Vintage Owl Printable: Create a Fall Vignette

Temperatures have been in the sixties the past few days and now I'm fully motivated to decorate for fall! I found the sweetest vintage owl printable and turned him into a beautiful piece of wall art. You can download the print at the bottom of this post to make your own framed canvas.   First let me give a special thanks to Krista at Ella Claire blog for organizing today's creativity. You'll find over 20 free printables at the bottom … [Read more...]

Vintage Bird Printables for Fall

Fall will officially be here in less than two weeks! I've been cozying up my rooms with warm colors for the autumn season. I saw beautiful bird prints in round black frames that I loved, but didn't purchase them due to their price. Instead, I decided to make my own. And what's more ... I have the vintage bird printables here on my blog that you can download to make your own!   Today I'm joining several bloggers to bring you a variety of … [Read more...]

Vintage Easter Printable

Little by little the days are getting longer and spring is in the air. I saw the first robins of the season, which put me in the mood for Easter. Today I'm joining fellow bloggers to bring you a bounty of free Easter printables. Thanks to Kristen at Ella Claire for hosting this fun event! I always love a pretty vintage Easter printable and am sharing six images for you to download. I made place setting decorations with them for guests to take … [Read more...]

Decorating with Botanics: Ideas and Free Printables

Our weird and unpredictable Chicago weather is up to old tricks again. Next week the temperature is supposed to climb as high as 55 degrees. This of course makes my craving for spring and greenery that much stronger. Since it'll still be a good three months before we see any signs of green life outside, I thought I'd share a few ideas for bringing nature indoors. Here are nine ideas and resources for decorating with botanics. My favorite project … [Read more...]

Tiny Trio of Leaves: Fall Printable

Welcome to a gathering of free fall printables provided by bloggers from across the country! Each of us has created a special printable for you to download and use when decorating your house for fall. Thanks to Kristen at Ella Claire for coordinating this fun blog hop; I know you'll find plenty of printables to inspire you!  I'm sharing a tiny trio of leaves with you today along with two ways to use them. (You can download the leaf template at … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Printable: Celebrations of Home

Mother's Day is a month away and I'm feeling a bit melancholic about it. My mother passed away earlier this year after struggling with Alzheimer's disease. I know she wouldn't want me to be sad, and rather than mourn losing her, I'd prefer to celebrate her life. I've created a Mother's Day printable for you to download; the quote pretty much sums up how I've always felt about mom. I'm joining several bloggers today to celebrate our wonderful … [Read more...]

Spring Printable: In One Small Garden

Are you ready for a Spring Printable overload? I'm teaming up with 30 other bloggers for a round-up of spring artwork you can download and enjoy. Thanks to Kristen at Ella Claire for organizing this event! You'll find links to everyone's projects at the end of this post. For my own project, I debated what to offer and finally decided on a quote about the spring season that really speaks to me. "In one small garden, the entire world is to be … [Read more...]

Christmas Printable: A Child is Born

I love Christmas. I love Christmas Carols, decorated trees, lights that brighten yards and homes, Christmas memories, and just the warmth and coziness of Christmas. When Kristen at Ella Claire asked me to join a round-up of Christmas printables, I couldn't resist. I thought about what I'd create for you, and on Thursday last week I had my answer. My daughter gave birth to a bouncing baby boy on a stormy night and I knew my printable would be "For … [Read more...]

Holiday Party Planning with Smarter Treats

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SmarterTreats #CollectiveBias Now that Halloween is over we have officially entered holiday party planning season. I love the holidays, planning parties, visiting friends and family, and eating all that yummy party food!  But I don't like the feeling I get after eating heavy foods or simply eating too much. No matter what the event, I … [Read more...]

Free Fall Printable ~ Falling Leaves

Happy Labor Day, Everyone!!  I hope that you take time to relax and unwind today. To help you enjoy the holiday, I've teamed up with 22 other bloggers to bring you a variety of free Fall printables that you can download in your home. My Fall printable is a quote from John Baily about falling leaves. You'll find links to the other bloggers at the end of the post.  Thanks to my friend Kristen at Ella Claire for organizing today's … [Read more...]

Free Summer Printable ~ Gone Fishin’

Yesterday was the first day of summer and for some people, summer means going fishing! When I was a kid my grandpa took me to Lake Shabbona to fish with a bamboo pole. So in honor of PawPaw, I made a "Gone Fishin'" free summer printable that you can download at the end of the post. But that's not all, I'm joining 10 other bloggers to bring you a variety of summer printables. You'll find links to their projects at the end of this post. A simple … [Read more...]

Bird Prints Vignette with Free Printable

Is it spring yet? We still have a few weeks before welcoming the new season and today I'm participating in a spring printables vignette party that my friend Kristen from Ella Claire coordinated. You can visit all the other ladies in the party (links at end of post) for plenty of spring decorating inspiration. I'm sharing a bird prints vignette with free printable for you to download to make your own springtime art for your home! I paired my new … [Read more...]

Christmas Mantel and Free Printable

If you like creating your own decor projects you're going to love the collection of free printables compiled by a fantastic group of bloggers! Today I'm sharing my own free printable that I used in a Christmas mantel vignette, and at the end of this post you'll find links to many more printables created by my blogging friends for you to use! Using simple graphics, I created two of these hanging Christmas picture sets. This is such an easy … [Read more...]

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