Countdown to Christmas Pillow

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I have a thing for counting down to any event.  We already own a Dollar Tree Bucket Advent Calendar, and a billion Hershey Kiss Boards and now I am making a knock-off version of a retired Ballard Designs Advent Calendar Pillow?  I know…I know… I have a countdown sickness.  There is just something thrilling about {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Get This Look: Eclectic Office

Eclectic Office 5 Ways Collage

The trick to doing eclectic design well is to be thoughtful about what you are using and how you are using it in the room, and to find ways to tie the different styles of furniture and accessories together, so the room won’t look like a thoughtless jumble. In the case of this office, it’s a color pallet of jewel tones: ruby red, emerald green, and turquoise. I found five similar elements that have successfully been put together by do-it-yourselfers. Check out these 5 Ways to Get This Look for Less.

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Piccadilly Earrings {Anthro-Knock-Off}

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I am a fan of jewelry.  Not dainty, fine, pretty jewelry.  But the big, gaudy, blingy kind.  When it comes to earrings, the longer the better.  And I adore dangly drop ones.  I fell in love with the $48 Piccadilly Chandelier Earrings from Anthropologie.  So when Michaels challenged me to ReCreate something I decided these pretty chandelier earrings would be just the right project.

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Take 5 Candy Bar Recipe {Semi-Homemade}

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We made some wannabe Take 5 candy bar bites.  Have you ever had a Take 5 Candy bar? Oh my it ranks right up there with a Twix bar if you ask me- chocolate, caramel, peanut butter, pretzels and peanuts! I had those pretzel Rolo bites at a party last week and I was reminded how easy and yummy they are.  Well I decided to kick those up a notch and make some Take 5 bites.

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