DIY Rosemary Wreath

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With the holidays now over its always a little sad to take down Christmas decorations – but there are a few things you can keep up! My DIY Rosemary Wreath is a great example of this and I’ll show you how to make it! Over the holidays I made this DIY Rosemary wreath after having […]

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DIY Silhouette Art

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It’s been so long since I’ve done a DIY!  This year I haven’t been able to invest long stretches of time on many crafts or big household projects. My favorite one this year is my DIY Vanity Makeover, but over the weekend I managed to fit in this super easy silhouette project. It’s affordable – all […]

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Weekend Recap

The last few weekends have been filled with weddings, camping, and day trips. So when I checked my planner last Thursday night I was so relieved to see that I had no plans for Friday or Saturday. I’m all for having fun and enjoying activity filled weekends – but its also important to learn when […]

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DIY Vanity Makeover with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

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It’s been a long time since I have done a DIY – but these past few weekends I’ve had a fun one in the making. If you look at my past DIYs you will see I love the power of paint and its ability to transform. Last year I experimented with paint on a number of […]

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Natural Easter Egg Dye

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I haven’t dyed Easter eggs in years, but its a tradition I wanted to bring back, so this weekend I experimented with natural easter egg dye and plants to beautify my Easter eggs!  As a kid I loved staying up the night before Holy Saturday to prepare the eggs in all of our favorite colors. My […]

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Stencil Painting DIY

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I haven’t done a DIY in a while, mainly because its winter and if I paint anything I can’t escape the fumes — so I’m sharing a stencil painting project that I did a while back. I had a big space above my bed to fill and after a few weeks of looking around I came […]

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Wintertime Bookmaking

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Look what I made from scratch: a book! Last summer I took a course in bookmaking with Chicago’s Spudnik Press and I’m using the cold and quiet months of winter to re-indulge in this craft during my free time. For Christmas my sister bought me a bookmaking kit from Hollander’s,  which is a famous company […]

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Fall DIY Wedding Ideas

October is almost over and I promise this is my last wedding themed post for a while…until next year maybe 🙂 During wedding planning, everyone knows that DIY projects help save money and stay within a budget. If you’ve planned a wedding before you know what I mean when I say how important it is to […]

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Autumn Inspired Simmer Pot

The weather has just gotten cooler this week and in an attempt to make my home smell cozy, I’ve tried a Fall inspired simmer pot. They are a super easy and clean way to scent your home. All you have to do is bring water to a boil and then drop in your ingredients. Let […]

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How To Paint Bathroom Cabinets – My 5 DIY Tips

One of my goals for the year included painting my bathroom cabinets. They were too modern and an ugly oak color that did not match my personal taste. But I didn’t want to spend thousands of dollars buying and installing new ones. So the next best option was to paint them. If you google bathroom cabinet DIY […]

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