Solving My Feather Problem

I love to change out the covers on our throw pillows to match seasonal decor. I prefer down inserts rather than ones with fiberfill. I like their “squish-ability” and find that the fiberfill ones are often too firm for my tastes. But I had a feather problem. My down-filled throw pillows were always shedding feathers. Whether they were “naked” or wearing a pillow cover, they still shed feathers constantly.

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Vanity Makeover Reveal

Today, at long last, I am sharing my vanity makeover. The job was finished weeks ago, but do to a number of issues I didn’t get to post these photos. We’ve had A LOT of rainy, cloudy days and the lighting in our master bedroom is iffy even on a bright, sunny day due to the shape of the roof (dome) and the fact that the bedroom has only two small floor level windows and one skylight. It took several sessions to get some acceptable photos. As well, I was staying with Brown-eyed Girl and filling in for their childcare provider, taking care of her two sweet little guys (ages 3 and a half and 6 months) for the past two weeks. So, at last, here it is.

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Fall Table Decor

Early September found me making just a few changes to our seasonal decor, but, as I stated then, I wasn’t ready for pumpkins and fall leaves. All it took for that feeling to change was a couple of cool fall-like days, and I was ready to dive fully into those fall decor elements. Meanwhile, I was busy with my vanity remodel (which I still haven’t revealed here…coming soon), prepping our fall flower beds, and spending time with family so I didn’t get to make my indoor fall decor changes until the last week of September. Then, I was off to my daughter’s home, where I am filling in as their childcare provider for two weeks. So I wasn’t able to post any of my fall decor changes until now. Right before I left to come here, I finished the elements of my 2020 fall dining room table which I am sharing in this post.

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Welcome September

Welcome to September, the unofficial start of fall. With the weather still feeling summery, it feels a bit too early to incorporate fall leaves and pumpkins in my decor, but it definitely feels like it’s time to move away from sea glass and shells. Today I began to transition. Continue reading

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Planning My Next Furniture Makeover


For a while now, I have been thinking about repainting my vanity. It was a Christmas gift from Mr. MT Nest several years before we moved from our Florida home to Our MT Nest. It was originally purchased from West End. Continue reading

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