A Tiny Bit Of Fall Decorating – Fall Vignettes

A Tiny Bit Of Fall Decorating – Fall Vignettes

So. Yeah. I was ready to do some fall decorating. Right. I pulled out my boxes and realized most everything was either Halloween or Thanksgiving themed. Not much was generic fall. So, I have nothing noteworthy. But I’ll show you what I did do.

Some fall colored string balls in the stack of dough bowls in the little dining room:

Fall colored balls of string in stack of antique dough bowls.

In the same room, I put some kind of shedding, dried flower bunches in a brown transferware bowl. As long as we don’t touch them or blow on them, everything is fine. Continue reading

7 Mistakes New Etsy Sellers Make – Selling On Etsy

7 Mistakes New Etsy Sellers Make – Selling On Etsy

So, you decided to try selling on Etsy, but you’re not making any sales. Be sure you’re not guilty of any of these 7 mistakes new Etsy sellers make.

This list is aimed more toward vintage sellers because, well, I tend to think the world revolves around vintage, but most of the mistakes listed will apply to handmade as well. Continue reading

Sofa in the hall?

Sofa in the hall?

Before I get into full on fall decorating, I wanted to share my hallway that I’ve recently redecorated. But first, a little backstory.

My dad moved into a much smaller house a couple of years ago and got a new sofa this summer. The sofa he was using was a very nice, rarely used one from my parents’ formal living room, and it just didn’t fit the casual, open floor plan of his new home.

Living room sofa

The picture above is the sofa as it is today in my living room.

Well, he didn’t think he needed two couches and we, Erin and I, didn’t want to let this one get away. But, what to do? She had no room for it and I already had three couches! Where would I put #4??? So, for awhile, I had both his and my living room couch in the same room. Sorry. No picture of that hideousness.  Continue reading