Friday's Find: Currier & Ives Plus A New Etsy Shop!

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! Today's feature is one of my very favorite things: Vintage dishes! I have always admired this blue and white Currier & Ives pattern by Royal China.  This find is special to me because it will be the first listing in my new Etsy shop... 

Vintage Currier & Ives

Romantic Candlelight Mantel

Greetings Friends! I hope you are having a wonderful weekend.  I promised to share how I used the clearance heart wreath on my mantel. I've added more Christmas clearance, a few thrifted treasures and candlelight to create a romantic winter mantel...

Romantic candlelight mantel

Friday's Find: Peter Pan Kisses!

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! When I discovered today's tiny feature in one of my frequent haunts, I had to smile.  Ever since Dear Firstborn portrayed Wendy Darling in our local community theater, whenever I see a thimble I am reminded of Peter Pan...

Vintage thimble Peter Pan kisses
"Surely you know what a kiss is?" she asked aghast. 

Repurpose Your Christmas Cards as Valentines!

Happy Wednesday Friends! Today we are re-visiting one of my previous posts--what to do with those Christmas cards that are just too pretty to throw away...

Repurposed Christmas card Valentines

Vintage Inspired Valentine Boxes

Greetings Friends! The last time I was in Target, I came across these ready made Valentine mailboxes and was instantly taken back to thoughts of my school days and construction paper hearts.  Have you ever had a similar experience?  Inspired by my nostalgia, I grabbed a few and decided to give them a little Vintage love...

Vintage Valentine Boxes

Friday's Find: Clearance Heart Wreath!

TGITF Friends! Today's feature is another Christmas clearance find.  I always keep an eye out for seasonal markdowns that can be used for different occasions so when I saw this heart wreath I made a beeline for it! 

Clearance wreath

Conquer the Clutter: Closet Turned Office Nook!

Happy Wednesday Friends! My mission to conquer clutter continues--today I'm sharing how I took a closet that was completely out of control and turned it into an efficient little office nook...

Closet turned office nook

DIY Valentine Art for $1!

Greetings Friends! Hope you are having a wonderful weekend and staying warm! Today I am sharing a simple yet elegant DIY project I created from a $1 Valentine card...

$1 DIY Valentine art

Liebster Award!

Happy Wednesday Friends! Yesterday I received some exciting news: Teresa at Keeping It Real nominated me for the Liebster Award! Thanks so much Teresa!  Though I have heard of the award, I didn't know much about it.  I was elated to learn that part of the process involves me nominating other blogs...

Liebster Award

Conquer the Clutter Challenge: Downsize your Christmas Decorations!

Greetings Friends! Christmas may be over, but I decided it was time to make my list and check it twice--I am ready to conquer some clutter that has crept into my home! Since I have neither a basement or a garage, my closets have become an ongoing challenge. You know how it is, you start with the best intentions to organize and before long you have a three day task of going through all of the stuff! I don't know about you but I find it overwhelming. Nevertheless, over the next few weeks, I'll be sharing my quest to conquer! First on my list: downsize and organize my Christmas decorations...

Organize Christmas storage

Friday's Find: Three Vintage Gifts!

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! On this first Friday of the new year, I thought I would feature some Vintage finds from others who gifted them to me! Did you notice the sweet little laundry lady in my header? She is one of the Vintage gifts I was blessed to receive. I am always thrilled to receive Vintage treasures and these were all so fabulous, I couldn't wait to share them with you...

Vintage laundry bag