Inspired Holidays {Day 12}:: A Delicious Discussion of Fall Scents {DIY Cinnamon Stick Candles}

DIY cinnamon-stick-candles

DIY Cinnamon Stick Candles - Stories A to Z Can we pause for just a moment today to talk about Fall and holiday scents? Because it is honestly one of my favorite parts of the season. When my daughter Courtney and I go shopping, one of our our … ** Read more **

Inspired Holidays {Day 10}:: Tips for Mantels & Display Shelves

traditional fall mantel

Uncommon Ground Do you study mantels and display shelves like I do? Here is a round up of ideas for Fall mantels and display shelves from my inspiration files. I shared a few mantel tips last year as well with my own Christmas mantel. I like … ** Read more **

Inspired Holidays {Day 9}:: Things to Treasure List

Ralph Lauren One of my most popular posts three years ago was a simple list. 20 Little Things to Treasure in Autumn. It was just a simple typed list of things I treasured about the season. It wasn't done up with fancy fonts or turned into an amazing … ** Read more **

Inspired Holidays {Day 6}:: Your Holiday Decorating Style! In the groove? Or in a rut?

Martha Celestial Pumpkins

I found both of these pumpkin decorating inspiration photos at Martha Stewart and I loved them both. But oh how different they are from each other, and from the normal carved jack-o-lanterns.  And that is why I was drawn to them. They are fresh and … ** Read more **

Inspired Holidays {Day 5}:: Simple Fall Decorating Around the House

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Twine wrapped pine cone and old book. Fall 2011: Simple Decorating Ideas! In case you are just joining me, welcome! So nice to have you here! I'm on day five of a 31 Day series on getting inspired for the season and holidays ahead. I'm starting … ** Read more **

Inspired Holidays {Day 4}:: 4 Ideas for Decorating Naturally

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Better Homes and Gardens Fall and Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas Did you see my Autumn Manifesto on {Day 3}? If not, you can find it here! I love to decorate simply and naturally using things that are readily and easily available. Every now and … ** Read more **