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As a blogger, there are lots of little pieces to this whole puzzle… the ones that get the most attention are obviously the creative ones: photography, styling, design, writing… But there are other ‘behind the scene’ things at play that I don’t talk about as much: website design, advertising, … [Read more...]

Oliver’s Bedroom: Simple Boys Decor

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striped wall in Oliver's room

Are you ever paralyzed from doing anything around your house because either you haven't got a clue what you want to do OR you have a whole design scheme planned out and you never have the time to tackle the whole thing in one fell swoop? Well, today I'm sharing Oliver's room. It's kinda sorta a room … [Read more...]

July Fab Furniture Flippin’ Favorites

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FFFC July Faves

Check your blood pressure, folks... I'm not kidding when I tell you ANOTHER MONTH has gone by... which means it's time to share the big ol' winner of this month's Fab Furniture Flippin' Contest! July is the third month of the contest and it's only getting better! Each month, we have an amazing … [Read more...]

Haven Conference 2015… Arthur Came, He Saw, He Slept

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For those of you who follow me on social media... you probably noticed that Arthur and I were party animals this past weekend. The kid needed a break from the daily grind in Connecticut and insisted on a road trip down to Atlanta. (Diva... I know.) Why Atlanta you might ask? Well... Arthur's big … [Read more...]

DIY Staircase Runner with Stair Rods… For Cheap

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Disclosure: I was planning this project long before I stumbled across these beautiful runners from RugsUSA... I am fortunate enough that they sent these to me for free, but obviously all opinions and carpeting hacks are all my own. Check out their site for holiday sales, though. That's how most of … [Read more...]

Fuchsia Love- Eleanor’s New Bedroom Reveal

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light up E letter

Disclosure: Sometimes it takes a village to pull of a room reveal and this is no exception. I had some help from the AMAZING folks at Lacefield Designs who sent along the fabric, BoomBoom Prints generously gave Eleanor the custom colored print and Americana Decor let me check out their flawless … [Read more...]

Pom Pom Tassel Bag Charm

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I'm not sure when or where it started, but it's become a legit *thing*... Shark Week.  Last year my blogging pal Lauren from The Thinking Closet put a hilarious spin on it and started SCARF week! All week she and a gaggle of other bloggers posted amazing projects that all involved- wait for … [Read more...]

Tattling vs. Reporting (Psst… Free printable!)

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summer beach kids

Summer. Here's the deal... summer means different things to different people. Young children do well with routine and, well... not a lot of that happening when the final school bell rings.  My kids are in beach camp this month which has the added dilemma of camp friend dynamics, spending all … [Read more...]

Patriotic Plates

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I made these last year for the 4th but never *really* posted about them here on the blog. But I love how simple and festive they are. I also love that they can be replicated for any holiday just by using different fabric! I will give a disclaimer that these are purely decorative... obviously they … [Read more...]

Patriotic Duct Tape Placemat

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Duct Tape Placemat

Over the weekend, I popped into a dollar store to grab some materials for my Sunday segment up at Good Morning, CT... while I was wandering the aisles, I saw some colored duct tape and one thing lead to another. A patriotic idea was born! Duct tape probably won't be the first thing you reach … [Read more...]