• Weekend Retreat Link Party #90
  • Homemade Hamburger Helper (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)
  • Wooden Polaroid Magnets
  • 12 Christmas Decorating Crafts
  • Weekend Retreat Link Party #89
Office Shelves in Living Room

White Washed Numbered Crates | Shelf Organization in the Living Room

We recently did a little shelf switcheroo when we built new Rolling Kitchen Pantry Shelves and moved our Restoration Hardware Inspired Industrial Shelves to the living room. Initially we literally just moved all the kitchen stuff out to the living room to make space for building the new shelves – food, dishes and all. When the Rolling… 

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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 and Jay's House (34 of 74)

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 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 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 | www.akadesign.ca

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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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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