Tips for Framing and Hanging Art
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Tips for Framing and Hanging Art

The following post is from Lindsey M. Roberts, a design & décor writer: Lesson learned: I need to get it through my head that even if a beautiful print is inexpensive, the framing is not. Recently, I took a big pile of art to the framing store, and $$$ later (even with a 60% discount!)…

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Form Versus Function…Which Do You Focus on for Your Home?

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The following is a sponsored post on behalf of Havertys: Sean and I joke that we don't always balance each other out very well because we're a lot alike: both introverts, both spenders, both sarcastic. But one area where we do balance each other out is interior design. I am type-A to my core, and…

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Reinventing Your Old Junk!

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: One of my favorite ways to save money is to find new uses for  old junk.  Sometimes I find things by the side of the road, sometimes people give it to me, sometimes I have just don't use it anymore, and I look for a…

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8 Fun Uses for Old Frames

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: I have talked before about using empty picture frames for things besides putting  picture in them.  I love them so much I am back with some more fun ideas!  I can't stop trying new ways to use my frames.  They are affordable and easy to…

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Lovely Outdoor Dining Ideas

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: Summer is the time to eat outside.  Not only do you get to enjoy the great outdoors, but there are no crumbs on the floor to sweep up.  But just because you eat outside doesn't mean you can't make it pretty. Here are some easy…

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Buying Used: How to Fill Your Home with Secondhand Stuff

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: I'll admit, I have a little bit of a problem - I love to buy other people's stuff. I mean like, pre-owned, secondhand, used stuff. Granted, it's not junk. On the contrary, I love to find stuff that's in great condition that people are selling because they…

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Inexpensive Ways to Add Outdoor Lighting

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: It can get expensive to buy lights that are made for outdoors.  But with some creativity and resourcefulness, you can light up your evenings in style for very little money. If you have a porch area where you can sit and relax, then soft lighting…

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DIY Pedestal Plate or Vase

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: Months ago, I saw Myra's post for DIY Hurricane Vases, and I fell in love with them. What a great way to take some simple dollar-store or thrift-store items and give them new life. When I needed a decorative item for my mantel…

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10 Knobs You Can Make Yourself

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: Knobs.  Something so small but they can make a big impact on a room.   A knob or drawer pull can determine if the room is contemporary, traditional, or in my case, wacky! I love to use odd things as knobs.  Why not?  Life is…

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DIY Satin Flower and Grosgrain Ribbon Napkin Rings

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: Spring is here and so are the opportunities to set a pretty table -- Mother's Day, Baby Showers, and Wedding Showers! Add a little pizazz to your place settings with some inexpensive (but beautiful) napkin rings. Although you can create these napkin rings…

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