Color Me Happy: Brighten Your Space With Fiestaware

Inviting guests over for lunch or dinner is a great way to spend time with friends and family. If your lunch or dinner will be casual, then choose paper plates, cups and eating utensils. This will save you from having to spend hours washing dishes. Casual dining tables can be set up outside if you are having a barbecue. Outdoor dining will make it easier to clean up once the party is over. Consider grilling hot dogs and hamburgers for a casual meal. If you are [...]

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Dollar Store Centerpieces: Small Budget, Big Impact

The dollar store is a great place to find household items for your home at low prices. They dining room centerpieces that will update the look of your room. They also have clothing for men, women and children. The pajamas, linens and some tableware items are priced below 5. The dollar store is also a good place to find cleaning detergents, toilets and other items for your home at rock-bottom prices. It’s fun to spend a few hours in the store just browsing. The grocery section features herbs and spices that will save you a lot of money. Watch [...]

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Nature’s Table: Bringing The Outdoors In

A casual dinner party is the perfect time to highlight the natural beauty of your landscape. By decorating with flowers and natural objects, you can create an inviting extension of the outdoors right in your dining room.

Start by looking around your lawn and garden. If there are interesting rocks or chunks of deadwood, these make perfect centerpieces. Of course you’ll want to scrub them carefully. If you are using tree branches, make sure no little [...]

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Safety First: Vintage Kitchenware That Could Be Toxic

Outfitting your kitchen with vintage kitchenware is a surefire way to create unique and colorful displays worthy of the compliments you’re sure to get from friends and family. If you love all things vintage there are a few things you need to know about their safety for everyday use:

  • Vintage Le Creuset. If it has bright colors on the inside, or on the underside of the lid, it should not be used because the enamel uses [...]
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Vintage Or New? What You Need To Know

Vintage Is In and So Is New
Vintage is a word applied to many items. There are vintage musical instruments, vintage paintings, vintage house wares like dishes, statuary and even vintage gardens and plants. How can you tell vintage from new? Vintage applies to anything not antique in age and with value as a part of retro decor. Some “classic” items may now be considered “vintage” when it refers to a specific era. New items are created in the present or contemporary vernacular.

Have Fun with Vintage and New
Today, decorating is [...]

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