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Follow These Rules: Inspirational Wall Plaque Signs

Rules delivered with just a bit of sweetness and levity might just be the easiest to follow. Display one of these lighthearted, inspirational wall plaque signs in your home to nudge everyone in the right direction. Whether you’re searching for a charming piece to complement a decorating theme or a wall accent for a particular room, these wall plaques will be just what you need.

Click here to view a variety of rule-themed wall plaque signs, including the ones mentioned below.

The Lake Rules Wall Sign is patterned to look like boards from a lake house dock and offers straightforward advice for enjoying your time by the lake.

The Farmhouse Rules Wall Plaque has a whitewash finish for country flair and features farm-related phrases like “Harvest love” and “Plant smiles.”

When things get hectic around mealtime, the Kitchen Rules Wall Plaque will be there to remind your family to “Cook together” and “Help with the dishes.”

Perfect for your coastal bungalow, the Mermaid Advice Wall Sign has a weathered finish and cleverly worded “rules” for beach life, like “Take time to coast” and “Sea the treasure of friendship.”

Lake Rules Wall Plaque Farmhouse Rules Wall Plaque
Kitchen Rules Wall Sign Mermaid Advice Wall Plaque

Spring Cleaning Product Spotlight: BagSavr Recycled Trash Can

Is spring cleaning well underway in your home or merely a dark cloud on your “to-do” list? Either way, the BagSavr™ Trash Can should make the task a little easier. The BagSavr™ is a special trash can made from recycled plastic material—and it’s great for reusing your plastic grocery sacks. Simply loop the handles of your plastic grocery bag through the sides of the BagSavr™, and store up to 10 extra grocery sacks in the front pocket.

Place the 14”H BagSavr™ on the floor as a freestanding trash can, or use the hanging bracket, sold separately, to mount it to a wall or the inside of a cabinet door. Or, if you don’t want to use it as a trash can, purchase multiple units, and use them to sort your recycling!

The BagSavr™ is useful anywhere a mess is made: any room of the home, the garage, a camper, a boat, the office, a workshop, or a dorm room.

Click here to learn about and the purchase the BagSavr™.

BagSavr Trash Can

BagSavr for Recycling

Ten Simple Ways to Decorate in the Farmhouse Charm Style

Stroll along the weathered wooden fence, letting your fingers graze the jubilant wildflowers, until your quaint farmhouse comes into view. Then sit a spell on the front porch in your favorite rocking chair or while away a relaxing afternoon indoors among the charm of country decor. Sound like a dream? If you’ve long-admired the rustic farmhouse style, here are ten simple ways to imbue your home with the same laid-back, down-home ambience.

Click here to view a variety of home decor in the farmhouse charm style, including the items below.

1. Antique-inspired serveware and crockery
Your off-white plates and platters will be at home in the farmhouse style. Mix and match dinnerware from different sets, and gather a few pieces just for display. For your table or island, place utensils or artificial flowers in a vintage-looking crock.

2. Open shelving
To give your kitchen an airy, casual feel, select furnishings with open storage or glass-front doors. For a touch of yesteryear, display glass milk bottles, Mason jars, wooden crates, or metal canisters.

Antique Rooster Kitchen Utensil Crock West Albany Wine Cabinet

3. Cutout wall decor
Wall items spelling out “kitchen” or “eat” will look darling in your farmhouse kitchen. A wall hook rack like this one is both decorative and functional, keeping your oven mitt, potholder, and towel at hand.

4. Table linens with simple patterns
Simple patterns and primary colors keep your table from looking too fussy and formal. Buffalo checks, gingham squares, and stripes work well.

Kitchen Wall Hook Rack Red Buffalo Check Table Linens

5. Burlap-look fabrics
To capture the bucolic appeal of prairie life, choose window treatments and throw pillows with the look of burlap. The neutral color and texture will call to mind burlap feed sacks.

6. Woven items
Woven storage baskets have a rustic quality that suits the farmhouse style. Look for woven floor baskets and wall pockets to store throws, magazines, beauty essentials, towels, or toilet paper rolls.

Burlap Tier Window Treatment Woven Storage Baskets

7. Rustic accent lighting
Lantern-style candleholders with LED candles are a safe alternative to lanterns with wax candles. Accent your rustic farmhouse decor with copper-finished metal and distressed wood holders.

8. Galvanized metal decor
Home accents with the look of galvanized metal will remind you of old wash buckets and pails. This topiary-style wall art has rustic and galvanized finishes as well as plenty of floral charm.

Copper Metal LED Candleholder Floral Topiary Metal Wall Art

9. Cozy patchwork quilts
A pretty patchwork quilt will set the foundation for a rustic farmhouse bedroom. Warm earth tones and subdued floral palettes keep bedrooms from looking too stark or modern.

10. Slatted and wood-pallet wall art
Wooden wall art with a vintage appearance will adorn your home with a sweet message and antique charm. These decorative plaques also make great gifts for those who love the farmhouse style.

Irish Chain Quilt Happily Ever After Wall Art

Beautify Your Table with Reversible Table Linens

Who doesn’t love two looks in one? These reversible table linens are perfect for the decorator who likes a little variety. The table runner and placemats reverse to a different design or a solid color; most of the napkins do as well. Display the same design for a coordinating look, or flip some table linens to the other side for a complementary display.

Whether you love icy blues, spicy warm tones, or soft, comforting neutrals, you can find reversible table linens to suit your taste. The table runners and placemats have quilting and scalloped edges for a polished appearance. Cotton accessories are machine washable, so you can keep them looking nice for a long time to come.

Click here to view over 15 different reversible table linen collections, including the ones shown below.

Pink Brianna Floral Table Linens Giselle Bright Floral Table Linens
Jocelyn Jacobean Table Linens Nazima Reversible Table Linens

Holiday Decorating Ideas for 2016: Holly Wreath Collection

‘Tis the season! If you love the festive appearance of your favorite holly wreath on your door, you’ll be absolutely merry over the Holly Wreath Collection. Decorate your entire home with this holiday hallmark! This exclusive Christmas collection, available only at Touch of Class®, features holly wreaths and boughs. Select pieces are embellished with vermicelli quilting or embroidery. This holiday decorating style is traditional yet full of cheer and wonderful details.

Click here to view the entire Holly Wreath Collection, which includes coordinating bedding, area rugs, window treatments, bath decor, a mantel scarf, a tree skirt, and dining accessories.

Below, we used the Holly Wreath items to create a dining setting that is rich with elegance and holiday spirit. This collection is easy to blend with other traditional Christmas decor, like your most treasured tabletop decorations and mantel accessories. If you’d like to recreate this look, click here to view and purchase the items shown below.

Holly Wreath Holiday Dining Room Decorating Ideas

In need of a few pieces to “cozy up” your fireplace area? Let the Holly Wreath items spread their joy from your window, table, or Christmas tree. We added a festive decorative fireplace screen, inviting red glass lamp, and a few mantel accessories. Click here to view and purchase the items shown below.

Holly Wreath Fireplace Holiday Decorating Ideas

Finally, don’t forget to decorate your bedroom with seasonal splendor. The Holly Wreath Bedspread will serve beautifully as the focal point, and the Holly Wreath Rug will provide comfort underfoot as you step out of bed. Click here to view the bedding and accents we used for this holiday bedroom.

Holly Wreath Grande Bedspread Ivory

Fall Lace Table Linens + Rustic Tabletop Decorating Ideas

What sort of ambience will your fall table have this year? There’s always the cheery atmosphere cultivated by decorating with autumn’s warm, fiery tones; or the sophisticated aura that seems to radiate from gleaming metallics. But if you’re looking for a casual, homespun feel, opt for a subdued palette of neutrals with a few flickers of accent color. Muted tones like straw, cream, khaki, tawny, brown, and espresso play nicely with ember glow, vermillion, gold, sage, chartreuse, or dusty teal.

Start with a seasonal lace tablecloth or table topper that is festive without being formal. The Leaf Harvest Table Linens feature a woven pattern and oak leaf and acorn designs. The Falling Leaves Table Linens have aspen, maple, and oak leaf shapes.

Next, decorate that table! Look for aged ceramic pitchers and vessels to place on top, as well as faux leaf sprays or grapevine orbs. Select a woven basket and fill it with pine cones and artificial fall foliage for an effortless centerpiece. Or, nestle small pumpkins and gourds inside an openwork bowl. Complement your earthy accessories with dinnerware and napkins in understated colors.

Leaf Harvest Square Table Topper Straw 58 Square
Leaf Harvest Square Table Topper Straw 36 Square
Falling Leaves Round Lace Table Topper 36 Diameter

Less Stress! Autumn Cushioned Comfort Mats

Depending upon the number of dishes on your recipe list, fall gatherings can involve quit a bit of prep work. And then, of course, there’s the dreaded cleanup after the feast is over. Even if you’ve recruited some holiday helpers to give you a hand, all that time at the sink or counter can take its toll, so be prepared with an autumn comfort mat.

These beautiful cushioned mats add comfort underfoot with their memory foam core, while being entirely appropriate for the fall season. Whether you’re chopping vegetables or washing dishes, you’ll love having one or more of these on your kitchen floor. Click here to view all the autumn designs.

The Fall in Love Cushioned Mat has a vintage-inspired floral and leaf design and a skid-resistant backing. It’s also machine washable, in case of spills or dropped food.

The Fruitful Harvest Cushioned Mat features leaves and acorns in shades of burgundy, red, orange, yellow, and green. Simply spot clean it when needed.

Fruitful Harvest Cushioned Mat Multi Warm 30 x 18

The Autumn Array Cushioned Mat has a pumpkin design in appealing harvest tones and a vermillion border. This comfort mat and the Fruitful Harvest Mat are made in the USA.

Autumn Array Cushioned Mat Multi Warm 30 x 18