I went to the Ballard Outlet last week looking for some new slipcovers for my Parsons Chairs and brought my camera because I thought you guys might like to see what it looks like.Who doesn't love the European inspired Ballard Designs Catalog!! We actually have two outlets here in the Atlanta area. Oh and just because it's an outlet doesn't mean that everything is super cheap! It's still ... Read More about Let’s Go To The Ballard Outlet!
Rhoda (Southern Hospitality) is hosting a Spring Fluffing Party. So be sure to check out all the other's that are participating. I'm sure there will be lots of Spring Decorating Eye Candy and great ideas!I decided it was time to redo my living room china cabinet. I put away my brown transferware that you see on the second shelf. I usually bring it out around Thanksgiving and leave it up all ... Read More about Spring Fluffing – China Cabinet
I finished changing around my mantel yesterday and I'm pretty happy with it. I'll probably tweek it a bit this week. I used only things I already had - I didn't go out and buy anything for this makeover (I used a lot of paint ~smile)! I showed how I re-made the center bird picture in the post below this one.This candle stick used to originally be this ($1.91 at Goodwill).Then I painted them black ... Read More about Spring Look for My Fireplace Mantel
I've been wanting to change the accessories on my fireplace mantel for spring, right now it still has all my mercury glass on it. So I looked around at what I had and came up with an idea or theme for a spring look. Most everything I'm going to use I'm either going to make, change or already have. First thing to change is this picture of birds.I picked up this picture last year at Goodwill and ... Read More about From Thriftstore Blah to Romantic Chic – A Picture Makeover
Flowers from my daughterHello everyone! I had a great birthday! Thank you so much for the lovely birthday wishes. I took myself shopping as a birthday present to myself. Do you do that? I gave myself $50 to spend so I of course headed to TJ Maxx, Ross, Marshalls and Hobby Lobby.I found some plates that I've been wanting for about 5 years! The Thomas Kinkade Cottage series by Spode. I first saw ... Read More about Birthday Shopping
I get a general feeling often in the blogging world that women feel that they have to do everything and then some. Have you ever seen that 70’s commercial (okay, I am dating myself here) about the woman who can bring home the bacon and fry it up in the pan? The commercial alluded to the fact that women can do everything and do it well (at the same time). Now, before you might jump to conclusions, ... Read More about Investing In What Matters – Part 3