Ladies’ Night In! Serve up Food & Fun with Memorable Dining Decor on a Budget

Girls Night In

Ladies’ night out is fun, but sometimes staying in with friends is even better.  We can kick off our heels, don’t have to shout to be heard and can avoid hokey “do you believe in love at first sight, or should I walk by again?” pick-up lines.  Best of all, we can make ladies’ night in unique with dining decor that’s […]

How to Make Every Room Pop with Awesome Decorative Pillows

Modern Decorative Pillows

Decorative pillows:  who knew?  They’re an affordable way to freshen up the look of a room when we don’t feel like breaking out the paint (or cash.. or time) for a home decor overhaul.  They’re my go-to quick fix for adding instant charm.  From faux leather to florals, fun phrases or animal images – and in various shapes to boot – it’s amazing how they can make […]

What Sharon Osbourne Taught Us about Candles: Go Flameless with these Budget-Friendly Finds

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Sharon Osbourne’s recent candle incident has set the media world on fire these days.  For those not aware, she’s always had a penchant for candles – lots of them.  Recently, an unattended little wick went wild and set the living room of their Beverly Hills mansion ablaze.  Whew.  Fortunately, no one was badly injured and she’s […]

Break the Rug Rut with these 13 Awesome Yet Surprisingly Cheap Home Decor Rugs

Awesome Rugs

When it comes to home décor, I feel kinda bad for rugs.  It seems like they’re an afterthought: “We have the perfect wall color, pillows and statement lamps.  Oh.  (Nose crinkle).  Guess we better choose a rug. (Eye roll).”  Or, they’re enough to make us break out in hives: “I can’t take the stress of searching anymore.  It’s […]

This Holiday Season, Go Ahead and Get some Fake Ones (Flowers, that is)

Fake Flowers Look Real

‘Tis the season for holiday movies, wearing toasty hats and getting some fake ones that everyone will admire.  Wait, I’m talking about fake flowers.  (What’d ya think?!)  Anyway, real flowers are 1) are a tad too pricey for my budget and 2) die way too soon (ah, water, schwarter) so I’m all about snatching up artificial […]

Shop these 7 Etsy Stores and Add Affordable Vintage Charm to Your Homes

Etsy Goods - Decorate Your Home on a Budget

Whether you’re shopping candles, artwork, pillows, throws or vintage knick knacks, let Etsy be your ultimate resource for home goods. For those unaware, Etsy is a social commerce website that sells handmade and vintage products by individual sellers. I’ve focused on affordable Etsy jewelry before, but you’ll also find food, electronic accessories, craft supplies, apparel […]