Six holiday gnome wine bottle toppers on a table.

Gnome Wine Bottle Toppers

Here is another delightful way to enjoy DIY gnomes. These are Ruth’s Gnome Wine Bottle Toppers. Aren’t they cute? DIY Gnome Wine Bottle Toppers Gnomes are still very popular this Christmas! They are in all the stores in all kinds of adaptations. No need to buy though, I … Read More

A shiny red striped place setting from the elegant Christmas table ideas blog post.

Elegant Christmas Table Ideas

Happy Holidays! I am playing with plates and napkins again.😂 My goal is to inspire you with elegant Christmas table ideas so you can enjoy the process of creating your own. Let’s break the process down into baby steps to help you plan an elegant coordinated look for … Read More

Tutorial for making quick, easy and inexpensive beautiful bows for your Christmas tree

How to Make a Bow for a Christmas Tree

Here’s a holiday decorating idea that’s quick, super simple, and very inexpensive. Keep reading to learn how to make a bow for a Christmas tree. Ribbon Decor There never seems to be a shortage of things to purchase or collect to put on your tree! Christmas bows are an … Read More

Red earthy table decor for the post, Rustic Christmas Table Ideas.

Rustic Christmas Table Ideas

Season’s greetings, friends! I am back in the dining room; this time playing around with rustic Christmas table ideas! And I am having SO much fun. If you love to put together outfits or decorate a room, don’t leave your table decor to the last minute, right before … Read More

Welcoming Guest Room Ideas

The holidays are synonymous with visiting or visitors. As a guest, I am always taking mental notes of wonderfully welcoming guest room ideas so that I can return the favor someday in my home! To help jog my memory and help yours too, I’ve created a list of … Read More

3 Holiday Gnomes in Red.

Holiday Gnomes

For the Christmas gnomes enthusiasts out there, I present Ruth’s holiday gnomes! More gnome inspirationGnome pattern & ideasChristmas gnomesGnome wine bottle toppers Gnome for the Holidays It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you go, especially on this page.😁 Gnomes with colorful Nordic wool sweaters and … Read More

Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas

Today I have prepared Thanksgiving table setting ideas to inspire you as you prepare to host the holidays! Whatever your taste, decorating a table involves pretty much the same pieces combined with your artistic vision of what looks pleasing to the eye. For more hosting, see entertaining ideas … Read More

Elastic fitted cushion cover for bench seat tutorial

DIY Bench Seat Cushion Cover Tutorial

Introducing my DIY bench seat cushion cover tutorial! It’s a shortcut kind of project I think you’ll love. Bench Seat Cushion DIY There’s a 9-foot bench seat in my office that sat bare for years. I originally envisioned a beautiful corded cushion cover with a zipper. That sounded … Read More

Camouflage DIY crossbody purse with strap from Amazon

Make this DIY Camo Crossbody Bag

Purses are such a personal thing. The size, the fabric, the color, etc.  That’s why it’s so fun to make your own and create it just the way you want. Come along and make a DIY camo crossbody bag with me, won’t you? Be brave and stretch your … Read More

Nordic handmade gnome - DIY tutorial for how to make gnomes

How to Make Easy DIY Gnomes

This seems to be the year of the GNOME. They are everywhere you turn, and they are in every size, every shape, and every style! Come along for today’s creative challenge, as I show how to make easy DIY gnomes. Inspired by all the cuteness, my girlfriend, Ruth … Read More