Decorating a mantel can be tricky. Accessories need to be properly scaled to the fireplace, the size of the room, and each other. They need to look good together, and, ideally, they need to be pieces that you won't get tired of looking at after a few months. I've learned a thing or two about decorating my mantel. Looking back at some of my mantels in the past, I'd say I've had a few misses, but I've learned from my mistakes. I've had 9 different mantel masterpieces over the last year, and I'm ... Read More about How to Decorate a Mantel All Year Using the Same Basic Pieces
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Hi! It's summer home tour day, and I'm so excited you're here! If you are stopping by House by Hoff for the first time, welcome! If you were to take a tour of my home, you might think I live on a gorgeous coastal property. You'd be wrong. I live in Indiana, and there are no oceans in sight. ;( It's ok. I still decorate like I live on a beach. It's my own form of denial, and it works for me. I recently updated my throw pillows to reflect a more beachy/summer vibe. I love to ... Read More about Summer Home Tour!
Here are six simple seashell projects that are perfect to make for the summer! I love simple and I love seashells. Put these these two loves together, and you have a recipe for a simple seashell project roundup! Today I'm sharing six of my favorite simple DIY seashell projects with you....enjoy! This one is still pretty fresh! Last week I shared my Rustic Seashell Plank with you! Another recent favorite is my Trash to Treasure Seashell Art Last summer I made this pretty Starfish ... Read More about Six Simple Seashell Projects!
In the craziness of this season, I crave a calm palette for my home. Today I'm sharing my easy and neutral fall home tour with you! It feels so good to be back to blogging this fall! I find it very hard to balance my photography business (which is absolutely crazy-busy in the fall), being the best I can be for my family, and the blog. I'll admit, the first thing I let slide is my dear blog. This continues to be such a happy space and creative outlet for me, and I hope I'll find more time to ... Read More about Easy and Neutral Fall Home Tour
Now, more than ever, home is our haven and safe place. We're being asked to distance ourselves from each other and stay home for the foreseeable future. It's scary. It's strange. It's really hard. But, its a also a great time to make home a pleasant place to be. Today, I'm sharing some simple spring decorating ideas in hopes that it will help give you ideas for how to make your home look and feel like a place you want to hunker down and stay for a while! I'm sharing these ideas as part of ... Read More about Simple Spring Decorating Ideas