Sarah’s blog The Yellow Cape could really be called “house eye candy” ! She puts a room together flawlessly. And the thing I enjoy most about her style is that it is so approachable. She is an interior designer by trade and she is a real talent. I think what I love most about her blog is that her decorating is very personal….she makes a house into a home using resourceful ideas. Things we can all do! Love that! Here are a couple of my favorites….


DIY silhouette


No sew star drapes….I love her boy’s room!


She also upgraded a boring builder fireplace…amazing!

Here is a little project she did for a client….Thanks for visiting Sarah!

Today I went shopping for accessories for a client’s living room.  I wanted to add a natural element and a little color to her mantle.  I knew in my mind exactly what I wanted but I couldn’t find it anywhere.  I went to a few stores and finally decided to ask for assistance. 
I approached the clerk and asked, "Do you have large mossy balls?"
I know…awkward. 
To spare myself further humiliation, I decided to go home and make my own. 
Here is what I used:
A bag of bright green spanish moss, hot glue, and styrofoam balls. 
Using a glue gun, I coated the balls with hot glue and pressed the moss around them. 
It’s just what I envisioned.
I’m not sure what the clerk had in mind. 

Sarah Macklem The Yellow Cape Cod Interior Design Consultant/Writer

Email: [email protected]




Thanks for sharing this DIY project Sarah!

Be sure to go visit her at The Yellow Cape

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Tracie Stoll is a wife, mom and has a passion for creating new things. On her blog she is constantly sharing ways to inspire her readers to be clever in their own home. Since 2010 Tracie has been sharing DIY projects, crafting, remodeling and decorating along with some easy tasty recipes...all on a mindful budget. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton where she studied visual art and communications. Tracie has been featured on popular sites such as Country Living, CNN living, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Gardens, Huffington Post, Apartment Therapy, Seventeen and Design Sponge. She is also a member of the True Value Blog Squad & Martha's Circle of trusted bloggers.

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