Funky Decorating Do’s: Sign On!

Aug 21 2014

by Catherine Hamrick

Dime lemonade? Those were the days.

Hang this hot sign behind your bar.

Decorating scoop—here’s a cool playroom prop.

Road trip! US 1 stretches through Pennsylvania—from Maine to Key West.

Pretty is as pretty does for a lady’s boudoir. Loop your beads here.

Pronunciation? It’s “puh-kahns” down Georgia way. Period. Per my family.

Pump up your weekend! Head for the Craddock Terry Hotel and Shoemakers American Grille in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Some of my pics go South. Where else would you find a tractor seat that functions as furniture?

Roadside prayer. Bless your heart.

“Shave and a haircut. Two bits!”

Brad Paisley is smokin’ hot. Check out the “The Cigar Song”

My personal blog, Random Storyteller, often goes southward down, with musings, quirky people and places, memory gems, and a little funk design.


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After a few years as a copywriter for the Southern Living Advertising Department, editor and writer Catherine Hamrick learned her craft in the magazine and book divisions of media giants Time Inc. and Meredith Corporation. She taught writing, literature, public speaking, and business communication at the university level. As a freelancer, Catherine has tackled "almost every topic but porn and physics" and has managed editorial projects or co-authored branded books for imprints such as Southern Living, Oxmoor House, Meredith Books, Better Homes and Gardens, Traditional Home, Country Home, Midwest Living, The Home Depot, Ortho, and Lark Publishing. Certified in social media marketing, she coaches students and professionals in writing resumes, cover letters, and online profiles. She is also a ghostwriter—that is, a professional keeper of secrets. Connect @ChamrickWriter or drop by her blogs: Random Storyteller ( and Catherine Hamrick: Writer, Editor, Social Media Human (

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