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Orange: from Bright to Warm And Cozy

The time for beach vacations and warm sunny weather has come and gone.  Up until about a week ago, it still felt like summer and then BAM, fall hit! We’ve started to have frost warnings in the mornings and it’s time to grab that scarf for some extra warmth as we head out the door.  …

Creating a Cozy Home

It’s almost here!  Can you feel a twinge of autumn in the air?  We are just now having some cooler mornings and breezy afternoons and I can almost feel it!  This year I am more than ready for fall and have been busy working on some fresh fall decor for my home.  But there are …

Cottage Style Decor

When I say “cottage style decor,” the picture of what that looks like instantly comes to mind. It’s a distinctive, relaxed style that can be customized to any home. Here are ways to add this style to your home’s decor. (1) White and Bright A trademark of cottage style is the use of white and light …

DIY Fall Centerpieces and Table Decor

Halloween is behind us and now it’s time to focus on Thanksgiving. We all want to set a beautiful table for our family and friends at Thanksgiving, but without spending a lot of money on the centerpiece or table decor. Good news! You don’t need to hire or be a florist or spend a ton of …

Room for Fun: Game Room Ideas

We have rooms in our homes for all sorts of activities — eating, sleeping, cooking, lounging — so why not make room for fun and games, too?  Today I’ve collected some inspiration for creating your own room for fun in your home, otherwise known as a game room! Evaluate the space you might have available.  …

Displaying Collections

Are you a collector?  Collections are a wonderful way to put your unique signature on your home’s decor.  But displaying your treasures can be tricky.  Scattering them about can dilute their impact, so the rule of thumb is to keep them together for maximum effect.  It’s also easier to appreciate and enjoy your collection when …

Turn Heads with Shades of Blush

Hot on the runway and so cool in home design, all things pink are taking the world by storm this season. Creamy corals and romantic shades of blush pair perfectly with soft grays and vibrant rain forest green—making them the obvious choices for Better Homes and Gardens’ 2015 Color Palette of the year! Naïve peach …

Making Learning Cozy & Fun

Even though Christmas may still be a couple weeks away, the children of Ms. Jana Bell’s special education classroom at Calhoun Middle School, located in Calhoun, Georgia, received a holiday surprise early this year.  While there was no fluffy evergreen tree trimmed in tinsel, fresh baked cookies placed thoughtfully beside a simmering fire or trusty …

Natural, DIY Scents

Regardless of the season, having a fresh and vibrant smelling home is important to me. It changes up the feel of any room, don’t you agree? Scented candles are great, but I tend to go for less fabricated smells; and by using items already around the house, I can save a few $$. Here are …

Showcasing Your Child’s Artwork

Back to school and the flood of papers and art projects has already begun!  Your child will be bringing home some masterpieces this year and it’s time to rethink using the refrigerator as your only means of display. Creating a gallery space for your little Picasso’s works can be quite simple.  Start by choosing a …

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