“Life In Season” and a Giveaway

Life in Season  “celebrates the moments that fill your heart and home.”

The lovely, lovely ladies of At the Picket Fence blog,

Heather and Vanessa, wrote a beautiful and inspirational book

celebrating life filling your heart and home with abundant joy.

Today, I will give you a glimpse into this book

of amazing home decor, craft projects, recipes,

and the most inspirational stories in which many of us can all relate to.

I so love this book that I am giving away a copy of this book to two lucky winners!

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My Blue and White DIY Pumpkin ~ bHome Fall Tour Day 4 ~ A Giveaway

One day when at my favorite mall, I saw a new store that just opened called Paper Source.

It looked interesting from the window, so I went in and browsed around.

They had wonderful papers for all kinds of purposes.

I spotted a pretty blue and white patterned paper and thought I could

use it for a future project. I originally thought I would cover a box,

however with the Fall season upon us, I went in a different direction.

Why not try my hand at covering a pumpkin. Something we have seen in blogs and magazines.

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How To Turn A Garden Container Into A Water Feature

A couple of months ago, on a trip to my favorite garden center I came across a fountain

that I thought would be wonderful on my front porch.

I love the sound and appearance of flowing water.

The fine folks of Smart Pond contacted me and asked if I would create

a pond/water feature in my garden. I gladly accepted; however, I wanted to do something a bit different.

I got that epiphany, that “ah-ha” moment when adding water to my fountain on the porch.

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Rustic Wooden Pumpkin and Tutorial

I met a sweet new blogger when I was at Haven this year.

Her name is Susan from the Blog, This Makes That.

She is here today to show you how to make an adorable wooden cut-out pumpkin.

I can be a bit DIY challenged when it comes to power tools,

so this will be a bit of a treat for me and you today! Take it away Susan!

Hi, I’m Susan the author of This Makes That blog

and am today’s guest host on Housepitality Designs.

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A Super Cute DIY No Sew Lamp Shade

A super cute DIY no sew lamp shade was on the agenda yesterday.

After my sewing group left my house after a day of conversation, food, laughs and not much sewing,

my granddaughter and I started on our “no-sew project” for her room.

I had some fabric scraps leftover from a project in her room

that were screaming to be used and I came up with the idea

of embellishing her lamp shade.

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