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 Debbie at Chatham Hill on the Lake and Karen Marie at Dragonfly and Lily Pads invited me to be a part of the Fall Home 2016 Tour. I will be sharing a … [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 decorated Fall homes. The tour is just hours away! I am so excited to be a part of this tour. The Crafty Lily Pad needed updated Fall Decor. I have … [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]

Hoppy I am back and blogging!

Been out of my mind since April!

I am finally settled at the pond: back in school routine with minor life interruptions.  I am Hoppy to be back because life has been … [Continue reading]

Hodgepodge- In the Middle Edition!

grand canyon

1. Tell us about a time you found yourself 'in the middle of nowhere'. Was this deliberate? Having lived in Arizona for 18 years, there were … [Continue reading]

Hodgepodge- Mother’s Joyful Day Edition!


1. What's something fun you're looking forward to on your May calendar? We are attending 100th running of The Indy 500 the end of May!!!! 2. … [Continue reading]

Hodge Podge- End of April Edition


  1. This is the last Hodgepodge in April. Share something you learned this month. The Prince and I learned we need to take care of our will and … [Continue reading]

FMF:: Easy

hail damage

FMF :: Easy is easy to write today. Thanks Kate! Ready......Go! Easy days are few and far between. Every day is a challenge in more ways than … [Continue reading]