Up Chairs

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My husband’s $20 chair and my $12 slipcovered chair.  At first they annoyed me when they were near each other.  And even though I just pushed them together for this photo, I love that you can see a little bit of our personalities in our chairs.  I needed to be reminded to embrace the differences.

Browsing for a Coffee Table

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For months I’ve been on the prowl for a round coffee table.  It wasn’t a desperate prowl, we had a big chunky rectangular coffee table that I still love but, it was taking up a lot of precious room that could be freed up with a circle. There are times when we need something and […]

Master Bedroom

drapes made from sheets

so far before Our bedroom had been neglected for far too long.  I was ready for change and my requirements were: neutral colors a pretty bed drapes masculine and feminine feel places to sit an 8 x 10 rug surfaces to place books and tums and snoring medicine and my other old lady paraphernalia better […]

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Making a Coffee Filter Wreath and Tree and Things of That Nature

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I’m not the first and I certainly won’t be the last to make one of these voluptuous, show stopping wreaths. I used extra large white filters and hot glued them onto a wreath with the clear wrapping on {why unwrap it?}.  You can practice with folding the filters different ways to get different looks.  This […]

Creepy Mantel

how to decorate for halloween and not look trashy

My boys are almost 13, 10 and 9.  They demand some type of spooky in October. It takes next to nothing to make them happy.  A few dollars worth of ripped up cheese cloth that looks better each year. And a tiny family of birds. I can never resist a good mantel party.  Check out […]

31 Days to a Less Messy Nest Day 11:: Group it

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We’ve all heard it a million times.  Group like things together.  Duh. Collections are like that, they just look good all together.  I’ve had my hutch for years.  And I’ve always had my white dishes in it.  But, they’ve always had other guests as well.  I mean, I know about grouping like stuff together, I […]

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