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Fall Home Tour: Fall Decorating Ideas

Yay! I'm so glad you are here to visit my fall home tour! Today I am honored to be joining up with the Finding Fall Home Tour hosted by Laura from Finding Home. Twenty amazing bloggers will be sharing their gorgeous gussied up homes with you this week. If you're visiting from The Shabby Creek Cottage, … Read More...

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Tutorials & Tips Link Party {175}

Welcome to the party everyone! You may have noticed that I missed last week's party and that features have been fewer and farther between. I had some outside commitments and family matters pulling me away from blog business, but I have wrapped those up and am looking forward to kicking this party back into … Read More...

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Fall Mudroom Entryway

Hi everyone! I just wanted to let you know that I'm still alive and well. I haven't posted in what feels like forever although in reality it has only been a week. I have been MIA fluffing, cleaning, wrangling and preening my home in preparation for the Finding Fall Home Tour hosted by Laura from Finding Home. … Read More...

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Dream Spaces are Clean Spaces

The giveaway at the bottom is worth over $500! I don’t want you to miss out, so be sure to check out all the details! I was recently talking with a friend about her vision for her future dream home. She loves the HGTV show Fixer Upper and desires to someday have a home with the same cottage farmhouse … Read More...

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How to Paint a Vintage Buffet

As a Lowe’s Creative Ideas blogger, each month I receive project challenges. One of the challenge themes for this month was furniture makeover! I had been trolling Craigslist for a vintage buffet for months and months to no avail. Finally this beauty popped up, and I pounced on it as quickly as my little … Read More...

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Do It Yourself Barn Door Headboard

Three years ago, I drew up my first plans for a simple build and created a do it yourself barn door headboard! I had these fantastic 100-year-old front door side panels from our first home just collecting cobwebs in the basement. I knew I wanted to use them in a project but just wasn't sure what to create … Read More...

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Tutorials & Tips Link Party {174}

Happy Labor Day everyone! I hope you had a relaxing weekend that was only filled with the fun kind of labor that involves creating something beautiful. Let's see what you have been up to this week. If you’re new to this party, welcome! The Tutorials & Tips link party welcomes all of your original … Read More...

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How to Update Your Kitchen on a Budget

Welcome to those visiting from Dimples & Tangles! This week, Lindsay from The White Buffalo Styling Co. is hosting the Blogger Stylin’ Home Tours – Favorite Room Edition and asked me to share my favorite room. It's a great dilemma to have when you like so many rooms in your home that you have difficulty … Read More...

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Tutorials & Tips Link Party {173}

For those of you who had kiddos go back to school today, how was it?! Did you cry? Or perhaps celebrate with a dance party and Starbucks/Target run? Or maybe a little bit of both? It has been fun to see all of the many back-to-school photos flood my Facebook feed today. My boys don't start for another week, … Read More...

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9 Household Uses for Clorox Bleach

I initially thought about entitling this blog post How to Have Two Kids, Two Dogs, a Messy Husband, and White Duvet Covers, but my household uses for Clorox go far beyond my bed covers! I have found that nothing quite compares to the whitening and dirt-fighting power of Clorox® Regular-Bleach. Plus it … Read More...

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Easy Archery Themed Birthday Party Ideas

Summer is a big season for birthdays in my family and a few weeks ago my oldest, Asher, turned the big one-"O"! For his 10th birthday, Asher asked if we could host an archery-themed party. My husband has access to the gym equipment at the school he works for which includes a full archery set. The boys enjoyed … Read More...

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Tutorials & Tips Link Party {172}

Hi everyone! Where in the world did the summer go? Maybe it is because the weather was so spectacular this summer which made everyday a party, but wow, time really does fly when you are having fun! I'm looking forward to getting back into a school routine (and getting back to blogging more than twice a week), … Read More...

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11 DIY Room Makeovers

Looking for inspiration for your next room makeover? Scroll through these eleven DIY room makeovers by DIY/home bloggers to glean some amazing do-it-yourself and budget decorating ideas! … Read More...

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Window Treatment Makeover: $2000 Bali Blinds Giveaway

A few months ago, I freshened up our master bathroom with some blue paint, fluffy towels, and new accessories. I really love the way it all came together! However, I wasn't sure how to decorate the one tall window in the room. It's the only source of natural light in our bathroom, and I knew I didn't want to … Read More...

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Tutorials & Tips Link Party {171}

I'm so glad you all stopped by tonight! If you’re new to this party, welcome! The Tutorials & Tips Party welcomes all of your original tutorials, craft projects, room reveals, recipes, furniture makeovers, as well as your decorating, cleaning, & organizing tips. If it makes our lives beautiful, … Read More...