fabulously festive holidays

The holidays are upon us!  Christmas is just days away and my house is full of festive sights and smells of the season.  Here are a few of my favorite holiday things:


Entertaining.  So appreciative of my friend Elizabeth at Cutting Board Catering for her delicious bite-size hors d’oeuvres at my annual Christmas party.

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5 years

Bluegrass THREADS is thrilled to be celebrating 5 years!  Five years feels momentous—we’ve made it!

This blog has been a source of personal inspiration and growth during the first five years of my son’s life, the loss of my father, job transitions, big moves and many of the other changes (good and bad) over this half decade.

centerpieceimage by Desarae Anderson Photography

To celebrate and commemorate this milestone, I want to highlight these top 5s—the most read and shared stories of the past 5 years:

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craft faves

With spring in the air, I am in the mood to spruce up the house.  Why not enjoy making some beautiful crafts to display in bookshelves or on tabletops?  Here are a few of our favorites:


Paper clutch: Wouldn’t this be cute tucked in a bookshelf?


Musical pinwheels: Nothing would be sweeter than a vase full of these beauties.  I’d put them on my piano.


Mini bird’s nest: These are the perfect addition to a spring table.  Use them as place cards or leaned against hurricane globes.

Happy crafting!





**all images by dthoskins**

inspiring blue

Blue is a color that truly boosts my mood, especially following the epic snowfalls of the past few weeks.  Of course, living in Wildcat country is certainly reason enough to love all things blue (Big Blue Nation!).

These are a few of the blue hued images from that are inspiring my March:


Fifth anniversary shoot

image by Desarae Anderson Photography


Blue folded clutch


Polyvore set by dthoskins


First birthday celebration

image by Honey Heart Photography


Baby announcement

image by dthoskins


Baby boy shower

image by KGreeneOwens



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Beachy scent

What color inspires you?

katherine Greene