DIY Cork Typography

embrace your awesomeness

+-*I am so happy to be here sharing a fun DIY project where you can embrace your awesomeness rather easily. I have a major weakness for wall typography and calligraphy. Someday, I will learn all about calligraphy and try my hand at creating some handmade signs for our home. In the meantime, I thought I…

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Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party #106

+-*  Welcome to Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party #104 You can party with us every Tuesday night starting at 10:00 pm CST. You can read more about the party rules here. We work hard to bring you a fun link party each week so please follow along so you don’t miss the parties! Let’s…

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DIY hanging herb garden by dandelion patina

Tutorial: Hanging Herb Garden {Ella Claire}

+-*Our family has decided to create our own backyard garden. We all want our own fresh vegetables and create delicious summer dishes with what we grow. It is a huge project and one that I wonder will ever be completed this year. But, I will be satisfied if we get all the sod removed, our…

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Potterybarn inspired DIY string of beads tutorial

DIY Potterybarn Inspired Beads

+-*Do you ever look in a Potterybarn catalog and find something you can’t live without, but yet sigh when you look at the price tag? I do this quite often, but there is hope! Many of the decor accessories can be DIY’d. And, you can personalize them to make them unique to you and your…

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chalky finish farmhouse cabinet

Farmhouse Cabinet Chalky Finish

+-*I have been searching for a small farmhouse cabinet to fill a little nook in our dinette area. The space is only about 10″ deep and 26″ wide. I did not want the piece to stick out too far because it right next to a major traffic zone in the house. So, while out hunting…

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Fun summer activities: paper crafting, camping, watercolor pillows, gardening

Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party #105

+-*Welcome to Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party #104 You can party with us every Tuesday night starting at 10:00 pm CST. You can read more about the party rules here. We work hard to bring you a fun link party each week so please follow along so you don’t miss the parties! Let’s get…

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Seashell jewelry bowls with vintage glass knob pedestals

Shell jewelry bowls & glass knob pedestals

+-*It is the first Makeover Monday here on the DP blog! I am sharing with you how to transform some ordinary seashells and glass knobs found at a flea market into gorgeous shell jewelry bowls. You are not gonna want to miss this transformation! Materials needed: Seashells similar to these (clam shells) Vintage glass door…

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six reasons why your business needs a newsletter

6 reasons your business needs a newsletter

+-*This post contains affiliate links. My opinion on the importance of a stellar newsletter, Inbox of Opportunity ecourse, and Kirsten’s genuine awesomeness is one hundred percent my own.  See my full disclosure policy. As a newbie blogger in 2014, creating a newsletter never occurred to me to be a priority. My business was new. There…

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strawberry summertime favorite recipes

Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party #104

+-*Welcome to Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party #104 You can party with us every Tuesday night starting at 10:00 pm CST. You can read more about the party rules here. We work hard to bring you a fun link party each week so please follow along so you don’t miss the parties! Let’s get…

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CeCe Caldwell distressed stool

CeCe Caldwell painted wooden stool

+-*Today I am going to show you how easy it is to transform a wooden stool with CeCe Caldwell natural chalk and clay paint. I am also announcing the kick off of the Fab Flippin’ Furniture Contest, so stay tuned. It was such a beautiful weekend to paint. I have had this vintage stool waiting…

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DIY Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party #103

+-*Welcome to Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party #102 You can party with us every Tuesday night starting at 10:00 pm CST. You can read more about the party rules here. We work hard to bring you a fun link party each week so please follow along so you don’t miss the parties! Let’s get…

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Tuesday Ten Mother's Day

Tuesday Ten: Mother’s Day Inspiration

+-*Tuesday Ten: Mother’s Day Inspiration. This week on Tuesday Ten we are sharing 10 inspiring Mother’s Day gift ideas. At times, finding that perfect gift to show mom how much you care can be challenging. But, with a few basic tips and questions to ask yourself, you will be able to narrow down the perfect…

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Wooden chairs Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

Annie Sloan Provence Wooden Chairs

+-*Have you gotten on the Annie Sloan Chalk Paint wagon yet?! I have been using this fabulous chalk paint for sometime now. Some of my favorite colors are Provence, Duck Egg, Florence, French Linen, and, Graphite. Today, I am going to show you a before & after transformation with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Provence….

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Pink Crafts that give a feminine touch to home decor

Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party #102

+-*Welcome to Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party #102 You can party with us every Tuesday night starting at 10:00 pm CST. You can read more about the party rules here. We work hard to bring you a fun link party each week so please follow along so you don’t miss the parties! Let’s get…

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beachy farmhouse pallet sign

Beachy Farmhouse Pallet Sign

+-*Hey everyone! I am collaborating with a few members of the Hazel & Ruby Makery Team to bring you ways to create home decor with pallets. I will share my version of a beachy farmhouse pallet sign! I have to say that I love pallet wood-each ding and crack tells a story of where it…

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recipes for cocktails and mocktails

Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party #101

+-*Welcome to week #101 of Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party! Hey, hey, hey! How are ya? It has been a beautiful week thus far in Wisconsin-sunny and temps in the 60’s! Can’t complain. I have been able to open the windows, clean all the Christmas tree needles off the front porch, and utilize my…

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dried lavender dipped eggs

11 Lavender Gifts: Lavender Gift Ideas

+-*Lately, I have been looking for ways to relax and enjoy the simple things. Dried lavender is one of my favorite scents. It has a very calming aroma. I love to use it whenever I can whether it be lavender sachets, lavender lotion, lavender bath salts or just hanging lavender from a pretty window screen….

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