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HOW TO CREATE INEXPENSIVE DIY WALL ART

When I purchased my latest fixer-upper, The House On Cottage Grove, it was filled with a whole bunch of dated and mostly unattractive art. One of the first things I did after we closed escrow on the property was to remove all of the art from the walls and gather it together in one location […]

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COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS WITH A FUN ADVENT CALENDAR

Season’s greetings! November 27th, the first Sunday of Advent is just a short 4 days away! If you’re like me and have some little ones in your life, why not help them countdown to Christmas with a fun Advent Calendar? Last year I sent my 2 grandbabies a hanging advent calendar. You can read more […]

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HOW TO MAKE A BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM EASTER BASKET

Happy Holy Week & Happy Spring! In anticipation of Easter (which I can’t believe is this coming Sunday) I thought I’d show you how to make a beautiful custom Easter basket. I’ve included clickable links to everything you’ll need to make your own custom Easter basket. When I was a young girl my mom, like most […]

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20 TERRIFIC IDEAS FOR DECORATING EASTER EGGS

Can you believe Easter will be here at the end of next week? I’m excited because my son is coming to visit from DC with my 2 precious grandbabies. My little prince… and Princess. I promised them that we would decorate easter eggs together, something I haven’t done in quite awhile. So, toward that end […]

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HOW I MADE A CUTE ADVENT CALENDAR

Today on the blog I’m sharing how I made a cute Advent Calendar for my Grandchildren. It’s so special to experience Christmas through the eyes of a child.

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VINTAGE SHEET MUSIC CHRISTMAS TREES

Holiday greetings from Lake Arrowhead! If you’ve been following my blog for a while you may remember that for several years I’ve been in charge of making the centerpieces for a Holiday Luncheon and Fundraiser held each year at our Country Club.  Last year I made these glistening gold Christmas trees for the tables. I […]

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