Restoration Hardware Inspired Vintage Book Bundle

I am excited to share my latest project with you because it meets my two favorite DIY requirements…it’s a very cheap inexpensive copy of a much more expensive item and it’s frenchy! I love the look of vintage books, but they can be very costly!So when I saw the Grand Tomes set at Restoration Hardware, I fell in love. They are intended to be copies of the books produced in France in the late 1700s with couvertures muettes…blank covers…to disguise books that were banned....more

Please Join Me for The Scoop #133

Hi everyone! It's time for another edition of The Scoop! I hope you are all having a wonderful unofficial end of summer as Labor Day approaches! ...more

Behind the Scenes at Confessions of a Plate Addict

I have been blogging for almost six years now, so I thought it was about time to share a little peek at what goes into the process here at Confessions of a Plate Addict! I have shared little snippets of my life that explain the path I have taken to arrive here, but I have never given you a peek inside my head…a scary thought! I was invited by my sweet friend and fellow Scoop host Yvonne at StoneGable to join in this blogger series by answering four questions and introducing a few of my favorite bloggers ....more

Please Join Me for The Scoop #132

Hi everyone! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Thanks so much for joining us again at The Scoop! ...more

Late Summer Centerpiece...Transitioning into Fall

August is now half over, school has started back and we are having, believe it or not, a few days of lower humidity here in the South! The combination of these things has me beginning to think about fall! Sooooo…I decided to add a little transitional centerpiece to my dining room table.Now Baby Kitty knows that it’s just a little too soon to even think about it for all of you who had the winter-that-would-not-end last year, but he hopes that you understand that the heat, humidity and constant yard work have gotten the best of us down here in the South! ...more

Please Join Me for The Scoop #131

It's been a busy week here at the Plate Addicts...getting the grands back in school and adapting to a new schedule! However, a few rainy days allowed me to finish a project that has been on the back scrapboooking paper wreath. It is super fun and easy to make! ...more

Easy Scrapbooking Paper Wreath

We’ve had several rainy days and I have finally had a chance to finish a project that has been cooking in my brain for a while…my scrapbooking paper wreath! It is super easy and fun to do! As usual, my staff seems to have left me to work alone ....more

20+ Fun Projects Inspired by Pottery Barn

Hi everyone! Well, if you know me, you know that I am a big copy cat…especially when it comes to creating Pottery Barn look-alike projects on a dime!...more

Please Join Me for The Scoop #130

Hi everyone! It's time for another edition of The Scoop! Although it's not official, summer is winding down here as the grands go back to school ....more

Seven Vintage Paris Projects

It’s been a busy week here…squeezing out the last of summer before my grands go back to school! And I have been reminiscing about my trip to Paris with my oldest grandson when he was ten. Will I have the stamina to take the littles when they are his age? ...more