Yes, that’s right — we’ve achieved a goal! We hung things on the wall! Ok, technically, these were hung before thanksgiving. …..yes, we’re that behind in blogland. Oops! The frame on the right is a framed print we got when touring the Yuengling Brewery a few summers ago. It’s lived in a tube since then,… Continue reading FEED THE WALLS ~ Or, Finally Hanging Stuff
About a month ago Pittsburgh hosted the annual home show. Ordinarily, as we aren’t technically home-owners (renters unite!) we usually skip it, but we managed to get our hands on some free tickets and figured, why not? We slip in late morning, and one of the first things we encounter is a lady with a… Continue reading Home Show-Offs ~ Inexpensive Art
We have a pretty big-deal holiday coming up. Thanksgiving. Ok ok, sure, no biggie. It’s a day to hang out with family, watch football, and eat a ridiculous amount of food. That’s not a big deal. BUT — THIS YEAR WE’RE HOSTING. Yes, that’s right, we are cooking the bird and the pies and all… Continue reading Simple Thanksgiving Tablescape
Earlier this week I showed you some art that was hung up a tad last-minute… It’s a work in progress, but I wanted to balance the whole wall a bit better. So let’s take a look below…There, on the console table, are a few old objects and a few new. You should recognize the frame… Continue reading Tray-Tastic Clearance Shopping
Remember that time I showed you the cool little flower still life we scored at the ReStore? Yeahhh… that was February. Nearly a year ago. And where has this cute little frame been? Sitting behind my purse on our console table, waiting to be hung on the wall. Then we had formal plans for our… Continue reading Inexpensive Art – Restore Scores Or: Last Minute Project Completion
The weather has finally turned, the air is crisp, and hoodie season is upon us. I LOVE this weather! But given that we just upgraded the tv, we decided to go simple on the fall decor, especially the budget. So I pulled out a few items from last year and picked up a bag of… Continue reading Fall is Here!
By now we’ve FINALLY showed you essentially all there is to our Lord Expedit bookshelf. But I wanted to highlight one last detail. I mentioned it on Tuesday with the ‘White Zone‘ at the top – the gallery section of the bookshelf. Now, if we had the smaller 4×4 version of the shelf, we’d have… Continue reading Simple Leaning Gallery
So we’ve all seen the beautifully staged bookcases on Pinterest. The ones where everything is seemingly stashed in there but somehow looks perfect. Here’s one I’ve been ogling lately. I really like look of how this one is styled. It really has some character behind it. Now how about the artwork in front? When I… Continue reading Bookshelf Artwork
So we’ve all heard the saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Now, go search Pinterest with that phrase. I’ll wait. Somehow, adding vodka to that became the refrain. I’m ok with that, I mean lemon drops are tasty. But that’s not my favorite lemonade treat. While cruising online I came across this super… Continue reading Of all the Gin Joints in This Town… ~ Inexpensive Art
It’s been a bit since we last shared an adventure to a National Park. As mentioned before, Bill & I are big fans of the National Parks and have a life goal of visiting all of them and getting a stamp for each in our passport. Well if you have considered starting your own passport… Continue reading Washington DC – a Wealth of National Parks!
This weekend was spent going through the rigmarole to officially become a resident of Pennsylvania. It was a more complicated process than it really needs to be, and there were a few moments of identity crisis. I’ve been a proud (SOUTH!) Jersey girl my whole life…. and now Pennsylvania is next to my name in… Continue reading Double Three Dollar Deals
Chalk art. It’s everywhere. Somehow chalkboard paint, vinyl, etc has made it from walls, to cup labels, even whole wedding themes around it! Crazy! Well these days there are TONS of fantastic fonts and even chalkboard backgrounds that make it easy for anyone with Photoshop to create a digital version of their favorite chalkboard art.… Continue reading DIY Chalk Art On Your Smart Phone
We’re still at the beach…on OBX time. We’ll be back in action next week!
So it’s obvious by our new summer pillows that we made a recent trip to Ikea. And though we still haven’t finally bought ourselves a new purdy Hemnes tv stand, we did also pick up a new shelf for our bathroom. Specifically, we picked up the Grundtal glass shelf for the job. I’ll pause while… Continue reading A Quick and Easy Bathroom Shelf
We’ve not had an entry in our Inexpensive Art series in a bit, but I am just so smitten with this adorable printable I came across via Pinterest that I had to share! Right now we only have our ‘B Loves B’ art on the wall in the bathroom. I knew I wanted to add… Continue reading So Fresh and So Clean ~ Inexpensive Art