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Make Metallic Paper Dahlias & Seeded Eucalyptus for Fall

Fall is the time for the glorious dahlia bloom! They come in so many varieties that it is easy to choose a color or two that makes you smile. In Friday’s post I made a blush dahlia for the paper wedding bouquet. Today I made my fall dahlias from lush plums and a pop of… Read more.

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DIY rustic bridal bouquet in paper @LiaGriffith.com

DIY Rustic Paper Bridal Bouquet

What can you make with paper, hot glue, floral wire and a Cricut Explore? How about a stunningly gorgeous rustic bridal bouquet. . . that is all paper! Yes, it is true. This amazing machine can cut tiny Queen Anne’s Lace, the seeds of the eucalyptus and all of the paper flowers you need to… Read more.

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American Made by Martha Stewart @LiaGriffith.com

I am a Finalist for Martha Stewart American Made Award!

I started my handcrafted lifestyle blog 18 months ago. Some of you may remember. I will not lie, I have never worked so hard, put in so many hours and yes. . . it is truly the best 18 months of my life. I feel like I am finally home. My vision to inspire, teach… Read more.

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DIY outdoor rug @LiaGriffith.com

Customize a Door Mat for Your Fall Porch

  For my Fall porch makeover, I knew I needed a special door mat. I see me porch in two sections, the sitting area with the rocking chairs and the front door. I was able to find some pretty plum floral to make new pillow for the robin’s egg blue rocking chairs that incorporated enough… Read more.

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Step by step tutorial for paper hydrangea wreath @LiaGriffith.com

Make A DIY Paper Hydrangea Wreath for Fall

It is time for a new Fall wreath for the door and me being one who likes to push the color boundaries and traditions, decided to make it in deep plums and purples with a touch of lime. For that color palette, the paper flower of choice must be a hydrangea, right? I started with… Read more.

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Fall porch decor @LiaGriffith.com

Decorating My Front Porch for Fall

For our September Michaels Makers challenge, we were asked to shop at their Fall Market to find materials and items to decorate our home in preparation for Autumn. I decided this would be a perfect opportunity to give my front porch a fall makeover and though the leaves have not yet started to change colors… Read more.

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DIY makeup organizer @LiaGriffith.com

Make a Pretty Zipper Bag for Your Beauty Items

I like to carry a handful of beauty products in my handbag or my carry-on when I travel. See this post for all of my carry-on tips. So rather than just tossing them into the bottom of, how about making a zipper bag to keep everything in one place? This little bag is so easy… Read more.

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Personalized gift tags @LiaGriffith.com

Printable Fall Gift Tags in Plum, Navy and Orange Tones

Just as promised, here are the cute fall gift tags to go along with the plum and pumpkin toned gift wrap from my earlier post. With a mix of fall foliage, mushrooms, and a handsome hare rabbit, they are the perfect toppers for your gifts. Thank you Creativebug for hosting this printable today! Just use… Read more.

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Designer On-The-Go: What’s in My Carry-On?

I have been doing my share of traveling lately and soon that will double. I seems I will be making regular trips abroad (more details on that soon). One thing that I have learned from the yearly trips abroad and monthly hops around the U.S. is that I am all about comfort. I need things… Read more.

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Printable Fall Gift Wrap in Plum and Pumpkin Colors

This is my favorite time of the year and I am excited about the next month of colorful project we are going to share with you here on the blog. Let’s kick off our fall lineup with these “cute meets sophisticated” gift wrap papers of watercolor wash prints and hand drawn images. Featuring painted mushrooms… Read more.

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