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Knock-Off Pier 1 Letter Balls

Knock-Off Pier 1 Letter Balls

Several months back I found these “decorative spheres” at Pier 1. (Pier 1 likes to call them “spheres,” I just call them balls). I immediately liked them, but seeing as I don’t have any J’s, Q’s or X’s in any of my names, I was having trouble finding the letters I wanted. Plus, at $2/each, even Continue reading



Botanical Prints

Botanical Prints

 True Confessions time - There are a couple of things I really appreciate in life. Good cookware and fine art. The problem is, I hate to pay for either one. Truth be told, it's not so much that I hate to pay for them, I just honestly never think to buy them.One of these posts, I'll tell you about Continue reading



Book Wreath Clock

Book Wreath Clock

I've been seeing all these book wreaths all over Blogland. Normally, I'm not one to do something just because everyone else is, but I've been looking for a project for some antique books I we inherited. See, a few years ago we had the daunting task opportunity to clean out my mother-in-law's house. Continue reading



Faux Mercury Glass Pumpkins

Faux Mercury Glass Pumpkins

I love pumpkins. I think they are about the cutest thing ever and if I could get away with it, I'd have pumpkins all over my house. All year round. Sadly, I can't get away with it. My people wouldn't let me. I look forward to Fall with great enthusiasm and every year I look for new ways to decorate Continue reading



Journal Tutorial and GiveAway!

Journal Tutorial and GiveAway!

This past winter, I was lurking, stalking enjoying some of the fabulous blogs out there and I spied a post about making covers for the composition notebooks. Since I didn't own a sewing machine at the time, I wasn't inclined to make such a thing. In February, though, my nephew was killed by a drunk Continue reading