❤️ My 2019 Valentine’s Day Decor ❤️

My Valentine’s Day  💟️ decor this year is a lot of red and black in the sun room. We still haven’t painted behind the fireplace so excuse the mess. There is still a lot of work to be done in this room, but I need the warmer weather so things will dry and the carpenter doesn’t freeze out here. As for myself, I’ve gotten my numbers down below 130. I am a type two diabetic …

Merry Christmas

Here are some pictures of inside the sunroom. Now remember it isn’t finished, but it is too close to Christmas to start any new projects. So I’m not patiently waiting to share until after the holidays. This is my favorite corner. As you can see, it’s waiting for me to come and snuggle up with a cup of coffee and a good book. I stayed with gray and white out here. I’ve always gone after …

Falling for Fall

I thought I would share a couple of fall foliage pictures that my daughter-in-law took on a recent trip to Bucks County, PA. This beautiful picture was taken from Bowman’s Hill Tower. The tops of those trees and the clouds are just breathtaking. And there is my granddaughter, Rebecca, standing at the location of the famous Washington Crossing. My turkey display on my mantle it’s done with creams and caramel. There is some wheat tucked …

What, more sunflowers? 🌻🌻💛💛

I do a lot of sunflowers 🌻 wherever I can in August. This sunflower throw pillow is embroidered so it gives an extra visual appeal. The brown center of the sunflowers is highlighted by pairing it with a brown-fringed pillow. Nnow I was looking yesterday in Pier 1, and I spied some yellow pillows. I should have bought them, but I couldn’t make up my mind. I might go back and get them because I …

Pink please💕

Pink is such a wonderful color. Everyone is going crazy this year with pink, and I don’t blame them. It has been a long time since pink has been so popular. 💕💕 I’ve just added a few touches go my sunroom. In front of my fireplace I have my wooden bird and a pink chair that I borrowed from my daughter. On the chair is a pretty pink pillow I just love it. 🌺🌺 The pink …

Easter White

White can really make a statement. These white baskets are filled with brown paper shred. They have eggs with letters spelling happy Easter. I stayed with neutral color palette mainly with the only exception of having a couple of blue bows around the bunnies. The cream colored eggs are wooden that I’ve painted. Despite it being spring, it is still chilly so I have the fireplace going while I sit and dream about warmer weather …

Spring Green Sunroom

My sunroom fireplace mantel is very green for spring (and St. Patrick’s Day). This apple tree is an oldie but a goodie. I am thinking that it may be time to take it apart and repurpose it. There is a grape vine cone underneath all the apples and grapes. I can reuse those for something else next year. These two metal bird candle holders are vintage Pottery Barn. I also have a matching bird cage …

Old Man Winter

Brr! Old Man Winter sure has his hold on us today in southern New Jersey. I’ve outfitted the fireplace mantel in my sunroom to pair with the frosty temperature outside. The white landscape brings to mind a snowy winter wonderland. I prefer to be cuddled up inside than out in a real one. When will the warm weather be here?

Turkeys Perched on the Fireplace Mantel

As I mentioned yesterday, I have a huge collection of turkeys that I like to use in my fall decor. I tweaked my living room fireplace mantel only slightly like I did for Halloween. It keeps things simple by changing out a few details to match the holiday or season. I switched the large mercury pumpkin for a large mercury gourd. For some reason, I associate gourds with Thanksgiving. Next, I replaced the small pumpkin …

Simple Spooky Touches for Halloween Mantel

My fireplace is another area for me to display seasonal decor. I start with a classic hydrangea and wheat garland. I added some extra wheat and a raffia bow. I love to drape the garland off the side of the mantel. I’ve added some mercury pumpkins and a mercury votive for a visual effect. The large pumpkin is sitting on top of a glass and mercury pillar holder to add some height. It is filled …