A bland bathroom door no more.

Using pages from 2 books purchased at a garage sale, I papered my bathroom door to give my small powder room some interest.

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Thrift store pillows make me happy.

I have always been attracted to embroidery and needlepoint work – so when I come across pillows such as these – I snap them up straight away. One thing I recommend is to purchase pillows with a zipper sewn into the cover – so it can be washed or dry cleaned and the filling can be replaced. I purchase new pillow inserts from fabric stores and Pottery Barn…

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Jewelry displays…

A lesson I learned from my Mother is — jewelry is too pretty to be stored in a drawer when not in use. My favorite pieces are so visually pleasing – I keep them out and enjoy their beauty all around the house.

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Glassware favorites…

Every time I visit my favorite thrift stores, I walk out with a glass globe, carafe or vase. Many times these treasures can be purchased for under $3.00 a piece. Grouped together with a single flower in each – or filled with fruit or just with water, the effect is simply beautiful…

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Grabbing some style in the supermarket aisle.

When it comes to serving up an after school snack – take a few minutes to make it a little more special and stylish with these easy tricks made from simple supermarket finds…

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