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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4 Simple Ways to Decorate with Books

The following post is from Myra of My Blessed Life: Whenever I rearrange the accessories in my home, I usually use books to help change things up. Decorating with books is an easy, inexpensive way to add a punch of texture and color. Finding books at yard sales, second-hand stores or the library used book…

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Beautifying Your Closet Space

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: Closets.....the forgotten space in our homes.  We get the rooms all fixed up and leave the closets in the dark.  The closet does so much work for us that I thought we needed to dedicate a moment for some closet love. What a gorgeous way…

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5 Fun Ways to Display Collections

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: I've been setting out all of my spring decor and redoing my shelves and surfaces. One of the things I love about changing things around is pulling together collections. Sometimes we have a purposeful collection like vintage dolls or souvenir spoons. But often I will…

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10 Affordable Ways to Add BIG Decor to Your Home

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: Since our family has always been on a tight budget, there has never been much money for home decor.  Through the years I scrapped and taught myself to redo junk and paint anything that isn't breathing. In the early 90s, there was one weak moment…

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Does Your Home Have "White Space"?

The following post is from Andrea of AndreaDekker.com: I'm a huge advocate of less stuff and regular purging. I almost always stop and think before bringing anything extra into our home (besides groceries) and often, I decide against bringing the items home -- even if they are free and even if we have the space…

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5 Design Trends for 2013

The following post is from Myra of My Blessed Life: With the beginning of a new year, I always love to think about trends that are past, some that I hope stay in the past, and new ones on the horizon. It's amazing how trends become more and more refined each time they come around.…

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DIY Rustic Paint Finish

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: I am not a professional painter. My dad has been a house painter since before I was born, but alas, he didn't pass down his skills to me. Of course, I couldn't help picking up a few basics, but I usually leave any…

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Set a Pretty Table with DIY Braided Vine Napkin Rings

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: Now that November is here, I'm so ready to start planning a fabulous Thanksgiving meal with my sister-in-law. Not only do I love a delicious meal, but I love a pretty place setting too. A couple of weeks ago, I fell in love…

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