A Romantic Christmas

Welcome everyone to the Creative Christmas linky party!  How fun is this to get to inside of everyone’s home at Christmas time. I love going for a drive and looking at the home’s that are already for Christmas. I love seeing their Christmas tree shinning through the front windows, and often wonder what it must look like inside. Continue reading

Living with Sheep Skin

Welcome dear friends I am so glad that you are here today. I have been studying a little bit about sheep skin rugs. Don’t you just adore the beautiful feel and smell of them and the comfort that they bring? I’ve seen so many in home decor photos and they really give a nice feel for texture and comfort in them. My Son bought a beautiful dark brown rug for his wife’s birthday. She has some health issues and he thought that this would help give her a better nights sleep. Which it has. He paid $200.00 for it. A lot of money. So when my Mother ask what I would like for Christmas I said a “SHEEP SKIN RUG.” I found a great Etsy shop that sales nothing but these beautiful rugs and Mom bought me two of them! She really spoils me.

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Being that this Etsy shop comes from Poland it took me two weeks to get the first one and then just one week for the second, special thanks to USP! My grandkids (and myself included) were really excited to see a package come from so far away. I just had to take photos.

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I couldn’t believe that the rug was rolled up so tight and tucked into an envelope. When I took it out of the envelope it was wrapped into nice paper with a darling pink and white polka dot bow . It made me feel special. LOL

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After I unwrapped it I saw that it was all bound tight with blue and white string. You could tell that this company really loves and believes in what they sale. This shows the tanning side which was so smooth and soft, they had done a beautiful job.

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This lamb skin rug is the second one that I received. I unrolled it and then shook it out. LOOK how think this is! I measured it and it is 7″. Talk about luxury. I paid $10.00 more for this one than I did my first because of the thickness of the skin and the length. This rug is 43″ long. I paid a total of $86 including postage. I thought it was a good deal.

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I sure wish that I had this sheep skin all the time that I worked as a financial assistant and spending long hours in a chair. The comfort would have been awesome. I might have not come out at all! LOL

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They look so lovely in my home.

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This rug is the first one that I got and it sits on my wooden love seat. My stuffed lamb doesn’t usually come out until Easter but I thought she looked cute her. I paid $76 for this one with postage, it is not as thick and as long, but it’s just as beautiful.

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I received a note from the company Magdalena Pociask Exclusive Rugs. He said that this rug was made of high quality leather and that it was not only attractive but a great material that will improve the health and longevity of your life.

I found this part of his note quite interesting so I thought I would share it with you.

“Wool helps with many diseases, kills bacteria, relieves pain. Neutralizes the negative effects of water veins and electromagnetic waves. Wool improves the psycho-physical condition of the body. The latest research shows that sheep’s fleece has properties effectively neutralizing the harmful substances in the air in enclosed spaces. Protects against electromagnetic waves.

Did you get all that. If this is true to its word boy I’m going to get a few more of these lovelies! LOL  I hope that I gave you something to think about today and I’ll let you know how it works out for me.

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((Hugs)) Jo

Thank you dear friends!

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Wow Us Wednesday at Savvy Southern Style
Trash 2 Treasure at Kammy’s Korner
Treasure Hunt at From my Front Porch to Yours
Blog Hop at Katherine’s Korner
Blog Hop at Vintage Mama’s Cottage
Blog Hop at Over Fifty Feeling Fourty
Before & After Wednesday at The Dedicated House
Tues. Garden Party at Creative Country Mom
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Craft Schooling Sunday at Creative Jewish Mom
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Anne’s Attic – design 2015!

Welcome, welcome my dear friends!

It seems like I have been away from blogging for ever. I did take a short break while the grandchildren were home for Christmas break and then I made some changes to my blog which took a few days before I could use it. But I am back and roaring to go! I have so much to share with you that I hardly know where to start! After I took down Christmas decor I had a huge long look at my home. I looked at everything at how I was styling my vignettes to the insides of my cupboards. I did not like much what I saw. Being that I have a very fussy landlord I can’t do much with anything structural, which is a bummer, but someday I’ll be in a house of my own. I have a math equation French Nordic design + Shabby Chic design = Romantic Farmhouse. I looked around and realized that I needed to do my decor a little differently.

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Go JUNK”N!!!!

Junk’n is one of my favorite activities. I do some Junk’n at home on Etsy and some at the great shops around my home.  Take a look and see what I scored.

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White iron stone was high one my list this year and I found some great pieces at the shops here in Bountiful, UT.

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I found a four piece antique copper set. One bowl, a small fry pan, and two different sizes of tea pots. The copper really shines out in my kitchen.

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I scored big finding this ornate silver tray.

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I found this 100% cotton yarn for three bucks a piece. I should have bought more.

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During the holidays a friend of my was headed to drop off somethings to Good Will and ask if I would like to look at them first. One of the pieces she had was a big black aluminum star that had been sitting outside her house. I knew that I could clean, and fix it up great and it looks perfect and my wall.

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I found this old gal on an Etsy shop it still had mud and rocks inside of it. But it cleaned up nicely!

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For Christmas my Mother gave me this gorgeous sheep skin rug from a Etsy shop from Poland, I have one more on the way! They are so soft and comfortable. I’ve got some more great things and several are on the way, I ‘ll be sharing those with you later.

I just finished a fun project that turned out terrific, it has been an eye sore in my home for quite some time,  I’ll be sharing that with you next.

Have a great time redecorating your home after the holiday flurries. January is a really good time to take a good look at a few changes at home. Hoping to inspire you.

Time for some hot chocolate and whip cream and to check out the Etsy shops and eBay.

((Warm Hugs))

Jo

Thank you dear friends!

Amaze Me Monday at Dwellings
Show and Share at Coastal Charm
Inspire Me at A Stroll Thru Life
The Scoop at Cedar Hill Farmhouse
Tweak It Tuesday at Cozy Little House
Wow Us Wednesday at Savvy Southern Style
Trash 2 Treasure at Kammy’s Korner
Treasure Hunt at From my Front Porch to Yours
Blog Hop at Katherine’s Korner
Blog Hop at Vintage Mama’s Cottage
Blog Hop at Over Fifty Feeling Fourty
Before & After Wednesday at The Dedicated House
Tues. Garden Party at Creative Country Mom
Inspiration Exchange at Town-n-Country-Living
Anything Blue Friday at The Dedicated House
Inspiration Monday at What Meegan Make’s
Big Autumn Bash at Mila’s little things
Inspiration Monday at What Meegan Makes
Funky Junk Party Junk at Funky Junk Interiors
Big Christmas Party at Mila’s little things
Craft Schooling Sunday at Creative Jewish Mom
Christmas in the Country at Creative Country Mom
Twirl and Take a Bow at Art is Beauty