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21 September, 2020

Easy Ticking and Toile Fabric Pumpkins


CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Ticking and Toile PumpkinsI love being able to add a little frenchiness to my fall décor and what better way than with a classic French combination...ticking and toile! And best of all, they were really easy and cost almost nothing to make since I already had everything that I needed in my stash!

13 September, 2020

How to Create a Fall Dough Bowl in 3 Easy Steps

Although cooler weather is still far away here in the south, I can pretend that fall has arrived! Fall décor helps to create that feeling, especially when it comes to decorating a very special favorite of mine…my grandmother’s dough bowl! However, this time I thought I would share my thought process with you, too, including a little secret that is always at the bottom of the bowl!

06 September, 2020

Easy Pumpkins and Succulents Fall wreath

It's time for me to start decorating for fall... but since things are different this year, I am making one big change. I am trying to keep my outings to a minimum and reuse some of my favorites. So I am really excited to share this one with you...my fall wreath starring pumpkins, of course, and a surprising sprinkling of succulents! I am loving that combination along with more subtle shades of fall colors! And...it was easy and relatively inexpensive!

30 August, 2020

Country Living Inspired Découpage Pumpkins

I have noticed an old-back-to-new-again trend while looking for fall inspiration...découpage pumpkins! So I am thinking it's time to pull out some favorites to star in this year's fall décor…my Country Living inspired pumpkins! I knew this would be my project when I spied…

26 August, 2020

10 Easy Fall Projects for a Little Head Start

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT 10 Ways to Get a Head Start on FallOK…first let me say that I know it’s waaay too early for some of you…especially those of you in colder climates…but fall is my favorite season and I can’t wait for it to get here! It’s already showing up in the stores and fall projects are being pinned like crazy in Pinterest right now. I try to make myself wait until September 1st to start decorating, but if you are a DIYer like me, you need a little head start to get your crafting on. Sooo…I am sharing 10 super easy ways you can get a head start on fall, and you don’t even need any real pumpkins to do it!

21 August, 2020

Easing into Fall

Fall is my favorite season so you know I am chomping at the bit to break out the bins of décor and start decorating my home! But...I am trying to control myself since it's still August and I usually wait until September arrives. So what I have decided to do is just add a few fall touches...enough to make me happy without going full-on pumpkins! :-) Here are the five ways I am easing into fall...

18 August, 2020

They're Back...Ginger Lilies and Hummingbird Moths

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I am sooo excited! My favorite time of year has arrived! How do I know? My ginger lilies are blooming! That heavenly scent is filling my garden once again and will continue until the first frost. Aren’t they beautiful? I have shown them to you before, I think, but they are so lovely that I want to share them again! I only wish I had a scratch and sniff blog so you could smell them, too! Ahhhh!

31 July, 2020

How to Give a Chair Country French Style

First, I have a confession…I don’t have any real antique French chairs. I know (hanging head in shame)…can you believe it? But my house is small and every chair needs to be able to earn its keep, withstanding the attentions of my grandsons...who have been known to jump on furniture... and two cats.