Placemat Pillow

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Happy Monday!  For the past week I've been a little MIA around the blogosphere because I was enjoying a much-needed vacation with my family and was without any form of technological communication - yes, crazy, I know and it was fabulous! I am officially "back", but have lots to catch up on, so … [Read more...]

Anthropologie Knock-Off: Embellished Lamp Shade

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I hope you're having a wonderful week!  Today my fabulous & talented blogging bud, Erin of How to Nest for Less is here sharing a fun and creative project that can change a room from blah to beautiful.  From crafts to home decor to sewing, Erin has some mad DIY skills, plus she's a super awesome … [Read more...]

How-To Make a Terrarium

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I hope you had a nice weekend my friends!  I'm thrilled that my friend Brittany, the sensational and empowering DIYer behind Pretty Handy Girl, is here today sharing a fun DIY creation that brings the outdoors in. Brittany, show us what you got... I'm so excited to be guest posting on … [Read more...]

5 Simple Must-Know Thrifting Tips

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Even though it took us a while to find out her "real" name (sometimes I still want to call her Madigan), Shannon is the super creative and talented DIYer behind Madigan Made, where she shares simple DIY ideas for you and your home.  From crafting ideas to holiday creations to blogging tips, Shannon … [Read more...]

Boy Bedroom Makeover {Reveal}

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I've talked about it enough and now I am finally delivering... my son's bedroom is complete and I'm making the reveal {squeal}.  It's been enjoyable and fun to work on some new do-it-yourself projects and make some design updates in his room, but I'm also happy to say, it's DONE.  And what a … [Read more...]

5 Simple Steps to Complete Darkness + Giveaway

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No I haven't turned to the Dark Side, but I now am in complete darkness thanks to my new blackout cellular shades.  Thanks to the fine folks of Payless Decor, I got the opportunity to hang & test their shades and I have to say they are different & better than what I expected!  Read … [Read more...]

15 Inspirational Outdoor Spaces: Part 2

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With Spring in full swing, my mind has left the indoors and is focused on outdoor living.  Yesterday I shared 15 of my favorite outdoor spaces and today I'm sharing 15 more.  Let's bring the indoors out and be inspired by this outdoor living spaces. Beautiful summer table in shades of blue by … [Read more...]

15 Inspirational Outdoor Spaces

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Since the first 50 degree+ day a few weeks ago, I have been non-stop trying to tackle outdoor projects.  The Mister and I have been hard at work the last 3 weekends, transforming our side yard which has been in need of TLC since we moved in.  Two weeks ago we had about 15 trees removed (something … [Read more...]

An Office to Dream About

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I often sit at my computer, in my home office, thinking and dreaming about my ideal office space. What colors would it be?  How would I introduce texture? How would the WOW-factor be met?  I'm very happy with my current desk and the changes that I recently made, but a girl can still dream, … [Read more...]

My Favorite Colors for Spring 2012

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Whether painting or adding a few new accessories or furniture, color is important to bring life into any space. Now that the long, drear days of winter are over, Spring is the perfect time of year to paint those beige walls and/or take a risk by buying that bright orange or yellow platter or vase … [Read more...]