Fresh Cut Lilac Branches

Fresh Cut Lilac Branches

Lilacs are one of the first flowering bushes in our area and I enjoy gathering Lilacs to make arrangements to place in the rooms of our home. I also love the way they fill the house with their delightful scent. They never last long but with a few simple tips I have learned I how I can keep fresh cut Lilac branches in our home.

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Spring Kitchen Decor | Growing Plants Under a Cloche

Spring Kitchen Decor | Growing Plants Under a Cloche

Happy Spring! We are officially in the Spring time season and we have been enjoying warm sunny days. Beautiful warm days means that I am spending time in the garden, checking bees and planting flowers. It also means that I am adding some fresh greenery to our home and this week I am sharing a simple corner of our kitchen decorated for Spring.

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Faux DIY Topiary Tree

Faux DIY Topiary Tree

I love the look of a topiary but they can be very costly and I am not sure that I can keep one alive inside the home. The space I want to put one doesn’t get a lot of light and I wouldn’t want the plant to die. So, using supplies from the local craft store, I have created a DIY topiary tree with a step by step tutorial.

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DIY Rustic Farmhouse Faux Fireplace and Mantel

DIY Rustic Farmhouse Faux Fireplace and Mantel

I have a long narrow space between my dining room wall and our table. I have tried multiple pieces of furniture but nothing has worked, so, I got to thinking about what I could build for free or cheap. The solution? A diy faux fireplace made with old barn wood gathered from the barn that has a mantel to decorate.

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