Scandal Premier Watch Party: DIY Gladiator Jewelry

Hello everybody, I have finally found the time to add a post.  Between work, a new grand-daughter, and several new projects, time has gotten away from me.  I promise to return soon with other posts.  Usually my posts center around Christmas decorations, however I have been preoccupied with ABC’s Scandal. Continue Reading →

Christmas At Home 2012

This Christmas season caught me by surprise. I totally got off to a slow start with my decorations at home. I try to begin preparations in late October or early November because of the amount of trees we put up. However this year there was only time for 3 Christmas Continue Reading →

Christmas 2012 Around Houston

Our Office Tree The first tree to be decorated this holiday season was the office Christmas tree.  This year, Santa’s helpers were Renise, Renee, Lynn, Maria, Stephanie and Sharon.  We usually take extra time out to decorate the entire reception area, however this year there was only time for the Continue Reading →

Images from Christmas Past

I was looking through my pictures of past Christmas decorations, and thought I would post them here.  I am trying desperately to gather ideas for Christmas 2012.  Stay tuned for our Christmas in July celebration.

Decorating and Renovating Our 1980s Home

We purchased our home in October of 2008 for a bargain.  We know this home was built in the 1980s, and needed some tender loving care.  We were able to redo the front bathroom and the kitchen in the first year, Later we stained the back patio for a family Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving in Pensacola

This was my first get-away with Jimmy and friends during the Thanksgiving holidays.  And I must say the experience was glorious.   It was Wednesday morning around 6:00 AM when we loaded up the SUV and met Barry, Stephanie and family to start the long drive to Pensacola Florida.  I had Continue Reading →

Christmas Mardi Gras Tree Decorations 2012

Well, it’s that time of year again and I had the opportunity to create the centerpiece for their winter party.   The event was held at the Crown Plaza Hotel here in Houston, Texas across from the Reliant Stadium. The first half of the ballroom was set in Casino style, Continue Reading →

Mardi Gras Themed Christmas Tree Decorations

I had the pleasure of Decorating for the Southern Alumni Mardi Gras Gala.  It gave me the opportunity to venture outside my comfort zone and put all my resources to use.  After many hours searching the internet for ideas, I was able to find many of the mardi gras masks Continue Reading →

How I Transformed Dollar Store Magnolias into Fabulous Christmas Decorations

  This year I needed more red ornaments for my tree, but I also needed contrast and dimension in my ornament selections. While gathering supplies for another project, I stopped into the neighborhood dollar store and saw a blue magnolia covered in texture and glitter. I knew we could use Continue Reading →

A Jewelry Tree to Remember

I was searching my Pintrest page when I ran across a beautiful jewelry christmas tree.  It was so different and classy.  I would have never thought of creating a christmas tree out of broken and tarnished jewelry.  I tried search after search, trying to find a tutorial but I couldn’t Continue Reading →