Maison de Mings Blog

Garden Planning

Garden Planning

"I believe in process. I believe in four seasons. I believe that winter's tough, but spring's coming. I believe that there's a growing season. And I think that you realize that in life, you grow. You get better." --Steve Southerland

Door Makeover (Partie II)

Door Makeover (Partie II)
The Grandeur Hardware makes our home feel much more custom and truly like we brought a bit of France to our country life.

Natural Living Essentials

Natural Living Essentials
With starting our hobby farm last year, I've been more determined than ever to create more of a natural and eco-friendly environment for our family.

Vintage Finds from The Big Red Barns

Vintage Finds from The Big Red Barns

I try to be intentional about what I bring into our home. I want our home decor and furniture accents to have meaning and tell a story. 

7 Year Anniversary (Copper & Wool)

7 Year Anniversary (Copper & Wool)
Traditionally, the seventh anniversary gift is represented by copper and wool. Copper is seen as a durable metal that, according to Greek mythology, attracts love and protects against evil. Wool, on the other hand, symbolizes warmth and comfort.

Door Makeover with Grandeur Hardware

Door Makeover with Grandeur Hardware
This is a sponsored post, but all thoughts and opinions are my own.  It's the time of year to start planning upcoming home improvement projects!...

Explore More with Dollar General

Explore More with Dollar General
Have y'all seen the new "Explore More" products from Dollar General? We live in a very rural area and I'm so glad to see that DG is now carrying a variety of affordable home decor items!

Ultimate Game Day Appetizer

Ultimate Game Day Appetizer
Are you looking for an easy game day appetizer?? My husband came up with the recipe for this year's Super Bowl and is calling it "The Elephant Egg." 

Tips for Shopping Facebook Marketplace

Tips for Shopping Facebook Marketplace
I'm so excited to share my tips for shopping Facebook Marketplace with you. Marketplace is one of my favorite online tools for buying/selling new and used items!  I've been using it since it started in 2016 so I've learned a thing or two along the way.

2020 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

2020 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
If you've been following me for very long, you know February is an extra special month for me.  I get to celebrate my birthday, anniversary, and Valentine's Day. This year, I've put together a short list of my favorite gift ideas for her.

Pretty Pie for Valentine’s Day

Pretty Pie for Valentine’s Day
Do you love making pies and want to add a few extra "jolis détails (pretty details)?" I've been making pretty pies with my girls for as long as I can remember. 

French Vintage Bedroom Refresh

French Vintage Bedroom Refresh
With the changing of the seasons, do you ever feel the "itch to switch" some of your spaces? I have found the easiest way to update a room on a budget is by swapping out the decor.