• Vintage Synonym Flashcards – Restoration Hardware Knockoff
  • Rachel & Jay’s Suburban Industrial House Tour
  • Weekend Retreat Link Party #85
  • A cottage bunk house makeover
  • 5 Ways to Keep YOUR Voice in Sponsored Content
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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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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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DIY VINTAGE INDUSTRIAL CRATE

DIY Vintage Industrial Crate From a Craft Store Crate

You know those raw softwood crates that you can buy at the craft store? They seem to be a good size for storing things on a shelf. Or even just for using in a pretty vignette. And there are probably a million and one ways to finish them. Well, I took one of those, a… 

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NO SUGAR ICED LATTE aka design

No Sugar Iced Latte Recipe

Okay, so not only is this iced latte free of sugar - it can be made dairy-free too! And it can be whipped up in just a few minutes. So you can serve it up quickly to last minute guests or pour it and run out the door in a hurry for work. No Sugar Iced Latte Recipe… 

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grapevine and berry garland wreath for fall

Grapevine and Berry Wreath for Fall | Trash to Treasure

Sometimes the easiest creations are the best. Or close to it anyway. While I was at the thrift store recently I found a simple grapevine wreath for a whopping 99 cents. Now I’m not big on plain grapevine wreaths. I like my wreaths a little…fancier. So I thought about what I could do with this… 

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Weekend Retreat Link Party #84

It’s Thursday and by the time you’re reading this I will hopefully be super excited about a new hairdo. It’s been about six months since I had a haircut, so I think it was time. Plus it’s Blogpodium this weekend and I’m teaching about working with brands and meeting up with my fav blogging friends. And I… 

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MARQUE LETTERS DIY

Mini Marquee Letter DIY Hack

You guys, I have wanted a marquee letter forever! So when I saw these adorable raw mini metal letters at Michael’s last week, I had an awesome idea – a mini marquee letter DIY. And it’s so easy too, since the metal letter is already made for you. Mini Marquee Letter DIY Hack Supplies metal letter… 

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Early Fall Dining Room

So yesterday’s post was all about simplifying. And I’m obviously all for that. I mean, I wrote the post. Simplifying is a really good idea. But sometimes it’s so much fun to just layer and layer – and layer – until a room is cozy and warm and well, beautiful. Our early fall dining room… 

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MASTER BEDROOM ART | WWW.AKADESIGN.CA

3 Reasons to Simplify Your Home

I know a lot of people get the urge to purge in the spring. I get it. Winter’s done and it can be so freeing to clean out the house. But I also get that urge in the fall, when it’s time for back to school. Summer seems to wreak havoc on my house –… 

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