TUESDAY TIP NO. 2

Welcome to the second post in my new series entitled “Tuesday Tip”, where I will be sharing simple design ideas to help you infuse a quick dose of charm and style into your life on a weekly basis. If you are like me, your entire focus is getting ready for the holiday weekend. We are […]

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SERIES DEBUT OF “TUESDAY TIPS”

Welcome to the inaugural post of “Tuesday Tips” here at Reviving Charm! I will be posting an idea (or two) to help infuse a quick dose of charm and style into your life on a weekly basis. Many of us are short on time with our busy lives and busy routines, especially during the holiday season, so […]

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DESIGN YOUR OWN HOLIDAY GIFT WRAP

Can you believe that Christmas is only just a few short weeks away? Besides the hustle and bustle of the season, one of the things I enjoy the most during this time of year is wrapping gifts. One of my fondest holiday memories growing up has to do with wrapping gifts with my mother. Each year she […]

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ADVENTURES IN GARDENING

I have always loved and appreciated beautiful lush gardens but it wasn’t until Mr. B and I moved into our seaside ranch home that I became interested in our own landscaping. This is primarily due to the fact that we bought a fixer and the gardens left little to be desired. At some point we will […]

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MY LABOR DAY WEEKEND ART PROJECT

My advice in yesterday’s post was to work less and play more. I took my own advice this weekend and tackled an art project for our seaside guest bedroom. I bought this frame from Goodwill about a year ago with the intention of giving it a new life. The frame measures approximately 4 inches by 7 inches. […]

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THE ART OF HAND MARBLED FLOORS

In a recent post I mentioned wanting to do something creative this past weekend, although at the time I wasn’t quite sure what that was. If you follow along on Twitter then you already know that I ended up spending some time this past weekend marbling paper. I have always been intrigued with the ancient art […]

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CREATE YOUR OWN: SHAMROCK CORSAGE

I absolutely love the color green. Each year in honor of St. Patrick’s Day I trade in my favorite nail color (currently a very sheer pink, “Mademoiselle” by Essi) for a bright metallic green.  I sport the green for one day only and my short manicured nails provide just enough of the vibrant hue to […]

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GIFT WRAP “STUDIO CARTA” STYLE

I have been a longtime supporter of small business. Whether it is a brick and mortar location or a shop with an on-line presence only, I think it is important to support and celebrate those with an entrepreneurial spirit. One of the small shops I absolutely adore is the lovely Studio Carta, a fine stationary and […]

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The Art of Gift Giving: How to Create a Gift Wrap Ensemble 

A dear friend of mine is having a milestone birthday. Our schedules are so erratic and won’t allow us to meet up before her big day so I decided to send her a surprise birthday package. The goal was to create a lovely package using items I already had on hand in my studio. When […]

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Dyeing Fabric With Chalk Paint

When I didn’t have the ivory colored linen I needed for the back of some pillows I decided to dye some pure white linen I had in my fabric stash using Annie Sloan’s Chalk Paint.  The process is very easy and relatively quick.  And because this is chalk paint clean up is a breeze. In […]

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