7 Ways to Change it Up When There’s No Cash in the Decorating Envelope

  I’m a craver of change in my home and I’ve come to accept the fact that it doesn’t necessarily mean I’m discontent but that I simply enjoy a little shift of scenery.  I mean, it’s not like I go out and buy a new sofa and throw the old one away every time I […]

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Fall Mantel Mantle Also Fantel

I’m still tweaking our mantle.  But who am I kidding, I’m always tweaking.  Our corner farmer’s market doesn’t have the good, warty, muted colored pumpkins and gourds yet so I’m using what I can find around the house which consists of a few stripped books, weeds from the yard, a stick and some feathers.  Plus […]

20 Ways to Decorate With Book Pages {and other things about the book party}

Since the moment I knew my sister was going to write a book, I knew I was going to throw her a big party. Book pages seemed to be the obvious choice for decor. I wanted the decorations to be fantastic.  And I remembered what Henri says.. So I purposely limited myself to books and […]

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Pillow Shams

  Pillow Shams at our Goodwill are only 79 cents.  I used to pass them up thinking I needed a pair to make use of  them, now I grab them if I like them and put a regular bed pillow {they have a fancy name, don’t they} in it and use it on the sofa.  […]

Plastic Spoon Laurel Wreath

Last week I saw a photo over at Casa Sugar and I couldn’t get the idea out of my head.  I love projects where you don’t have to think or spend much money.  Hot glue, 50ish spoons and 15 minutes. I made one out of blue and green spoons too.  I like the white one […]

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Best Yard Sale Finds EVER

Last week we talked about how yard sales are a great way to add beauty and purpose to your home without spending a bunch of cash or going into debt.  I love to see what other people have found at yard sales, even though at times I get pretty jealous of an amazing deal.  I’m […]