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Modern Christmas Village Using Paint Chips

November 28, 2014

Modern Christmas Village Using Paint Chips

Last week I popped into Sherwin-Williams to grab some paint samples for our master bedroom makeover (coming soon!) and I might have grabbed just a few extra paint chips for a fun little Christmas project!!  read more

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DIY Paper Star and Pom Pom Garland

November 27, 2014

DIY Paper Star and Pom Pom Garland

If you’re looking for a super easy way to add a whimsical look to your space this holiday season, look no further! This DIY Paper Star Garland is insanely simple to make and really very cute!  read more

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Wednesday’s (Christmas) Wishlist

November 26, 2014

It’s been a little while since I did a Wednesday’s Wishlist and since the holidays are quickly approaching, I decided to make it a Christmas edition! 

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DIY Imperfect Plus Table Runner

November 25, 2014

DIY Imperfect Plus Table Runner

Earlier this morning I announced some changes that are coming soon, but I also wanted to carry on with the week and show you some fun projects I’ve been working on! This DIY Imperfect Plus Table Runner was inspired by Schoolhouse Electric‘s super sweet sheet set! Because they are so darling and so easy to make!  read more

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New Look Coming Soon

New Look Coming Soon

A couple years ago, I made the big decision to change the theme of my blog. Before, it was a very standard theme on blogger. I wanted my own domain name to make things feel a bit more professional and the look to be more unique and distinctive! Fast forward to today and I am realizing that although my blog might be visually memorable, it poses a lot of problems. read more

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How To Make a Simple Tree Skirt in 20 Minutes

November 24, 2014

How To Make a Simple Tree Skirt in 20 Minutes

Around this time of year, I am always short on time! I really needed a new tree skirt for our white tree, but I don’t want to face the Christmas rush that’s already flooding the stores! I decided to make my own, but seeing as I don’t have a whole lot of spare time, I opted for simple materials in order to make my own! And yes, it only took me 20 minutes!  read more

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Yarn Wrapped Candles for Christmas

November 21, 2014

Yarn Wrapped Candles for Christmas

Recently I came across a bag full of lovely yarn at a thrift store for cheap! I loved how delicate this particular yarn was and decided to use it to wrap candles for our new Candlestick read more

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Scandinavian Inspired Christmas Tree Ornaments

November 20, 2014

Scandinavian Inspired Christmas Tree Ornaments

Christmas is almost nearing and I’m getting super excited! Every year, I try to make at least one handmade ornament to add that personal touch to our tree. This year, I wanted to try something a little more bold and modern. I stuck with very clean and simple colors: black, white and pops of metallics (mostly gold and silver).  read more

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Working With Dote Magazine

November 18, 2014

Dote Magazine

One of the many things I love about blogging are all the amazing opportunities that come from it. But especially when those opportunities are local! read more

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Christmas Home Tour with Merry Mag

November 17, 2014

Merry Mag

Happy Monday friends! I’m so excited to be a part of Merry Magazine, a holiday guide packed with inspiration: DIYs, decor, recipes and so much more! A HUGE thank you to my very talented friend Melissa of The Sweet Escape for all her hard work and for putting it together so beautifully! Be  sure to sit back, relax and enjoy every page – it’s truly stunning!

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Christmas Mantle | Three Ways

November 14, 2014

This Monday, I’m teaming up with some fabulous bloggers to bring you an exciting online magazine full of holiday inspiration!! You can follow along on Instagram using the hashtag #merrymag for some sneak peeks of what’s in store! And if you haven’t noticed, Christmas prepping has officially begun! This holiday, it’s nice to have some choices when it comes to designing a space! Here are three simple and fun ways to spice up your Holiday Mantle. Warning: there are a lot of pictures!! 

1. Yuletide by the Fireside – A minimal look using basic white and blacks and dressing them up with pops of gold, silver and copper! A feminine and romantic look for the holidays!

Yuletide by the Fireside

Yuletide by the Fireside

Yuletide by the Fireside

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Life Lately

November 12, 2014

Life Lately

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about life, other than what’s going on with our home makeovers and the odd DIY. Life looks a lot different for our family lately. The last 3 months we’ve adjusted smoothly and quite well overall since moving back to Canada! We had a gorgeous extended fall and spent a good amount of time walking the beautiful paths by our house. It was the most we spent outdoors in months, it was just too hot and smoggy in Bakersfield. It’s incredible what some real fresh air can do for the soul!

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