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Remember when you were a kid and winter life was as simple as coming home from school, kicking off your shoes at the door, and plopping down for homework before dinner? Maybe some bike riding. Maybe some running around the street screaming with your friends. Maybe you’re a lot younger than me and for you …

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It’s finally that time of year when the weather turns cooler, the leaves start to change colors, and we get to make all sorts of fall crafts!! I’m such a sucker for a good DIY project. And, this one is absolutely fabulous. You can make an awesome Halloween platter to hold all your Halloween treats, …

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There’s much more to Halloween than just witches and goblins. This Halloween season, turn your home into a ghost graveyard with this simple project you can easily make at home! Thanks to TikTok’s latest Halloween craze, cheesecloth ghosts have officially taken over social media and (people’s homes) when it comes to decorating for spooky season …

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Christmas is the only time of the year where we can decorate our homes with trees, said nobody ever.  While Christmas may be a popular time to decorate your home with Evergreen trees, imagine instead, a small orange tree standing tall in the living room to brighten up your space for the fall season.  And …

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We all know that shopping for Halloween begins on August 1. So if you already have a shopping list of specific Halloween decor you would like to buy this year (because who doesn’t), trust me when I say that you’re going to want to add a few more things to that list. After all, there’s …

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When it comes to Halloween decor, anything goes. So whether you prefer to dress your home like a true haunted house or rather a wizard’s layer, there’s truly no right or wrong answer. Thanks to TikToker @alwaysspookyseason, you can now make your own bare branch tree for Halloween that looks similar to the leafless trees …

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I love a good, simple DIY hack for home decorating. It doesn’t get much easier than this, and the results are absolutely gorgeous! Seriously, even I — the least artistic person on the planet — could totally do this. In fact, I’m going to go straight to the store, buy some Elmer’s Glue, and paint …

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We leave our Christmas Tree up until the middle of January. Oh, no. It’s not for any insightful, legitimate reason. It’s simply because we are just too lazy to take it down. BUT, now we have an actual reason to keep our Christmas tree up and shining bright! The new trend is to take that …

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I am a fan of the holidays for so many reasons, but one thing I LOVE is receiving all the Christmas cards. It’s a bummer, though, when I don’t have a plan for them, and they end up sitting on my entryway table for weeks on end. This year, I have decided to get organized …

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I am more than ready to go full-out Christmas, and put out every Holiday decoration I have — Christmas Tree, Holly Garland, Santa Decorations, Lights — it’s all going up!! Usually, people save their biggest Christmas decor for the OUTSIDE of the house, big and bold and ready to be seen by all passersby on the street. …

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This unassuming house has gone viral on Zillow. Not because of the location or the price, but because of a hilarious sign in the bedroom. I’m going to be really honest here — I Want This Sign!! Ha! Just wait. Lauren Hegenbarth is the genius behind the interior decorating of this particular house in Onalaska, …

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I do not have an artistic bone in my body. So, when the kids’ school said we were taking a field trip to learn how to make wreaths, I panicked a little. I did NOT want to embarrass myself in front of grown adults, showing off my toddler-level skill set at all things creative and …

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When I think of Thanksgiving, I think of all the traditions that my family has made throughout the years. It sort of doesn’t matter what we do, it’s just super special to have the entire family together, under one roof, with pretty much the same goal in mind — even if it DOES revolve around …

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This is definitely the time to bust out all of our Christmas decorations — including all of those beautiful Christmas balls!! We seem to collect more Christmas balls than we fit on the tree, and they usually just end up going in the storage box to try again next year. BUT, now we just may …

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I am more than ready to go full-out Christmas, and put out every Holiday decoration I have — Tree, Holly Branch Trim, Front Yard Decorations, Lights — it’s all going up!! But, there is one mom on TikTok that totally wins the Christmas decoration challenge, and now I want to do the same thing!! Anne …

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There is a wicked cute new trend where people are turning glass jars (or small aquariums) into haunted cemeterriums, and I love absolutely every little thing about this. There are no two alike, and that’s the beauty of it! It takes just a bit of creativity, your affinity for all things gothic, and a little …

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We are headed into my absolute favorite time of year — Pumpkin Season!! I’m giddy!!! There are so many things you can do with the pumpkin. They are gorgeous as is to decorate your house for fall, you can carve Jack O’ Lanterns, make trick-or-treat candy holders, you can even roast the seeds for a …

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Dragonflies are one of my favorite insects, they beautiful and not scary at all. They speed around from here to there and sometimes you can catch them settled for a moment to snap a photo of the pretty insect. Whenever I am able to photograph one I feel like a winner because like hummingbirds, they’re …

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As an avid plant lover, I am constantly trying to find new, unique ways to pot my plants. Especially since I have about a thousand plants at this point! (Sorry, not sorry!) This new plant potting trend is definitely…unique! I saw this trend on Facebook of different people using head sculptures as a new way …

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I’m betting you are in one of two camps: 1) YAY!! It snowed again!! 2) UGH. It snowed again. Whether you love that fluffy white cold stuff, or detest it to the extreme, you can’t deny, there are some GREAT things you can do with that leftover snow. Now, we all know you can build …

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Shut the front door!! I can’t believe somebody hasn’t thought of this before! The world of TikTok is going crazy over this Christmas Tree Lights hack. You know how you usually string the lights AROUND the tree, in between the branches, back and forth? Well, instead of wasting all that time, TikTok users are suggesting …

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I absolutely love receiving homemade gifts! Anytime one of my friends or family members has gone to the trouble of taking their valuable time and energy to make me a gift, well it simply hits me right in the feels. So, this year, I would like to bless my friends and family with some cool …

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I love to decorate my house for Christmas. There is just something about the beauty of the season that brings a sort of giddy joy to my heart. I spend so much time and energy decorating the INSIDE of my house, but I often neglect the OUTSIDE. I’m not talking about putting up Christmas lights …

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Halloween is going to be here before we know it and I cannot WAIT to start decorating! And what better way for a Starbucks lover to start planning out their decor than with an actual Witches Brew Starbucks Drink Decor!?! (Maybe a little bit of a cool breeze so this scalding hot weather can go …

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If I see ANYTHING Disney related, my inner child starts squealing. Like seriously. I have been obsessed with Disney since I was a child and now that I have a daughter, my obsession has come back to life for her sake! And to top things off, she has a boho floral themed room, so when …

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Vintage Earth Globe pendant lights are a new super-cool artistic trend, and I am dying to try it! Traditional globe pendant lights are made of blown glass and iron. They are really beautiful, but they aren’t as cool as Earth Globe pendant lights! You can totally get one of these cool lights off Etsy. They …

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I am really feeling like an inadequate mom right now. Ha! Katie Blackbourn used her magical mermaid crafting skills to make a customized Mermaid Wall for her daughter, and I wish I would have thought of it! Isn’t it the cutest thing EVER?!? She started by painting the wall with this Proud Peacock paint. It …

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This is the cutest little trend EVER! People are upcycling their broken flower pots, and turning them into tiny fairy gardens, and I love it! It’s a whole “thing,” and people are even taking classes in turning their broken pots into pretty treasures. I have several broken flower pots in my backyard, and now I’m …

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First there were Christmas Trees, then there were Valentine’s Day Trees, and NOW — make way for St. Patrick’s Day Trees! Green and gold adorn these beautiful trees — and don’t forget the sparkly lights! Lucky clovers, Leprechaun hats, pots o’ gold galore, and plenty of Erin go Bragh for everyone, these trees are as …

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Y’all! My mind is blown right now. I have been looking for ways to add more storage space to my kitchen — because it’s really the size of a small closet — and I found something GENIUS! You know that 4 inch space that is at the bottom of your shelves. I call it a …

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If you were thinking it is time for you to take down your Christmas tree, you’ll want to rethink that. Why? Because Valentine Trees are all the rage! Pink, red, and white colors abound in these festively decorated trees. Hearts, love, and sweet sentiment are woven through the branches of these enchanted topiary displays. You …

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If there’s anything we know to be SO TRUE, it’s that we are OBSESSED with Target’s Halloween collection, and so are you. And these five dollar Neon Halloween Signs in the Target dollar spot right now are giving us all the creepy spooky vibes. All of them. The thing about Target’s dollar spot Halloween stuff …

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When you shop for a new sofa or another piece of furniture, it’s not hard to envision how it might look in your living room. And if you’re considering a new wall color, you can test pretty simply with swatches. But shopping for lighting can be more complicated. It’s easy fall in love with the …

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If you’ve been looking for a few upcycle ideas on how to reuse items in your home, there are so many possibilities of making that happen. Who says that you have to head to the store and buy new home decor items when you may be able to use what you already have? Stop and …

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Want to know how to grow bell peppers? Bell peppers are almost as popular as growing tomatoes in your home garden. With a wide range of flavors on the same plant just by the timing in which you harvest, bell peppers can be a great addition to your cooking. The biggest challenge with growing bell …

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When it comes to decorating small rooms, it can be tricky to know what to do with the space. When searching for ideas you might find some familiar rules for decorating for a small space, but I’m here to tell you that rules are meant to be broken and you can still do all the …

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One of the hardest things I’ve had to accept as an adult is that I have caviar tastes, with a Ramen budget. I’m one of those people who will drool her way through Anthropologie and lightly caress every single thing while whispering under my breath, Someday you’ll be mine… Thing is, if you’re even a little …

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What’s this? What’s this? There is Fall in the air. What’s this? What’s this? I feel like decorating EVERYWHERE! Can you guess what I am decorating with? Yep, you guessed it! Jack Skellington! I just love him and I love this movie. Luckily, my husband does too so we are good to go if I decide …

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Any true craftsman will say, “Measure twice, cut once.” But if you’re like me it’s more like, “Close your eyes and hope you don’t lose a thumb.” It’s Halloween, and if you’re an environmentally friendly hippy with time on your hands between protests or if you’re a broke guy with an underwhelming job, this post …

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I’m going to start with a confession: my dining room was never my favorite place. Sure, I love to cook, yes, I love to entertain, but for a long time that dark, small space is where we stored backpacks and stacked bags of groceries. These Affordable Tips to Brighten a Small Space changed all that. I Loooooove my …

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If you’re like me, you’ve probably forgotten to get someone a gift. It can be hard to be thoughtful when you’re scrambling at the last minute to put together a present so someone doesn’t feel forgotten. I’ve come up with a solution that is one part unique gift, one part cleaning out your closet: The …

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You read that right, we don’t have one Christmas tree. We have seven. Believe it or not, that’s our version of compromise. When two people move in together not all things are going to be wonderfully in synch. For as great as my boyfriend and I have combined our lives there are some things we …

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I’m always looking for new crafting fads (or new to me), and when I heard about BiriBiri Washi I knew I wanted to see what it was all about. Never heard of it before? Basically, you’ve got this special Japanese paper made from tree bark, and it’s already been dyed in gorgeous colors and patterns. …

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So you know that thought experiment/icebreaker question about what three things you’d save if your house was on fire, assuming your family and pets were already safe? You’ve probably thought about the answer to that question before, but answer me this, dear reader: Do you even know where those three things are in your house …

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Isn’t it funny how the holidays have a certain smell? You know — gingerbread cooking, evergreen trees, cinnamon flavored candies — all my favorite things. Now you can get all the scents of the holiday season in a bottle with Christmas Spirit Essential Oil from Young Living. This is my favorite oil EVER! We made …

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My refrigerator gets completely trashed from time to time. I have four kids if that explains anything! I can hear the door opening and closing and opening and closing which means that activity is happening. That activity (which although I’m happy they are all do-it-yourselfers) really makes a mess. So when I saw this Press-N-Seal …

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I’ll be the first to admit, I am not as organized as I seem. Yeah my house is clean whenever my boys haven’t crushed fruity pebbles into the carpet but the organized part is deceiving. Why you ask? Well, I have a secret. A DEEP DEEP DARK secret and I can’t tell you. Okay, I can. My …

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An old prophecy stated, “The geeks shall rise up and inherit the earth.” Many of us didn’t believe it…until Joss Whedon drifted down from the heavens and bestowed upon the world…The Avengers Franchise. Legend says, the clouds opened up that day and a single hawk let out a streaking cry as it soared high above the earth …

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Recycling wood pallets is one of my favorite projects. Pallets are available at most craft stores. You can often fine free pallets. All you have to do is ask your local grocery store or construction site. Why not consider using them to create one of these 20 Recycled DIY Pallet Projects For The Home? You can …

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I’m about to embark on a new experience: Creating a playroom for my toddler daughter. I want to make it awesome. Like top of the awesome mountain awesome. And I’ve found  25 Ways to Make Your Toddler’s Playroom Awesome! Start simple by asking your kiddo what they want. If they’re talking (which mine is not …

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bosch for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Regardless of the fact that I’m soooo not a construction professional, somehow I always find myself doing some crazy home improvement project. Last month it was tiling the living room, this week its The Pallet Wall…A …

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I love my bed. It’s pretty much my favorite place in the world, and I would never leave it if that were in any way socially acceptable. Why? Because my bed is so cozy and wonderful. It has just the right amount of pillows– enough to make you feel cocooned without feeling smothered. (Side Note: …

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My daughter had the idea for this do it yourself mummy door, and she was so right! It’s adorable!   Just stretch the toilet paper across your door, taping each side. You want your bandages to be crooked, because straight bandages are boring. Add paper plate eyes and you’ve got an awesome mummy! Happy Haunting!

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