New Year’s Eve Table Setting

Have you made your New Year resolution yet? Aren’t there things that you need to change or goals you would like to achieve? With New Year’s Day coming up, the question about the New Year’s resolution(s) is quite common. It is that time of year that we all tend to make decisions to either reformContinue reading “New Year’s Eve Table Setting”

Budget-Friendly Holiday Table-Setting Ideas

Few more days and many of us will be either hosting a dinner party or lending a hand at a party. Beside a good menu, every host likes to add stylish holiday sparkle to the dinner table, but not everyone, including me, is willing to spend a fortune, season after season, on a table decor.Continue reading “Budget-Friendly Holiday Table-Setting Ideas”

Holiday Mantel – Silver & White with a Touch of Black

I did not know how much fun seasonal styling can be until I started making my own ornaments, wreaths and list goes on. For my mantel decor this year I made these delicate, starburst looking ornaments spray painted in silver. These ornaments served as a starting point for my mantel decor. I laid these ornamentsContinue reading “Holiday Mantel – Silver & White with a Touch of Black”

Ballerina Stocking With Tutorial

There are so many beautiful stockings out there, and they are all affordable, but I decided to make my own this year. I found an elegant fabric at a local fabric store in the remnant bin. It was 0.50 m, and that was exactly what I was looking for. The price, if you were wondering,Continue reading “Ballerina Stocking With Tutorial”

Eco-Friendly Holiday Decor

The Holidays season is all about the family gathering, festive home decor, Christmas tree and ….list goes on and on. Since being friendly to the environment is a priority for me, I added my eco-friendly practices to my Holiday decor. Decorating eco-friendly for me means finding more friendly alternatives available, so my decor choices doContinue reading “Eco-Friendly Holiday Decor”

A Reupholstered Wingback Chair

After a successful completion of the painting project of an upholstered wingback chair I was ready to undertake another DYI challenge; reupholstering a wingback chair. I have never done a project involving upholstery/reupholstery so to me only the thought of undertaking such a project was kind of intimidating. However, the wingback chair for this projectContinue reading “A Reupholstered Wingback Chair”

Tea Light Centerpiece

Tea lights, known as the most inexpensive candles, are incredibly beautiful when it comes to decorating tabletops and creating mood lighting and festive atmosphere at homes and celebratory areas. There are endless ways to use tea lights, which make them a very versatile decorating item. Being as inexpensive as they are, most of us tendContinue reading “Tea Light Centerpiece”

Fireplace Screen Mini Makeover

Even though there is no snow and the temperature has not gone below zero as yet, evening after evening we are cozying by and enjoying the fire of our open wood burning fireplace. As much as I was enjoying the coziness of the fire, I was pretty much disliking the dated and unattractive fireplace screenContinue reading “Fireplace Screen Mini Makeover”

Coffee Filter Wall Art

Few weeks ago I was reorganizing my pantry, and I came across to a huge bunch of white basket coffee filters. I remembered that those, quite while ago, were mistakenly purchased by my husband who “forgot” that our coffee machine “accepts” only the cone ones. It appears that I have never returned them or threwContinue reading “Coffee Filter Wall Art”

Magnolia Leaf Arrangement For My Fall Mantel Decor

I find magnolia leaves breathtaking. They are shiny green on one side, and velvety, cinnamon brown on the reverse. Even the fallen and dried ones have that distinct rich shine and beautiful, beautiful fall colors. I do not have such a tree in my front or back yard, but luckily there is one in myContinue reading “Magnolia Leaf Arrangement For My Fall Mantel Decor”