AKA Design Shop Products

  • Paper Straws Pkg of 25 – Red Stripe
  • Fancy Pantry Definition Clear Label – Flour-All Purpose
  • Love is All You Need 8″x10″ Art Print
  • Paper Straws Pkg of 25 – Silver Stripe
  • Fancy Pantry Definition Clear Label – Sugar – Icing
  • Joy to the World 10″x8″ Art Print
  • Paper Straws Pkg of 25 – Gold Stripe
  • Fancy Pantry Definition Clear Label – Flour-Whole Wheat
  • Fancy Pantry Definition Clear Label – Sugar-White
  • I Love You My Deer 8″x10″ Art Print

Most Recent Blog Posts


The Entryway is Finally Finished!

Just over a year ago I shared our entryway in our fall home tour. It wasn’t finished. Sure there was new tile, some new paint and new door hardware. But the doors and wood paneling were just primed. Primer doesn’t take wear and tear real well. Which makes for a lot of scuffs, scratches and knot stains…. 

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Weekend Retreat Link Party #94

Happy Snowy Thursday. It’s seriously a winter wonderland here this week. In other exciting news (if you don’t know from social media already) we got a puppy last Friday! His name is Jackson Henry Acheson and he’s a two pound, 9 week old Chihuahua – Miniature Poodle cross. (There’s not a whole lot of poodle… 

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fancy wallpaper-lined envelopes

Fancy Wallpaper-Lined Envelopes

Yesterday I shared our free 4″x6″ Joy to the World printable (along with links to several other free Christmas printables by fantabulous bloggers I adore). Today – as part of the third and final week of the One Item Challenge – I’m going to show you some cute little envelopes that I made to go with. I’m… 

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Joy to the World – Vignette and Printable

I’m guessing if you’ve been around here awhile, you know that Christmas is my absolute favorite time of year! But sometimes looking at a whole house full of Christmas stuff can seem a bit overwhelming. So my sweet friend Kristen came up with a great way for a handful of her friends to share some… 

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A Woodland Christmas Dining Room BLOG size

A Woodland Christmas Dining Room

Good Monday morning! Today I have the exciting pleasure of sharing a very special project with you. The creative idea of my friend Melissa of The Sweet Escape. Merry is a brand new online magazine filled to the brim with Christmas and Holiday Inspiration. And I had the pleasure of being just one of the… 

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AKA Design Shop is Now Open!

The AKA Design Shop is finally open! I intended to be open a couple of weeks ago, but well, life happened. So you have a wee little window to get some Christmas shopping in before it will be too late for shipping. And I do plan to make a few more fancy pantry labels for… 

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Faux Greenery Monogram| Trash to Treasure

Oh how I adore quick and easy projects! I’m pretty sure I’ve said that before. And this little piece of Holiday decor – made with stuff I had on hand – literally took more time to photograph than it did to make! Faux Greenery Monogram Supplies large wooden letter faux greenery (the cheap stuff from… 

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Weekend Retreat Link Party #93

Happy Thursday! It’s one Thursday closer to Christmas – woohoo! What have you been creating this week? We’d love to see… Apple Hand Pies from Cooking on the Front Burners | Chewy M&M Cookies from Sarah’s Bake Studio | Monogram Gift Tags by Shop Girl Maria | Popcorn and Candy on the Cob by I… 

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tips for organizing kid's rooms

4 Tips for Organizing Kid’s Rooms

We’re currently working on making over the room our two daughters share. And we’re almost done!!! (I’m a little happy about that – can you tell?) Anyway, the makeover was desperately needed – partly because the room was dark and dreary and partly because there was nowhere near enough storage for two growing girls. And the… 

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Easy Burlap Christmas Ornaments

As I mentioned last Wednesday, for a few weeks I get to share inspired projects with you in something called the One Item Project Challenge – six bloggers using the same medium but creating something entirely of our own choosing! This week the medium is fabric.  Specifically fabric from Online Fabric Store. I chose all… 

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In Flander's Fields Art Print

Lest We Forget (Free Printable)

Remembrance Day is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth of Nations member states since the end of the First World War to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty. The day, specifically designated by King George V on 7 November 1919, or alternative dates, are also recognized… 

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Red Burlap Candy Cane Craft

The Holidays are a great time to get your kids involved in creating crafts and decorations full of memories. With a little imagination and a few supplies quick, easy projects can make that quality time painless. Supplies red burlap cotton batting glue gun & hot glue white paint paint brush See what I mean – easy-peasy!… 

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A Woodland Christmas Dining Room full size

A Little Christmas Decorating

Just popping in to say we did a little Christmas decorating this weekend. More to come! Love y’all!