Drapes for the Living Room

Custom Drapery Hack-Get the Look for Less

Updated 3/24/2020: This post explains a Custom Drapery Hack-Get the Look for Less. I’ve sewn several sets of drapery for my home. Just so we’re clear, I’m not a “real” seamstress. I can sew a straight line, and that skill has permitted me to make changes to my window treatments through the years. This post

Marble Look Porcelain on Bookshelf Makeover

Cheap DIY Gold and Marble Shelf Makeover

This post contains information about a Cheap DIY Gold and Marble Shelf Makeover. I live for a budget-friendly makeover! Now, I recognize there’s a slew of you who would rather be eaten alive by a flesh-eating parasite than to do anything DIYish! If you want a brass and marble shelf, like I have pictured below,

Autumn into Fall Elegant Farmhouse Tablescape

Elegant Farmhouse Fall Tablescape

So you’re planning to host a fall family dinner. I have the perfect relaxed table setting that still shows you invested a little time and effort. Here’s a guide to create an Elegant Farmhouse Fall Tablescape. It is both elegant with cut crystal and vintage Johnson Brothers English Countryside Dishes, and farmhouse with brown and

The “Best Of’s” for 2016 – Except Not Really

I’ve noticed a lot of the social media “moguls” I follow in the blogosphere and on Instagram, are closing out their year with “best of 2016” feature stories. They start something like, “I thought it would be fun to share my most ‘liked’ posts of 2016”; then proceed with a blog or IG post that garnered 475,000 likes  and

Vintage Christmas

Old World Victorian Christmas Dining Room

This post shows how to create an Old World Victorian Christmas Dining Room. The vintage style creates a warm and cozy Christmas space. Who loves to eat? SO DO I! I ask you, is there anything on earth you can do for your loved ones (family, friends, and neighbors alike), that is more meaningful and