Fall

Faux concrete pumpkins

Let’s make these pumpkins look like concrete! Last year I got a crazy idea to do an ombré pumpkin display. It was pretty, but I was looking for something different this year. So why not use the baking soda trick on these guys! I used flat paint mixed with lots of baking soda for texture.… Read More Faux concrete pumpkins

Fall

Neutral fall decor ideas

I shooed out all the orange for neutral fall colors this year. I went for everything that is wood and white and natural. There’s something simple and calming about it. Because it is subtle, I don’t think I’ll have a problem leaving it up until Thanksgiving. I’ll show you all the details and then how… Read More Neutral fall decor ideas

Decor

Simple Halloween decor

My Halloween decor is simple, mostly sticking to black and white with an occasional pop of orange. I like to essentially decorate for Thanksgiving, but then add in a few spooky things for Halloween that can be taken away after October 31. Aren’t the spiders under the lampshades fun? I did that to surprise the… Read More Simple Halloween decor

Decor, Kids

Halloween

I like Halloween, but we have a strained relationship. There are things I love about this holiday: Kids running around in all sorts of costumes and silly hats, eating my kids’ candy when they’re asleep, visiting the pumpkin patch. And things I strongly dislike: Blood, gore, skeletons and scary movie commercials. Oh my gosh, the scary movie… Read More Halloween