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  1. Home Decorating
    Our bathroom is fairly dated and it was time to take on a few simple night and weekend projects to give the bathroom a more contemporary feel. Here are the projects we’ll be looking at: Paint the base cabinet Give the rest of the room a fresh coat of paint Replace the old light fixture Hang a...
  2. Question and Answer
    hi everyone! i am thinking of doing something different this year with my front door. i have a light grey house with a burgundy door and shutters. i would like to make a greenery to go around the doorframe, make a matching wreath, and a matching urn. if i use burgundy pointsettias it just...
  3. Home Decorating
    i have posted this before, but her thread prompted me to repost it. My style is : colonial willamsburg meets "the day I got to spend in an english lord's house" if you have ever been to colonial willamsburg, that's my style. I have a dining room the color of the vivid prussian blue ballroom in...
  4. Home Decorating
    I love looking around online at all the decorating blogs. Love that one can lead to another and then another with so many wonderful decorating and craft ideas. I really enjoy them.
  5. Home Decorating
    since the last two times were just curtain changes or polka dots added to the wall we did it big and repainted and did new curtains- some new furniture ( 2 chairs my 17 yo calls the talk show chairs LOL ) a small table that was at the christmas tree shop that was 13$ but hd a lobster...
  6. Home Decorating
    I've been working on mine since Friday. Can't do the outside because of the rain right now but I'm working on the inside. I love Christmas.
  7. Home Decorating
    What are some ideas or things you've done to spruce up a master bedroom? How to add a touch of personality, class or elegance - without making the room too feminine? What colours have you chosen which you think are suitable for a room both a man and woman sleep in?
  8. Home Decorating
    Anyone decorate for Thanksgiving? I'm going to do a little bit tomorrow. Just taking down a few fall items...scarecrows etc and going to add my turkey's.
  9. Home Decorating
    A few months ago someone posted a link to a kitchen where the cabinets were dark red and an interior door in the kitchen was a medium blue - a primitive style decor. Anyway, I wanted to send the link to someone but can't find it. Does anyone remember the link (I think I saw it on this site)??
  10. Home Decorating
    (moving, rehabbing, etc.) our kitchen - dining - laundry - pantry - mudroom to the way we want it to be ultimately. I got the baby rails up with the table linen on them and then the rug that I'd gotten got hung on the door. The next steps include: getting the smaller table from storage and...
  11. Home Decorating
    I love the primitive decor because it's so homey. I have much to do in the decor dept of our home but I'm doing it a little at a time. Our kitchen has two windows and I really didn't want to hang curtains. My husband built 2 shelves in front of the windows. With the bottom window frame and...
  12. Just Tips
    Here are a few decorating tips that I picked up. They can be modified to suite the style of your home (whether it be modern, contemporary, traditional or minimalist). If you have any to add, please feel free! Also include the cost (if possible) for making your tip a reality. 1) Make sure that...
  13. Home Decorating
    What's your style? I am very minimalist, I like bare and clean, but warm. We have a paint colour called "Earth Tone" by Behr on our kitchen walls, I absolutely love it. It's an orangey brown, which I think is perfect for a kitchen, apparently red/orange tones stimulate the appetite. I love...
  14. Home Decorating
    Since we've talked about boy's rooms already, how have you decorated your girls' rooms? Pink & frilly, special theme, country, modern? My daughter's room is sage green, a fairly neutral colour, with a flowered quilt on the bed and embroidered sheers on the window to make it look girly (or old...
  15. Home Decorating
    I was out yesterday looking for bedding for my son's room and could not get over the huge discrepancy between what is available for girls and what is available for boys. Every store was row after row of frilly, girly bedding and nothing for the boys. Nothing! I was in 6 different stores, I...
  16. Home Decorating
    A gallery of simple ideas to make your slumber zone dreamy Many of these ideas fit right in with a frugal budget. Slide #1 shows lots and lots of different fabics in an array of colors. Such a frugal idea when every penny counts and you may be limited to using the materials on hand. Slide #15...
  17. General Chat
    Well, I'm DONE decorating for Christmas!! One three foot leg lamp placed in front picture window! Everyone who sees it gets a smile on their face, and we've had folks slow down and point it out to others in their cars. I put it up on Thanksgiving night, and take it down on Christmas night -...
  18. Christmas
    I thought we could share some frugal decorating ideas for Christmas. I've found there's a lot of Christmas merchandise at the thrift stores. Which is obvious for a lot of us that shop there. Some of it is junk imo, but a lot of it is quite nice. Some is new in the box, too. It's a nice option...
  19. Freebies
    Halloween Decorating eBook plus get many ideas and instructions on creating Halloween crafts. International. http://www.favecrafts.com/master_images/Halloween%20Crafts/Halloween-Blogger-eBook.pdf
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