Colorful Basement Family Room: House Peeping #2 (Room Tour)

Hello, my friends, and welcome to my second edition of House Peeping where I’ll give you a little your of my very own basement family room renovation!  (Here’s the first, in case you missed it: My Sister’s ‘Tuscan’ style home in Nova Scotia). … Keep on reading --->

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Easter decorating ideas - egg garland

Easter Decorating Ideas: Dip-dyed eggs and paper bunnies!

Easter decorating ideasI got my ‘grown-up’ Easter decorating fix with a few projects over the last couple of weeks.  If you are looking for easy diy Easter decorating ideas, you might want to check out my simple Easter mantel, my shabby chic Easter wreath, or my pretty hydrangea globes.… Keep on reading --->

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Easter Decorating Ideas: How to make a wreath for Easter, Shabby Chic-Style!

I love coming up with new Easter decorating ideas.  But sometimes, what you imagined in your head when you started a project, ends up being a whole lot different in reality. … Keep on reading --->

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Easter Decorating Ideas: Decorate a Simple Easter Mantel!

If you have a mantel, shelf, or console table, you don’t have to look far for Easter decorating ideas.  A few weeks ago, I decorated amy fireplace mantel for Spring (my Singing in the Rain Spring Mantel below) which I fully intended to keep around through Easter.  … Keep on reading --->

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Get the look of real flowers using fakes: my five tips!

OK, I have a ‘thing’ about fake flowers.

Don’t worry, I’m not going to pull an Oprah and tell you that I don’t use them!  (BTW, I love Oprah, just sayin’.… Keep on reading --->

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House Peeping (House Tour): My Sister’s ‘Tuscan Style’ Home

I thought it might be fun to start the week off with a chance to be a (House) Peeping Tom.  Everyone like a good house peep, right? Who’s with me?!?  My sister’s tuscan style, rural home in Nova Scotia (pssst…international readers, NS is a province of Canada) is so lovely that I was sure you’d like to see it too! … Keep on reading --->

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Celebrating with a Green Snowman (St. Patrick’s Day)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day weekend!

We had a spring snowstorm yesterday at my sister’s place in Nova Scotia, where we are spending the weekend.  But the kiddies made the best of it!… Keep on reading --->

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Taking a moment: at two & a half.

I don’t share a lot about my sweet little family here, mainly because that’s not the focus of my blog.  But I try and sneak one in here and there to let you know what I’ve been up to besides tinkering with toss pillows ;-).… Keep on reading --->

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How to decorate seasonally: Use framed scrapbook paper!

Using framed stationary or scrapbook paper to decorate your home is a great way to change things up seasonally, without going to the expense of buying new accessories that will only be used for a short time.… Keep on reading --->

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Spring Easter Mantel Ideas 2012

Spring and Easter Decorating Ideas: My “Singing in the Rain” Mantel

I just finished decorating a mantel for Spring / Easter.

Easter decorating ideas - Easter mantel 2

This year I opted to go with a happy Spring theme rather than an overtly-Easter one.

Last year’s Easter mantel, recently featured on Better Homes & Gardens, was decorated with vintage bunnies and robins’ eggs.  … Keep on reading --->

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