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Adding A Centerpiece

I love adding a centerpiece to my tables,here are five ideas to add a simple centerpiece. A table looks a little too plain and boring for me just to leave it without anything. Here is a very simple look,nothing needs to be complicated when you add a centerpiece. A lace tablecloth layered with a ruffled pink throw,even though this does not fit … [click here to continue to the post...]

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Learn How To Start A Blog

How would you like to learn how to start a blog? I shared a similar post months ago,but thought I would re-share this with so many new followers. Because I am asked this question constantly. Here are ten steps to starting your own blog. 1). Think of a name for your blog.A name that describes who you are and what your blog will be … [click here to continue to the post...]

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What’s New In The Shop

Here is what's new in the shop this week! Since we are getting closer to the holidays I thought I might start adding a few items as I find them. Like these lovely vintage pink mercury glass ornament spikes. Love the color on these. They would look beautiful on a tree or in a glass jar! I love using trays for entertaining. Did you read my … [click here to continue to the post...]

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10 Must Haves For Entertaining

Like many of us this time of the year we will be entertaining,so I wanted to share 10 must haves for entertaining. When I host a party or gathering  it doesn't matter how big of a crowd there are certain things that I must have when I entertain. 1). Dishes and lots of them! I am sure you probably noticed that I collect dishes.Sometimes I do use … [click here to continue to the post...]

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Field Trip To Nellie’s Barn Sale

Taking a field trip to Nellie's Barn Sale. On Friday and Saturday my friend Ann held her event Nellie's Barn Sale. And I was greeted by not only Ann but also my other lovely friend  Kimberly from Serendipity Refined! ( On left is Ann,Right is Kimberly) Love these two ladies! They are both down to earth,sweet and so talented! Let's go on … [click here to continue to the post...]

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What’s New In The Shop

Let's see what's new in the shop this week. I am adding some lovely shabby chic linens. Yes I am all about pink but I do adore blue as well. This sheet is from Rachel Ashwell's Simply Shabby Chic line,it's in the British Rose pattern. This blue is one of my favorites! And remember you can use a bed sheet for more than just your bed. As in … [click here to continue to the post...]

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10 Money Saving Tips And Changes

In January I shared this post about 10 money saving tips while decorating. This post was one of my most viewed posts so I thought I would share it again for those that may have missed it the first time around. I am also trying to get caught up on many things. So thankful to all of you that have purchased treasures from my shop,it is keeping me … [click here to continue to the post...]

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Painting A Leather Chair A Year Later

Almost a year ago I shared that I was painting a leather chair. The chair that I was painting was found at a thrift shop. You can read the original post HERE. The chair was only 10.00 so I did not have much to lose if this was a fail. I painted the chair using Annie Sloan paint in Coco then applying wax. Before I began painting it I tried … [click here to continue to the post...]

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What’s New In The Shop

Sharing this week's,what's new in the shop. This week I am adding more linens to the shop. I am always hunting for linens and even if they are not vintage but have that vintage look I swoop them up. I love Rachel Ashwell's linens. And even though they are not vintage they have that vintage look. This duvet cover is neither vintage or … [click here to continue to the post...]