Decorating a Vignette 101

Your personal space reflects your style so when you decorate it your things give the room character.  For example, you can decorate the walls with art you purchased from a garage sale or you can decorate the coffee table with books you’ve bought on your various travels. One way to decorate a room is to arrange a group of objects together on a flat surface, like a table, mantel, or night stand.  Professional designers call this a vignette. Here are some tips to help create a strong visual impact in your vignette by doing one or more of the below:  1.     Use …

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Wine Corks Decor

Wine is always present when my husband and I entertain, so we have quite the collection in our wine cellar.  I call it a “wine cellar”, but our wine collection is really in a series of racks in a corner of our unfinished basement.  I’ve always thought that wine corks were cool looking, especially when they are grouped together.   One day, many years ago, I saw that some stores were selling wine corks as a decor filler. What?!  I can get them for free if I collect them from our own wine bottles.  So, now each time we open …

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DIY: Cozy Sweater Votives

I know it’s the wrong time of year to inspire you to decorate using sweater textures since it’s almost Spring, but I do have a good reason for bringing this up now… Spring time is right around the corner and some of us might be cleaning out closets our soon.  You can recycle old sweaters as home decor.  For example, I used a sweater that I wore when I was a baby.  My mom found it recently after having kept it all these years.  There was a little hole in it but neither one of us wanted to throw it away …

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