Cherry Maple Syrup Pancakes

[*SEE FREE GIVEAWAY AT BOTTOM OF POST] My husband came home with not a bottle of wine, but a bottle of cherry juice.  Yep.  Cherry juice.  I asked him what it was, and he said, “Cherry juice.”  I said, “Oh, it looks good.”  He said, “It is.  It’s also good for you.”  Okay, so my…

Thrifty Heart Jewelry Box

Today the “Thrifty Style Team” is back being thrifty and we have a new member, so be sure to check out all my blog friend’s ideas at the very end. Valentine’s Day ideas are saturating the internet right now, but no one is talking about what to do with all the left over chocolate.  Wait….

Low-Carb Strawberry Cheesecake

So what if this is the second cheesecake I have made in 2 weeks.  Maybe I like cheesecake, don’t you???  I was actually craving strawberry cheesecake last week when I made the “Peanut Butter Cheesecake“, but I was so busy figuring that one out, I kind of forgot about it until today.  I looked up…

Valentine’s Day Treats & Inspiration Monday Party

  Valentine’s Day is coming!  Uh, oh…I’m on a low carb plan right now  😯 Well, maybe I’ll take a break on Valentine’s Day for crying out loud, or I will by crying out loud if I don’t.   Welcome to Inspiration Monday Party features including 6 Valentine’s Day Treats…yum!!       This week’s…

Black & Pink Chair Makeover

Remember when Danny wore black & pink to the prom?  I fell in love with him it THEN.  I was 10 and my Mom & Dad took me to see the movie “Grease”.  Danny was so smooth, and charming.  Add a little romantic chic & feminine and BOOM…you have my “Black & Pink Chair Makeover”….

Entry Ways with the DIY Housewives

We have to get into the house, one way or another, right?  I mean, we aren’t coming through the window or through a secret trap door, right?  Whatever that entry area is for you- in your home, it tends to not only get used a lot, but it get’s judged a lot 😥 .  Oh…

Getting Rustic!

  Welcome back to this month’s All Things Creative edition!  This months theme is all about being rusty.  Ha ha…I mean rustic.  Let me tell you, this topic of “Getting Rustic” is anything but rusty. Rustic home decor has been popular for years, and for me, never goes out of style.  What’s nice is that…

12 Valentine’s Day Crafts & Inspiration Monday Party

Calling all Valentine’s Day lovers! It’s time to feel the love at Inspiration Monday Party…       Today’s Valentine’s Crafts Features were chosen by Kristi from I Should Be Mopping the Floor.   Check out all of this LOVE-ly inspiration below. Please pin from original sources, please. Heart Mug Cozy Hello Creative Family  Painted…

My Teal Blue Velvet Sofa

Introducing my new Teal Blue Velvet Sofa “Naked Nelly”. This all began when I moved our sectional into the kitchen for my “DIY Kitchen Coffee Lounge“.  We needed a new sofa for our living room and I wanted it to be unique.  I think I nailed it. When it came time to style “Naked Nelly”,…

Low Carb Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Happy birthday to my sister, Carolyn who turned 54 today! I’m back on the low carb wagon again and I feel good about it.  I seem to notice results quickly when I stop eating bread, noodles & potatoes.  It also helps that I stopped sucking down tons of sugar in cookies and chocolate.  It’s been…

Inspiration Monday Party

Welcome back to Inspiration Monday Party! If you’re in the mood for a cup of coffee before the party, I hope you’ll stop over … DIY COFFEE LOUNGE IDEA by Redhead Can Decorate This week’s features were selected by Debbie from Refresh Restyle. Please Pin From the original source.   DIY Upholstered X-Bench from Twelve…

DIY Kitchen Coffee Lounge

It was 1979 and I was 10 when I shared my bedroom with my 2 older sisters.  Once in a while my brother moved in, too 😯 .  We each had our own little nook to do what we wanted.  My nook was neat, organized, fully decorated top to bottom (not joking).  My sister’s nooks…not…

Inspiration Monday Party

  Hello from Inspiration Monday Party!   While browsing through last weeks party, I couldn’t help but notice all of the healthy YUMMY looking food.  It was perfect timing because I am actually on a healthy diet and I was in need of some fresh ideas.  I hope this week’s features come in handy for…

DIY Stair Runner & Gallery Wall

I am so excited to share our “DIY Stair Runner & Gallery Wall” with you today!  First, I need to give a little history, then I’ll share the two big reveals, a full DIY Stair Runner tutorial, and a mini section on how to create your own “Gallery Wall” easily. Here we go… A couple…

Baked Dry Rub Chicken Wings

I’m on a low carb diet right now and I’m allowing myself to have wings once a week.  I love our authentic (we are from Buffalo) Buffalo Wing Recipe, but I didn’t have any hot sauce so I had to “WING” it.  In other words, use what I have.  In addition…I am tired of clogging my…

5 Hearty Soups & Stews & Inspiration Monday Party

Soups on at Inspiration Monday Party! I think we all need a big bowl of soup, don’t you? Well, it just so happens that we are featuring “5 Hearty Soups & Stews this week…YUM!!! This week’s features were chosen by Jamie from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom Chili Mac and Cheese from Cooking with…

Wall Art I Love

I was recently browsing through a local furniture store catalogue and I came across the most beautiful canvas painting I had ever seen.  To be honest, the furniture they styled with the wall art piece didn’t compliment the painting what so ever, and I wondered why in the world would they match up such a…

12 DIY Bathroom Projects

The DIY Housewives are at it again.  This time they are all meeting in their bathroom’s with 12 AMAZING DIY Bathroom Projects.  You’ll notice that some are big projects, and some are small…there is something for everyone. I chose to include our DIY Wood Planked Wall which may seem like a huge project, when in…

Most Popular Posts from 2016

Happy New Year, friends! 2016 has been a very exciting and successful year for redheadcandecorate.com.  From having our home tour featured in a national & local magazine, to working with top brands like Home Depot, I feel very blessed and honored.  I know it’s nearly impossible for you to read every post I write, so…

Organize & Clean in Clever Ways!

Sorry guys, but we need to put the decorating on hold so we can “Organize & Clean in Clever Ways”!  It’s that time of year where after we take down the tree we feel like cleaning and organizing…right?  Well, the girls from the “All Things Creative” team are here to help… Sift through all of…

Christmas Light Post Makeover & My Nativity Scene

Merry Christmas Eve, Eve! I have 2 sweet DIY Christmas project stories for you today, and then I will be signing off to celebrate Christmas with my family! First up, is this cute “Christmas Light Post Makeover”.  My Dad texted me a photo of this rather dated old light post last Summer, and I wondered…

Balsamic Green Bean Recipe

You are going to be green bean with envy.  You have got to try this “Balsamic Green Bean” recipe.  I kid you not…they are the best green beans I have ever had.  I have been making them for a while, but I made them over Thanksgiving at my parents and everyone was eating them out…

12 Christmas Treats & Inspiration Monday Party

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! Please mark your calendars… Inspiration Monday Party is taking  a Winter vacation. We will be back on January 8, 2017.     This week’s features were selected by Christy from Our Southern Home. Please Pin From the original source.  4 Ingredient Hot Cocoa Truffles from Grounded and Surrounded Eggnog…

Christmas Hutch

You didn’t think I was going to let Christmas 2016 slip by with out decorating our built-in hutch in our kitchen, did you?  NO WAY, MAN!  “Christmas Hutch” is in the Christmas books and I had a lot of fun doing it.  If you have a hutch, or a shelf/mantel that you are decorating for…

Christmas Ornament Ombre Rainbow

Christmas Ornament Ombre Rainbow My kids laugh at me often.  In fact, many people laugh at me, often 😀 .  You see…I sometimes get words mixed up, and I also stutter, and to be honest I really don’t care.  I just keep on talking, or trying to talk.  Then when I realize the mistakes I’ve…

9 Christmas Tablescapes & Inspiration Monday Party

  Welcome to another Inspiration Monday Party! Christmas is almost here so it’s time to deck the tables!   These features were selected by Laura from Inspiration for Moms. Please pin from original sources. Creative Christmas Tablescape by Cottage in the Oaks Festive Plaid Christmas Tablescape by The Everyday Home Christmas Tablescape by Finding Home…

Christmas Window Flower Box

BIG NEWS! Even if you don’t have a window box to make a “Christmas Window Flower Box”, this can work for you, too.  Urns, large pots, baskets, buckets, even an old bathroom trash can that you spray paint can work.  Where there’s a decorator…there is a way! What I’m trying to say, is that you…

12 Easy Christmas Ideas

Are there 12 reindeer or 13?  I always get that mixed up because of sweet Rudolph coming and going.  Well, either way, I do know that we have 12 DIY Housewives and today it’s all about Christmas.   So, let’s just make it “12 Easy Christmas Ideas”, shall we? You’ll find that each DIY Housewife…

Fiato Soup

I made this delicious, healthy soup last night and knew immediately I would need to share it.  I’ve been using vinegar in my tomato dishes after my video broadcast with Chef Emeril Lagasse.  He adds vinegar to his tomato soup, and holy tomatoes does it bring out the flavors. My youngest daughter & I decided…

12 Homemade Ornaments & Inspiration Monday

Yahoo!  It’s finally December and you know what that means… Christmas is coming, so it’s time to be inspired by all of the talented holiday crafters out there. We hope you enjoy our Christmas features this week at Inspiration Monday Party! These features were selected by Kristi from I Should Be Mopping the Floor. Please pin…

Christmas Tree 2016

This year’s Christmas tree 2016 is different.  If you’ve been following along for the last 5 years you know that I won’t get anything but a fresh real Christmas tree.  In fact, if you would have told me I would be decorating a faux Christmas tree even 2 years ago, I would have told you…

Colorful Christmas Table

I’m having a little fun over here at redheadcandecorate.com this week. Not only am I decorating for Christmas, but I’m also hosting several giveaways which always makes me feel wonderful because I enjoy giving back to my followers.  Especially this time of year.  (SEE ALL GIVEAWAYS AT BOTTOM OF POST) Before we get to the…

100 Holiday/Party Recipes

100 Holiday/Party Recipes Anybody hungry? It’s that time of year that we usually indulge a little for the holidays and I can tell you, I recently went passed the “indulge a little” stage and went straight for the “I want to eat everything in sight” stage.  It happens every year as soon as it begins…

Inspiration Monday Party & $1000.00 Giveaway

Exciting things are going on at Inspiration Monday Party, today! Not only do we have some beautiful features to share from last week’s party (see below), but we also have a surprise for our readers. Look!  It’s a giveaway…and a BIG one. (You do not have to be a blogger to participate.  This is for…

Christmas Gumball Machine

Gumball machines caught my attention at an early age when my big brother had one on his dresser.  I remember it being very big, and I couldn’t reach it because I was very small, but I liked to look at it.  Today, I often wonder what happened to that big red authentic gumball dispenser that…

Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

Happy Sunday before Thanksgiving! I’m so excited to see my family & eat turkey this week, how about you?  If you happen to be hosting Thanksgiving this year, you are going to love this week’s features. Lets just say…I’m craving Thanksgiving dinner now! This weeks feature’s were chosen by Julie from Redhead Can Decorate. {Please pin…

Christmas Front Porch

Uh oh.  I am the earliest I have ever been with Christmas decorating.  Not something I’m really boasting about, because honestly I don’t want to rush you, or me.  I usually don’t get started until after Thanksgiving, but when I received an e-mail from CommercialSilk.com. and I went to their website, I knew I might be…

5 Thanksgiving Crafts & Inspiration Monday Party

Hi everyone! Before we get started with Inspiration Monday Party, I need to tell you that I am giving away a free watch! All you have to do is leave a comment on my blog post HERE to be entered! This weeks feature’s were chosen by Jamie from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom Thanksgiving…

Jord Wood Watch Giveaway

UPDATE ON JORD WATCH GIVEAWAY: Kelly Sull. is the winner. Congrats, Kelly!  This post is sponsored by Jord Wood Watches. I am so very excited to be able to offer you a free gift today in return for all of your support.  I have teamed up with Jord Wood Watches and actually have 3 generous…

White Console

Sometimes you just have to take a risk and try it to know that it’s not for you. That was the case here, with this stereo console I made over AGAIN.  You see, I originally painted it black.  I loved it, but I always wondered “what if”.  So, I tried a teal color.  I liked…

9 Thanksgiving Tips from Inspiration Monday Party

Welcome Inspiration Monday Party friends! The Autumn foliage is absolutely breath taking up here in Michigan right now.  Every year I say the same thing…”I’ve never seen the leaves this bright!” 😀  So, in the middle of all of that leaf changing…I’m busy in the house clearing the pallet for Christmas which actually is my…

Crib Mattress Spring Christmas Tree

I’ve been planning this magnificent “Crib Mattress Spring Christmas Tree” for a couple years, now.  I first thought of it when I was completing the “Crib Mattress Spring American Flag” that you’ll see below… Lets take a look and then I’ll fill you in.  She is so pretty I forget what it’s made out of!…

Thanksgiving with the DIY Housewives

Thanksgiving with the DIY Housewives

I feel like I just finished the dishes from last year’s Thanksgiving dinner, how about you? Now, here it is November 2, 2016 and we have about 3 weeks left to prepare our Thanksgiving feast.  Well, sort of.  Things are a little different for us this year because we won’t be hosting.  I admit, I…

Creating a Cozy Home & Inspiration Monday Party

Welcome back to coziest Fall party in blog land. Grab your mocha and slippers & enjoy all the beautiful ideas these amazing bloggers create. This week’s features from the party are all about….. Creating a Cozy Fall Home It’s all about the look, feel, scents and tastes of the season this week. Speaking of party,…

Lasagne

I’ve got Lasagne down to a science.  Just ask my Italian husband. It took me years to figure it out.  It just never felt right to me.  It was either dry, or spicy, or just not good.  I actually stopped making it for a long time until I finally substituted a few ingredients.  Now my…

Clever & Cute Christmas Ideas

It’s never too early, right? In 61 days I will be in my furry slippers listening to Bing Crosby, while sprinkling nutmeg in my eggnog.  So, with that being said, now is the perfect time to prepare early for the holidays, so I don’t get stressed out. That’s why I’m here today to share the…

5 Soup Recipes & Inspiration Monday Party

It’s cold up here in Michigan, but Inspiration Monday Party is here to warm you up! Soups on! This weeks feature’s were chosen by Laura from Inspiration for Moms. {Please pin from original sources only.} Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup by Simply Designing Homemade Tomato Soup by Creative Cain Cabin Butternut Squash Soup by Oh My…

Laundry Room Makeover Plans

I’m turning the tables today.  And I don’t mean I’m turning them upside down to paint them.  I mean I’m turning them over to you. I want to make some some BIG changes in our laundry room and I need your help figuring it out.  Here’s what it looks like now… It’s cute, and all,…

Wicked Witch Door Hanger

[This post is sponsored by The Home Depot.] If you guys only knew how often I visit The Home Depot you would seriously laugh out loud.  I can recognize every worker at all of the stations, and I can even point customers in the right direction if they need help finding something.  My husband knows…

Fall Tablescapes & Inspiration Monday Party

Hi everyone & welcome to this weeks Inspiration Monday Party! We just got home from apple picking and I am really feeling some Fall vibes. I have about 500 apples to put away so I’m going to let you get right to the party features… We are now a “dual platform” link party which means…

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