• Jane Austen Silhouette Art | Using Card Stock as a Stencil
  • Vintage Map Pennant Banner – #swapitlikeitshot
  • Be Thankful Fall Hoop Art
  • Weekend Retreat Link Party #86
  • Prim Fall Style in Linda’s Mom Cave
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Shake it Up! Salt and Pepper Shakers

Have I mentioned that I absolutely adore this time of year? The cooler weather, the colors, the Holidays, the celebration. I also adore setting the table. Okay truth be told, I like setting a beautiful table any time. I especially enjoy shopping for or creating pretty things for the table – chargers, napkins, napkin rings, flatware… 

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jane austen silhouette art

Jane Austen Silhouette Art | Using Card Stock as a Stencil

Do you know that I read Sense & Sensibility every single year? But that until this year I’d never read Pride & Prejudice? Not until I watched a movie called Austenland on Netflix did I realize how much I like Jane Austen. Okay so the movie was a little cheesy. But I fall for sappy romantic… 

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Vintage Map Pennant Banner – #swapitlikeitshot

Happy Monday! Okay, so it is Monday. But we can all try to be happy, right? At least I’ve got a fun and simple project to share with you today. And it’s all ’cause lots of my blogging friends and I swapped some thrifty flea market finds.  Just look at all those beautiful bloggers… Swap It Like… 

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be thankful fall hoop art

Be Thankful Fall Hoop Art

Once upon a time embroidery hoops were simple utilitarian tools. One would use an embroidery hoop to create a needle point piece, remove the hoop and frame or otherwise display the completed piece, placing the hoop back in a drawer for later use. But not any more! Embroidery hoops themselves are now often used as… 

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WEEKEND RETREAT LINK PARTY

Weekend Retreat Link Party #86

It’s that time of the week again! Whatcha got? Fall Jars from Crafting in the Rain | Healthy Fall Snacks from Happy Mothering | Baked French Toast Recipe from An Extraordinary Day | Peanut Butter Oreo and Cream Cupcakes from This Silly Girl’s Life   Shannon’s Favorites Paint a Stenciled Cocktail Tray from the Pin Junkie | Burlap Sharpie… 

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prim fall style

Prim Fall Style in Linda’s Mom Cave

Linda always wanted a mom cave and this year she decided it was her time. Linda loves this room to hang out in. When Linda built this home she never used this space. Now she says you can’t get her out of it. “I love to decorate and I hope you enjoy my style – its a… 

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SHIRLEY TEMPLE WITH ORANGE JUICE

Shirley Temple Recipe (with Orange Juice)

I know the Shirley Temple is totally a child’s drink. Really, I do. But for me it comes with such happy memories. Memories of holidays with my family and visiting with my grandma. Shirley Temples also happen to be a favorite of my kids. The girls especially. But I’ve noticed something lately when we order… 

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PR Company Contact Template

PR Company Tracking Sheet | Blogging

This post is one for the bloggers in our audience. Especially the ones who work with brands and PR companies. I don’t know about you but I have an email box full of folders. Which are full of emails from brands, sponsors and PR companies. Sometimes – shhh, don’t tell anyone – I forget who’s… 

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Vintage Synonym Flashcards – Restoration Hardware Knockoff

Don’t you just love Restoration Hardware? I mean, they have some of the most stylish art and furniture around. (Sometimes I think I like RH Baby & Child the most.) But, although I’m sure it’s worth it, the prices are often out of reach for the average family. Which explains all the RH knockoffs that are online!… 

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Rachel & Jay’s Suburban Industrial House Tour

Do you know anyone who decorates just like you? I do! My friend Rachel has almost the exact same style as me – even though we never go shopping together. Something for which I’m sure both her husband and mine are thankful. Her style – our style – is a tiny bit farmhouse, a whole… 

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link party

Weekend Retreat Link Party #85

Happy Thursday! I hope you’re having a fantabulous week. Have you worked on any projects or recipes this week? Lightening Up the Master Bedroom with Paint by The Happy Housie | Birthday Cake Popcorn Mix by Love Bakes Good Cakes | Fall Wreath by Blooming Homestead | Greek Inspired Cucumber Sliders by Food, Folks and Fun Britni’s Favorites… 

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cottage bunkie

A cottage bunk house makeover

A toolshed at Gemma’s family cottage was looking pretty worse for wear and sleeping space was getting tight in the main cabin. The solution? To transform that shed into a super sweet bunkie! The new bunk house got a makeover with grey washed wood, DIY floating bunk beds, navy blue, brass, and lots of white,… 

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5 ways to keep your voice in sponsored content

5 Ways to Keep YOUR Voice in Sponsored Content

If you are a blogger, your readers come to your blog to read what you write. Well, sometimes they come for the pictures. But you know what I mean. If you want to work with brands as part of your blog business, chances are you’ll be asked to write sponsored posts on your blog. When you’re… 

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