Ready to make your house bright and sunny? Bring in the daffodils! As a March baby, daffodils hold a special place in my heart. They always pop up to usher in spring and never fail to bring a smile to
Wrapping the perfect package with doilies
Think outside the roll or bag when it comes to wrapping. Doilies make a cute alternative to traditional wrapping.
How to use books for creepy and cute Halloween decor
From mystery novels to the dark works of authors like Edgar Allan Poe, books make great Halloween decor. As much as I love decorating for Halloween, I don’t love the price tag that comes with it. You can spend some
Feeling fancy? How to make a flag from lace, scrap fabric and buttons
Flags are great addition to display from Memorial day through July. I bring out my patriotic decor starting in May. I add a little bit more for Flag Day in June. Once July hits, I incorporate my final touches. It’s
Dresser drawer book shelf upcycle
I was cleaning out the basement and I came across several sad, lonely dresser drawers. I had picked them up over the years on the side of the road, but hadn’t done a thing with them. Surprise, surprise. Since I
Showcase your favorite paper with a quick and easy picture frame craft
I’m a sucker for paper and I have an impressive hoard of picture frames. Put those two together and a quick and easy craft is born. Any time I hit up an estate sale with a box of picture frames
9 ideas for Valentine’s Day decor on a budget
I love decorating for ALL the holidays and Valentine’s Day is no exception! Compared to Christmas, my V-day decorations are a fraction of the cost. Like a tiny fraction. If my Christmas decorations were a steak dinner, Valentine’s Day decorations
Modern treasure hunting on Facebook Marketplace
You never know what is waiting on the other side of a marketplace listing. You just might find a treasure trove of antiques and a new friend.
Christmas wrapping: 5 budget-friendly tips from lessons learned
Five tips for festive and fun Christmas wrapping that won’t break the bank.
Twelve ways to decorate with Christmas trees
I LOVE Christmas and we officially kick off the season at our house with a big, beautiful Fraser Fir. Our Christmas tree is a far cry from a designer tree. It’s decorated with a collection of ornaments dating all the