Wreaths in your Winter Decor

When it comes to Holiday decorating, I like to keep things simple. I love to use wreaths- faux and real throughout my home. They are easy, they add that greenery we all crave this time of year, and you can dress them up or down. Whatever you fancy.

Because I like to keep things simple, I will hang my evergreen wreaths adorned with a simple red ribbon or with nothing at all.

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Christmas Home Tour

It’s December and our halls are all decked out. As in previous years, I keep my Christmas decorating pretty simple. I haven’t spent money on decorations in years and prefer to make my own. I find I go by “less is more” when decorating for the holidays. I like to decorate early and tend to keep things around until after the New Year. Because I do this, I don’t like the house to appear cluttered. I just can’t relax in a cluttered room. Am I the only one like this? Continue reading

Den Makeover

On a rainy day this summer, I decided to finally paint the den. This room only gets late afternoon/ evening sun. I used paint I had leftover from other projects.

den makeover

I love the stripe. It makes the room feel so much larger. The door is original to our home. The chair was a freebie from a neighbour. I intend on sewing a new slipcover for it this winter. The bench was from my daughter’s bedroom. I would love to paint the floors in here as I find the darker floors suck the light out of the room. It’s true what they say, you start one project only to have it followed by another…..