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Decorating Ideas

  • Unexpected Ways to Decorate with Garden Antiques

    | Sheila Howell

    Antique lovers decorate their homes with unique pieces that tell a story and give personality to their home. Garden antiques bring history and flair to your outdoor living spaces. Antiques and architectural fragments such as statuary, benches and urns provide character and uniqueness to your gar... View Post
  • Collecting Vintage Quilts and Bedspreads

    | Sheila Howell

    Antique quilts are both an art form and a historical document. Quilts were made both for functionality - warmth - and beauty. Girls were taught sewing skills from a young age and used their skills to repair household items and to make new items, often for their trousseau:  items they would bring... View Post
  • Mirrors Make a Small Space Feel Larger

    | Sheila Howell

    Use of Mirrors to Expand Room A great way to make a small room feel larger is to hang a collage of mirrors. I have a small powder room where I used a few vintage mirrors on the walls to "expand" the room. To make it feel brighter I hung a small chandelier in front of the largest one to reflect t... View Post