It's that time of year here in Michigan when the night comes early and we make our homes warm and cozy to fend against those cool stiff breezes bringing in giant dark gray clouds to remind us that winter is coming way too soon. I want to hang on to the best fall has to offer and warm my home with rich textures and accent it with all of autumn's offerings.  It's sort of like turning up the heat, even if the furnace hasn't been turned on yet. (Though this year... it went on very early.)   Tips for Dressing a Living Room for Fall :: Home Tour    It's the time to accent candleholders with … [Read more...]

  Bringing the warm simple coziness of Hygge home this Fall to create that wonderful sense of well-being we want and need. “Regardless the destination, all roads lead home.”  ― H.L. Balcomb   Home is my favorite place to be in the fall.  Looking out my window to the changing leaves, admiring my pots of mums and piles of pumpkins, and drinking a mug of hot spiced apple cider next to the fire...  that's my idea of Fall coziness. Recently I posed this question on Facebook...  What's your favorite thing about Fall? I got all kinds of answers but these topped the list... lighting a fire in … [Read more...]

  What is it that your heart has been longing for this fall? Easy do-able home decor? Delicious beverages?  Pumpkin crafting ideas? Grab a beverage and sit down for some fabulous inspiration.   Be prepared to fill up your Pinterest board with all these clever and creative fall ideas! 12 Projects to Make Your Fall Wonderful   DIY Picture Frames from Domestically Speaking Wood Cutout Pumpkin from H2O Bungalow Fox in a Teacup Bag Tutorial from Lynda Creates Home Sweet Farmhouse Pillow from Busy Being Jennifer Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookie Bars from DelightfulEMade Easy Seasonal Decorating … [Read more...]