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Inspiration for a Backyard Oasis

May 13, 2016

Happy Friday!! I am gearing up for a fun weekend with Christian and my dad; my pops is coming down to help me plant a few trees and flower beds in our backyard. Prayers I’m able to keep everything alive! ha! We have a fairly large backyard at our new house – enough space for multiple spots for flower gardens – and we have a deck (still no table though after our second one was destroyed by a storm!), and…

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DIY: Address Book (+ Giveaway!)

March 18, 2015

I am so excited to share my latest DIY with you guys today! For months I had been searching for a new address book but could never find one I really liked. Perhaps I’m an Address Book Snob (oh, you didn’t know that was real?) but I just couldn’t justify spending money on something that I wasn’t totally happy with. So what were my issues with all of the address books out there? Here are a few: the book never…

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DIY: Bride & Groom Thank You Cards + Bridal Shower Games

February 24, 2015

When my mom and I began planning for my soon-to-be sister-in-law’s bridal shower, I knew I wanted to add personal touches wherever I could. We’ve all seen the infamous Mustache + Kiss graphic, which I loved, but there was only one problem – my brother doesn’t have a mustache. Instead, he has this giant, bushy red beard so you can imagine my excitement when I noticed that PicMonkey (I’m a huge fan!) had a variety of beard graphics. My future…

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DIY Flower Coozie

September 4, 2014

While some of you may already be celebrating fall, it is still very much summer here in Chicago (it was a high of 85 yesterday!) However, the inevitable is quickly approaching and before I know it, we Chicagoans will be knee deep in snow πŸ˜‰ I figured this was the perfect time to squeeze in one last summer DIY! Over Labor Day weekend, I ventured back home (again) in Indiana (you can’t not sing it) for one last summer party…

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DIY Jeweled Mirror

June 13, 2014

Is it seriously Friday?? AGAIN?? Juuuuuust kiddin’ πŸ˜‰ TGIF! I have a new DIY to share with you today! This is something I’ve wanted to do for awhile now. I came across some majestic purple jewels (trying to set the tone for y’all) while wandering around Michaels last month (it happens) and knew they were the perfect accessory for a DIY jeweled mirror. My bff’s daughter’s room is purple and I’d wanted to craft her something to hang on the…

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DIY Flower Picture Box.

May 9, 2014

By now, you all know about my obsession with all things floral. The fact is, I can’t even walk outside without wanting to take 23587209.04 pictures of flowers and if you pin anything that has to do with floral – I will be repining it, no doubt. So I thought we’d continue this obnoxiousness into a DIY. I give you: Details:Β Β (all items were purchased at Michaels) Wood box Foam Paint:Β I used Americana Acrylic Paint- Deep Midnight Blue for the white…

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DIY Foot Scrub

May 1, 2014

Happy May, everybody!! Woo hoo!! I feel like we’re in the clear now, weather wise. For those of you who may have missed my guest post last week over at Lovely Does It for Amy’s awesome Make It Monday series, I thought I’d share part of the post today!  I’d been wanting to try a DIY Foot Scrub for quite some time and since we midwesterners are about to enter a season where flip flops and cute open-toed shoes are acceptable…

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It’s gettin’ crafty up in here: DIY Garland (Window Treatment Edition)

March 11, 2014

Our home is always an enjoyed work of progress. A labor of love, right? Whether or not I always know what I’m doing, I love “perfecting” a room. For this project, I was determined to fancy up the big window that’s in my office.  I had been debating on whether or not to put up curtains. Clearly the window needed some kind of treatment, and more so than just those pink wooden beads I’d put up for Valentine’s Day and…

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It’s gettin’ crafty up in here: Inspiration Board!

February 19, 2014

Whattup guys?! I hope everyone is having a great, short week! (Thank you, Mr. President.) Okay, now let me start this post off by saying I really am not the craftiest person you’ll ever meet so you can take these high expectations you have and toss them right out the window πŸ˜‰ Just kiddin’. (No but seriously though, I’m not kidding.) I have lots of great and crafty ideas but I have a really hard time making them… you know,…

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oh hello, 2014.

January 1, 2014

Happy New Year! <a href=”http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/11474029/?claim=8s9huv57763″>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> Well, so far, so good! πŸ˜‰ I started my morning off with a cup of coffee, quiet time with Cleo, and catching up on all of your NYE happenings πŸ˜‰ So fun to see the pictures, and kind of comical to see the differences of “NYE partying” depending on what life chapter you’re in. For example, my single friends were clubbin’ it up last night in Chicago, wearing super fancy dresses…

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