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CUSTOMIZABLE CARDS AND INVITES FOR LIFE’S BIG MOMENTS

Hi there! Today I’ve partnered up with Basic Invite to tell you all about their terrific customizable cards and invites for life’s BIG moments. Although their name is “Basic” Invite, they are anything but “Basic”, and they produce much more than simply “Invites”. Yes, they have great wedding invites, including winter themed wedding invites… and party […]

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HOW TO MAKE WONDERFUL WEDDING WELCOME BASKETS

HOW TO MAKE WONDERFUL WEDDING WELCOME BASKETS Hello there! Sorry I’ve been missing in action lately. After nearly a year of planning, my son’s wedding is now in the rear view mirror, and it was everything and more than we ever dreamed it would be. Just an amazingly magical evening here at our Lake Arrowhead […]

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HOW TO RECOVER A LAMPSHADE WITH FABRIC

HOW TO RECOVER A LAMPSHADE WITH FABRIC Greetings! Remember this post where I showed you the Guest Bedroom transformation in The House On Victoria Court? In that post I showed you a floor lamp that I found in the cottage when we first purchased it. It had an ugly red lampshade on it that no longer […]

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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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