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  • Mantleless Stocking Displays

    “’Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there,” wrote the nineteenth century poet Clement Clarke Moore in the iconic opening lines of his poem, A Visit from …

    A Millennial’s Guide to Friendsgiving

    For a lot of people, especially Millennials like myself, the holidays seem to skip right from Halloween to Christmas with Thanksgiving just being a reason to have a break from school or a day off of work. And then there are those who love Thanksgiving but aren’t able to spend a month’s worth of rent …

    Mohawk Home’s Top 10 Easy Thanksgiving Crafts

    Thanksgiving is a time of the year that is great for décor! Part of the fun of the holiday is all the decorations. If you’re like me, you really enjoy creating a festive home atmosphere before family and friends come over for a scrumptious Thanksgiving meal.   From wall décor to cute dining table centerpieces, …

    Beautiful Thanksgiving Décor Ideas

    The holidays are here! I’m so inspired by the gorgeous Thanksgiving home décor that I’ve already seen this year. Natural décor is all the rage right now–simple patterns, raw materials, greenery, warm metallics like copper and rose gold, gray/cream schemes with the occasional pop of color. This look is perfectly in-sync with my own laid-back …

    Halloween Food Ideas from Mohawk Home

    Beyond the costumes and candy, spooky Halloween decorations and scare tactics, Halloween is the one holiday where it’s okay to play with our food. The Internet is full of delicious food recipes that look almost too gross to eat, and that’s the point! From Mummy shaped Brie to pizza skulls, we’re encouraging you to get …

    11 Ways to Use Millennial Pink

    Greenery may hold the ‘color of the year’ title for 2017, but millennial pink has been the hottest shade of the season, reaching peak popularity this summer.The soft, rosy hue has become known for its timeless yet trendy aesthetic, popping up in interiors/home accents, fashion accessories, hair and cosmetics. It has the ability to be …

    Picture Perfect Photo Props for Babies, Toddlers and Families (Part II)

    Family photo shoots are so much fun! Whether you have just welcomed a new baby, are chasing a toddler or have a ‘big kid’ in the house, you’ll want to find photo props that are fun, colorful or meaningful to you. Props add personality and really pop in photos, so I’ve put together a list …

    Trends We Love: Photo Art

    For centuries, people have been taking beautiful photos, but now people are turning those photos into a new kind of art. By taking images and using them to create unique masterpieces, photo art has become a creative way to display your eclectic personality in your home decor. That expression of self throughout interior décor is …

    10 Ikea Hacks to Try this Summer

    Put a new twist on your favorite IKEA finds this summer! Busy moms, savvy shoppers and DIYers alike will love these creative and budget-friendly hacks. Keep your countertops clear by mounting this fintorp rail near an outlet. Use coordinating hooks to hang a small basket. Add a cute saying using a white paint pin or vinyl letters …

    Memorial Day BBQ Recipes

    Memorial Day weekend officially kicks off the summer, and most Americans mark the holiday with the traditional BBQ. Our Memorial Day BBQ always includes the staples: potato salad, corn on the cob, hot dogs and buns, sliders dripping in hickory smoked barbecue sauce, crinkle cut French fries, and watermelon slices for dessert. As a foodie, …

    5 Top Spring Cleaning Tips

    Ah, springtime! We wave bye-bye to the winter blues and warmly welcome the bright colors of spring blossoms. Winter may be over but the aftermath of many months cooped up inside still lingers in our homes. Spring-cleaning time is here. (Credit)   You can make this annual ritual more manageable, and even satisfying, by introducing …

    Crowd-Pleasing Easter Brunches: Part Two

    Easter has always been one of my favorite times of year!  As a little girl, my family would visit both of my grandmothers on Easter Sunday after our church service, leisurely grazing over their Southern cooking and hosting egg hunts with my cousins outside.  Our extended family was spread out, but Easter was one of …

    Top 10 Recipes for Passover

    It’s countdown to Passover in our home, which means pages upon pages of “To Do” lists, trips to multiple supermarkets all across town, and tons of cleaning. Everything before Passover has to be cleaned of Chametz, which is any food item that has been leavened (i.e. bread, crackers, cereal, pretzels, etc.) I found myself spending …

    Frugal & Easy Home Décor Ideas for Easter

    Easter is coming and with it the promise of warmer weather, colorful flowers and a lively sense of rejuvenation. Perhaps it’s your turn to host the holiday buffet, or maybe you just want decorate your home with the cheerful colors of spring. Whatever the reason, we’ve put together a great collection of easy and inexpensive …

    5 Festive St. Patrick’s Day Décor Ideas

    Perhaps it’s the luck of the Irish that Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year is Greenery, as there is no shortage of gorgeous green home décor options this year. Pinterest searches for Greenery in Home Décor results in thousands of pins, with options from green accent walls to mossy colored upholstery. Yet, when it comes …

    Decorating Resolutions for the New Year

    This week many of us will be crafting our goals for 2017 and mine will include decorating resolutions for my home.  While the home decor resolutions in the past have included routine updates and upgrades that need to happen, this year I am branching out and challenging myself in a few new ways when it …

    Kid-Friendly Crafts for Winter Break

    Most likely, your kids are already on Christmas break from school and you know the routine that follows.  By about the third day of vacation, they’re starting to get restless and anxious for Santa Clause to arrive.  Keep them busy this year and away from the television screen with these kid-friendly craft ideas, suitable even …

    Best Hostess Gifts Under $20

    ‘Tis the season for visiting family and friends. And that means needing hostess gifts – you can’t show up at someone’s house empty-handed! Here are the best hostess gifts under $20 – fun ways to show your appreciation without breaking the bank! Gifts to Pamper Your host is probably working hard to ensure you have …

    DIY Gift Ideas

    Do you have a long list of people to whom you give holiday gifts? Or maybe you want to give something unique this year? Why not DIY your holiday gifts this year? It’s fun, it’s usually less expensive than buying already-made gifts, and the recipient knows you put a lot of time and work into …

    Six Ways to Glam Up a Tired Bathroom

    Does your tired bathroom need a boost of glam?  I have two bathrooms in my house that could use an injection of glam, but my budget will not allow a full blown renovation.  So I scoured the internet and came up with six ways I could glam up my tired bathrooms. Add a sophisticated color …