Where to Shop for Furniture & Decor Without Wasting All Your Time & Money

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Creating a beautiful home starts in your head, not in the furniture store. With any project, you don’t begin by focusing on what you need; you being by recognizing what you already have. I wasted years in our early homes fretting over what I didn’t have, and it blinded me to what was right in […]

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18 Summers

18 summers

We get 18 Summers before they move on. I’ve been counting them for the last five years. Our oldest graduates from High School this Friday. We had 18 summers. He has three more summers at home with us. And our youngest has four more summers. Sure, there will still be summers, I know that. But […]

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I’m On The Beauty Hunt (Again!)

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second-hand chairs Over the past few years I’ve been so focused on fixing up a fixer upper and doing my actual work, that I stopped frequenting thrift stores, antique stores, yard sales and second-hand shops. I didn’t really need to shop–we downsized to a smaller house and when your ceiling is half-finished it’s not as […]

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Weekend Links

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Our Finally Finished Bonus Room // Young House Love   Take a Tour of Our Airstream Trailer // Jones Design Company   Miss Mustard Seed //¬†Lucketts 2016 Recap: Part 1 Lucketts 2016 Recap: Part 2 Lucketts 2016 Recap: Part 3   DIY Window Greenhouse // Liz Marie Blog   photo// from where I drone For […]

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How to Style Overhead Still Life Photos (it’s SO fun!)

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It took me a long time to admit that photography is part of my job. UGH! I’m a decorator, a blogger, a writer–but every step of the way it was the photos that helped communicate my message. In a visual business with an online presence, photography makes or breaks you. Often, photos are the deciding […]

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Our Ikea Kitchen (almost 3 years in)

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When people find out that we bought our cabinets and counter tops from Ikea they want to know two things: do we like them and would we do it again. I had someone ask just this past week so I thought I’d write a quick post proclaiming my love. Do we like them? Would we […]

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