Reflections - 2014 in Review I say this every year, but I can't believe how quickly this year came and went. At this time last year, my husband received an offer for a wonderful job at a great company in the Midwest.  As I take stock of the past year and prepare for 2015, I realize just how many … [Read more...]

Christmas Gift Tag Printable

christmas gift tag printable

Christmas Gift Tag Printable I see the light at the end of the tunnel. With one week to go, I've been finishing up my shopping, baking and I've even started to wrap. That is a good sign. This year I am keeping things simple. I am using brown kraft paper or paper bags for the wrapping and a … [Read more...]

Christmas Home Tour

Christmas home tour from At Home on the Bay

And the award for worst DIY/Home blogger goes to .... Mary of At Home on the Bay.  Seriously, if there was an award for the worst DIY/home blogger, I would win it this year.  We decided not to put a Christmas tree up this year.  Say what?!  Yes, it is true. We will be traveling a lot around the … [Read more...]

Etsy Holiday Gift Picks 2014

etsy-gift-picks: from At Home on the Bay

Etsy Holiday Gift Picks  2014- Here are my Cyber Monday Etsy holiday gift picks for those of you who like to shop handmade and small business.   1. Super cute beagle art print from John Golden, who also sells his artwork in the Land of Nod catalog and website. If beagles aren't your … [Read more...]

Meet Our Small Entry

meet our small entry - decor ideas for a small entry way

  Meet Our Small Entry -   Hello and welcome. Yes, it is very small. It is basically a 4 ft by 6 ft landing. We live in a split level home. Once you enter, you can head up to the main living area or down to the family room. We didn't have a lot of room to work with, but we needed … [Read more...]

Sue Stone-Artist Spotlight

Sue Stone-Artist Spotlight

Sue Stone-Artist Spotlight I was perusing Pinterest, as I often do, and came upon a beautiful hand stitched portrait. I was immediately drawn to it , so I clicked over to the original source. It landed me on the website of the wonderful Sue Stone. Sue Stone is an amazing fiber artist based in the … [Read more...]

2014 Thanksgiving Tablescape

2014 Thanksgiving tablescape  from At Home on the Bay

 2014 Thanksgiving Tablescape - I know Thanksgiving is still three weeks away. Believe me when I say I am not trying to rush the holidays. November is going to be a busy month for me, so I thought I'd start the month with my tablescape. For this years Thanksgiving tablescape, I mixed some vintage … [Read more...]

DIY Canvas Art

DIY Canvas Art

  DIY Canvas Art- Here is a super quick and easy DIY abstract art piece that requires absolutely no skills at all.  If you can make a five pointed star shape, then you've got this one. I wanted something simple, but large on the left side night stand, because I like balance, and the right … [Read more...]