We’ve Got a Winner (and a Discount for Everyone Else!)

Thanks to everyone for entering the fantastic giveaway from Textured INK.  From reading through the giveaway comments, I can tell that you all love these art prints as much as I do and have the perfect place for some Textured INK prints in your home. Lucky for you, Ankita is generously offering 10% off all Textured INK art prints for everyone who entered into the giveaway (and other Driven by Décor readers who may have missed it!) – just use the coupon code THANKS11 at checkout Considering that most of Textured INK’s prints are only $20-$25 to start with, you can’t beat that! 

And now on to the giveaway winner that was chosen at random by Rafflecopter – it is… Vikki Billings! Vikki’s favorite piece of art is this pretty love bird print – perfect for Valentine’s Day!

Congrats Vikki and thanks to Ankita at Textured INK for a great giveaway!

Ten Great Football Recipes for Super Bowl Parties


We all know that the Super Bowl is as much about food and beer as it is about football so it’s time to start thinking about what to make for this year’s Super Bowl parties!  I’m planning to make Football Potato Skins from a recipe that was in last year’s Kroger “Game Day” flyer: Here’s the recipe: Wash 6-8 russet potatoes and rub with olive oil. Bake potatoes for 1 hour at 400 F. While they are baking, cook 4 slices of bacon in skillet until crisp; cool, crumble, and set aside. Remove potatoes from oven and allow to cool slightly. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise and remove excess potato, leaving slightly less than 1/4 inch of potato in the skin. Re-oil and salt potatoes. Cook for an additional 10 minutes until slightly crisp. Remove from oven and stuff with cheese (a total of 3/4 cup) and bacon. Broil at […]

Scoping Out Calico Corners’ New Nate Berkus Collection


The new Nate Berkus fabric line that I wrote about last week has arrived at Calico Corners! {Calico Corners} {Calico Corners} The entire fabric collection can be viewed on Calico Corners’ website but fabric is something that I just can’t shop for online. I’ve got to see fabrics in person and get my fabric-lovin’ hands on them to feel their weight and texture and see their true colors. I made it into Calico Corners this week to do just that with the new Nate Berkus collection and snapped a few pics to show you some of my favorites. If I counted right, there are 23 different fabric patterns, many of which come in three or four colorways. As is the case with most of Calico Corners’ newer collections, only a few of the Nate Berkus fabrics are hanging on rolls.  You can get fabric swatches cut from the rolls but any […]