Welcome from Christenes home tour at Keys to Inspiration. I’m thrilled to be joining my friend Angelina and a talented group of bloggers in sharing one week of fall decor and entertaining. When it comes to fall decor, I do things a bit different. Where most people are fond of decorating with dried leaves, I’m the girl who prefers dried flowers pretty much year round.My style is a blend of French country, old world, and Gustavian. It’s a little cottage and farmhouse rolled into one and is constantly evolving as I’m… View Post

When you first step inside my home this fun entry is what you’ll see. …….. I have a confession to make. Actually, I have to make two confessions. First, I didn’t really decorate my front porch this year. It was sort of decorated in a basic kind of way. King & Sebastian Best Friends Forever!   Wearing a “Basic Girl” outfit I quickly hung a  fresh cedar pine garland around the frame of the door and stuffed an urn with fresh pine clippings. When I had the time to get… View Post

  The Hunt- A Perfect Flocked Christmas Tree   For three years I’ve been on the hunt for a perfect realistic looking flocked Christmas tree. I scoured one website after another, scouted Christmas in July sales, dove deep in Pinterest and Google, and canvassed blog after blog on a mission! I looked, pinned, and looked some more. Along the way, I found so many beautiful flocked trees that were stunning in looks and also in price. ………………… My list of requirements for a flocked tree were simple: –Must be budget… View Post

Today I have a special holiday treat to share with you! We are going on another holiday home tour. It’s not my home this time! I wish it was, though. Today we are visiting a gorgeous 100-year-old historic home and hearing a real Cinderella tale of romance, dreams, and overcoming struggles that would make Nicholas Sparks salivate over to turn into a novel and another blockbuster movie. You won’t find this beautiful home on any other blog or in any one of the many holiday house walks. Until today this… View Post

Welcome to Part 1 of my holiday home tour. Before we get started with a look around, I am joining Jennifer Rizzo’s link party for the Holiday Housewalk Tour. This is a real treat with over 30 homes to see this year! Last year, within a matter of days following Christmas, I had the holiday look planned for 2017 and it all began with finding the perfect set of ornaments. Not just any ornaments either… I’m talking about a beautiful set of vintage Krebs ornaments in that perfect shade of… View Post