Tuesday, March 24, 2009

MJennings Designs...GIVEAWAY!

I continue to be amazed at all the talented, wonderful people I'm meeting this week at the Ultimate Blog Party! I have seen some amazing blogs which inspired me to give mine a much needed makeover! Please leave a comment and let me know what you think of the new design.

I also wanted to tell other UBP party goers that stop by this week about the MJennings Designs Giveaway. This talented jewelry maker has not only donated a prize to the UBP, but you can also enter to win one of her awesome peices of designer jewelry by visiting her blog.

Another cool blog I'd like to mention is The Stylish House by Cathy Erickson, a very talented interior designer. She also has a giveaway for a stylish custom blog button to match your blog design.

Looking forward to meeting more of you this week!

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Having A Great Time At The Ultimate Blog Party 2009

I'm having a great time meeting all of you and visiting your blogs. Since I forgot to add my wishlist for the prizes in my post yesterday, I decided to add it today after looking at the prize list. There are some good ones that I wouldn't want to pass up. Here are my top three picks:

1. 89 — $100 gift card to HomeGoodsProvided by: HG Openhouse
2. 19 — $50 gift certificate to Target StoresProvided by: Shoot-Me-Now
3. 2 — BraceletProvided by: Sydney Andrews

or any of these: 21, 88, 15, 22, 26

Also, as a thank you to everyone who visits my blog this week, March 20-27 and leaves a comment, I will send you a coupon code good for 15% off anything at http://www.hometreasurecove.com. This coupon code will be good for 1 year. After leaving your comment, if you want the code, send an email to michelle@hometreasurecove.com with the words "coupon code" in the subject.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Welcome To The Ultimate Blog Party 2009!

Hello out there to all fellow bloggers, partiers, moms and guests! The Ultimate Blog Party 2009, hosted by the lovely ladies at http://www.5minutesformom.com/ is in full swing! It started today, March 20 and runs all week until Friday, March 27. For all the details, including how to win prizes, click the button you see on the sidebar. For those of you who are already part of the fun, don’t forget to leave your comment at the end of this post. I will be checking in often to publish your comments.

Also, don’t forget to join the Facebook group, SiteWarming Party-Goers.

Well, I'm off now to go join the fun myself and visit as many blogs as I can read before gettintg double vision! Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my blog, Home Decorating News and feel free to comment on any of the other posts here as well. Happy Spring and happy reading everyone!
Michelle

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Decorate Your Home This Spring With Colorful Art Glass Vases

Spring is finally here. This is the time of year for deep spring cleaning, reorganizing and redecorating. Its also a perfect time to add some color to your home decor. A great way to do this is with some amazing, colorful hand blown art glass vases. Hand blown art glass is a fast growing hobby for people who are learning to make it and for those who love to collect it. Adding some fresh cut flowers to one of these beautiful vases brings a sense of nature indoors with a stunning display of color and the fresh, sweet aroma of spring!



This astonishing hand blown glass art vase is a soft spring blue with yellow and red divine flowers. The shape of this vase is classic with a great round opening for your favorite flowers. Looks great at the office or in your home to add color and a fantastic look to the room. Makes a wonderful gift for friends and loved ones. This vase is a fantastic collection item. This elegantly handcrafted art glass vase measures approximately 10" tall x 6.5" wide. The bottom of the piece is polished flat to stand beautifully.

This wonderful art glass millefleurs vase measures approximately 8.5'' tall x 5.5'' wide. Millefleurs in French stands for "thousands of flowers". The bottom of this piece is polished flat to stand beautifully.




Glassblowing is one of the more difficult techniques of glass-making, because it requires strength and precision. Timing is very important and once the glass has been shaped, it can be decorated using various finishing techniques. Our hand blown glass products are guaranteed to be made of high quality. This wonderful art glass vase measures approximately 9.5'' tall x 7'' wide. The bottom of the vase is polished flat to stand beautifully.






These are just a few examples of the beautiful hand blown art glass vases we carry. To see more visit http://www.hometreasurecove.com/handblownartglass.

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Decorate Your Walls With Oriental Wall Hangings

The exotic look of Oriental decor never goes out of style. You can experiment with different types of Oriental wall art to come up with your own unique look. Here are a few ideas of the different types of wall decor that will give any room an Asian influence.

Paper Cut Wall Hangings
These attractive wall hangings come in different sizes and designs. Whether you buy them individually or an assorted lot, Paper Cut Wall Hangings are a great way to add culture and color to your walls.

Rosewood Jade Decorated Wall Hangings
Beautiful and elegant, these rosewood wall hangings feature the four flowers(Mum, Orchid, Bamboo, Cherry Blossom). Hand crafted Asian inspired designs set in these home decor wall frames make a uniquely culture statement for your home. Each wall hanging measures 16 inches by 36 inches.




Fan Design Wood Carved Wall Hangings
These plaques, measuring 9 inches high by 18 inches wide, are carefully carved from pine, and stained with red wood, to create a most unique conversational piece in your home. Choose from many different styles.





Asian Rope Frame Wall Clock
These beautiful Oriental wall clocks are surrounded by a unique rope frame and display Chinese characters with different meanings. Choose from the Happiness Rope Frame Wall Clock, Family Rope Frame Wall Clock or the Trustworthy Rope Frame Wall Clock.




Asian Rosewood Mirrors
These stunning mirrors have intricately carved frames in a dark walnut finish. The Asian Rosewood Square Mirror measures 23.5 inches on each side and has a round mirror in the center, while the Asian Rosewood Rectangular Mirror measures 23.5 x 31 inches and has an oval mirror in the center.



Asian Silk Scroll Wall Hangings
Made from real silk from China, these silk scroll wall hangings add just the right Oriental touch your home is looking for. Measuring 12 inches wide by 48 inches long, these unique pieces will fit just about anywhere. Choose from several different styles. Comes with a gold carrying case.


Blessings Wall Hanging
This large, unique wall hanging has traditional Chinese rope knots that are designed to bring good luck. It measures 42 inches long and 10.5 inches wide.