Saturday, September 19, 2009

Misc. Saturday: Daily Blog Review

I've been looking at magazines again. The decor photos always make me feel a bit wistful. I mean, it takes money to have rooms like those! Even the articles that talk about decorating on a budget are over my limits these days. And with a house full of boys.... well... What's the point????

The point is that having a place to call home that represents you makes all the difference in the world. It's important to feel a sense of comfort, to want to be there.

So, I've been looking at DIY blogs. And I'm totally amazed at what some of these women have accomplished for very little money.

I have been especially blessed by Gina at The Shabby Chic Cottage. You gotta love her 'about me' section, which starts with, "Hey Ya'll" (My kinda gal...) and goes on to say

A little shabby, a little chic, a little cottage, a whole lot of cheap.

Personally, she had me at "Hey Ya'll". But, that's just me....

I really enjoyed going through her trash to treasure posts and I spent way too much time clicking on the Linked Within icons. *blush* But I learned a lot about shabby chic and cheap decorating.

Another thing I learned is, like everything good in life, decorating is a marathon, not a sprint.

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