Decorating With Old Architectural Elements

The following post is from Myra of My Blessed Life: In a day of sleek, simple, modern design and "cookie-cutter-like" subdivisions, homes can be given an extra boost of character, warmth, and uniqueness with historic architectural elements. Whether you are building, remodeling or just looking to refresh your home decor, implementing historic elements into your…

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Free Social Media Icon Sets

One of the easiest customizations to make on your blog is with social media icons. For new and experienced bloggers alike, social media icons can be a fun expression of your personality, and while some people do have custom sets designed for their blog, there are tons of free sets available. Here are some of…

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5 Simple Ways To Refresh Your Home Decor

The following post is from Myra of My Blessed Life It's hard to believe that Christmas is over and the new year is rapidly approaching. {Where did the time go?}  As holiday decorations get packed away for another year and as New Year's resolutions are made, it is a great time to evaluate our home…

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Design: Starting Out, Starting Over

The following post is from Lindsey Roberts, a freelance writer covering design & décor: Let's start from the beginning. Maybe you're getting married and moving to a new apartment with no furniture. Maybe you've lived somewhere for years and now want to pull together a cohesive design for your home. Maybe you're moving to a…

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Repurposing Napkin Holders into Book Stands

    I absolutely love my office, which is a good thing since I spend a lot of time up here. I have a lot of favorites, but at the top of the list are these repurposed Ikea napkin holders, which make perfect bookstands:   Not only do they look cool, but they also keep…

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DIY Affordable Design Inspired

The following is a guest post from Shaina at Food for My Family: When we bought our house two and a half years ago, my husband had just finished his graduate degree. We'd been living, then as a family of five, in a small two-bedroom with free furniture that we'd been collecting from anywhere we…

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Using Fresh Flowers to Decorate Your Home

In theory, I love the idea of decorating for the season, updating little touches throughout my home as the seasons change. However, in reality, I don't do this as much as I would like to. With that in mind, one of my favorite parts of spring and summer is that decorating for the season is…

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Decorating with Books

An easy way to decorate simply and inexpensively is to incorporate the things you love and use already as part of your home decor. An obvious example of this is using books to add interest and color to a room. I love using books to decorate because they're useful as well as beautiful. Here are…

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