5 Ways to Fake a Fireplace Mantel

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Viewing all the beautifully decorated mantels is enough to give anyone some serious fireplace envy if you don’t have one of your own.   Don’t worry–you are not alone! While I have a tiny mantel with my TV above it, it isn’t much to decorate.  Quite a few homes are built without fireplaces these days, {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Turn a Wall into a Gallery

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I admit it: there’s a chance that I may have an obsession with gallery walls. I had several in my last house, and I’m working towards having even more in my current home! Gallery walls have tons of advantages when it comes to home decor. Today I’m sharing five of the ways I’ve turned walls in my home into galleries.

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A Decorated Christmas Mantel

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Since moving into our new house in late August I have been on overdrive trying to get settled and make our home feel like us.  I have gotten the garage organized, the mudroom lockers built, and my family room – complete with built-ins and a stone fireplace, all done.  I am not doing much decorating {…Read More…}





4th of July Decorations – My Red, White & Blue Gallery Wall

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This year I was in the patriotic mood and created several handmade decor items to create a gallery wall.  I used 3M Command Strips to hang everything so it can be removed after the season.  I love those things.  If you are person that likes to change out art all the time those things are {…Read More…}