How to create pretty paper lanterns


Hi Everyone! It's Jennifer Zuri again from Town and Country Living. I'm sharing how to create pretty paper lanterns! When it comes to decorating for parties or special events, I love using flowers, banners and buntings, and paper lanterns. I had white paper lanterns sitting around from Easter and ... [ Read More ]

A bit of lake living

a place to sit and relax

We had the privilege this weekend of spending time with extended family and at the same time enjoying a little lake living in Wisconsin an hour north of Green Bay. It was amazing to wake up in the morning and see the sunrise over the lake, or to just take a few minutes out to sit on the dock and ... [ Read More ]

Amazing vintage furniture at Anthropologie…

Amazing cabinet in Anthropologie

For me, no trip out of town in complete unless I visit the local Anthropologie. Even though we have one near us, I love that they are all set up in a slightly different way.And I just adore that they all have different one of the kind vintage furniture. I went into stealth mode just for you and ... [ Read More ]

Hand-paint a chandelier with MMS Milk paint….

How to hand paint a chandelier

i was not born a natural diy'er my love for the art & soul of creating my very own home has evolved into a passion..where only Jesus and food come before it call it a mid-life crisis or just getting closer to dying but i am becoming a risk-taker and adventurer seeker in my middle age. making ... [ Read More ]

Happy Monday and Haven Conference recap 2014…

tha handmade home Jennifer Rizzo Thistlewood Farms and At the Picket Fence

Happy Monday! I flew in yesterday in time to have dinner with my family and unwind  a bit! I had such a great time at the Haven Conference. It was such a great chance to have met some amazing people. I wish I had taken more pictures! I was so busy I kind of forgot! In fact I have no pictures of ... [ Read More ]

Meet Tiffini from House of Belonging…


 Our contributor Jen O from City Farmhouse has some pretty awesome things going on in her life (yay Jen!), and is moving on from being a contributor here. I know you met Alice last weekend,and now  I am super excited to introduce Tiffini from House of Belonging as our other new contributor! I've ... [ Read More ]

Designing a gallery wall….


Hello everybody! I am Alice W. of Thoughts from Alice, and I am so glad to be here today to share my impromptu gallery wall. I was thrilled when Jennifer asked me to contribute to her fabulous blog and I look forward to sharing my decor style with you. Today, I am starting with an impromptu ... [ Read More ]