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How to Make a Room Cohesive

I recently surveyed my readers to find out their biggest decorating problems. Want to guess what they said? Making a room look cohesive was one of the top problems, which makes sense. Selecting one thing you like is fairly easy, but finding a room full of things you like that work together is much more […]

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Desk Organizing 101

August always makes me think of back to school. Even though it has been years since I was a student, I still get the urge to buy some new office supplies, get organized, and give myself a fresh start! So I thought this would be the perfect month to talk about desks. Whether yours is […]

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Back to School Organization

With school coming back in session for kids all over, now is the time for us parents to organize our lives! We all know just how quickly kids’ stuff can take over our homes, especially when they are bringing home a million and one projects from school daily. Papers to be signed, crafts to be […]

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Before & After: Bachelor pad bedroom

We’re back for another installment in the bachelor pad redesign that I completed this summer. I continued into the bedroom with the same goals and theme I had for the downstairs: add more colors to an all-gray palette, and softness, dimension, and style to this bachelor’s pad. It’s really easy for bedrooms to be too […]

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10 Things you can add to your porch to make it cozy

I love living on my porch at the farm. Feeling the soft breezes,enjoying the smell of fresh-cut hay, and seeing the deer at dusk is my idea of heaven. Since I spend so much time on my porch, I have really tried to make it an extension of our home. Here are 10 things you […]

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Laundry room organizing tips and tricks!

Ooh laundry—everyone’s favorite thing to do in their free time, right? Personally, I am not a fan of spending any free moments washing, drying, or folding clothes. It’s bad enough that we have to do the task in general, but what makes matters worse is that most people’s laundry rooms aren’t exactly a pretty sight. […]

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Before & After: Bachelor pad living room

Back in April I shared some “before” photos of the bachelor pad design project that I took on. It’s been a long time coming, but we’ve finally got some photos to share of the finished design. Before, this bachelor pad living room was sparse. It had some basic pieces of furniture, but nothing else. There […]

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Dress up your furniture with DIY slipcovers

  Have you ever priced custom slipcovers? They are often very expensive. I always make my own, not only to save money, but because I have very definite ideas about how they should look. So why not make your own? If you decide to take the plunge, here are a few tips to make the […]

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Stuck on the fridge – DIY photo booth magnets

Scott and I are wrapping up a kitchen renovation that just keeps going and going (and going!), and while we are waiting for some of the final pieces to fall into place, I’m taking time to dive into the details. We’ve selected art for the walls and a vintage runner for the floor, and I’ve […]