Easy Fall Centerpiece

School has begun, the days are starting to shorten, and Fall decorating is on my mind. Today I'm joining some blogging friends for the Autumn Abounds blog hop. We're all sharing seasonal decorating inspiration. I've chosen to create an easy Fall centerpiece that you can easily do yourself. When the days get shorter, I enjoy lighting more candles throughout our home.   For this easy Fall centerpiece, I simply lined candles up on a … [Read more...]

Freshening Up the Dining Room for Spring

Ever since I've had my own homes, I like to brighten up the interiors with whites and cool blues. During spring and summer months, I'll bring in more color with flowers and accents. Our dining room only has one window in it, but I've managed to bounce the light around with pale walls and white furnishings. I know some people think white makes a room seem cold, but just look at Scandinavian homes. They use lots of light color to help brighten … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Christmas Dining

A little green and white pair together this year to set the scene for a farmhouse holiday dinner. Mismatched white dinnerware is flanked by vintage silver plate.Book pages provide a makeshift table runner.The white glasses are identical to ones my grandmother had. When I found them at the flea market I had to take them home with me.¬†Vintage ornaments provide color and whimsy.No fussy table setting for our farmhouse … [Read more...]

Fixin’ a Decorating Boo-Boo

So I thought I was done with my dining room. But then I submitted a couple photos to Hometalk as part of a Favorite Room thing they were doing and they posted my dining room pic (along with other people's favorite rooms) on their Facebook page and that's when the fun began! Some people said nice things, a couple other people said my Windsor chairs looked ridiculously gigantic compared to the other chairs at the table. After I brushed off my … [Read more...]

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