Posts by: Karen Cooper

Cottage Style Decor

When I say “cottage style decor,” the picture of what that looks like instantly comes to mind. It’s a distinctive, relaxed style that can be customized to any home. Here are ways to add this style to your home’s decor. (1)…

Best Hostess Gifts Under $20

‘Tis the season for visiting family and friends. And that means needing hostess gifts – you can’t show up at someone’s house empty-handed! Here are the best hostess gifts under $20 – fun ways to show your appreciation without breaking…

DIY Gift Ideas

Do you have a long list of people to whom you give holiday gifts? Or maybe you want to give something unique this year? Why not DIY your holiday gifts this year? It’s fun, it’s usually less expensive than buying…

The Antiquer’s Tablescape

Thanksgiving is almost here! Time to think about setting the table for the holiday meal.   Whether you have sentimental family heirlooms or vintage treasures you’ve found, you can incorporate them into your Thanksgiving table decor for a fun, festive look. Here’s how…

Inexpensive, Easy Fall Decorating Ideas

I love decorating for fall. Unlike decorating for specific holidays, fall decorating can be left out and enjoyed for months. Plus, the warm colors make my home feel cozy and comfy. Decorating for fall doesn’t have to break the bank, though!…

Blending Old and New in Your Home

I love a good vintage find. I shop at thrift stores, estate sales, and salvage yards, looking for good quality older pieces for our home. But there are some things I won’t buy second-hand, such as upholstered pieces or anything…