Make a Festive, DIY Table Runner for Thanksgiving Thumbnail

I spend much of Thanksgiving in the kitchen cooking all the dishes that we traditionally make to go with the turkey. As a result, my yearly table decor is nothing if not simple. Because I just don't have time for anything too elaborate. This year likely will be no exception. So when Walmart challenged me to [...]

Easy Thanksgiving Place Settings with DIY Napkin Rings Thumbnail

On Thanksgiving Day, after a full morning of cooking, I generally want to spend very little time making sure the table is pretty. Our dinner is usually just served to immediate family, so we don't have any guests to impress. But still, I've been wanting to put in at least a little more effort toward [...]

Decorate an Easy Fourth of July Themed Table Thumbnail

Outside of Christmas, my family has never really done a whole lot of decorating for any holidays. But when I received some brand, spanking new white dinnerware from Better Homes & Gardens and Walmart, I felt inspired to surround it with a patriotic theme for the upcoming Fourth of July. My husband's decision to grill [...]

My Recycled Spring Table, Part II: Napkin Rings Thumbnail

At this very moment, I can count at least 10 cans of spray paint in various colors within arms reach. Once I start using the stuff, it really gets addictive. So after I created the simple, recycled centerpiece for my dining table, I was inspired to use spray paint to make over another reclaimed material [...]

Green Gift Giveaway: “Chopped” Table Runner from Home Sweet Thumbnail

I always have the best intentions when it comes to setting my table. I will pin photos of lavish table settings on Pinterest, and promise myself that for the next holiday, I'll make my table look just like them — or better. Needless to say, it usually doesn't work out that way. After spending all [...]