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December 17, 2014

How to Style a Christmas Mantel

Hey friends! It’s that time of the year where everything from clothes, to food and home décor get a little more festive – where making things sparkle is a must.

Today I’m going to show you how to style a Christmas mantel. You can use these tips even if you don’t have an actual mantel. You can use a bookcase or shelve in place of a mantel while still having the same effect.

I always start with my centerpiece for the wall or space above the mantel. I have used a DIY sign I created really easy at home for this demonstration. This piece can be anything you want it to be. I chose art, but a family portrait or wreath would work great as well.

After you get this [...]

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December 12, 2014

New Christmas Tradition: Friendsmas

We all love gathering with our friends. After all, these are the people we have chosen to have around, to laugh with and share life together. Unlike family, we get to pick our friends. I think friends are such special people that we forget sometimes that we should really treat them like family.

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December 9, 2014

Busy Mom’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays

Who wouldn't want a little less stress? Here are some helpful tips to survive the the hectic holiday season that you can't miss.
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November 10, 2014

Easy DIY Centerpiece and Tablescape

DYI decorating has never been so easy! Whether you're having guest or a nice family dinner with your immediate family members, decorating a table is fun.
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October 24, 2014

4 Reasons to Love Greenville, South Carolina

A beautiful city with a small town vibe, Greenville, South Carolina is where athletes, artists, friends and families enjoy living the good life.
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October 21, 2014

Vignette Halloween Display

You don't have to be a crafter to have a great Halloween vignette - make a unique Halloween display using only inexpensive store-bought items.
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October 10, 2014

Front Door Halloween Decoration Idea

Welcome your guests this Halloween with this spooky Halloween wreath for your front door, and make it as creepy or as colorful as you like!
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October 1, 2014

Fall Decorating Trend

Some trends seem to come and go, but one trend that never goes out of style in home decor is the use of nature.
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September 11, 2014

Trend Alert! Add Personality to Your Home with Painted Furniture

Jump on board with the painted furniture trend. Utilize these three tips to help you acheive updated decor in the way that suits you best!
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August 21, 2014

How to Organize a Home Command Center

Creating a command center in your home is a great way to help you stay orgnanized. Here are some essential features to get your started.
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July 30, 2014

How to Add Coral to Your Decor

The Fresh Start with a New Color Guide says Coral is a trending color in home decor. Sonya Barker shares her tips on bringing coral into your decor here...
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July 17, 2014

How to Add Metallic Accents to Your Decor

Metallic colors are trending for home decor, so how do you add metallic accents to your space? Get tips from Sonya Barker here...
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