Christmas Tour With Frugal Tips And Tricks For Decorating

I hope all of you are having a wonderful week.  I have to say that I am thrilled to have all my Christmas decorating done.  I don’t have anything else like the laundry, Christmas shopping or the wrapping completed, but the decorating is done. This is the time of the holiday season that I like the ...

When Dog Meets Decor

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One of the challenges of having pets is teaching them about things that they are not allowed to do.  Unlike “most” humans it takes pets a while to understand the things that we do not want them to do. For instance, my dogs are not allowed in the dining room.  It took some time to ...

Silver and Green Holiday Table Vignette

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When I posted this year’s mantle (check it out here) I also included this picture of the beautiful stuff I was hoping to turn into a new vignette for my dining room table.  I find it very challenging to create a new vignette from the ground up or should I say table up.But I was inspired ...

A More Simple Christmas Mantle

By Tuesday, December 6, 2011 4 No tags Permalink 0

This Christmas I wanted a more simple mantle for the holiday.So I skipped the ribbon and ornaments that usually grace my mantle and instead I used really greenery to fill out my artificial garland.Here is the greenery I picked up for free, more on that later.First I cut down my greenery into small manageable pieces.And ...