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Time to String Up the Lights for the Christmas Season

The nip is in the air and it’s time to light up those fireplaces, make some hot cocoa and get the Christmas decorating ideas flowing. So put on some cheerful holiday tunes from your favorite Christmas CDs and let’s get started. Where should you begin? Since the outside of your home is the very first [...]

Nativity or Christmas Village for the Mantel?

A fireplace mantel is the perfect place to display a Christmas scene whether it be one of the cute Christmas villages or a nativity set. There are many different styles you can choose from – you can go with traditional or try something a little different this year. What is your personal style of country [...]

Indoor and Outdoor Country Christmas Decor

The leaves are changing colors and there’s a bite to the wind that blows. When you stop and pause outside, you can smell the difference in the air. Christmas is coming to the country! Well actually Christmas is coming everywhere, but there’s nothing quite like an old fashioned country Christmas! Get ready to get up [...]

Home Decorating Advice

I am often asked for home decorating advice from people hoping for a quick answer of color, style and painting techniques. Although I’d love to help, there is never a simple answer when it comes to home decor. Your room’s ‘flavor’ is as complex as you are, as varied as each member of your family, [...]

Rooster Salt and Pepper Shakers

New or Vintage? Everyday or collectible? Which rooster salt and pepper shaker works for you? As you’ll no doubt see below, this type of salt and pepper shaker has a million options. Made of ceramic for durable use, glass for everday, or plastic for some fun pool-side seasoning. Rooster salt and pepper shakers come in [...]

Primitive Decor

There’s a new trend rising in home decor. It’s called primitive decor and it’s hot on the heels of a shabby and chic, mixed with country style. What’s Primitive Decorating? Primitive decor is however you define it. The rules aren’t set in stone. Take some rustic pieces, some old-world paint colors, a bit of crackled [...]