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Valentine’s Day Table Inspiration 2021

This Sunday is Valentine’s day with COVID and cold weather I know many will be staying at home for the occaison. I thought it would be fun to share some inspiration for your Valentine’s table. I’ve found all of these on Instagram, so please feel free to check out the original post and show some love on Instagram. Heart Shaped Food I love anything heart shaped, and food is no exception. My…

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Frugal February Week 2

It is week two of my frugal February challenge, and that means it is time to organize! I get a lot of satisfaction from organizing things so this was a fun one. I recently got a vanity for my bedroom and decided to organize my make up and hair products. This is one of those times that you may have to spend *some* money but you certainly don’t have to spend a…

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Roman Shade DIY Tutorial

I wanted roman shades for my home office but options for my long window were crazy expensive. So I got some fabric on sale and some trim and made them myself. This project took around 4 hours to complete and was not hard at all! I will try to explain as best I can, but highly recommend watching the video as well. This post contains affiliate links. By purchasing from these links you…

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Frugal February: Introduction & Week 1

I am starting something called frugal February. I may not even be the first person to coin this term, but I’ve never seen it around and I’m making up my own rules. I made a resolution to start saving more money, and my home décor and hosting shopping is one of the problems with my spending. I get so many good ideas and buy so many things. However, I often have things…

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Home Office Décor Update 2021

I talked about my plans to decorate my home office last summer but never really revealed how everything turned out. This is one of my favorite spaces in our home because it is 100% mine and where I do all of my hobbies and projects. So in this post I’ll walk you through everything I’ve done in my office and link as much as I can. Unfortunately some things are out of…

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Embroidery Machine Beginner Tips

I recently got my Brother SE600 in August of last year. I wanted a sewing machine and when I found out about sewing/embroidery machine combos I decided it was worth the extra couple hundred dollars Recommended Post: Brother SE600: Sewing and Embroidery Machine Combo Using an embroidery machine for the first time is really intimidating and I wanted to share some tips for anyone wanting to start. How it Works Before you…

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How to Strip Paint on Large, Detailed Furniture

This post contains affiliate links. By purchasing from these links you will not pay more, but I receive a small commission to help me continue this blog. Stripping paint off of a large and detailed piece of furniture is a lot of work, more than I anticipated. I found some tutorials that helped but it was also a lot of trial and error. It took about four months for the whole process…

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World Market Table & Hosting Clearance

Happy Wednesday! I typically only post on Tuesdays and Thursdays but had to make an exception. I went in to World Market recently and they have a ton of great things on clearance, including lots of napkins and candles. These are perfect accessories to any tablescape, and at a great price point! Just click the item you want to shop (I will note that the green and turquoise candles are darker in…

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Affordable Flatware 2021

Don’t forget the flatware! Flatware is so easy to overlook, but very important. I’ve rounded up some affordable options that cover every style! This post contains affiliate links. By purchasing from these links you will not pay more, but I receive a small commission to help me continue this blog.…

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Home Inspiration for 2021

Finding home inspiration is so important to the creative design process. I am constantly saving images and ideas to try to bring back to my own space. It has been 10 months of being a home owner and I am finally feeling like things are coming together. However, I feel like I will always be constantly improving my space. So here are some things I am loving and looking to incorporate in…

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