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Sitting Room Reveal

About a year ago, I realised that we rarely, if ever, used our back guest bedroom. Most of our guests prefer to sleep in the larger, full-size bed in our front guest bedroom. Not only is the bed bigger, but the room is more put together in terms of welcoming a guest.  So, I decided that the […]

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The Evolution of a Wreath

I’ve made a lot of wreaths, but one I made recently for my new sitting room might just be my favorite ever. I captured a SnapChat story of the process, and it seemed like a fun thing to share here on the blog, too. Step one: Step Two: Step Three: All of the flowers came […]

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Top 10 Most Pinned Posts

We are having a dreary, rainy day here in Tennessee, so naturally I’ve been wasting time on Pinterest. During a search for a housewarming gift, a project of mine popped up (See number 9 below)! This exciting find led me on a hunt to find my post popular posts on Pinterest. 1. Three Easy Kabob Recipes […]

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Out of Treats Sign for Trick or Treaters

I’ve heard that my new neighborhood is a hot spot for trick or treaters. As in, I can expect hundreds of trick or treaters to visit my home October 31.Yikes! I’ve already started buying candy (in bulk), but I’m still worried that I won’t have enough. Enter this adorable sign I saw on Pinterest. Cute, […]

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How to Make a Clothespin Photo Wreath for the Laundry Room

My laundry room is about 50 percent complete. We painted, bought a new washer and dryer, added some temporary storage, hung some art and called it done for now. Well, “done for now” is driving me crazy. As it turns out, I don’t like unfinished projects. So, I decided to tackle something I’ve had on […]

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Large-Scale DIY Paint Chip Art

I’ve been on the paint chip art bandwagon for awhile now. In fact, I actually made this piece of art back in April of 2011. I just never shared it. Oops! You see, I actually worked on this during a week when we didn’t have power following a line of tornadoes that moved through our […]

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Pinterest-Inspired Baby Shower Projects

Last week I shared with you some of what I’ve been pinning for an upcoming baby shower I’m throwing for a pair of dear friends. Today, I want to show you what I’ve been working on. Feed the Pig I just love this idea. I found the white piggy bank at Walmart for $3. I […]

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Baby Shower Gifts

Also known as: All the loot the expectant parents took home! You may have surmised by now that the expectant parents took home quite a bit just from shower decorations and shower games alone. I thought it would be fun to share what the parents left with from us and a few other memorable gifts, as […]

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Baby Shower: T-Minus 11 Days

I cannot believe there’s only 11 days left until I’m hosting a baby shower for my sister-in-law. Yikes! This is the largest gathering I’ve ever hosted, and it’s the first baby shower I’ve ever given. A lot of progress has been made. In fact, the list I first shared in my planning a baby shower […]

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Baby Shower Decor: How To Make A Tutu Wreath

I know tutu wreaths are nothing new in the blogosphere, but I still think they’re pretty cute. When I first started thinking about baby shower decor I knew I wanted some sort of wreath I could hang at my house for the shower that could then go home for the baby’s nursery, which is decorated in […]

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