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July Favorites

Despite being the lazy hazy days of summer there was a lot of projects, crafts and recipes going on around here. I thought it would be fun to share some of the highlights in a round  up style post. We kicked off the month (Happy Canada Day too!) with a little ribbon-chandelier action and our… 

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BlogHer Conferences

  BloghHer Conferences. In 2005, BlogHer Co-founders Elisa Camahort Page, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone held a conference to answer the question, “where are all the women who blog?” Today, BlogHer conferences bring together thousands of these women from around the world to discuss, inspire and connect with each other. Join us!

Blogher Publishing Network

Blogher Publishing Network  with more than 3,000 blogs, is one of the largest and highest-quality publishing networks of blogs authored by women. Join Blogher publishing network and you’ll be paid a revenue share from ad campaigns that run on your blog as well as paid for participating in product review programs. You can also apply to write… 

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Glam Media – Ad Network

  Glam was founded in 2004 with the vision to create engaging experiences for consumers by packaging brand advertising with professional digital content. Glam currently operates across seven lifestyle verticals: Women’s Style, Home, Entertainment, Men’s Style, Wellness, Food and Parenting. Glam Media’s ad network is always looking for influential, inspiring voices to join our growing roster of Creators.

The Blog Class

The Blog Class by Jones Design Company. Do you want to start a blog but don’t know where to begin? Is your current blog not what you want it to be? Do you want to learn how to grow your blog? Would you like to know how to earn an income blogging? Are you frustrated there isn’t a simple step… 

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Cozy Eclectic Bedroom

Maria’s master bedroom has been ‘finished’ for about a year. Until she decided to make a few little changes after a recent trip to Ikea. A graphic black and white pillow and some new almost industrial lamps spice up her – almost – finished bedroom. Visit Our Lake Life for more of Maria’s Cozy Eclectic… 

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Our Lake Life’s Cozy Eclectic Master Bedroom

Since we’ve been working on our master bedroom lately, I thought it would be fun to share another take on a master bedroom… Our Lake Life’s cozy eclectic master bedroom. First of all meet Maria. She is the New Jersey career woman/mom/wife/blogger behind Our Lake Life. This is the view from her house…if you can believe… 

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Peaceful Guest Retreat

Would you believe this room used to be a teen boy’s room! Jennifer had to remove 17 year old wallpaper, scrape the popcorn off the ceiling and repaint everything. With bedding from TJ Maxx and furniture from a local shop, this room is now a peaceful guest retreat. Visit Decorating Ideas Made Easy for more… 

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high or low

Get the Look for Less | Breakfast Nook

Our old IN$TANT ROOM series is now Save or Splurge! We sort of figured that Save or Splurge makes a whole lot more sense – since it’s a  series in which we do a little virtual comparison shopping just to prove you can “get the look for less” and design a fab space on any budget - and not some magical recipe we’ve come… 

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Beckie’s Fab Craft Room

Before Beckie designed and built this space she had a tiny 10’ x 11’ foot room that she thought would be a good idea to paint pumpkin orange (egads!). It became more of a craft storage room than a place to create. Beckie desperately needed a place to actually work and store all of her supplies. What… 

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Fun Boy’s Bedroom

Last year, Sarah’s youngest son upgraded from his crib to a big boy bed, so she wanted to recreate his bedroom into a space that reflected him and his interests but that was not your typical kids “themed” room. By using the power of paint and some fun DIY projects, Sarah transformed his space from… 

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Meaningful Entryway

Daune lives in a cottage that has a very open floor plan…her main entryway is also her living room and a hub for the rest of the house. Because of this, it is important that it flows into the other rooms pretty seamlessly. Visit Cottage in the Oaks for more of Daune’s meaningful entryway.

Budget Modern Kitchen

Kelly took her builder basic house and modernized it so that it had a crisper look and was more her family’s style. She was working on a very limited budget, so she painted the cabinets, added beadboard to the island and re-tiled the backsplash without hiring help. Kelly also built a new kitchen table and… 

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