Seven Reasons You Need Fresh Flowers in Your Home

I love fresh flowers in our home and today I am sharing seven reasons why you need fresh flowers in your home.

seven reasons why you need fresh flowers in your home

One of my goals this year is to bring fresh flowers into our home more often. I love to arrange flowers and I love the beauty that fresh flowers bring in to our home. When I was asked to be part of this blog hop and to style a spring vignette, I knew I wanted to share our flower arranging room. There are always some flower arranging happening here and today I am styling some roses and ranunculus. I opted not to share a photo of the finished flower arrangement. Rather, I wanted to share where and how things are created. 

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How To Make a Wine Cork Dartboard

Today I am sharing how to make a wine cork dartboard that I made for our “man cave garage” in Ventura. Not only was it a fun project, but the boys love it!

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Every time I share a photo of our garage at the beach house, I get tons of inquiries about our dartboard. Is it made out of corks? Where did you buy it? By any chance did you make it? The answer is that our dartboard is made out of corks and yes, I did make it. Today, I am going to show you how to make a wine cork dartboard.

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Around the House at My 100 Year Old Home – Week Seven

Welcome To Around The House At My 100 Year Old Home. This Is New A Weekly Update I Share Every Saturday About What Is Going On At My 100 Year Old Home.

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Welcome Inside My 100 Year Old Home

It’s been another great week in Southern California. We had about five minutes of rain one day and the rest of our weather has been glorious! 

I have a few projects at home that I am working on which include reorganizing our master bedroom. I spent a few hours at my friend Judy’s @vintagejunktionla. She is only fifteen minutes from our home and has an amazing warehouse full of vintage finds. I came home with two quilts and four crocks. And the most amazing dresser ever! 

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How to Make a Peppermint Candy Plate

I loved making this candy plate. All you need are peppermint candies, parchment paper, and a springform pan. Today I am sharing how to make a peppermint candy plate to display and serve desserts.

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Ok. This peppermint candy plate is adorable. And it’s so easy to make that I think you can still make it for Valentine’s Day. Or …

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How to Make a Succulent Wreath

Today I am sharing how to make a succulent wreath. I love this wreath and the ombre effect is exactly what I was hoping for. This is a Great Wreath DIY.

how to make a succulent wreath DIY

I love DIY crafts and this succulent wreath was a home run. I really do love this. So today I am going to share with you how to make a succulent wreath. This is not a difficult DIY. I promise. And as a huge bonus, I am participating in a Seasonal Simplistic Summer Series blog hop organized by Kristina from The Happy Housie and we have twenty-four wreath ideas to share. Be sure to scroll to the bottom to see them all.

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Easy Elegance Wednesdays – How Our Home Became Famous in the Movies

I Am So Excited To Share With You Easy Elegance Wednesdays, Where We Celebrate Simple Elegant Decor. Today I Am Sharing How Our Home Became Famous in the Movies.

How Our Home Became Famous in the Movies

When we bought our home from my in-law’s twenty-two years ago, I never imagined we would be filming movies, commercials and TV shows for twenty years! It’s been a lot of fun and we have some great memories of the famous people that have filmed in our home!

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