Author: Mary

Valentine’s Day Tablescapes and Centerpieces to Love

Find Valentine’s Day table and centerpiece inspiration for celebrating with your sweetheart, family or girlfriends. Tips for creating edible centerpieces, candy vase floral arrangements, rose petal ice cubes, an Alice in Wonderland-inspired tea party and more! I love putting together a table or centerpiece to add some fun and whimsy to celebrate the holidays, and…

Chocolate-Drizzled Salted Butter Pecan Bites

 Chocolate-Drizzled Salted Butter Pecan Bites! So indulgent, rich and caramelly, no one would ever guess how easy they are to make! A drizzle of dark chocolate makes these the perfect Valentine’s Day treat.  Salted Butter Pecan Bites are one of the many delicious recipes in The Southern Living Party Cookbook. Salted butter, brown sugar and toasted…

Monday Morning Blooms: Winter Nesting Flower Arrangement and Tablescape

Create a ‘Winter Nesting’ Centerpiece for your table or home. This nesting-vase method is a decorative and easy way to hide your floral stems when using a glass vase for a flower arrangement. Customize your arrangement with the ‘filler’ or decorative material of your choice to match your decor or tablesetting. Welcome to Monday Morning…

The Southern Living Party Cookbook + Giveaway

 I have a fun cookbook to share and give away, filled with party ideas, recipes and beautiful inspiration for your entertaining needs: *The Southern Living Party Cookbook: A Modern Guide to Gathering  by Elizabeth Heiskell, 2018 Oxmoor House Elizabeth Heiskell, best-selling author and TODAY show food contributor, puts her one-of-a-kind touch on updating the top-selling…

Whimsical Winter Owl Table

I’ve been doing a little winter nesting this month and set a cozy table for two by our Winter Nesting Tree. The lights and sparkle of the tree help make the transition from Christmas to winter easier and makes the house a little cozier and brighter. The tree is decorated with sparkling snowflakes, icy branches and…

DIY Owl Ornaments: A Hoot to Make!

These owl ornaments are a fun little craft project and DIY for a cold, winter day and a hoot to make! Pine cones, acorn caps and other foraged materials add woodland details and some affordable natural charm. Start with a ready-made ornament or craft one using a Styrofoam ball and repurpose a sweater from the thrift…

Around the Potting Shed: 2018 Year in Review

Thank you for all your visits, comments, shares and Pins in 2018. I’m still surprised and humbled you find the time to visit my little blog and Potting Shed! We built my Potting Shed in 2012, before I’d ever heard of the concept or term, ‘She Shed’. You see that first post, HERE. While I don’t actually…