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Welcome spring with this egg-cellent wreath!

I know many people think fall is the best time of the year, but you know what? Spring is at least a tie in my book. Bright and light colors, happy moods, and beautiful weather, and flowers! It is such a beautiful time of year that I wanted to make a spring wreath to celebrate […]

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Simple and sweet DIY modern planter stand

I have a DIY project for you today that is perfect for spring! I’ve been loving potted houseplants, but I’m running out of tables to put them on. So I decided to make a plant stand! I’ve been eyeing Modernica’s Case Study Ceramic Cylinder with Wood Stand for a while, but the price is a […]

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How to make a beautiful DIY reclaimed wood mirror

Scott and I have been meaning to hang a mirror in our entryway for, oh, a good year. After we completed our staircase makeover, it was bound to be that finishing touch for that last hair check as you run out the door, right? We put the task off for a while, never finding a […]

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Easy DIY feather wall hanging

Do you ever see something in a store or online that just excites you so much that you want ten of them right now? That is how I felt when I first saw Kristen Baker’s feather art. I knew I loved it and knew I wanted it. But there was simply no way that I […]

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Simple ways to update your home for spring

It’s finally starting to feel like spring in Seattle! And I am so ready for it. Winter is my least favorite season—not just the cold and the rain, it’s the darkness…I hate it. So I’m always eager for spring—flowers blooming, brighter colors, and more light (hallelujah!). In that spirit, I love updating my home a […]

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The best vintage items to collect for your home

We hear a lot about decorating our homes with vintage items, but sometimes the term “vintage” leaves more questions than answers. Which ones are the best to buy? Which are a good value, and not overpriced? Where do you find them? Collect something meaningful There are thousands of vintage items you could potentially include in […]

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How to add character to a cookie-cutter space

Transforming the look of your home doesn’t have to be expensive. I’m all about home décor hacks and tricks that can help cut costs. I’ve done a few makeovers where the homeowners loved ideas that were way over budget, but lucky for them, I discovered a few ways to achieve the look they wanted without […]

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5 easy tips to simplify your home in 2015

If you’ve been looking around the web these past couple months, you already know that 2015 is the year of simplification. Lots of people are looking to minimalize and declutter this year, and I am no different. I already know that I keep stuff for reasons that I can’t explain. Notebooks, mugs, travel toiletries, and […]

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5 reasons to decorate with metallics

It’s no secret that I love anything metallic. I’m a copper and gold addict when it comes to decorating my house. To justify all the gold, I’ve actually developed five reasons why metallic finishes are necessary in my decor. I think that having some intention and purpose to my decorating has definitely helped the overall […]