5 Ways to Fake a Fireplace Mantel

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 Make a Pillow for Valentine’s Day

If you’ve been a reader for very long, you know I have a thing for pillows. Being able to switch out the pillows on my couches and chairs to add a different color or a touch of holiday decor is one of my favorite decorating strategies. Pillow covers that can be removed are incredibly easy to store; they don’t take up much room, and they can simply be folded into a bin or basket when no in use. The bulkier pillows live on my couches, and it’s easy to switch covers according to changing seasons or my tastes. It’s almost as easy to make pillow covers–not quite, but almost–and you can definitely have a lot of fun embellishing them. Enjoy these 5 Ways to Make a Pillow for Valentine’s Day!

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5 Ways to Craft with Wood Slices

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I get a little blue when I take down my Christmas decorations. One solution is to make sure you have some fun decorations for winter to replace all of the Christmas stuff. I like to keep things cozy in the winter, with warm plaids, soft textiles, and touches of rustic wood. Wood slices are the perfect material for wintry crafts to decorate your home. Check out these wood slice crafts I found on five other blogs.

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5 Ways to Craft with Deer

In the past couple years, Bambi left the forest and started a new life as a hot decorating trend. I’m sure you’ve noticed: deer are everywhere! Deer themed items are especially fun to use fall and winter decor, since they add a dose of woodsy texture and a cozy cabin feel. If you haven’t already incorporated this trend into your home, I’ve found some fun do-it-yourself options for you. Check out these 5 Ways to Craft with Deer…. so you can put a deer on it!

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