Colorful Spring Pinwheel Decorations

Pinwheel, pinwheel, spinning around. Look at my Pinwheel and see what I've found. Pinwheel, pinwheel, where have you been? I’m kind of obsessed with pinwheels.  There is just something about those little spinning things that reminds me of spring and childhood. They remind me of carefree, playful afternoons while a warm breeze gently blows all around.  I think they are such a whimsical and fun way to add a little flair to any occasion including your home decor. And, you will … [Read more...]

Modern Farmhouse Spring Mantel

This year started off kind of slow, but now I feel like things are moving at warp speed.  Yesterday was the first day of spring and Easter is just around the corner.  My brain is having a hard time catching up to everything moving so quickly, but fortunately I teamed up with Oriental Trading a few weeks ago to create a beautiful Modern Farmhouse Spring Mantel that's perfect for Easter too. My living room is one of my favorite spots in my house, especially after we added shiplap to … [Read more...]

Colorful Easter Wreath

Spring has sprung, and this year the season starts with Easter. There are so many wonderful elements about Easter-- flowers, sunny skies, eggs, chicks and of course, chocolate! If I had to pick my favorite thing, it would be the colors of the season. I love bright colors and after a long gray winter, there’s nothing more refreshing. Hi Alison here, and today I’d like to share a colorful Easter wreath that is sure to brighten your spring. What You Will Need: Straw wreath form … [Read more...]

Lucky St. Patrick’s Day Mantel Decor

One of my favorite spots in our house is the giant shiplap wall in my living room.  It was one of the first major DIY home improvement projects my husband and I tackled when we bought our new house, and this 20 foot wall makes a big impact.  It's also one of my favorite places to decorate during the holidays.  I love being able to change out my holiday decor above the fireplace and brighten things up with simple and easy decor.  I recently teamed up with my friends at … [Read more...]

Patchwork Pumpkin Pillow with Cricut Maker

Last month I had the amazing opportunity to attend the Cricut Mountain Make-A-Thon where Cricut revealed the new Cricut Maker. The unveiling of this incredible machine offers crafters the power of a professional machine with more tools, more materials and more possibilities.  It handles everything from vinyl, fabrics, leather and balsa wood with effortless precision.  I couldn't wait to put it to the test cutting fabric and made thought this patchwork pumpkin pillow was the perfect … [Read more...]

FREE Hand Lettered Happy Harvest Art Print

FALL is fast approaching and I, for one, can NOT wait!!!! It is no secret that fall is my favorite time of year! Here in Ohio, the temperatures have even gotten a little cooler already this week and it made me want to start decorating for fall. So I grabbed all the pumpkins, along with my absolute fave fall decorating pieces and started the process! Once I got going, I decided that I wanted something NEW to add into my fall decor this year. I needed a little bit of "art" to add into the mix and … [Read more...]

DIY Watermelon Felt Pillow

Hello everyone, Alison here from Alison Inspires! This is my first post for Giggles Galore and I’m excited to share with you a super easy gift or home décor piece you can enjoy all season long, a DIY Watermelon Felt Pillow August 3rd is National Watermelon Day, and you couldn’t ask for a more perfect fruit for the summer! It’s refreshing, colorful and fun. But this fruit isn’t just for eating, you can incorporate the design into your home décor too.  Watermelon, as an icon, has become … [Read more...]

DIY Spring Planter Box

Spring is here and it's time to spruce up your home and freshen things up both inside and outside.  I'm a firm believer in first impressions and this is especially true for the outside of your home.  A porch is one of the first things that welcome guest to your home.  When friends and family arrive at our front door I want them to instantly know that they are welcome and invited into our fun loving home.  This DIY Spring Planter Box is the perfect project to give your outdoor … [Read more...]

Tween Girls Bedroom Makeover

Is your little girls bedroom decor ready for an update?  My daughter has been begging me to redecorate her room since the day we moved into our new house.  It's been one of those projects that I just kept putting off because there were so many other ones that needed to be done. But, my daughter recently celebrated her 10th birthday and I knew it was time to finally tackle our tween girls bedroom makeover! I have teamed up with Cricut to show you how you can transform a boring and … [Read more...]

DIY Faux Globe

I love collecting globes and have several of them displayed throughout my house. I've always loved the beautiful painted versions that I see floating around Pinterest, but I've never been able to bring myself to paint one of my globes.  After all every single one I've purchased I've loved it for it's unique character or color, I just can't imagine altering it to try out a current trend.  I found a way to satisfy my obsession with globes and get that custom painted look I admire with my own DIY … [Read more...]