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Decorating With Vintage Decor: An Amateur's Guide

While many of us would love to be able to afford to have our homes designed and decorated by professional interior decorators, the truth is, that for most of us, that is just not possible. I would argue that a home that is decorated by YOU with the things that YOU love, and in a style that is YOURS is best! Be Yourself! It's YOUR home! Do what makes YOU happy! It is my personal belief that it is important to live a life that makes YOU happy! Our choices shouldn't be dicta

"Egg"cited for Easter!

Easter is right around the corner. For me, spring and Easter go hand in hand. Besides the obvious and most important true meaning of the Easter holiday, which is the remembrance of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. I think about all of the lovely colors...pastels and bright, cheery colors. I think about the outdoors...spring flowers like daffodils, tulips, and lilies. And, of course, there are the more obvious things... bunnies, chicks, Easter baskets, and Easter eggs. It

A Showcase of Shakers

We have recently become fascinated by what many would consider to be a fairly unexciting and commonplace kitchen staple... salt and pepper shakers! Apparently, some people are obsessed with them, and I'm beginning to see why. The reason why they're starting to grow on me has nothing to do with their actual function. In fact, I'm not sure that I would even be willing to use them for their intended purpose. The reason for this is that some of them are just so stinking CUTE!!

Vintage Kitchen Vibes

When our mother passed away, she left Sister and I with a house that was literally brimming over with wonderful, old treasures. While her home was a treasure trove and an antiques lover's paradise, her true love was kitchen items. Her kitchen and dining room were full of what seemed like hundreds of old pottery mixing bowls, Pyrex of all kinds, cookie jars, spice sets, salt and pepper shakers, rolling pins, and old cookie cutters. She was especially fond of the cheerful an