Autumn Mantel and Exterior Seasonal Decor

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All of a sudden Fall is here and it's back to being in the 70s/80s and humid (in NY) - go figure.  Well I finally got my act together and now that it's officially Fall, the transformation of my seasonal decor has begun.  Over the past few days, I have been changing out my Summer wares of light … [Read more...]

5 Ingredient Apple Dumplings

Apple Dumplings

Happy Monday!  To start off the week, I wanted to share a yummy Fall recipe that I know you will enjoy. As a family, one of our favorite Fall things to do is apple picking!  After along day of picking apples, we always leave with plenty of filled bags. It's a family tradition that we love, but … [Read more...]

Repurposed Shutter Decor

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I get so much enjoyment when repurposing something that was minutes away from being dumped into the garbage. Making treasure out of trash is my "thang" and each time I transform something which could have been mistaken for garbage, I'm always amazed at the new life it's taken on. Yesterday I … [Read more...]

DIY: Shutter Photo Display

Shutter Photo Display

A few weekends ago on a beautiful Saturday morning, I was out and about with the family headed to the local farmer's market, when I noticed house after house were having garage sales.  I l-u-r-v-e me some good ole' garage sale finds, so I couldn't resist stopping at a few.  No joke - after just … [Read more...]

SAS Interiors Turns One

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I can not believe that I've had my Interior Design business and have been blogging for a year now.  In one aspect it seems like I started "this whole thing" yesterday, and in another, I feel like I've never not been doing it - it's a strange feeling!  Well, all I can say is, what a year it's been.  … [Read more...]

Missoni Picture Frame Knock-Off

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If you aren't a fashionista you may not have heard of Missoni before this week. And if you still don't know who or what Missoni is, it's an Italian fashion house based in Italy and is well-known for their high-end bold and bright colors and patterns.  This past Tuesday, Missoni launched a line at … [Read more...]

DIY: Paint Swatch Chandelier

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Paint chips are a staple in any DIYers home and this colorful chandelier (using quite a lot of paint chips) is just gorgeous and so fun for a nursery, little girls room, or play area!  Using about 40-60 paint chips, the frame of a small lamp shade, and clear tape, this beautiful paint swatch … [Read more...]

15 Inspiring Autumn Wreaths

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I've combed the blogosphere and am amazed by all the awe-inspiring Autumn Inspiration!   Y'all never seize to amaze me with your creativity.  Yesterday, I shared my new Autumn wreath and today here are just a few (of the many) gorgeous wreaths that you've created~ Little Things Bring Smiles - … [Read more...]

Fall Wreath with Fabric Flowers

Fall Wreath with Fabric Flowers

Fall is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate a new season than to don a new wreath on the front door.  The front door is often thought of as the “mouth” of a home, the entry point of comfort, happiness, and where great opportunities begin. For me the front door, signifies the … [Read more...]

Lamp reVamp

Lamp reVamp

Yesterday, I was thrilled to be a guest blogger over at Living With Lindsay sharing a How-to on Rewiring a Lamp.  My lamp purchase for $1 has made quite the transformation!  Here's a pictorial of the process~ After teaching myself how to change the "guts" of this lamp, it needed a little … [Read more...]