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A Book Lover’s Christmas Tree

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Every year, I like to come up with something new and different to do when decorating for Christmas.  This year I decided to try a Christmas tree forest, but a few years ago I created a tabletop Christmas tree made of books.  It’s been pretty popular on Pinterest, so I thought I’d share it with […]

Organization Can Be A Beautiful Thing

I am really good at making the surface of my home look lovely, but there's a lot that lies beneath the surface.  A lot of stuff.  Lovely things I have collected over the years and not-so-lovely things that I have no place or use for.  This time of year gets me thinking that I need to be even more mindful […]

Even a Compulsive Collector Can Be Organized

  I began working with a professional organizer yesterday because my life seemed to be teetering on the edge of disarray!   I am really good at making the surface of my home look lovely, but there’s a lot that lies beneath the surface . . . You have no idea what all is in those drawers . […]

Paint Swatch Valentines

Whew.  Yesterday was a very long and busy day – I got my car stuck in the mud in the morning,  conducted an Exterior Color Consultation in the rain, and then did a Speed Staging in the late afternoon.  More about the Speed Staging in a future post, but for today I am reposting a post […]

A Book Lover’s Christmas Tree

Decorating with books – one of my favorite things!  So I had to attempt a Christmas centerpiece of a bookish nature.  I started with a white cake stand and a big stack of books.  A few decorations and a bag of mica snow later, this is what I came up with:      I used small […]