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NestingTableTN

One Nesting Table, Three Ways

When designing my daughter Emily’s new house, it was important for us to find base pieces that can be used in multiple ways as her space and needs change. When we saw this Room Essentials nesting table at Target, we knew it was a winner. You may remember seeing our final look in this post where… Read more.

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Corkboard_Graphic_DIY

Organizing the New Office Space

This week is a week of new beginnings for me! I have always dreamed of having a creative business where I can join with a group of like minded and make things happen. Well, after 17 months of working solo (and very long hours), I am delighted that two talented ladies have joined me in… Read more.

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SpiceJarLabelsTN

Printable Farmhouse Herb and Spice Jar Labels in Two Styles

Now that you have your pantry newly styled with your Farmhouse Pantry Labels it is time to update your herb and spice labels too. Just for you, here are two sets (chalkboard and kraft paper) of herb and spice jar labels to match the pantry labels from last weeks post. For my jars, I decided… Read more.

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FarmhousePantryLabelsTN

Printable Farmhouse Pantry Labels in Two Styles

The truth is, I am craving the thought of living in a vintage 1920′s farmhouse and for the last few months just can’t get it out of my head. As a lifelong city girl, I jokingly call myself the accidental farm girl, meaning, I would have never guessed my interest heading back the direction of… Read more.

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BeesWaxWrapsCG

Bees Wax Cloth Wrap to Replace the Plastic Wrap in My Kitchen + Plus a $250 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!!

Here we are in mid-January, some of us still recovering from the impact that these holidays can make on our bank accounts. I have joined 9 other bloggers in giving you 10 ideas on how to save money and for one of you to win a $250 gift card from Amazon! I love these heartful… Read more.

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2014 Calendar

2014 Printable Calender. . . Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone! Where did this year go? It was so packed with projects, memories and a few challenges thrown in. As many of you know, I started this blog in late March. It has been the best nine months of my life when it comes to feeling excited to get up everyday and… Read more.

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JewelryFrameCG

DIY Antiqued Frame Jewelry Display

What a busy week this has been. I was working hard to finish at least one room for another home tour and I am close, but did not quite get there. I am off to San Francisco today for a writer’s conference so I needed to grab one of my “oldie but goodie” tutorials to… Read more.

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Clipboards

Style Your Clipboards with Printed Label Paper and Washi Tape

One of my favorite organization tools is the good old fashioned clipboard. I like to have each project on a separate board so that I can easily switch gears without having to hunt through a stack of papers. When I designed my office space, I planned a wall that would easily display all of my… Read more.

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MatchboxCG

Decorate Your Matchboxes with These Pretty Fall Printables

Is it Monday already? I have been busy all weekend making brand new paper flowers for my upcoming book. You can see a sneak peek on my instagram. A few hot glue gun burns later. . . I have finished my first deadline. Between working on these fun blooms, I have began shifting my home… Read more.

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DIY Chalkboard

Make This Chalkboard Pin Board Combo

You may remember seeing this framed chalkboard show up as a prop in posts from time to time. I made it over a year ago using a thrift store frame that I painted teal and filling the space with a chalkboard paint covered piece of foam board. At the time I used the foam board… Read more.

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Faux Dip Painted Spoons

Faux Paint Dipped Spoon Handles

Yes, today is Wednesday which means it is “home tour day”. I am having to push that off for a few more days since I had a pirate shipwreck in my house this weekend and the clean-up crew (me) is still at work. If you missed it, you can see the Pirate Party in this… Read more.

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Washi Tape Notebook Pencil

Washi Tape Your Pencils and Notebooks

Confession time. I am addicted to washi tape. Not only are the pretty colors and patterns a pull for me, but it is also the fun projects I see that are waiting to be created with this pretty tape that have pushed me into the state of obsession. I am very lucky to have Collage,… Read more.

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Chalkboard Canning Labels

Printable Chalkboard Style Freezer & Canning Jar Labels

Thank you worldlabel.com for asking me to design this set of freezer and canning labels. I am now quite excited to try my hand at canning for the first time, even though it is my families tradition. I designed these labels in the so-very-popular vintage chalkboard theme, all coordinating with the pantry labels and spice… Read more.

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Upcycled Basket

Upcycled Grocery Bag Fruit Basket

Happy Monday! I created this tutorial for the grocery bag basket over a year ago for another blog and since it is still one of my favorites I would like to share it here as well. I am still using my little baskets for photo props and to collect cards and paper clips on my… Read more.

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Printable Office Labels

Printable Office Labels with Stylish Chevron Pattern

What is more dull that the plain off-yellow manila file folders? Yet oddly I am excited to add these folders to my office design. I was given the challenge by WorldLabel.com to come up with a stylish label system that takes the standard folder up a notch or two. First, I found these great looking… Read more.

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Trash Can Labels

Printable Trash Can Labels

Today is practical Friday as I am sharing another little something that I put together to help streamline my new kitchen. If any of you have seen the Portlandia episode about the multiple trash bins. . . you know how obsessed this town is with its trash. This has become clear in the last few… Read more.

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Printable Pantry Labels

Printable Vintage Chalkboard Pantry Labels + Gluten-Free Set

With the vintage chalkboard herb and spice jar labels being a big hit, my friends over at worldlabel.com generously invited me to share the coordinating pantry labels with their blog readers in addition to you all here. I worked to make a full kit with a broad range of items for this vintage chalkboard pantry… Read more.

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Vintage Spice Labels

Printable Vintage Herb and Spice Bottle Labels

In getting my new house organized and decorated, I found it the perfect time to update my herb and spice jars with this vintage chalkboard style design. I stocked up on these simple glass spice jars with a stainless steel lid that I found at World Market as they are a perfect fit for 9… Read more.

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Printable Matchbox Labels

Printable Matchbox Labels with Editable Monograms

I have this thing for pretty matchboxes. Even the simplest things deserve something pretty to wear, right? When I had my flower & gift shop many years ago, I would stay stocked with matchboxes printed with lovely messages or encased in metal covers. So why not DIY and print some pretty box covers onto label… Read more.

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Mini Chalkboard Frame

DIY Mini Chalkboard + Tutorial

A few months ago, when designing the entryway in my loft, I decided to include a message board to introduce guests to my shoe-free home. I had picked up an overly ornate gold and linen frame at a second hand store for next to nothing and found a piece of foam board easy to fit… Read more.

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