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Love the Art, but Hate the Frame? How to change it: in 2 easy steps!

I’ve been hunting for wall art for our recently re-painted living room.  After painting it Woodlawn Blue and a creamy white, the room has a much lighter feeling than before. … Keep on reading --->

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PicMonkey is the new Picnik! (Hooray!)

Have you heard this exciting news yet?

PicMonkey.com, created by the old Picnik.com team, is now up and running!  (P.S. This is not a sponsored blog post.)

This is fantabulous news for those of us who love taking photos but aren’t Photoshop users.  … Keep on reading --->

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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: 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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