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    5 Must Haves in Your Entryway to Make a Guest Feel Welcome

      The first impression you can make with your guests is your entryway.  This is the first part of your home they will see and sometimes the only part.  How many times did someone stop by to drop off something (like girl scout cookeis 😉) or a neighbor come in to talk and you just stayed in the entry? This is quite possibly one of the most important areas of your home so lets get into the 5 must haves you need in your entryway to make a guest feel welcome.   The Porch First things first, your front porch.  It doesn’t matter how big or small you need to…

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    9 Inexpensive Ways To Use Winter White in Home Decor

    We have all heard of Winter White in terms of fashion, but fashion and home decor are closely related.  So why can’t we use winter whites in home decor?  Mother Nature does it well (and a little too much this winter in my opinion) in terms of snow!  So lets discuss 9 inexpensive ways to use winter white in home decor.   *This post contains affiliate links.  See my disclosure for full details. 1.  Candles Candles are wonderful for Wintertime because they give this soft glow to your home and lets face it, it gets dark so early in the evenings it’s nice to have a little extra mood lighting. …

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    Top Posts for 2017 and What’s New for 2018

    I know I say this every year but WOW, where did the time go?  It’s been a crazy ride this year.  I started this little blog in May and it’s been a wild ride ever since.  Let’s go through the top posts for 2017 and what’s new for 2018.   So the blog came to be on May 14, 2017!  That’s a big day for me.  I had thought about starting a blog for several years and I finally hit that publish button.  You wouldn’t realize how scary that moment really is.  Putting yourself out there isn’t easy but I am so glad I did it.  I have met some…

  • Christmas Trees

    31 Amazing Christmas Trees to Inspire You

    When I walk into my friends home this time of year I am immediately drawn to their Christmas Tree.  The Christmas tree is the one thing that pretty much everyone who celebrates Christmas has and it’s such fun to see how people decorate them.  I love looking at the color scheme or the children’s ornaments.  Christmas trees really warm my heart, so I have put together 31 amazing Christmas trees to inspire you.     I think the reason I love Christmas trees and seeing how others decorate them is because anything goes!  You can do anything when decorating a tree.  You can use any color scheme, any tree topper,…

  • Christmas Home Tour

    Merry and Bright Home Tour

    Hello and welcome to the Merry and Bright Home Tour!  I have teamed up with some amazing women to showcase our Christmas decorations in our homes this year.  You can find them all at the end of this post.  Let’s get started!   Entryway First you will notice as you go through my home that I have a thing for Santa’s.  I have them in just about every room and our Entryway is no different.  I moved my potted palm to the floor (it’s kind of getting too big for that shelf anyway) and in it’s place put this Santa to welcome my guests.  In the Harry and David box…

  • Decor

    Rustic Christmas Family Room

    I am so excited to be co-hosting the Holiday Home Tour 2017 with some other really amazing bloggers.  We are showcasing part of our homes that we have decorated for the Holidays.  Today I am sharing my Rustic Christmas Family Room with you.  I hope you will check out the other bloggers homes as well, you really don’t want to miss it.  You can find them all at the bottom of this post.     *This post contains affiliate links.   Let’s start with my favorite part of the room, the mantle.  I have a beautiful stone fireplace with a reclaimed beam as a mantle, truly this is what made…

  • The Best Farmhouse Christmas Decor

    The Best Farmhouse Christmas Decor

    We have a rule in my house (mostly instilled by my husband) that no Christmas decor goes up until after Thanksgiving.  Thanksgiving happens to be our favorite holiday.  The day after Thanksgiving means it’s time to break out those bins and make a complete mess taking down the Fall decor and bringing in the Christmas decor.  I think my two favorite times of the year to decorate are Christmas and the Fall Season.  Whenever I decorate I find that there are some changes that need to be made, new pillows or a new centerpiece.  Farmhouse Christmas decor is so popular right now and I don’t have much.  Most of my…

  • Dining Room Decor

    The Best Farmhouse Dining Room Decor

    Hello friends and welcome back for another Friday Favorites!  If you saw my latest post on my Dining Room Get’s a Major Redo, you saw that we are making some big changes in my dining room.  I have the table in the garage right now and have already begun sanding it down to the bare wood.  That is definitely not the fun part….the fun part is decorating.  So I want to skip ahead and talk about The Best Farmhouse Dining Room Decor.   I went through a few stores to gather ideas from.  All of these things are available online, some in the store.  I like to keep costs down…

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    Dining Room Gets a Major Redo

    Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls….I bring to you…….. the ugliest dining room on the planet!!!!!!  Unfortunately I am not exaggerating all that much.  😂 Throughout the years we have always wanted a nice dining room and we had some grand plans for one but something else always seemed to come up.  We have finally gotten to the point where we have a nice dining room and that dining room gets a major redo! I can’t wait to show you what we are going to do!     *This Posts contains affiliate links. House #1 Let’s go back about 18 years, to our first house that we built.  We had about 1500…

  • Throw blanket

    The Best Throw Blankets

    I am so excited to present a new series here on At Lane and High!  It’s called Friday Favorites!!!  So every Friday I will talk about what my favorite things are that week.  I have seen some other bloggers do this and I love it!  I hope you do too.   Today we will discuss the best throw blankets. It’s finally cooling off in Ohio!  YEAH!!!  I do love the summer but mid October is for cool boots, pumpkin spice latte’s and big sweatshirts.  Five days ago it was 80 degrees, now it’s in the 50’s.  It’s wonderful weather and I love just snuggling up in blankets with my favorite show…