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Deb Schrodt
How to Decorate in Farmhouse Style on a Budget

How to Decorate in Farmhouse Style on a Budget

Do you crave that relaxed farmhouse feel  with imperfect finishes and a warm feel, but don't have a remodeling budget? That's OK. It is entirely possible to have a beautifully decorated home with a limited budget. Lucky for you, less is truly more when it comes to farmhouse decor.  In a few simple steps, you can have the farmhouse look and feel without an empty bank account. Step 1: Declutter and Clean There is no need to hire an expensive home organization expert or cleaning service for this step. All you need is a solid plan and some great products....

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Deb Schrodt
Bring Your Garden Indoors During Cold Winter Months

Bring Your Garden Indoors During Cold Winter Months

If you live in a region that is frigid during the winter months, you understand what it is like to miss natural sunlight. You may even struggle with seasonal depression. One way to beat the chilly winter months is to grow a beautiful garden indoors. Indoor plants are proven to improve moods during the dark, gloomy winter. Indoor Garden Ideas Designate a space in your home where your indoor gardening will take place. With the right gardening tools and some fun indoor planting pots, your home will look like a natural retreat in no time.  Don't let the cold get you down. We...

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Deb Schrodt
5 Simple Vintage Home Decor Ideas to Inspire

5 Simple Vintage Home Decor Ideas to Inspire

Creating a simple, vintage space can be achieved with one or two carefully selected pieces. With so much focus on shabby chic and vintage decor, it can be easy to go overboard. Carefully placing a select few vintage pieces ensures that space remains crisp and clean with a vintage vibe. Here are 5 simple vintage home decor ideas to inspire your own creative spaces. 1. Add a Vintage Trunk There is something about the mystique of a vintage trunk, also called traveling chests, that adds a special touch to any room. The more character your trunk has, the better. Each...

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Deb Schrodt
The Ultimate Eclectic Gift Giving Guide

The Ultimate Eclectic Gift Giving Guide

The growing trend of minimalist living that includes simplifying life and embracing Marie Kondo's objects that must "spark joy" makes gift giving a challenge. Meaningful, eclectic gifts that communicate an experience or emotion are the best received.  What Is Eclectic Gift Giving? Gift giving should never be simply checking a name off of the list at the holidays. Celebrating meaningful connections is at the heart of eclectic gift giving. A gift should affirm a relationship and express deep value. The gift is a symbol of the expression of appreciation and gratitude felt towards a loved one.  If you have a memory...

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