Affordable Nordic Neutral Decor

Affordable Nordic Neutral Decor

I’d love to infuse my home with these earthy, calming neutrals- it makes me want to plan a trip to Scandinavia! 1.  Pebbles Are Great Colour Series 2 by Tessa Horrocks 2.  Grey Trail Pillow -$39.95 from CB2 and Lappljung Ruta Pillow -$10 from Ikea 3.  Varigated Grey Pouf -$99 from Land of Nod 4.  Belly Baskets -set of 2 for $48 from Serena and Lily   5.  Eco Cross Baby Blanket -$80 from...

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2014 Wall Calendars

2014 Wall Calendars

I can’t believe how fast this year has flown by!  No matter how many gadgets I have with the date displayed on them, I function best with a wall calendar right above the computer.  I get artwork for my wall and a handy calendar all in one.  Here are some I have my eye on for 2014: 1.  Michelle Armas 2014 Calendar– $35 2.  Art Forms In Nature 2014 Poster Calendar– $21.95 3.  2014 Geometric Wall Calendar–...

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Autumn Decor Ideas

Autumn Decor Ideas

Fall is here, and I’ve gathered up some decor ideas to give your home some autumn spirit- all under $40! 1.  Birch Branches With Faux Berries– $7 at save-on crafts 2.  Large Cups– $10 at Harabu House 3.  Wooden Apple Box– $32 on etsy 4.  Oakleaf Tea Towel– $24 on StudioPatro 5.  Painted Amaryllis Measuring Cups– $38 on Anthropologie 6.  Yellow Pillow Cover– $15 from Festive Home Decor on etsy 7....

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Fireplace Mantel Inspiration

Fireplace Mantel Inspiration

The mantel of our fireplace needs a redo, and I am feeling intimidated by the whole process.  It’s what everyone sees when they walk in the room.  I’m trying to get an idea of what art and decorative accents I want to put together, and how to group them.  I’ve gathered some ideas that I like- the colors, groupings, or funky accessories in the above images  1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 I also found this great cheat...

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Easy Tips For Stenciling Fabric

Easy Tips For Stenciling Fabric

Do you ever have projects that you don’t want to start because they seem so colossal in your head?  Stenciling this fabric for a curtain was that project for me.  And guess what?  It was really very easy, and I cannot believe I put if off for so long.  I made a few mistakes along the way, so I thought I’d share in case you plan on tackling a stencil project. Below is a list of the things that may make your life easier if...

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Bean Bag Chair

Bean Bag Chair

Yay- I’m finally knocking off some projects on my list!  I finished this bean bag chair for my 8 year old a few weeks ago, and just found some bean bag filler after a long hunt.  I went to every craft store in town asking about bean bag filler, only to be told no one carries it anymore- the bags get punctured and little beans spill all over the store.  I was then pointed in the direction of a paper and shipping store, but...

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