Magazine Ideas

Magazine Decorating Ideas

One of my favorite things to do is read at magazines.  I look for ideas that are affordable, simple and fresh. I don't want to buy new stuff, I want ideas on how to use the stuff that I already have. Here are several changes that I made using what I had with ideas from magazines. Click on the Photos to get all the details.   Spring Decorating ...

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Lemon Pie Recipe

Lemon Pie

Super Easy Lemon Pie Recipe I have been making this recipe for 40 years, and when you see the ingredients I know you're going to think that it doesn't work. But it does and this is all it takes! The Recipe I squeezed mine the old fashioned way, with this little do-dad! Lemon juice poured in to the bowl over the sweetened condensed ...

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Under Glass

glass houses

It's true  being placed under a glass cloche brings importance to any object. I read about this decorator's trick in the March 2012 issue of LIVING~Martha Stewart The article states that even your tiniest treasures can make an impact. I gathered all my little inexpensive treasures. Layering natural pieces, adjusting butterflies and ...

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Tulips again,


for a Copy Cat Magazine Challenge hosted by Debbiedoo's Blogging and Blabbing This month I've had a few posts about tulips. They are fresh and beautiful. I wished a you a Happy New Year with a picture of tulips: I talked about how I made the natural frog to support them: But before all that I was inspired by a picture from a Southern Living ...

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I got mail today,


email that is from Knock Off Decor.  My Pottery Barn Copy Cat Christmas Tablescape is going to be featured tonight(12/15) at 8 pm.  I love it over there, you can find perfect knock offs from PB, Ballard Designs, C & B, Pier 1,  the list goes on.  You name it, they've probably got a knock off for it.  Spread the word, great place for ...

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Christmas Tablescape


I've been working on my Christmas tablescape.  You've probable seen several of my post about a couple of the items that I've used on the table.  Like the Christmas Floral Craft or the Gift Tag, well here's the completed table. Are you like me?  Everytime I get a new Pottery Barn catalog, I just drool all over every page! (Via Pottery Barn) ...

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A Nest for All Seasons


One simple natural element, oh the possibilities! The idea started with a magazine copy cat challenge. More about that at the end. Spring And I thought, why stop there. I wanted to show how you can reuse the nest for each season. Summer By combining the starfish, nest and white dishes, you have a summer look. Same place card (a ...

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