5 Ways to Upcycle Maps and Globes for Home Decor

Upcycling is one of the hottest trends in this second decade of the 21st century.  We’re all looking for ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle to leave a smaller footprint on the earth our children will inherit.  It’s safe to say that repurposing is certainly easier on the pocketbook, too.  You know how much I {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Decorate with Pennant Flags

No longer reserved just for used car lots and carnivals, pennant flags have recently come into their own in the world of crafts and home decor.  Traditionally, these colorful triangles were often embellished with mascots or symbols, and first used to adorn sailing ships in the eighteenth century.  The little flags became popular emblems on {…Read More…}

5 Ways for Wood Pallet Recycling

If you are like most DIY decorators, you may not have realized that the alley behind your local grocery store is a source for trendy, new design accessories! Repurposing wood pallets into pieces of furniture or art is an inexpensive and relatively easy way to insert texture, visual interest, and green living into your decor. {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Display Fresh Flowers

Displaying a bouquet of fresh flowers is the ultimate way to add a finishing touch to any space.   There’s no better time to decorate your home with flowers than summer, when colorful blossoms are readily available.   Whether you pick your posies from your own garden, the farmers’ market, or the produce section of {…Read More…}