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My Home Tour: The Front Porch

I love having a covered front porch on this 1920′s craftsman house and have been planning for a while to update it with fresh paint and some decor. I feel that porches and decks can be extended living space and enjoyed at least part of the year here in rainy Portland and that is how… Read more.

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MeetLiaTN

“Meet Lia” Video by Creativebug

Along with my Paper Wedding Craft video series that was filmed by Creativebug, they also did a sweet little “Meet Lia” clip that I wanted to share with you here today. Their  team is so talented and I love the way they tell a bit of my story here in this video. Come take a… Read more.

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DIY Paper Bag Easter Basket

Easter Basket Made from An Upcycled Grocery Bag

This project is an oldie but goodie! I posted this basket a few years ago on my former blog and have seen it republished on other many websites and in several magazines. Last year I shared how to make a smaller version of this basket, which is also cute and has a brilliant method for… Read more.

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TriangleArt

Make a Modern Piece of Art with Paper Triangles

If you have followed my blog for a while, you know that I love to make my own art to decorate my home. One of my favorite pieces is this teal and green modern triangle piece that I made last year. When I decided to infuse my living room with plum this last fall, I… Read more.

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PlumLivingroomTN

My Plum Infused Living Room

A few months ago at the beginning of the Fall season, I decided to try something odd. Okay, maybe even crazy. I decided to switch my beautiful cool tone teal and green living room accents and accessories to warm purples and plums for the winter months. Did I regress back to a purple loving teenage… Read more.

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My Home Tour: The Dining Room

Happy Friday! As promised, I am in sharing the next room in my home tour. . . the dining room. This room is in the heart of the home, as it should be. It is flanked by the living room and kitchen, which together make one large great room. This room has many new things… Read more.

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My Home Tour: The Bedroom

Welcome back to my home tour! Today I am going to share my bedroom. I have been busy finishing up all of the details for this room all week. You may remember my envelope pillow tutorial and the back tab curtains post just a few days ago. When I look at where I’m at in… Read more.

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Creative Blogger Studio

My Home Tour: Office & Studio (Part 2)

Happy Home Tour Wednesday! I am excited to tour of my studio space with you today. The photo above is the exact view that I see from my office desk. This room is jam packed with photo props, craft materials, sewing projects and everything I need to create my daily posts. It is organized chaos,… Read more.

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My Home Tour: Office & Studio (part 1)

My Home Tour: Office & Studio (part 1)

The most used rooms in my house are the office and studio. I will be showing the actual studio in the next post, but since the two rooms are joined I will call it a part 1 and 2. Truthfully, this may be the nicest office I have ever worked in and primarily because I… Read more.

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My Home Tour: The Hallway

Here we are, it is Wednesday again, which means it is time for another room in my home tour. This week due to my deadline filled schedule, I have picked the smallest room in the house. . . the hallway. This room has just one wall, the wall I am showcasing without a door. It… Read more.

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Livingroom View

My Home Tour: The Living Room

The second room in my home tour after the entryway, is the living room. If you saw my loft tour from this last March you will recognize pretty much everything in this room. The only new pieces are a few white vessels and the Smith & Hawken wreath over the fireplace. I will share the… Read more.

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Entryway

My Home Tour: The Entryway

Welcome (or should I say “wulcom”) to the first of my home tour series. I have received many emails and comments from you all asking when I am going to show you the interiors of the new home. I moved from my downtown loft (see tour here) into a craftsman style house just last April… Read more.

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How I Styled My Fireplace for the Summer

How I Styled My Fireplace for the Summer

When I moved into this adorable house a few months ago, I was excited to once again have a fireplace as the center focus of my living room.  As spring is turning into summer the question arises. . . what to do with the inside of the fireplace as it lays dormant for the season…. Read more.

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LoftTN

A Tour of My Loft (upcycled, found & hand made)

Happy Friday everyone! Today I want to share something near and dear to my heart. . . my condo, or what is referred to here in the Pearl (the name of a downtown Portland neighborhood) as a loft. I am feeling extra sentimental because I will be moving from my beloved loft in just a… Read more.

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