Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Fall Market Days at Sweet Clover Barn

Take a tour of a vintage market booth subtly decorated for fall and Halloween!

It's been a busy month full of early mornings, work deadlines and getting the booth ready for the September Sweet Clover sale.  I always feel like each month sneaks up on me and this month was no different.  Last month, I sold all my large pieces of furniture, so I've been extra busy getting furniture painted and prepped for the upcoming sale.  

The September sale marks the first fall sale of the season, which meant Cassie and I were able to bring in lots of new decor and fun touches for fall and Halloween. 
Dark gray painted MCM dresser
Being that we both love cool tones, we kept the traditional fall colors to a minimum and opted to keep the holiday decor on the neutral side.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

How to Make Easy Fabric Pumpkins

Learn how to make quick, easy and adorable DIY fabric pumpkins for fall! 

Fabric pumpkins are such an easy craft project that's perfect for fall.  I made a few back in 2015, but since I was recently sewing a batch for the barn I decided to share this year's version.   Pinterest is full of numerous ways to create these adorable little pumpkins.   From various fabrics to embellishments, they can make the perfect fall addition for any style decor.

Easy DIY fabric pumpkins

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

How to Decorate Your Home For Fall With Dollar Tree

Style and decorate your home for fall with these affordable Dollar Tree finds.  

It should be of no surprise that I love Dollar Tree.  Granted, I usually update or alter everything I buy from there, but that's beside the point.   The point is, Dollar Tree allows you to buy affordable decor and create a beautiful home on even the smallest of budgets.   From everyday to seasonal decor, there's something at Dollar Tree that you can use to decorate and organize your home. 

See all my Dollar Store DIY Projects HERE!
Decorate your home for fall with Dollar Tree
I love contrast, so I tend to lean toward neutral colors when decorating my home, but the ideas I'm sharing can be easily adapted if you love decorating with color. 

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Charcoal and Wood MCM Dresser Makeover

Charcoal, wood and original brass hardware make for a beautiful combination on a vintage MCM dresser. 

I had a slight moment of panic after the end of the August Sweet Clover sale.  It was a great month and I sold all my large pieces of furniture, which was AMAZING, but that also meant I had a lot of work ahead of me.  I'd only have a few short weeks to hunt, buy and transform another 4-5 pieces of furniture and I was starting to stress.  The hunt was immediately on to find new treasures to update.

We were actually getting ready to head out of town for vacation when I spotted an affordable Mainline by Hooker MCM dresser.   It had gorgeous original teardrop pulls that I just couldn't resist and since I can never pass up a good deal, we held off on loading up the car and I headed out to pick up the dresser.  Priorities, right?  
Charcoal painted MCM dresser makeover

Friday, September 7, 2018

Let's Go Shopping: Walmart Addition

Find out what's new and what caught my eye on my latest Walmart shopping trip. 

It's been a while since I've shared a shopping trip post and since I've been in Walmart every other day picking up last minute school supplies, I thought I would share a few things that caught my eye.   I like to shop small or used whenever possible (after all, I do have a booth at a local vintage barn) but sometimes that's not always an option.   Mixing in unique, free or used decor with new affordable items is a great way to personalize your home for less.  

Stylish and Affordable Walmart decor
Walmart has some great decor options and since I'm in there often I thought I would share a few recent finds and decor similar to what I have in my own home.  

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Dollar Tree Pumpkin Patch Yard Sign with Free Printable

A colorful Dollar Tree pumpkin patch sign gets a farmhouse inspired makeover perfect for fall! 

Happy September and happy Dollar Store DIY day!  For those of you that may be new to my blog,  on the first Monday of every month I share a Dollar Tree makeover.   I try to keep the brightly colored, cutesy crafts to a minimum and instead opt to create industrial, modern farmhouse inspired decor.   This month, I'm welcoming September with an easy fall project using a Dollar Tree pumpkin patch yard sign.  

Updated Dollar Tree pumpkin patch sign gets a farmhouse makeover
I created a simple printable and gave it a farmhouse inspired makeover that's much more my style.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Six Simple Ways to Supercharge Your Style

Love your home and supercharge your style with these 6 simple tips!

It's taken me years to appreciate and love our home and turn it into a place that reflects my style.  I've made countless decorating and painting mistakes, but through those mistakes,  have learned what I like, what I dislike and how I want our home to feel.   

Defining your style and creating a home you love doesn't always come easy.  I'm hoping these six simple ideas will help you supercharge your style, make decorating easier and help you create a home that reflects what you love. 

6 ways to supercharge your style