Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Decorating

Easy Thanksgiving Decoration Ideas

Thanksgiving will be here in a few weeks (American Thanksgiving, that is- sorry I missed Canadian Thanksgiving!) Usually, I host Thanksgiving at my house, and my mom has Christmas Day. But this year, we decided to trade, just for fun. So even though I won’t be doing much decorating for Thanksgiving, I enjoy looking around… Keep reading…

Fabric Covered Photo Mats Tutorial

Today, I am sharing a Fabric Covered Photo Mats Tutorial. It’s the little touches in a room that give it personality, warmth, and interest. Yes, you could just use plain board mats on your artwork- but why would you when you can cover them with fabric??? I was browsing in a furniture store one day… Keep reading…

Beach Bedroom Quilt and Decorating

In my last post, I showed you my Nantucket starfish and sand dollar quilt, which I made a few years ago. When I made it, I didn’t have a particular use or room in mind for it (in fact, we did not yet have a beach house, or know that we would), I just liked… Keep reading…

Easy Bedroom Makeover

Remember a week or so I showed you one of the bedrooms we had redecorated on-the-cheap at our beach house? Well today I am showing you another easy bedroom makeover! These are more ideas for how to repaint furniture and totally change the look of a room. They are so quick and easy you could… Keep reading…

Summer Ideas from Pinterest

It’s June, and although we have a couple of weeks until the “official” start to Summer, I think that it’s never too early! Back in February, when we were still in the midst of the worst winter I can remember, I started a Pinterest board called “Summer Dreams.” You know how some people look at… Keep reading…

Beach Bedroom

So many cheap and easy decorating tips to makeover a beach bedroom, or any room in the house. Spray paint is your friend!

Easy Bridal Shower Ideas

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 2 whole years since we had my daughter’s bridal shower and were making all of the final wedding preparations! I thought that , since it is that season again, I’d share some easy bridal shower ideas that we came up with. I like it when you can do… Keep reading…

Easy Easter Decorating Ideas

Here are some photos from our Easter celebration this past weekend. I have some really easy Easter decorating ideas- Easter decorating is so much fun! The colors are bright and cheerful, and I love the nod to nature and Spring that you can add to your table. This Easter Egg Lawn Centerpiece is something I… Keep reading…

The Art of Home Spring 2014 Free e-magazine is here!

Did you get your copy yesterday? If so, you know The Art of Home Spring 2014 free e-magazine contained fabulous stuff like this: Simple craft projects and quilt patterns:

Simple Easter Egg Vase for your spring decor…

Making this Easter Egg Vase is super-simple, and the supplies are inexpensive too! It will literally take you about 5 minutes to put together. I have been seeing it all over Pinterest, but I can’t seem to find the original source. The photos I have seen use real dyed Easter eggs, which are very pretty, but… Keep reading…