Boo! It’s Halloween at the Crafty Lily Pad

Halloween bat

Boo! It's Halloween time at the Crafty Lily Pad. This year, due to Princess #2's wedding, Halloween decor is on the lighter side. Halloween decor at the Crafty Lily Pad is not scary, it's more along the lines of cute When the kids were littles, costumes were never scary. We had several pumpkins, a … [Continue reading]

Cozy Up for Fall even at 90 Degrees!

family room pillows fall tour 2016

October signals Cozy: Fall, pumpkins, blanets, boots, cooler weather Well, Fall is here as are the pumpkins; however, the cooler weather has been hit or miss here. The idea of cozy is not thinkable when it's still 90 degrees outside. Faux Cozy With 90 degree weather happening in October, the … [Continue reading]

Wedding Wands- DIY Instead of Rice

wedding wands

Hidy Ho! I am so very excited to writing about some of the things created for Princess #2's upcoming wedding. Today's topic: wedding wands and how to … [Continue reading]

Fall Vignette: Easy and Unique

coffee table vingette fall home 2016

I am new to the decorating and blog world. When I heard the words fall vignette, I needed to know what it was. Being a teacher, I went straight to … [Continue reading]

Apothecary Jars: Dollar Store Style

apothecary jars

Hi Ho Everyone! I have been seeing these wonderful apothecary jars all over Pinterest. I just LOVE the look and have been trying to come up with a … [Continue reading]

Fall Home 2016- Welcome to The Crafty Lily Pad!

Fall Home Tour

Hello friends and welcome to my Fall Home 2016! I am very new in the blog world and have not posted much when it comes to my home. I was thrilled when … [Continue reading]


fall home 2016

This year's Fall tour is hosted by Chatham Hill on the Lake and Dragonfly and Lily Pads. Be watching the blog on September 22 to see some beautifully … [Continue reading]

Napkin Rings MIA? No Problem!

DIY Napkin rings

Napkin rings. A small detail with great importance to your fall table scape. As I began working on the dining room table for the Fall Home Tour, I had … [Continue reading]

Fall Home Tour Coming Soon!

Fall Home Tour

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. The weather becomes cooler, the days become shorter (I like my sleep!), and the crockpot of soups … [Continue reading]

Fall for Fall, Ya’ll!!

wedding wreath, fall wreath

Fall. The temperatures may not show as fall; however, it's September and Labor Day weekend. This is my cue to start making the house cozy and ready … [Continue reading]