Holiday Home Tour

Hi there, and welcome to a tour of how I decked out our home for the holiday season! Christmas is my favorite holiday and I just couldn’t wait to get the decor up and start blasting all of my Christmas playlists on repeat.  I wish I could say I posses the talent of elegantly adding subtle Christmas touches to my existing decor, but I don’t.

Halloween Home Tour

I must admit I love Halloween, and considering Halloween is tomorrow (and that I am a perpetual procrastinator) I figured I would finally share some of the little ways I added Halloween decor to our home.The front porch was all ready for Fall with my pumpkin obsession going strong and my mums finally blooming orange, so I just added a few little fun details! Like these

A Christmas Tablescape

I have always loved beautiful tablescapes, for any occasion, but especially the holidays! While I am still a novice at the art of creating a lovely table, in the two short months that we have lived in our new home I have already attempted a few.  The first was for Thanksgiving, and now for Christmas! Let me start by saying that our home is unique

DIY Hot Chocolate Bar

One of my all time favorite treats for the holidays is hot chocolate.  I drink it pretty much every night during the Christmas season.  And what I love even more than plain old hot chocolate is a big hot cup with all the fixings!  Having a hot cocoa station is also a fun option for holiday parties and movie night gatherings!  This is why for

Mother’s Day – Ideas and Free Printables

If you are anything like me there is a good chance that you are still trying to figure out what to do for Mother’s Day!  For this very reason I have gathered a few of my favorite ideas and printables from all over to help! Brunch is always a big hit on Mother’s Day, and who doesn’t love brunch?  Check out this amazing and colorful brunch

Simple Ideas for St. Patty’s Day

With St. Patrick’s day just around the corner I thought I would round-up a few of my favorite ideas from some crafty and talented bloggers! The best part is that all of the decor, gift and recipe ideas are pretty simple!  With just a few touches of green here and there, a framed printable and a fun looking dessert you can easily celebrate this holiday

Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas

With Christmas one week away it is time to start thinking about gift wrapping!  And for those over achievers out there who already have their gifts wrapped, here are some ideas for next year!  Today I will show you some ideas that I tried out, including painting a few gift tags and making decorative flower toppers out of coffee filters and cupcake liners! After I saw

Handmade Holiday Home Tour 2014 – Rustically Vintage

Welcome to my holiday home tour!  This year I am linking up to Jennifer Rizzo’s Holiday House Walk! For first time visitors, I am Jodi and I live with my husband in an apartment in Boston, which makes decorating (especially for the holidays) a challenge that I love to take on!  Whether you rent or own, live in an apartment or a house, it is always important

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Wishing everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day!  Whether you are spending the day with a significant other, family or friends I hope you find the time to enjoy the day! I took some time to write on my diy chalkboard, and to make a handmade card before we head out for dinner! What are your plans?

What’s Your Sign – Home Is Wherever I’m With You

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! I spent some time working on more Valentine’s Day gifts, including this hand painted wooden sign!  I decided to use a lyric from one of my favorite songs “Home” by Edward Sharp & The Magnetic Zeros. I started by using a long basswood plaque that you can find from your local crafts store.  I then sketched out my