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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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Tell Us About Yourself

Hi there you wonderful readers! I often think about you, your likes and dislikes and such. Do you come here to connect with us, to learn how to “do it yourself”, or to be inspired? I also know some of you aren’t bloggers. Gasp! Really?! This is us: We want to know about you! Pretty… 

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Fresh Farmhouse Dining Room

Since this room only has one window, Jennifer wanted to bring more light in. She painted the walls Steamed White and added a wall of vintage mirrors to bounce the light around. She painted the table and end chairs in Old White using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. The side chairs have 2 layers of Annie… 

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Blogging 301

While the BYPU 101 course walks you through setting up your blog and teaching all about WordPress, and the 201 course helps you get the foundation laid, in 301 we begin showing you step-by-step techniques to take your blog to the next level. BPYU 301 covers tips and strategies for getting more traffic (from a variety of sources), earning… 

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Blogging 201

  While the BYPU 101 course walks you through setting up your blog and teaching all about WordPress, the 201 course takes everything to the next level with over 40 step-by-step videos and downloadable PDFs. It will help you grow your blog, get more traffic, and earn more money from your blog!

Blogging 101

Blogging Your Passion University (BYPU) 101 course includes 22 videos with over two hours of step-by-step instruction teaching you everything you need to know to get your new blog up and running on a pathway to success! The course includes 22 videos with over two hours of step-by-step instruction teaching you everything you need to know… 

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Update 1950′s Eclectic Kitchen

With a kitchen renovation still a couple years away Christina decided to work with what she had. Christina made some minor changes and lots of cosmetic upgrades to make her kitchen work for her. Visit No. 29 Design for more of Christina’s 1950′s Eclectic Kitchen.

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Free Indeed & Know Who You Are In Christ (Free Printables)

On Friday I mentioned that this past weekend I was going to our church’s Women’s Getaway. I’ve served on the organizing team for the last couple of years. But this year was incredibly different for me. Especially on the actual weekend. I felt moved to pray for and serve the women in a way I’ve… 

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Billiards Game Room

Lori’s unused living room just sat and collected junk. Lori and her hubby decided to make it useful and put a pool table in and make it a game room. Visit The Stonybrook House for more of Lori’s Billiards Game Room.  

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I don’t think any one blogger supports Canadian designers, decorators and bloggers more than Barbara Matson of Hodge:Podge. Much like yours truly, Barbara has felt the design and DIY bug almost her entire life; she too rearranged her room constantly and helped her mother to install “gads” of wallpaper. Because Barbara loves Canadians so much,… 

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Anthropologie Styled Kitchen

This gourmet kitchen was designed and styled similar to what you might find at an Anthropologie store. The old builder basic kitchen was completely torn out and custom white and aqua cabinets, crackled tile back splash and crystal hardware make this a truly unique kitchen. Visit Burlap and Denim for more of Amanda’s Anthropologie Styled… 

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Pottery Barn Inspired Kid’s Bathroom

When Amanda helped her friend remodel her house, she wanted to transform the kids boring bathroom into a bright Pottery Barn inspired space. A cheery blue paint was chosen for the vanity with blue and green mosaic tiles as a full accent wall behind the mirrors. Tiny hex tiles and white subway tiles give a… 

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Country Cottage Style Bathroom

Welcome to Anne’s “Impossibilities Challenge”! Anne completely tore apart the old, ugly bathroom in her 1930s bungalow and remodeled it, BY HERSELF! and on a budget. Anne wanted a bright, happy cottage look and that’s what she got. Visit DesignDreams by Anne for her Country Cottage Style Bathroom.