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DIY Scalloped Stockings

Here is how to make your own scalloped stockings for Christmas! I made these and wanted to share how I did it because I think they turned out great. First a disclaimer that I never just follow one tutorial. I like to look at multiple different tutorials and combine them with my own knowledge to create exactly what I want. Which is what I did to make these stockings. I started by…

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DIY Pleated Curtains

Pleated curtains look so put together and designer. But there are not many affordable options that come already pleated. I found the most perfect curtains for my bedroom, but they were rod pocket. I quickly realized I could make them pleated myself. The best part is you don’t need a sewing machine, anyone can do this. This post will go over: Supplies Adding the tape Installing the hooks Hanging them up Supplies…

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DIY Grandmillennial Pumpkins

For today’s post I wanted to talk about a quick and fun DIY. I love decorating for fall, but didn’t want the dark oranges, burgundy, and black. I wanted to decorate and it still fit into my style. Then I ran across this video and it sparked some ideas. I decided to decorate three style of pumpkins: white, blue, and a patterned pumpkin using the technique above. Supplies I purchased these pumpkins…

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How to Design Invitations and Stationery

A personal touch that I just love is printed invitations and personalized stationery. It is an old school idea, but in a world overloaded with technology, snail mail is a nice breath of fresh air. I’ve started using stationery and mailed invitations whenever I get the chance. There are so many cute options out there for you to purchase but they can get expensive. In this post I’ll go through the three…

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Brother SE600: Sewing and Embroidery Machine Combo

About a month ago I received my Brother SE600 machine. I ordered this as a birthday gift to myself at the end of May. Due to high demand they were back ordered, but I finally got it! I had been wanting a sewing machine for a while to do projects around the house, then when I found out I could get an embroidery machine combo for just a couple of hundred dollars…

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Upcoming Projects: DIY Home Decor

I took a much needed break from the blog but I am back! I got married last week, and took some time from writing to be able to finish some last minute details for the wedding. While I am a little sad the wedding is over, I am excited to have more time to focus on home projects. There are quite a few things I have wanted to start but had to…

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How to Style and Hang a Plate Wall

Decorative plates, especially blue and white ones, are a staple in grandmillennial home decor style. Recommended: What is Grandmillennial Style? But the whole styling and hanging of the plates can seem like a big task. First you have to find plates that all look cohesive together, find a way to arrange them, then hang them on the wall. I don’t know about you, but I am always afraid of hanging things up…

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How to E-Design a Room Layout without Photoshop

Designing or redesigning a room can be stressful. It takes a lot of thought and time to find pieces that work well together in your space. I am a very visual person, and one thing that has helped is creating a mock up of the room layout online before buying furniture. This process can be done in four easy steps, and is actually a lot of fun. Find the furniture/decor pieces Download…

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How to Install Sconces without Electrical

Sconces can make any room look sophisticated, but the thought of wiring electrical is daunting. You may have thought about installing sconces at one point or other and automatically dismissed the idea because you did not think you could do it. Here are three easy steps to installing sconces in your home without having to mess with electrical Buy your supplies Glue the puck light to the socket adapter Install the sconce…

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The Best Way to Stencil a Wall

This is another heavily requested post. Ever since I started posting my progress to Instagram and in Facebook groups I’ve gotten questions. This is going to be a post all about my feelings about stenciling and my best advice for anyone considering 1. Get the Right Supplies As I have mentioned in other blog posts, doing a home project right starts with getting the right supplies. Paint. First, you will need paint.…

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