A little decorating

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We added these neat hooks to the bathroom wall recently. We never seemed to have enough places to hang towels. Tom works out about every morning and has to take his own towels and they come home damp and then we had them drying out here and there. This has taken care of the problem and is the perfect wall for it. When they are full, like they are now then it is time to do a load of wash.

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Found these at Target and I am very pleased with them.

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I wanted a nice colorful rug for the bathroom that picked up the colors around. I found this one at Ikea in Westchester Ohio. It is perfect and makes the room very cheery.

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I also picked up this fun colorful rug at the same time. The buttons are cute. I rearrainged the sun room and made it very homey and warm looking.

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The sun comes in this narrow window and can be blinding. I picked up some cute dishtowels that were just the right size. The edges are already sewn all I had to do was sew the two towels together.

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Again at Ikea I picked up these little clips and rings and I already had a little spring tension rod and put it all together. It is a perfect solution to our problem!

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The little towels have cute hedge hogs on them.

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Lastly I had made a banner for my art booth, but then thought it might take away from the art so I decided not to use it. It fits perfectly at the dining room window and it looks festive all the time. I am going to recover the dining chairs seats and the fabric goes with the banner. It’s always fun to find items that add to the personality of a home. Hope you enjoyed.

Pinterest and YouTube

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I have a Pinterest Account (pinterest.com/147852rlh) and use it all the time. I also really enjoy when others pin the items that I like and also start following me. It’s like a kindred spirits liking the same thing. So please follow me, pin my stuff, it will make me smile. Pinterest is great fun, an easy way to save good ideas, if you have a few minutes to just do a little something, pinterest is the site for you. Beware though, 2 minutes can turn into two hours. I also like this site because if you see something you want to share with someone (they need to have a pinterest account) you can send it in a message. Every so often I receive a message from my niece Fiona. The other day I received this, with no message just this picture. I wrote back and wondered if she wanted something similar to this, I have items I can use. I got a” Yes Please” back, being the polite girl that she is. I look forward getting her messages, they make me smile because I can see what she is interested in and also that she thinks of me, being the busy girl that she is.

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Here is what I came up with. I made the shorter one first and ran out of room, so I made another and made it longer. I used my Cuttlebug to emboss the birds in and used a shiny heavier cardstock. Maybe she will give the other to another friend that is into the Hunger Games. I am sorry that I didn’t stage the bookmarks very well, I wanted to get these into the mail so Fiona can use it while reading her books. Now looking at the shorter bookmark it has a mistake that I made, can you find it?

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I bought this fabric last summer to recover chair pads and make a banner for my dining room window and also one for my Art Fair Booth. Notice I haven’t gotten to those projects yet. I will be making the Art Fair banner in a couple of days though, because March 11th I will be going to my first fair of the year. On You Tube I found a great tutorial on making a banner by the Missouri Star Quilt company. Click here to see it. It is demonstrating a very easy way to make this banner. On Pinterest I found I had saved a good tutorial for recovering chair pads. Click here to see it. YouTube can help you make things, fix things, entertain you and help you spend and save money. The person who invented it was so smart! This fabric will make a fantastic banner, fun and bright.

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I used a YouTube video to help me paint this table. I wish I would have watched it first instead of when I decided I needed a question answered. It had many helpful tidbits for guidance. I am going to paint more pieces that I have so I will then be in the know. Click here to see the videohttps://youtu.be/j59fUSI_b8U.

She has many, many videos.

¬†Thanks for stopping…have a fun weekend!