Thinking Fall!!!

This morning brought temps in the low 60's which, for the Jersey Shore in August, is unheard of!.  It felt like a late September morning and definitely had me thinking "Fall".  Dew on the lawn, coolness in the air with a crisp, cloudless sky. … [Read More...]


Packing, Painting, and DIY

We've been very busy here lately.  Packing,  painting and DIY in preparation for the house swap with our daughter and son-in-law in a couple of weeks.   You can read about the house swap here. My amazingly talented husband is adding a bath to the … [Read More...]


Sharpie Marker Stenciled Pillows

Do you remember when I made Sharpie stenciled wall art with painters drop cloth? Well I finally got around to stenciling my pillows too! I made painter's drop cloth pillow covers in my living room redo a few months  back.  They were very plain … [Read More...]


Spring Blooms!

My favorite thing about this season is all the beautiful spring blooms! Everything is budding, sprouting and blooming after a long, cold, winter.  New life everywhere! You've probably heard that we are moving--swapping houses with our daughter and … [Read More...]

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Change is Good!

Change is Good! There's been a lot going on here at our nest and its not just decorating, crafting and DIY! "The Decorated Nest" blog has had a little facelift--do you like the new logo???  My friend Janel at Nellie Bellie designed it and I just … [Read More...]

Spring Tablescape

Rosette Trees & Spring Tablescape

I love making fabric rosettes!  It's relaxing once you get going.  No thinking, just doing!  All you need are strips of fabric and a  hot glue gun--yup, that's it. Follow the steps below.  Cut, or tear fabric into strips between 1/2" and … [Read More...]

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