Chic Charcoal & Purple Living Room

Purple is such an underrated, gorgeous, accent color when adding vibrant pieces to your home, and is often over looked. I think you'll see just a little bit can add chic elegance to a space like no other color can. I hope you are intrigued… Read More

How to Create a Thrift Store Basket Wall Corner

Maybe you've seen folks decorate the big wall over their sofa with woven baskets? If you haven't, it sure is a really cute, affordable idea that can be worked into any decor style. But! Have you ever seen a corner decorated with baskets? If the… Read More

How to Make Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed zucchini is one of my favorite go-to dishes to help my husband and I stay on a healthy track, or even get back on track after the holidays. This savory satisfying recipe is extremely versatile in that you can use ground beef, ground turkey,… Read More

How to Make a Fake Orchid Look Real

Have you ever come across a pretty potted orchid in a department store? An orchid so drop dead gorgeous, that you don't want it because it's too perfect πŸ˜†? It happened to me a couple weeks ago at the store, and I left it there… Read More

Life Changing/Space Saving Tips for Modern Apartment Living

Welcome to REDHEADCANDECORATE.COM'S "Life Changing/Space Saving Tips for Modern Apartment Living". If you're thinking about moving to, or currently live in an apartment (or any small home), and you desire clever/practical ideas to help create a home that is extremely enjoyable to live in, you've… Read More

How to Make Cherry Cheesecake Cocktails

There's no better way to celebrate the New Year, Christmas, or any special occasion more than with homemade cheesecake! It's sweet, creamy, and everyone shares a universal love for cheesecake. These easy no-bake individual serving Cherry Cheesecake Cocktails are a fun alternative to traditional style… Read More

How to Create 5 Minute Holiday Pillows

I'm "wrapping" up Christmas today with one of the easiest tips to dress up your sofa, bed, or cozy chair quickly, and affordably. This neat pillow idea came to me while decorating earlier this year (I was inspiredly by a catalog), and I purposely saved… Read More

10 Christmas Decorating Ideas that are Almost Free

Money is tight for everyone, so I thought it would be helpful to share "10 Christmas Decorating Ideas that are Almost Free"! I've done many affordable holiday projects since 2012, so I've literally lost track. Luckily...I have my friends from the Thrifty Style Team to… Read More

Our New Cozy Apartment Dressed for Christmas

Welcome to the much anticipated 2022 Holiday Housewalk hosted by my talented friend, Jennifer Rizzo. This is my 4th year participating in the online Christmas home tour and I must say it stands out as one of the most challenging. Many changes have taken place… Read More

2022 Christmas Giveaway

I hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving! This was a tough one for us after the recent passing of my mom. I know I am not alone in missing special loved ones, especially over the holidays. I'm keeping busy decorating our apartment for Christmas… Read More

Our Cozy Luxurious Apartment Master Bedroom

We fell in love with our apartment master bedroom the very first night we stayed over in our "new pad". We honestly didn't know what to expect because after all, it is an apartment, and we haven't lived in an apartment in 30 years. Well,… Read More

How to Bake the Easiest Dutch Apple Pie Ever

If you're searching for the easiest Dutch apple pie recipe, you found it. My dad who is in his late 80's makes this sweet, yet tart apple pie several times a year, and doesn't even need to look at the recipe anymore. We make it… Read More

How to Create I Miss Mom Thanksgiving Tablescape

I would love to be able to pretend everything is okay over the holidays, but it's just not possible, especially as a menopausal emotional redhead. I wear my heart on my sleeve, and of course my sweet family will understand. I'm still grieving over my… Read More

How to Create Fall Hydrangea Trinket Leaf Bowls

I wanted to give our grown kiddos a gift they could cherish from their "childhood home" that would remind them of the years they spent imagining, growing, & playing in the yard together. When my talented friend posted a tutorial on how to make a… Read More

How to Decorate a Cozy Fall Corner

I'm discovering in our new apartment "experiment" that it really doesn't take much space to create a beautiful, warm nook for myself to unwind and relax. We owe it to ourselves to have that space in our home that is waiting for us when we… Read More

Our New Modern Apartment Accessories

I'm happy to tell you guys that we are all moved into our new temporary apartment, and I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT. Now, although we are moved in, that does not mean we are unpacked πŸ˜†. We still have a ton of organizing to do, but… Read More

How our New Apartment Looks Before Decorating

It's official! Our house is now in the hands of the new owners πŸ™ŒπŸ». Many folks seem to be shocked that we decided to take a break until we build again, in an apartment. I will tell you though, I am enjoying the simplicity and… Read More

Fall Floral Ombre Wreath Giveaway

Hey, guys! I know many of you probably know that we recently sold our beloved home and are in the process of moving out, and preparing it for the new owners. We have split the move into 2 moving days, so we are about half… Read More’s House is for Sale!

Today's the day! Rick and I have poured our hearts and soul into our home here in Michigan, but our little birdies have flown away to build their dreams, so it's time for us to find a smaller nest. Wouldn't it be fun if one… Read More

How to Make Beef & Peppers in the Crockpot

Everyone is struggling right now with food prices, so I decided to hold up on the decorating this week and share one of the best recipes I make that goes a long way (and is also inspired by my DAD). My husband absolutely drools-I mean… Read More

10 Simple Summer Picnic Party Ideas

Welcome to the "Thrifty Style Team" monthly series, where this month we are focused on "Simple Summer Picnic Party Ideas" just in time for the holiday in both the USA & Canada πŸ™ŒπŸ»! As a special treat, not only are we sharing affordable home decorating… Read More

Where We Escaped for a Quiet Romantic Beach Getaway

I think we may have found the cure for everything. If you desire RELAXATION, PRIVACY, and just found it. BONUS: it happens to be located directly on the ocean with your very own private panoramic ocean view. You see, my husband and I recently… Read More

Our Simple Patriotic Front Porch Tour

Good morning, my friends! Redhead here sending you best wishes for a peaceful, restful, long Memorial Day weekend. I hope you enjoy sifting through our "Simple Patriotic Front Porch Tour" which was delayed last week due to 2 baby birds living in the previous wreath… Read More

How to Create a Simple Patriotic Beach Hat Wreath

I am completely guilty of creating patriotic decor that ends up looking a little over the top. In other words, tacky 🀭. Sorry, I said it, but please know I adore and respect our beautiful American flag-in fact, that's my point. The American flag is… Read More

How to Create a No-Cost Mother’s Day Table

Rick and I were so very blessed to witness an immediate connection between our moms through the early years of our marriage, and when our children were young. Sadly, my beautiful mother-in-law is no longer with us, so I try to bring her memory alive… Read More

How to Create a Thrift Store Milk Glass Flower Tower

If you're searching for a unique, affordable spring centerpiece for a family gathering, or a special occasion, you are going to flip when I tell you how simple it is to "Create a Thrift Store Milk Glass Flower Tower". When you're family sees the tiers… Read More

The Best Vacuum I ever Owned

Okay friends...we have not one, not two, but three rescue cats, and I am not messing around with you when I say, this is "The Best Vacuum I ever Owned"! I've been around for almost 53 years, was a maid at the Holiday Inn at… Read More

Take a Beautiful Spring Tulip Tour

Are you ready to "Take a Beautiful Spring Tulip Tour" with me? Tulips make me happy, and I know we all need a big dose of happy right now. As hard as it is to be happy in such a sad time in history, it's… Read More

Redhead Can Decorate’s 2022 Home Tour

Hi there, from Rick and Julie! Welcome to Redhead Can Decorate's 2022 Home Tour... Rick and I have been married since 1994 after meeting in our college dorm β™₯️. Welcome to our home tucked in the woods here in Southeast, Michigan. It's hard to believe… Read More

Black Paint Magic Makeover in the Kitchen

Our "Black Paint Magic Makeover in the Kitchen" turned into quite the magical transformation, even more so than expected. I admit that I was a little nervous about the lighting in the room, and how things might disappear on the double dark built-in shelves. Surprisingly,… Read More

10 Shocking Before and After Room Makeovers in One Home

Inspiration just might strike by clicking through all "10 Shocking Before and After Room Makeovers in One Home" for the most popular DIY projects from our dated home here in Michigan. We've updated every single room in our home using affordable do-it-yourself ideas that anyone… Read More

How to Create a Rose Petal Heart Ceiling Tile

Beautiful home decor doesn't have to cost a million dollars to impress me. In fact, I like to brag about how little I paid for things instead of how much it was. Money does not impress me guys, and I bet if you follow our… Read More

How to Create a Salty & Sweet Valentine’s Day Charcuterie Board

When it comes to creating a Salty & Sweet Valentine's Day Charcuterie Board I have a secret tip for you πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘‰πŸ»USE WHAT YOU HAVE! This little love nugget of information will help you create the least expensive Valentine's Day treat with the most WOW factor!… Read More

How to Make the Best Butter Pecan Cake

Here's a helpful review of my own experience making "The Best Butter Pecan Cake" ever! If you are here to grab the recipe and go, you may want to take the time when you have it to read my experience first. I never knew "Butter… Read More

How to Make Healthier Antipasto Salad at Home

Happy New Year! Don't let the word "healthier" in my title up there scare you away. The exact antipasto salad you see belowπŸ‘‡πŸ»in the photo was made by me last summer on a date night, gone bad 😲. I'll spill all the drama details, as… Read More