Monthly Archives: November 2012

Macramé…

I found this nice little Macramé piece while thrifting the other day. I like it when I find good things! Now I need to find it a good place in my home. Next week is a busy week here on Simply Grove. A giveaway, lots of gift ideas, images from my home and some great kids [...]

To & From…

Friends, you must check out the ultimate gift guide. To & From Magazine has all of the gift ideas that you need!! Check out my kids gift picks on page 32&33.

Tree Advice with Matthew Robbins…

I feel like Christmas trees are going up world wide alot earlier than years past. We had planned on getting our tree up this last weekend but we havent been successful yet. For all of you that are getting your trees this week or need some decorating ideas for your tree, I have a treat [...]

Christmas Inspiration {A Cool Holiday}…

If you are in need of some modern holiday inspiration, this space seen on The Style Files, has just that. I love all of the simple greenery details mixed with twinkle lights and white trees. So very holiday! via Lantliv.  

A few great reads…

Here are a few good decorating reads that will captivate a variety of audiences, the traditionalist, the modernist and the eclectic’ist. Living in a Nutshell by Janet Lee is filled with clever and posh ideas for small spaces. You will find practical ideas for making your apartment feel open, organized, and inviting in The First [...]

Play me some music…

Our tree isn’t up yet but the Christmas records are out! There is nothing more serene to me than listening to artists like Julie Andrews and Glenn Campbell sing my favorite Christmas carols. Growing up in a very musical family, we were spoiled with listening to some of the best Christmas tunes out there. Now [...]

Christmas Inspiration {TableTop Tree}…

Happy Monday! I’m really into table top trees this holiday season. They’re cute, practical for small spaces and easy on the wallet. Here are three perfect trees (that are all on my Christmas Pinterest board) to inspire us all! 1,2,3.

Sunday Inspiration {Fave Dining Chairs}

One room that excites me to no end is the dining room. The possibilities are endless with the design of a dining space. A key component that goes into a dining room is the perfect dining chair. It can make or break the look that you are going for. I’ve had my fair share of [...]

My Thanksgiving Tablescape…

Happy weekend friends!! I wanted to show you some pictures of my Thanksgiving tablescape. It was fun hosting Thanksgiving at my house this year. Shane’s family made some delicious food while I created the ambiance. It was a good trade off! My set up included bright yellow mums placed in a variety of vases and [...]

Happy Thanksgiving…

Well friends, I’m checking out early this week. It’s Thanksgiving here in the States and this year my husbands family is coming to our house. So today I have lots of fun decorating to do!  No complaining here. And BTW, I am full of Thankfulness this year!!! Next week I have a giveaway, a DIY [...]

Anthology Mag {Holiday Gift Guide}…

If you haven’t checked out Anthology Magazine’s 2012 Holiday Gift Guide, you must! So many great gift ideas curated by some amazing peeps. There is also home decor ideas, food ideas and more holiday goodness to feast your eyes upon. I especially love this space which is owned by the couple behind Dear Hancock. The [...]

Press {My Zinc Door Wish List}…

Recently I curated some of my favorite holiday/winter decor items from Zinc Door.  It’s a mix of gold, brass, grey and white.  I think that’s the direction I’m going in my own home this year so it was an easy collection to build! Check out my wish list here.

Inspiration {Advent Calendar}…

I’ve been on the look out for creative and easy to make advent calendars.  Weekday Carnival has cracked the creative and easy to create code.  I’m LOVING this plywood advent calendar.  The natural wood tone is awesome and I’m sure it would look great painted a bright holiday color as well. See more here.

Art.com {my gift guide}…

Christmas is just around the corner! Are you ready? Yeah, me neither. This year I am trying to get creative with my gift selections for family and friends. I have alot of friends that are in new homes or re-decorating their current homes. One idea that I have is to bless someone or someones with [...]

{The Design Files Open House}…

The colors, the patterns, the textures, I love it all!! What is this, you ask?? Created by Australia’s wildly popular design blog, The Design Files, The Design Files Open House is the ultimate stylized Melbourne home, with an added bonus, everything is for sale! From bedlinen to books, artwork, furniture, kitchenware and lighting, each and [...]