New Deck Reveal!

Our long-time dream of building a new deck has finally come true!  It's not 100% finished, but it's finished enough that I can show y'all.  Today we'll look at the deck, re-done wicker and cushions, restored vintage motel chairs, and lighted planters, so I hope you enjoy it and get some Read more [...]

Midcentury Pebble Art

vintage pebble gravel art boy praying
A few decades back, pebble art was a trendy make-at-home craft. The young crafters of today, busy with scrapbooking and furniture distressing, might have been gluing thousands of little pebbles to backing boards had they lived in the 1960s and 1970s.   Also known as "gravel art", the photos Read more [...]

Happy Fall Y’all!

Happy Fall Y'all sign
Welcome to the 52nd History & Home link party.  A whole year of wonderful articles linked up, how quickly the time passed!   Today is the first day of my favorite season - Happy Fall, Y'all! I made this sign many years ago, just using acrylic paint and stencils.  It's not fancy, Read more [...]

Making an Easy Patriotic Wreath

easy patriotic wreath
Stop the presses!  Hold onto your hats!  Count your children!  I actually made something that I'd pinned on Pinterest!  This festive patriotic wreath is super easy to make, and you can create one, too, with things you probably already have around the house.  I didn't have to buy anything for mine, Read more [...]