Super closeup of Earth Day Tablesetting with iron garden sculpture, and ferns and lavender in terracotta pots

The Blog-


Welcome! On the BLOG side, I’ve been sharing a wide variety of How-To’s. Check out the most recent ones on the left.

For more How-To’s click on “DIY”, above.

I hope you find inspiration and empowerment to live a joy-filled and creative life.

And on the SHOP side, Christmas stockings are the focus. But you must check out the new Christmas tree skirts!!!

Here, at SHD, we are part blog, part customer support, part boutique!

So you are in the right spot whether you are here for the blog, the shop, or support.


stocking the pantryStocking the Pantry has evolved over the years. It started in 2010, when my Christmas stockings started to become “a thing”. I decided they needed to give goodness as well as goodies. Each stocking = $2.50 donated to feed the hungry via our local Feed America food pantry.

Stocking The Pantry 2021:  $6896 = 20,688 Meals    

To Date: Just over 172,000 Meals

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I think; therefore I am.

Descartes, 1637

I think creatively; therefore I am joyful.

Diane, Today

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