Uncategorized / 10.12.2014

I was recently nominated for a Liebster Award by a fellow blogger and Home by Grace reader, Marja from thisismarja. Thanks so much Marja! :) I had never heard of this award before, but I learned it's given to newbie bloggers (like me) to help promote them and meet other new bloggers. Seems like a great way for connecting to other bloggers! The rules go like this. I need to answer 11 questions and write 11 random facts about myself and pass along 11 new questions to 5 new bloggers. Here are my answers to Marja’s 11 questions: 1. What’s your...

DIY, Uncategorized / 10.12.2014

I don't know about you but I've been loving this black & white stripes trend. I've seen them a lot lately in fashion, office supplies, Christmas cards, etc. My inspiration for this project was this Kate Spade planner which has the stripes and gold accent text. I found this wreath at a local thrift store and it was already gold but I thought you could easily get the same look by picking up one of those little twig wreaths from Michaels or another craft store and spray painting it gold. Then, all...

Uncategorized / 09.12.2014

'Tis the season for sparkling lights, the smell of fresh balsam (or fraser fir depending on your tree), fuzzy blankets and a cup of hot cocoa cuddled up on the couch by the fire, watching Christmas movies. It's Christmas! That means lots of decorating has been happening in my house! This is my favorite time of year for decorating. It means I can have a whole lot of glitter and sparkling lights and what girl doesn't love sparkly? :) When I was a kid, I used to take all...