. So here it is: my recipe for Homemade Chicken Dog Biscuits with Peanut Butter Icing dyed with raspberries and blueberries.
Have I told you about my vintage blue velvet chesterfield sofa? Well, I have a vintage blue velvet chesterfield sofa. And she’s beautiful! And when I got her, she was just begging for some colorful throw pillows. So I made some! But not just your average Plain Jane basic square pillows – I made embroidered pillows trimmed with poms! I’ll tell you how….
Ever since I found out that faux-stained glass window cling was a thing, I’ve been dying to use it in an unconventional way. And so I present to you, my Faux Stained Glass Pendant Shade.