Click to Visit These Popular Posts

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Easy Burlap Pumpkins3c49b5d3f9ae47e08db82fa63fcf4106CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Spiced Apple Goats MIlk SoapCONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT No-Sew Shirt Pumpkins

16 September, 2023

15 Easy Ways to Decorate with Pumpkins

OK…so am I the only one who can't wait for those big cardboard boxes of pumpkins to arrive in the stores? I know it's early, but there’s not a pumpkin in sight here…yet...and I am itching to decorate for fall! So just in case you are in the same fix I am, I am sharing 15 ways you can get your pumpkin on…without a single real pumpkin! There’s a little bit of everything… pillows, wreaths, planters, candles and more! And if you know me, it’s all easy to do! Who needs real pumpkins when this kind lasts from year to year? ;-)

09 September, 2023

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!

02 September, 2023

10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Bring on Fall

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT 10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Bring On FallYaay! It's finally here! September first always marks the first unofficial day of fall for me! This is my favorite season and I want to squeeze every minute out of it that I can! Only one's still hot and humid here in the South. So what do I do to get an early start on my fall fun? Just in case you missed them, I am re-sharing my 10 things you can do right now to hurry it up a little!

26 August, 2023

A Little Early Fall Antiquing

Yaay! I have finally been able to head over to my favorite antiquing spot...the Queen of Hearts in Alpharetta, Georgia! :-) And for me this is the perfect time to go with fall juuuust around the favorite season! Come see what I found!

19 August, 2023

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...

12 August, 2023

5 Fun and Easy Ways to Use Apples for Fall

It's still hot and humid here in Georgia so I am trying to think ahead to the cooler days of fall. And for me, nothing says that fall will be here soon more than apples! I love adding them to my décor and having a hint of the smell of fresh apples in my home. So I thought I would share a few of my favorite ways to get that fall feeling with the help of some wonderful apple-y additions!

08 August, 2023

10+ DIY Country French Pillows

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Pillows...Country French Style If you know me, you know that one of my favorite things to do is make pillows! And, as a retired French teacher, I love adding a little frenchiness to them as well. Just a word or two in my favorite language brings a smile to my face. :-) They are all pretty simple to make and include any necessary graphics free of charge. And you know that if I made them, they are inexpensive, too...'cause that's the way I roll! I hope you'll find one or two to try for yourself!

29 July, 2023

5 Easy Accents That Just Say Farmhouse

I admit it...I love farmhouse style! But I have one home just doesn't lend itself to full-blown farmhouse and a major reno is not on the horizon any time soon! Plus I am not so sure that I can abandon my love of Country French for shiplap and open shelving. So I have discovered a way to infuse that farmhouse look without a total commitment. I add decorative elements that suggest a farmhouse. Here are my five favorites.