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Dr. Seuss-Inspired Christmas Tree (yes, I said “Christmas”!)

Halloween is over, and my decorations are already getting packed away for another year.

You know what that means don’t ya?  Yup, next up: Christmas!

Although Christmas decorating is my weakness, I will try and show some self-control, and hold off on any holiday decorating for at least another 3-4 weeks. … Keep on reading —>

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1972 Noritake China, Source: vintageadbrowsercom

31 Days of Vintage Home Decor Ads: My Final Post!

As tomorrow is October 31st, this is going to be my last post in my 31 Days Series on vintage home decor advertising.  I will miss it!  By digging up these old ads, I learned a lot about vintage decorating that I didn’t know before. … Keep on reading —>

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What’s on my craft table tonight? Well, painted letters, of course!

First of all, for those of you following 31 Days: I know, I know, there should have been a post yesterday…and today…and well…they’re coming, I promise!  Just not tonight, lol.







It’s just been tough getting back to the computer over the past few days with all of this kind of stuff going on  ———->

As I am sure you can all relate, there’s been Halloween activities to juggle, treat bags to stuff, sugar rushes to chase, and sugar crashes to manage.… Keep on reading —>

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Gorgeous Mid-Century Telephone Ads: 31 Days of Vintage Home Decor Ads (Day 27)

Sorry for the delay in posting Day 27 of my “31 Days” series on vintage home decor advertising, but I literally broke my blog.

{I went snooping around in the back areas of my site where I shouldn’t have, and played around with a bit of code, just cause I’m curious like that, lol. Keep on reading —>

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1991 Ad, Source: "Found in Mom's Basement"

Vintage Home Decor Ad 26 (of 31): The ’90s Signature Fabric: Microsuede!

If you’ve been following along my Vintage Home Decor Advertising Series, you’ll have noticed that I’ve made an attempt at presenting these vintage ads chronologically.  That means we are almost up to the 90s.… Keep on reading —>

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1988 Martha Stewart / K Mart Ad, Source: "Found in Mom's Beasement"

Vintage ’80s Martha Stewart Ads: 31 Days of Vintage Home Decor Ads (Day 24 & 25)

Tonight, we’re still kicking it ’80s style in my series on Vintage Home Decor Ads.

With its over-the-top floral frou-frou and crazy crimped hair, the 80s certainly had its share of bad taste.… Keep on reading —>

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Halloween Decorating on the Front Porch (No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas)

I had a bunch of fun decorating my front porch for Halloween with no-carve pumpkins this past weekend.  I mentioned in my Halloween mantel post the other day that I’ve never really been one for Halloween.… Keep on reading —>

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'80s Ad for Conair, Source: 'Found in Mom's Basement'

The Final Week of ’31 Days’!…plus hilarious ’80s hairdos, just for fun!

Wow, this is the final week of the “31 Days” Series which has been happening all over the blogosphere for the month of October. For the past three weeks, there’s been over 700 bloggers talking daily about topics that inspire them.… Keep on reading —>

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Vintage Home Decor Ad: Room-Matching Toilet Paper?!? (Day 22 of 31)

I have a funny one to show you today in my series on Vintage Home Decor Ads. Do you remember colored toilet paper?!? Until I saw this 1980s ad for pink Charmin toilet paper, I’d almost forgotten that it ever existed!  … Keep on reading —>

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Vintage Home Decor Ads Series (Day 21): Late ’80s Pier One Ads!

Can you believe that the 80s are now considered ‘vintage’? Holy smokes. Well, today’s ad in my series on Vintage Home Decor Ads is vintage 80s Pier One!

I spent most of my childhood years in the 80s – from grade school to high school – and it seems like just a decade ago. … Keep on reading —>

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1956 bm paint from vintageadbrowsercom

Three Vintage Paint Ads for Dutch Boy and Benjamin Moore! (Ads 18, 19 and 20 of 31)

I’m determined to keep on rocking my “31 Days” series on Vintage Home Decor Ads, despite my distraction with Halloween decorating!  Tonight I’m posting three vintage paint ads, so I can get all caught up!… Keep on reading —>

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My Purple-icious Halloween Mantel

This year, I decided to decorate my Halloween mantel entirely without the colour orange.  I had lots of orange in my Fall mantel, and it got tired – really quickly.  The warm colours of Fall are beautiful, but they don’t do much for my home’s decor which is mostly cool tones. … Keep on reading —>

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