Category: Home decor

Patriotic Party Time & a wonderful give-a-way!

It’s Patriotic Party Time and I am excited to have Serenity Health & Home Décor sponsoring this post about creating that great outdoor picnic gathering for your family and friends. Don’t forget to enter the give-a-way at the end of this post! Memorial Day and Fourth of July entertaining can be less work if you

Get Creative with Air Plants!

    Tillandsias (Air Plants) are all the rage right now. This is a plant I haven’t had much experience with and I thought it was about time! Researching Air Plants, I learned they are a cinch to grow. Not even requiring dirt, these little Bromeliads thrive on benign neglect. Native to South and Central

Fresh Flower Basket for May Day or Mother’s Day!

Don’t spend money at the florist for May baskets or Mother’s Day. Gather your own beautiful blooms! Each year I keep on the lookout for new baskets on clearance or gently used from garage sales to make my floral arrangements. These pretty metal hearts I picked up for a song at a yard sale last

DIY Project : Spring Windowbox Time!

At long last, Spring! Bird song heralds the day’s start. Crocus, snowdrops and tete a tete daffodils are blooming, seemingly overnight, after only a warm day or two. To celebrate the beginning of spring, I like to change out the winter windowboxes to early spring blooms. My secrets revealed, I don’t actually plant in soil!

A Michaels & HomeTalk Pinterest Party ~ come be my guest!

Join me for a HomeTalk & Michaels Pinterest Party this Sunday, February 16th, at the Brandywine Town Center Michaels store in Wilmington, Delaware! I was thrilled when HomeTalk asked if I would like to choose a Pinterest-inspired craft and demonstrate it at our local Michaels. You bet I would! All the Michaels stores across the

Valentine’s Day ~ some charming ideas!

Valentine’s Day is coming soon so I asked my Garden Charmer friends for some great holiday ideas to pass along to all of you. We are do-it-yourselfers who love a homemade, heart-felt gift or decoration. Many of these ideas are quick, easy and inexpensive to do using things you already have on hand! I hope

Winter Comforts at Our Fairfield Home & Garden

Today some blogging friends from The Garden Charmers are sharing their favourite winter comforts. From delicious food to creative handwork projects, we’ve got what you need to make winter a little warmer. See the bottom of this post for all of the project links. But first, here’s mine:   The garden has gone dormant, the

Indoor Gardening ~ Winter Beauty

In the midst of winter there is still floral beauty here at Our Fairfield Home and Garden thanks to tropical houseplants and forced bulbs. The crimson red of Anthurium strikes a note and cheers the garden room. Tete a Tete narcissus bulbs, planted in fall at week intervals in anticipation of winter, are now sunny

HomeTalk Stars ~ My Favorite Folks On HomeTalk!

  Time on your hands? Need some fresh project ideas? Have I got the place for you! HomeTalk! “Making your home and garden better, together” is the mission statement of this wonderful social media community. If you haven’t discovered it yet, what are you waiting for? Even if you already are a HomeTalk fan, I’d

DIY ~ Terrariums for Gift Giving

Some of my gardening buddies in The Garden Charmers and I just got together to show you a perfect do-it-yourself gift idea for this holiday season; terrariums. Know a gardening friend that gets the heebie-jeebies in winter? A miniature indoor garden to tend is the best antidote! Every skill level from the least experienced to


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