DECORATING ON A BUDGET

Spring Decor: Ideas and Inspiration from a Talented Decorator

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If you are looking for some spring décor ideas and inspiration, head over to Mindy Laven Interiors and see how she has used yellow and burlap to turn ordinary finds into spectacular décor! If you saw this post a few days ago, you will notice that I have several new pictures to share!

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One of her special talents is decorating tablescapes. She has a knack for varying heights and depths, as well as colors and textures. If you follow her blog, you will notice that she reuses many items and changes them out for each season. We frugalistas can appreciate that!

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You may enjoy following her on Pinterest here, where she has created many lovely boards for home decorating and entertaining.

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Longest Lasting Grocery Store Flowers and Easy Display Ideas!

March 23, 2014

  Which grocery store flowers last the longest? Ladies Home Journal has the answer along with some easy and stylish ways to display them. In this first display, the flowers are arranged first inside glass candle votives and then placed into the box. With a  little imagination many objects could be used as the centerpiece […]

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House Guests for Christmas? Easy Tips to Get Your Home Ready

December 23, 2013

Are you having house guests for the holidays? Here are 10 easy and frugal tips to get your house ready. Making your home comfy and inviting does not have to be stressful or cost you a lot of money and time. Plus, having house guests or throwing a party are the best ways that I […]

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Hot Cocoa Bar: Decorate on a Budget

December 20, 2013

Having guests over for the holidays? Set up a hot cocoa bar and your guests, young and old can enjoy a custom cup of hot cocoa. My clever friend Mindy, from Mindy Laven Interiors has set up the one in the photo and includes silver trays, a tea pot filled with warm milk, crystal bowls […]

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Wrapping Paper Wreath: Easy DIY for Your Door!

December 16, 2013

Wrapping Paper Wreath This is an easy DIY project for your front door made by my clever friend Mindy, from Mindy Laven Interiors. She has that knack for an upscale look on a budget that I love! This wrapping paper wreath was such a fun, inexpensive and simple project. I think it looks beautiful on […]

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Coupons for Candles

November 10, 2013

Yankee Candle Coupons I have not seen these before from Coupons.com, have you? You may want to print these now {I think they will reach their print quantity quickly}, and then use then to save on Yankee Candle gifts. These would be perfect for those last minute gifts or as hostess gifts. You can use […]

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Fall DIY Wreath

October 31, 2013

Looking to dress up your front door with an easy (and lovely) wreath! My clever friend, Mindy from Mindy Laven Interiors, has done it again! If you love easy projects with a high end look, then you will love her blog. Stop by and be inspired! Be sure an PIN this if you are a […]

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Photo Transfers Using Nail Polish Remover- Make Photo Tiles

October 9, 2013

Get started making fabulous holiday gifts! I love this photo tile coaster idea that I found from a clever blogger, dubuhdudesigns. Wouldn’t these make great gifts? I would love to see a picture if you make them. You can make these photo tile coasters using plain tiles from Home Depot or Lowes’ and nail polish […]

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Easy Autumn Centerpiece

September 26, 2013
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  Here is an easy yet beautiful autumn centerpiece shared on Pinterest from a lovely blog called Sweet Something Design. She has many other beautiful photos and ideas to inspire you. Thanks Danielle for posting this on Facebook! This is easy to make. Take a large clear class vase and fill it with pinecones (acorns […]

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Want Some Fall Decorating Inspiration?

September 11, 2013
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Want to update your fall decor to a more upscale look without spending a lot? My very clever friend Mindy has a blog (Mindy Laven Interiors) with some “Pin-spiration” for all of us. Just looking at her photos makes me want to step up my game a little bit. See if you love her ideas […]

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Upscale Decorating Using Inexpensive Bookcases

August 14, 2013

Check out these beautiful bookcases from Target. These are from the Threshold line of furniture and accessories.  My clever friend Mindy, from Mindy Laven Interiors recommends putting wallpaper on the back. She really knows how to get an upscale look on a real person’s budget. The Threshold line of furniture and accessories from Target are […]

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