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Decorating With Books: Wrapped In Twine

We all know books are a fabulous decorating tool, but what do you do with all those small little paper backs you’ve accumulated over the years?  My recommendation is to turn them into a show piece by combining them in … Continue reading

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Getting Textual: Decorating With Text

Font.  Text.  Words.  Writing.  Fabulous in all forms.  Incorporating writing and text into design is modern and easy.  Here are the best ways to do it. Home Decor Accessories: Transcribe and enlarge.  Take something you love like a envelope, ticket stub, or … Continue reading

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4 Chalkboard Projects You Should Avoid

Chalkboard paint is all the rage, and it is a great product.  However, having spent time in a classroom with a chalkboard, I can see that some of the suggested uses are better in theory than in reality.  Here are … Continue reading

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Occupy Kids With Two Items Or Less

As an ESL teacher, I’ve been challenged to create activities that occupy kids time and attention totally on the fly.  Here are some of my favorites that can work at school and at home. Upload family photos and convert them … Continue reading

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Frame Collages: Simply the Best!

Few design tricks can compete with the frame collage.  Have a huge empty wall you don’t know what to do with?  Empty stairwell screaming for personality?  Awkwardly sized wall between your bathroom and bedroom door?  My go-to is always a the … Continue reading

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