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Six Rookie Decor Mistakes to Avoid

February 5, 2019

So, you just moved into your first place. You are so excited, and can’t wait to start making your house a home. I totally get it; it reminds me of how I felt when I moved into my first apartment. I also remember the big decorating flops I made, although I have tried to forget. Before you head off to Target to start buying all the things for your new space, here are some common rookie mistakes to avoid. 1.…

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Fall Decor Haul!

August 31, 2015

I understand some may think this is coming a bit early, but I am so over summer and ready for fall. Fall is absolutely my favorite time of year. Between the lovely sweater weather, pumpkin patches, cozy fires, and of course pumpkin spice lattes, what’s not to love? I love seeing what the stores put out in their seasonal sections and I was not disappointed when I went shopping for fall decor this weekend! All of my finds were so…

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Upcycling Empty Candles

August 2, 2015

I have a serious problem with scented candles and I frequently get stuck with the leftover jars. I feel bad throwing them out, so I try to repurpose them. This weekend I decided I wanted to add a little pizzazz to my office area by making a sparkly candle holder. Here is what I used: My empty candle. This one smells so good so I’m sad to see it go, but it is about to be so stylish!  Mod Podge,…

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How To Driftwood Stain (Without Really Staining)

July 19, 2015

I love a good DIY, and Ikea has some great stuff begging to be fixed up. There are countless hacks on how to take the inexpensive furniture and turn it into something more custom. Also, I have had this dresser for a LONG time. It has been a great dresser, but unfortunately, it no longer fit my decor. So, I decided to give it a little face lift, and I love the way it turned out! I didn’t have a…

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