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Better Late Than Never – Christmas Decor

Obviously, things haven’t been terribly busy here on the blog lately.  That isn’t to say that life itself hasn’t been busy.  Infact that’s wholly opposite from the truth!  But we did find some time to deck the halls… Our tree this year took on a woodsy-mercury-glass theme.  You’ll recognize the smaller glass balls with the… Continue reading Better Late Than Never – Christmas Decor

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Seaside Christmas in Pittsburgh ~ Part Deux

As promised, here is your view of the other side of our living room, all decked out for Christmas. There’s a slight seaside vibe with the use of a few starfish and seashells tucked in with the frames. And the cute little trees distributed throughout are all ReStore finds. Of course we had to use… Continue reading Seaside Christmas in Pittsburgh ~ Part Deux

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Seaside Christmas in Pittsburgh

I’m not shy about it.  Pittsburgh is a lovely place, but it’s WAYYYYY too far from the ocean for my tastes.  This whole notion that a lake beach is just as good is nonsense.  And one of the biggest things that gets me homesick is the simple fact that I cannot on a whim get… Continue reading Seaside Christmas in Pittsburgh

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Some Funny Christmas Findings

The internet.  You gotta love it.  Sometimes.  Like, for instance, when things like this are created. That front door is having a really bad day. But I really love how they used yellow Christmas bulbs for the eyes – funny and clever. And as one Redditor said, “Brilliant. Now you can leave the same wreath… Continue reading Some Funny Christmas Findings

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Trees Made From Paper Made From Trees

I haven’t yet revealed all of the decorating that has gone down around here (you know, always a work in progress…) but thought I’d share a quick little project in the meantime. I first saw these magazine trees on Our Life In A Click and thought they were too cute (and easy) to pass up!… Continue reading Trees Made From Paper Made From Trees

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From Ugly Lamp to Pretty Cloche

You know those moments.  You’re walking along minding your own business when BAAM you’re hit with inspiration.  Well while on a recent trip to the Pittsburgh Habitat ReStore I found this ugly old lamp.  (At left in the ‘before’ part of the Pinterest worthy pic) We’ve all read in blogland about boob lights, right?  Well… Continue reading From Ugly Lamp to Pretty Cloche