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The silver platter wall

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If you’ve read any of my blog, you’ll know I love all things silver and gray. Of course my love doesn’t just stop at picture frames and accessories, if I could paint my home silver I would, so it probably will come as no surprise that I figured out a way to cover one wall in a whole lot of shiny silvery goodness.

I suppose I started collecting silver platters and trays when I started making little bathroom tablescapes. I bought my first one at Goodwill and used to hold soaps and clear canisters for cotton balls and things. I never really considered hanging them until I saw the recent trend of hanging plates and I thought maybe I could do a twist on the trend.  Continue reading →

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Where the magic happens

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Isn’t that what they always say on MTV Cribs when they show off the bedroom — “This is where the magic happens.” Well consider this post my personal episode of Cribs and this is where MY magic happens… and of course by magic, I mean where I do my best reading and sleeping! Continue reading →

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Gallery wall at last

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I have been talking about doing a gallery wall in my living room for FOREVER. I have been collecting frames and organizing photos and art for what seems like an eternity. I have also been keeping gallery wall ideas on my Pinterest page so I would EVENTUALLY be inspired to actually hang something on my bare walls. Lucky for you, the day my gallery wall is complete has finally come. I’ll do a play by play so you can do your own gallery wall, if you’re so inclined.

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Guest post: Awesome Feature Walls

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Hi, Iím Joanna, a writer for Design Shuffle, a cool online portfolio site for interior designers and those looking for gorgeous interior design ideas. I love my work, as I get to look at beautiful designs all day and share them with readers like you. A big thank you to The Joy of Decorating for allowing me to visit with you today to share some ways to create feature walls. Continue reading →

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Book page art tutorial

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I like to make art for my apartment. Now that’s not to say I won’t buy art if I see something that tickles my fancy but I think there is a certain amount of pride that comes along with knowing you created something to hang on your walls. I like feeling like female Salvador Dali (minus the mustache and a little of the crazy) from time to time. It can also be really fun to create art for your home, but I think the best part is that it’s almost always cheaper! Continue reading →

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