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DECORATING FOR FALL WITH DIY CLOTH PUMPKINS

DECORATING FOR FALL WITH DIY CLOTH PUMPKINS Welcome! Thanks for paying me a visit today. As you may have seen in my last blog post, our home got the royal wedding treatment with amazing floral arrangements produced for my son’s recent wedding. Image Via However, it became a bit dreary once the flowers faded and […]

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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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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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DECORATING FOR FALL WITH HOMEMADE CLOTH PUMPKINS

Happy Fall! Several years ago while visiting my friend Lisa in Arizona, we went to a store that was selling darling pumpkins cut from cloth, filled with rice or beans, and topped off with a natural pumpkin stem.  Lisa had purchased several and had them beautifully displayed under glass domes in her kitchen. The pumpkins […]

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