Dexter Duo Opens Home Decor Store on Main Street
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Dexter residents looking to accent their homes with rustic and vintage accessories have a new place to shop. Nichols and Stafford opened its doors this week on Main Street in the location formally occupied by the Dexter Card Shop.

The store, which is owned by Dexter residents Catherine Swan and Laura Telesco, stocks everything from lamps and wall decor to clocks and table accessories.

“We’ve been talking about opening the business for the last six months,” Swan said. “We knew this space was opening up, and we thought a home decor business would be a great addition to the community.”

The entrepreneurs have been friends for the past seven years after meeting at their children’s soccer games. They said their mutual interests in home decoration led them down the path of business partnership. Swan also owns and operates
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Decorate For Fall On A Tight Budget
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Halloween is almost here and if you are still not ready, get busy! Local stores still have a huge selection of costumes and home decor and man have coupons available as well. 

So if you’ve put off decorating your home this year for Halloween and do not want to bother with it since its less than a week away, then decorate for fall and leave it up until you pull out those winter holiday decorations.

This can be done very inexpensively.

All of those leaves in your yard right now can make excellent decorations inside the house. Have the kids go out and collect the best ones, then string them up and use Mother Nature’s paper as garland across your fireplace, sprinkle them across your dining table or even fill a vase with them to add color to any room.

If you want to make them last all season without replacing them, put them between two sheets of wax paper on your ironing board. Lay an old T-shirt or a pillow case on top and iron them until the leaves look like…………… continues on Patch.com
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