Six Tips For Accessorizing A Tabletop

Six Tips For Accessorizing A Tabletop - use pieces you already have to create a visually inspiring area!

Greetings, friends! It's Amy, from Ms. Toody Goo Shoes, back for another Home and Garden post! It's snowing yet again as I write this, but I'm happy to say that we finally got a break from single-digit temperatures. I'm chomping at the bit to do a post about something springy, but for now, we'll … [Read more...]

Creating Tray Vignettes | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

Creating Tray Vignettes 1 - Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

    Hi everyone, it's Amy from Ms. Toody Goo Shoes, and I'm back here at Claire's for the first Home and Garden post of the new year. You know how you get it in your head sometimes that you just have to have something? This happens to me all the time. It can be a pair of shoes, a … [Read more...]

An Early Fall Vignette | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

Early Fall Vignette Collage - Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

    Hi everyone! It's me Amy from Ms. Toody Goo Shoes and I'm so glad to be back here at Claire's! I can't believe it's already "After Labor Day!" I don't mean to rush the season, but have you started your Fall decorating yet? I'm still trying to hold on tight to the last days of … [Read more...]

Tips For Decorating Kids Bathrooms

Kids Bathroom

Hi!  My name is Sue Jason and I am a blogger at My-Bathrooms blog. I have a passion for sharing ideas which include home improvement and decor and Claire has invited me over to share some colorful and fun tips today! 8 Tips For Decorating Kids Bathrooms  source Fitting a bathroom out for your … [Read more...]

DIY Starfish Garland


"The starfish dreams of heaven from the bottom of the sea…" We've been having some beachy, Summer dreams over here.  Lazy days with toes in the sand sound pretty good right about now.   And me with a floppy hat, a good book and a margarita.  Under an umbrella, of course, because I am fair skinned … [Read more...]

All That Glitters | DIY Gold Home Decor


For the longest time I was, what I called, "a silver girl".  In the 80's I didn't give one flying flip that "Color Wheel" deemed that bright colors and gold tone jewelry would look better on me.  I was all about the black clothes and silver jewelry. My love affair with silver jewelry has spanned … [Read more...]

DIY Mercury Glass {On A Budget}

You might already know that I love thrift store shopping, finding good deals and repurposing the things we already have. And, since I also love budget crafts and DIY ideas, this may be one of my favorite projects EVER.  I am in love with how these pieces turned out and I am pretty excited to share … [Read more...]

DIY Spring Mantel {& Tackling The Big Empty Wall}

Blank Wall

Wow, where did this month go already?  Three days until Easter?  This little "Easter Bunny" is wayyy behind.  I managed to finally get my Spring mantel up (and I already want to change it up but that's another story that my Husband can't bear to hear right now).  Have you all been Spring cleaning … [Read more...]

DIY Washi Tape Monogram Wall Art {& Happy Birthday Venus!!!}

Jen Marrs Collage

But before we get into the project...first things first!! There's this spunky, crazy awesome gal I know named Jen Marrs and her BIRTHDAY is today (woohooo!) so I wanted to make her something extra special, just like her!  Have you ever met anyone who is just so awesome-sauce, rockstar cool - … [Read more...]

Spring Fling: Series Recap {FIVE Fantastic Ideas!}

"Spring Fling" Series Recap! Our "Spring Fling" was filled with some super fun ideas for Spring and Easter!  Here's the recap of all of the fun projects in case you missed anything! On Day #1, Ruth over at "Living Well, Spending Less" shared these adorable and easy DIY Felt Monogram Easter … [Read more...]

Spring Fling: Easter Wreath & Pier 1 Knock-Off {Day #5}

Wreath FINAL - w GFX

Welcome to Day #5 of our "Spring Fling" series!!   First, I am super excited to be headed to Dallas today for the "Blissdom" conference!  I am Texas bound, y'all!  I can't wait to connect with some of my "Bloggy"  friends again and to also finally meet some of my other favorite online friends in … [Read more...]

Spring Fling: DIY Flower Topiary {Day #4}


Welcome to Day #4 of our "Spring Fling" Party!! We are sharing some super fun ideas for Spring and Easter in this series and I am so happy you stopped by! Continuing on with Day #4 is sweet Cheryl over at "That's What Che Said".  I just love her blog name, too. :) So get this.  Cheryl is … [Read more...]

Spring Fling: Washi Tape Owl {Day #3}

Jill - Washi tape Owl

Welcome to Day #3 of our "Spring Fling" Party!! We are sharing some super fun ideas for Spring and Easter in this series and I am so happy you stopped by! Continuing on with Day #3 is Jill over at "Create, Craft, Love!" Jill is an awesome "Crafty Mommy" who offers fun craft/DIY … [Read more...]

Spring Fling: Chocolate Easter Treats & Fun Packaging {Day #2}


Welcome to Day #2 of our "Spring Fling" Party!! We are sharing some super fun ideas for Spring and Easter in this series so I am thrilled you stopped by! Continuing on with Day #2 is Kelly over at "Live Laugh Rowe"! Kelly is a self proclaimed "DIY Fanatic" and I have to agree with that! … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Bunting Pillow: Guest Blogging @ DebbieDoos!

Spring Fling - SideBar

Happy Monday, friends!  Spring is in the air and everyone I know is just itching to just get outside!  But first, St. Patrick's Day will be here in a week and, while many of you may not really view that as a big holiday, it's still fun to decorate with some "shamrock whimsy" and to wear green and … [Read more...]