Jacquelynne Steves

Category Archives: Decorating

The Art of Home, Spring 2015, Free Emagazine is here!

It’s April 1, but no April Fool’s here!! The latest issue of The Art of Home has arrived! This was a fun issue to work on, because Spring is my favorite season. And the colors and photos in this are so cheerful, it was nice to “play with” during those very cold winter days we had… Keep reading…

Historic Homes Decorated for Christmas

One of the things that my husband and I really look forward to during this Christmas season is touring historic homes which have been decorated for Christmas. We are fortunate to live in an area with many, many historic little towns, and often the local historical societies sponsor a tour of private homes.  This past… Keep reading…

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…