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Get the Chinoiserie Look for Less

Affordable Chinoiserie decor on gold bar cart with fanciful landscape in background

Love the Chinoiserie chic look? Not so enthusiastic about the price tag? Create the Chinoiserie look for less with these shopping sources for Chinoiserie decor on a budget! Y’all know I have a special place in my heart for Chinoiserie decor! I love the whimsy, the color, and the tradition it exudes. Just think about …

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How to Get the Perfect Ginger Jar Floral Arrangement

Blue and white ginger jar floral arrangement with dahlias and fern on antique sideboard with books

An easy 5 step tutorial to create the perfect ginger jar floral arrangement with expert tricks to make it stunning and lush! Ok ladies, I have a pet peeve to confess today: teeny tiny florals in classic ginger jars. You know the ones I’m talking about where the flowers just barely peek above the opening …

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Nautical Summer Mantel Inspiration

Get in a summer state of mind with this nautical summer mantel with vintage decor, featuring a sailboat, coral, seashells, and wicker.

Add a little nautical charm to your living room with this nautical summer mantel inspiration, featuring vintage coastal decor, coral, wicker, and seashells. Ready to get in a summer state of mind? Bring the ocean to your living room with this summer nautical mantel inspiration whether you live by the water or far far away! …

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5 Simple Steps to Choose the Colors in Your Home Color Scheme

Whole home color scheme in blues and grays - how to choose the colors in your home color scheme

From inspiration to decision time, these 5 steps to choose the colors in your home color scheme will help you select a color palette you love that works with your style and home. A home color scheme is a palette of colors (usually 5 – 6) you choose to use throughout all the rooms of …

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Use These 3 Decorative Accessories to Get the Chinoiserie Look

Get the Chinoiserie chic look with blue and white porcelain like this bowl for a jewelry catchall

Get the Chinoiserie Look with these 3 decorative arts: Asian porcelain, lacquerware, and cloisonné. Learn about the history of Chinoiserie decor and collecting tips. Can we all agree that the Chinoiserie look is très chic? This traditional style with a twist of whimsy delights those with a more is more philosophy — the color seekers …

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10 Action Steps to Implement a Home Color Scheme

Implement a home color scheme with these 10 easy action steps!

So you’ve decided to re-decorate and implement a home color scheme? But where do you go from there? Implement a Home Color Scheme with these 10 Action Steps! When S. and I moved into our house in TN, I decided early on to implement a home color scheme. In previous houses and apartments, I had …

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DIY Christmas Wreath with Fresh Greenery

DIY Christmas wreath with fresh mixed greenery, including boxwood, cedar, and juniper hang on front door with plaid bow.

Mix fresh boxwood, cedar, and juniper for a cheery DIY Christmas Wreath to hang on your front door this holiday season! Tutorial below! Walking up the front steps to a house with a fresh greenery wreath is one of the magical parts of Christmas. There is the intoxicating scent of evergreen… the vibrant color…the cheery …

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Preppy & Plaid Christmas Tree

Full view of preppy and plaid Christmas tree with traditional mantel decorated with boxwood, plaid ribbon, and blue and white ceramics

Decorate a preppy & plaid Christmas tree this holiday trimmed with plaid ribbon, classic colors of red and green, and sentimental ornaments for a traditional feel that is festive and bright! I’m dreaming of a white Christmas With every Christmas card I write May your days be preppy & plaid And may all your Christmases …

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DIY Outdoor Christmas Decoration: Joy PVC Sign

DIY outdoor Christmas decoration - PVC joy sign lit at night by spotlight in front of white brick house

Learn how to make this festive “Joy” PVC sign! The perfect DIY outdoor Christmas Decoration for those who like simple decor with warmth and cheer under $80! I love coming home to a festive exterior during the holiday season. As the cheery song says, “But the prettiest sight to see is the holly that will …

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Christmas Decor Ideas for 2018

Christmas Decor Ideas for 2018: collage of preppy trad decorations

Get inspired by these Christmas decor ideas for 2018 to make your holidays merry and bright with festive decor themes: preppy trad, pastel glam, frosted forest, and vintage maximalist! I like to change up my Christmas decor theme each year. I always re-use my decor, but I do a bit of a different theme in each …

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