Summer at Home : 10 Months at The Farm

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I’m so happy you are here today! It’s been 10 months since we bought our little fixer upper, a 3 bedroom home built in 1987 on 12 acres outside Charlotte, NC. I’m calling it a farm because we have chickens, that counts, right?! We’ve knocked down walls, we’ve put things off, we’ve lived with the […]

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I cannot stop looking at this beautiful bridal shower photographed by Jessica Peterson  Also, I really want someone to invent balloons that will stay inflated forever because I want a balloon garland in my office. Wishing this were my idea–HUGE yarn poms! eyebombing via Zenhabits.net   A Blessing for the Finishers by Emily Freeman // […]

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Where’d You Get That?

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Every day I’m asked where I get items that are in my home. And the answer is: EVERYWHERE! I’m not a store snob, I’m open to finding great stuff anywhere. And now that we live “in the country” (real people who live in the actual country feel free to roll your eyes– anywhere that’s 25 […]

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Because Whitespace is Something Too

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“Whitespace is anything but nothing.” -Bonnie Gray (Finding Spiritual Whitespace)

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DIY Frame Wallpaper

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This is a sponsored post by ScotchBlueTM Painter’s Tape and Social Chorus, as always words, opinions and imperfect decorating are mine all mine. I absolutely love this project and I’ve wanted to try it forever! A few years ago I saw this beautiful Graham and Brown wallpaper in person. I knew right then that I wanted […]

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Are your Windows Wearing Capris?

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high and wide low drapes Let’s talk about drape hanging shall we? I like my drapes hung high and wide. High so my windows look taller, wide so the drapes cover the wall, not the natural window light. Once every few years I’m standing in the drapes aisle at Target and I just go ahead […]

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Weekend Links

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Beauty in What Remains by Tsh at The Art of Simple   A Peaceful Home // The Redesign Company  shauna’s instagram On Finding Your Passion // Shauna Niequist   The Big Nursery Reveal // Fieldstone Hill Design DIY Leather Handled Cutting Board // Almost Makes Perfect Flat Pack Hack: Chalkboard Painted Specimen Drawers // The […]

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The Only Secret Formula For Choosing the Perfect Paint Color

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We are all looking for those foolproof, step by step rules that we can just implement, get ideal results and then forget about it. We want less work, no risk and lots of reward. Even when it comes to something as simple as choosing a wall color. And I am the queen of wanting an […]

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How Anyone Can Change Up A Room in One Hour

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Here’s a little glimpse of the current state of our family room/dining room area, brought to you buy harsh, yet interesting late afternoon light. I was ready for a change and a little dash of color mixed in with all this neutral and I knew I had a few touches of blue that I could […]

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Weekend Links

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Crepe Paper Popies: Jones Designs “Pinterest Perfect” // Jess Lively pen and paint Words of Gratitude // Alissa Circle shares how you can help support a beautiful family that suffered a tragic loss last week.    

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