House of Fifty Online Magazine

Free Online Magazine - House of Fifty Summer 2012


The summer edition of House of Fifty is a very impressive lifestyle magazine that is definitely on  my Sunday morning reading list. Their photography is amazing with double page spreads of  stunning design and decorating ideas. They are unexpectedly different with their layout… very engaging!

So, I’ve put the coffee on and my first article to read  is “Does your Decor Tell Your Age”…. OH OH! Gawwwd, I don’t mind if my decor tells my age… I just don’t want it discussing my MENOPAUSE!!! Arghhhh!

Lifestyle Magazine House of Fifty

Does Your Decor Tell Your Age???

Get ready to be inspired regardless of your age.  House of Fifty  Summer 2012 is a highly recommended read. Enjoy!



Mothers Day Throw Pillows – All About Mom

by Christine on April 29, 2012

Mom Rules Humorous  text pillow

Humorous text pillow every mother would love because MOM RULES!!!

Honor  Mom on Mother’s Day or any day of the year with throw pillows that have a text message that says I love and respect you! After all, it is Mom that usually settles the kids’ squabbles, balances the checkbook and enforces bedtime.

I  remember when my brother out grew Mom’s height by the time he was 13, at which time he believed he was exempt from mowing the lawn. Mom would stand tall with one hand on her hip and the  other holding a broom. She never said it, but we knew that look meant, “DO IT or I will knock your block off”.  I actually never saw my mom raise a hand but she would poke the air with “that finger” like she was dialing God on a touch tone phone.  And when MOM finished a sentence with “… and that’s a Holy Promise” we knew that was calling on the ultimate enforcer.

My Mom is such an angel and to this day is a pillow of strength, oops, that’s a pillar of strength and encouragement. On her fridge, she has a remnant of a greeting card… “Always Have a Dream” and daily, she  inspires me, my kids and my grand kids.

Inspirational throw pillow with words

Inspirational Words on a Pillow... Have a dream


Yes… Mom always makes me feel special and so does my dear husband. Every morning and evening is signaled with a kiss and an “I love you”

I Love My Wifey Text Pillow

A Pillow with a Daily Message of Love

Like my Mom, my husband is a VERY smart man! He comes home from work and there I am at my sewing machine in my pajama bottoms, my old, gray, threadbare, sweater and with my ponytail sticking out like a paintbrush and he says…

Flirty Pillow Talk: hey gorgeous text

Tell her she's pretty with this flirty HEY GORGEOUS text pillow


Or when I’m crabby, he lies and tells me this…

Yellow Hello Sunshine Text Pillow

Hello Sunshine Text Pillow.... When her smile lights up your day

Or, when I pay more attention to my laptop than to him he says…

I Love Nerds Pillow Talk

I love Nerds Pillow Talk


A few weeks ago, my son called me to ask how to cook a turkey. Hysterical!!! I can cut baseboards, prune a hedge, build a fence but I cannot cook a turkey so I said…

Ask Mom Pillow Talk

Ask Mom Pillow Talk... because Mom's know everything!

I wish I could be more like my Mom. She ‘s an amazing gardener and in the summer, traffic always slows down in front of her house so that people can have a longer look at her colorful, prize winning, gardens.

Bright Bohemian Floral Pillows

Bright Eco Chic Floral Pillow... Flowers for Mom

Mom is always so friendly too.  At church she is generous with hugs for the aged and the lonesome. Mom just opens her arms and her kids, grandchildren and great grandchildren run to her for a big bear hug. My mom’s hugs always make the world right and bright again.

Bear Hugs throw Pillow

Bear Hugs Pillow for Mom because her hugs make everything right and bright!

Mom is kind and friendly and loves all of God’s creatures….

Love Cats and Dogs Throw Pillow

Mom Loves all of God's Creatures

I’m trying to adopt Mom’s  loving attitude but I often see the neighbors cat as …

Humorous Evil cat pillow

Evil Cat Pillow ... a bad kitty digs in my flowerbeds

I actually love pets… but I have rules. No cats or dogs were allowed on the couch. With a drapery / pillow business we no longer have pets though.

No Cat or dog allowed text pillows

I love pets but not on the couch!!!

My Mom has the patience of a saint. I just don’t know how she does it.  She shoulders our tears, listens to our whining and prays to God on our behalf.  Yet some days, all it takes is one goofy message  from X (everyone knows at least one annoying person)  and I’m on the edge of p*ssy mad for the rest of the day.

Make My Day Text Pillow

Go Ahead...Make My Day Text Pillow - For Those Don't Mess with Mom Days

Mom is always so cheerful and happy in spite of what might be painful to her.

Inspirational Be Happy Throw Pillow

This Be Happy Throw Pillow Reminds Me to Be More Like Mom

Every day, but especially on Mother’s Day, I realize the infinite supply of unconditional love Mom has for all of her children.

Love  Message-  Pillow Talk Pillow

I Love My Mom Pillow

On Mother’s Day remember to tell your Mom, or your wife, how much you love her. Say it with pillows or with flowers (pillows last longer)… or any way that you can. Make Mother’s Day all about Mom.  Hugs to all the Moms reading this.









Ivy and Piper March 2012 - FREE Home Decor Online Magazine
I’m on a reading roll! Having just finished  my last free online home decor magazine in my previous post,  I’m on to the next.  While only 57 pages, Ivy and Piper Magazine March April 2012 Edition, is pixel packed! It features a section on colorful and ethnic retail therapy, and stories on a coastal getaway, inspired living, African elegance… and style files that are drool worthy.

Rainbow Color For Your Home Decor

Rainbow Color For Your Home Decor

Being an Australian magazine the editor presents her style files in an interesting and different light which is important to me as I have a lot of Australian customers that shop at my Etsy Store.

Grab a fresh cup of coffee, put your feet up and get your sunglasses on… you’re in for some bright and colorful eye candy in this edition of Ivy and Piper! Pop back here afterwards and tell us the new ideas it inspired.   Cheers Christine


Lonny Magazine March April 2012: Home Decor, Weekend Reading

Saturday morning and it’s raining again, but at least I get to read my Lonny Magazine that JUST ARRIVED in my inbox. At a glance, this edition is even better than the last. Their photography is just amazing and I especially love their sourcing information and interactive links to everything that catches my attention. Usually [...]

Full Article Here… March 10, 2012 1 comment

EST Magazine #4 – Free Online Read For Home Decor Ideas

  Collecting design and home decor magazines just to look at decorative throw pillows,  is an incurable habit I can’t break. I’m especially all over  digital publications…  FREE and just so much easier to save tons of  ideas without cannibalizing the pages. The latest edition of  EST Magazine was released today and it’s had me [...]

Full Article Here… January 31, 2012 2 comments

Christmas Shopping 100 Decorative Throw Pillows – MORE Cyber Monday $10 Deals

Decorate for the holidays and fill your cart with Christmas gifts in a one stop shopping trip to my PillowThrowDecor‘s Cyber Monday $10 deals. Since 12:01 am Black Friday, pillows have been flying off the shelves beyond what I could ever have expected… but I guess so, with some of the prices being 50% to [...]

Full Article Here… November 28, 2011 0 comments

100 Decorative Pillows – 10 Dollar Deals on Black Friday Cyber Monday

With ten dollar deals on over 100 decorative throw pillows there is  something for everybody.  Splash some fresh color in your living room for the holidays, or go gift shopping because there are some insanely good buys. Check out this one below… wouldn’t this make a great gift for a little girls bed? Get ready [...]

Full Article Here… November 24, 2011 0 comments

10 Dollar Black Friday Deals on Decorative Throw Pillows

The price of this decorative throw pillow  will drop below $10 at 12.01am,  November 25.  That will be a 65% discount. This is not a seconds… this is a really popular pillow cover in my current line. But there’s just one at this price so be ready for this one and many more pillows, Christmas [...]

Full Article Here… November 22, 2011 2 comments

Lonny Magazine Sept-Oct Free Online Read for Home Decor Ideas

It’s been so busy getting my fall decorative pillow collection finished and on the Etsy store shelves but I always take time to read the latest editions of my favorite online magazines and the Lonny Mag is on the top of that list! One of my favorite articles was their recommended reading list. I love [...]

Full Article Here… September 20, 2011 0 comments

Cheap and Cheerful Decorative Patio Pillows – Summer Sale

It`s been a terribly short summer here in Vancouver, Canada, so all the more reason to add some bright and cheerful patio pillows to our outside living areas.  With summer half over, its  great fun to snag a heap of cheap and cheerful  summer clearance sales early! These patio pillows are fade and mildew resistant [...]

Full Article Here… August 10, 2011 3 comments