All Things Christmas 100 DIY Ideas and Giveaway

All Things Christmas 100 DIY Ideas and Giveaway

Welcome to our biggest and best presentation of All Things Creative! Today we are sharing 100 DIY Christmas projects that include decor, crafts and recipes. I have looked at the links and cannot believe everything that's there. I usually say that I hope you find something you like...but this time I can honestly say that I KNOW you will find something you like. To top things off, we are giving away $250 in … [Read more...]

Free Christmas Printables

Free Christmas Printables from

You know the feeling when you find something incredible and can't wait to tell someone? That's how I felt when I was roaming around Etsy and found some darling Christmas graphics at Tracey Gurley Designs. I had been looking for something special for this first batch of free Christmas printables. As soon as I saw her watercolors, I wrote to Tracey and she graciously gave me permission to use them. You all … [Read more...]

Gingerbread Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Gingerbread Pumpkin Bundt Cake | An easy recipe from

Welcome to my last pumpkin recipe of the season...and I just may have saved the best for last. This Gingerbread Pumpkin Bundt Cake is easy and has the best taste. Not too strong and the texture is perfect. It's basically a pumpkin bread or cake recipe with the addition of both ground ginger and crystalized ginger. The two together make all the difference! There are two ways to prepare crystalized ginger. … [Read more...]

My Favorite Things 2014

My Favorite Things 2014 from

Today I'm a part of a really fun blog hop hosted by Melissa at 320 Sycamore and the theme is My Favorite Things 2014. Oh my gosh. I decided to give you my top ten and it was hard to narrow it down! These are in no particular order and a few are affiliate links. Mostly they are links to things I love and wanted to share with you. Some of these things make the perfect gift so keep that in mind too. 1.) … [Read more...]

10 DIY Christmas Craft Ideas

10 DIY Christmas Craft Ideas from

Oh my gosh do you feel like this month is going way too fast? I keep thinking I have a bunch of time before the holidays kick in but I actually don't! I hope you all are well and have something lovely planned for your Sunday. Today I'm sharing my favorite DIY Christmas Crafts from the past few years. They are all easy and I promise they are fun too. Now is the time to do a Christmas craft or two because it … [Read more...]

Decorating and Layering with Trays

Decorating and Layering With Trays |

Welcome to this month's edition of DIY Decorating Tips & Tricks...and this month we're talking trays. Trays are absolutely one of my favorite go-to decor accessories. A great tray can turn a jumble of odds and ends into a cohesive about 5 minutes. I have a small collection of different two are alike. They are different colors and textures but they all move around my house and … [Read more...]

DIY Christmas Mantel Decor Ideas

DIY Christmas Mantel Decor Ideas |

Hello and welcome. Raise your hand if you have a gigantic, black TV hanging over your mantel. (Can you see my hand flying around?) Even if you don't, I've got a few DIY Christmas mantel decor ideas that will work either way. I stayed very basic but with a slight twist that anyone can do. OK...back to the TV. Our family room is used all the time and honestly, it's all about the TV. (Read how I transformed … [Read more...]

Handmade Clay Tags

Handmade Clay Tags from

Hello! I hope you have something lovely planned for today...but before you get busy I want to tell you about a few new items in my online shop. These handmade clay tags came about as a solution for personalizing my line of stockings. Last year I partnered with an Etsy shop that sold clay tags so I didn't have to deal with it myself. I found out that shop was closed so I needed a "plan B" quickly. My … [Read more...]

Frosted Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cupcakes

Frosted Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cupcakes | an easy recipe from

Hello everyone! I’m Elizabeth Drake, daughter of Ann, the creator of On Sutton Place.  Some of you have probably seen my house, so now I’m going to invite you into my kitchen!  But first, a little about me. Here I am with my brother and little dog...About five years ago, I realized I hated my job as an account manager and decided I wanted to do a career 180 and become a pastry chef.  I got … [Read more...]