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4th of July Mantel 2016


It’s officially July and for all my U.S. friends, we’ll be celebrating our nation’s independence in a few more days!  I love this holiday – beautiful warm weather, cookouts, parades, kids in the sprinkler, fireworks at night… it doesn’t get much better than that. I decorated our 4th of July mantel last week before we […] Read more…

Vintage Earring Magnets


Hello, friend!  A reader reminded me that I hadn’t finished sharing all of my market posts, so I’m going to try to wrap them up for you guys.  Here’s a super simple project that I made and sold at the vintage market last month: First, you need some vintage earrings – yard sales and thrift […] Read more…

Friday Favorites


Happy Friday!  Do you have any exciting plans or projects planned for this weekend?  It’s Round 2 of celebrating our 10th wedding anniversary, but that’s a pretty great reason for extended celebrations, right?  😉 It’s been a long time since I did a Friday Favorites post, so I thought it would be a fun way […] Read more…

French Glam Farmhouse Home Office Design Plan


Hey guys!  We are in the midst of a big basement overhaul.  We have a full basement and at one time it was usable space, but over time it has become a big messy storage area.  Well we decided to make it into a nice living space again, with half of it becoming my future […] Read more…

Chandelier Dresser – IKEA Rast Hack


Hey guys!  I finally finished up the IKEA Rast hack I told you I was working on.  Projects sure do take longer with three kids at home all day (two on summer break, and Baby E is already 8 months old!). Backstory:  A few months ago, I made my first trip to IKEA which is […] Read more…

Treasure Hunting 18


Hey friend, I hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend!  What did you do?  We started it with visiting the Hunt & Gather vintage market Friday night, where I bought some of the items below and also a handmade farmhouse-style desk for my new office space (I’ll share more details on that soon).  The rest […] Read more…

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