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How to Buy Leather Moroccan Poufs on the Cheap

In case you haven't noticed, Moroccan poufs have taken the world of interior design by storm, and I can totally see why. These functional yet decorative pieces instantly provide a cozy, global feel when added to a living room, and I have been quite obsessed with finding the perfect ones lately.   For your convenience, I have included affiliate links. That simply means if you click on one of the links and buy something, I receive a small commission, but don’t…

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How I Renovated My 1980’s Kitchen on a Crazy Low Budget

One of the driving forces of my blog, since its inception, has been to empower women. I want to inspire all of my awesome readers to  live fulfilling, inspired lives in beautiful surroundings..... regardless of financial inhibitions (believe me, the struggle is real). For many, the kitchen is the soul of the home where we domestic goddesses spend countless hours preparing meals for our families and entertaining guests. Today, I want to share with you how I was able to renovate my kitchen on…

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DIY No Sew Stamped Pillow

Aside from mud cloth and shibori, one of my favorite new trends in the textile realm right now is hand-blocked printed fabric. In fact, some of my favorite designers are incorporating this centuries-old tradition into their design schemes, and I cannot stop swooning over it. Today, I am going to show you how I made a hand-blocked (or stamped) pillow cover. Even better..there is no sewing required!   For those of you unfamiliar with the term "hand-blocked" , let me give…

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Affordable Boho Rugs for $100

For the past few months, I have been on a vintage rug hunt of sorts. You see, I have fallen hard for kilim and vintage inspired rugs...the types often included in  boho chic design schemes. Not only are they a great way to add a worldly and eclectic interest to a space, but most designs are also great at hiding dirt ( awesome if you have pets or kiddos). In my quest for the perfect yet affordable boho rug, I have…

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DIY Shibori Easter Eggs

I have just taken my shibori obsession to a whole new level, friends. I have managed to incorporate my favorite tie-dying technique onto Easter eggs. Yes, you heard me right....Easter Eggs!!!  I am going to show you how to DIY shibori  eggs. You see, my son absolutely loves to dye eggs and as soon as he caught a glimpse of the kits in the store, he begged for Easter eggs. So, I obliged (even though I knew they would be…

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Bohemian Spring Home Tour 2017

Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and I am sneezing my head off...doped up on anti-histamines. Spring has definitely made its presence down here in Tennessee. And while I am not much of a seasonal decorator, I could not refuse to collaborate with some incredibly talented bloggers in the Hello Spring Home Tour hosted by my friend Carrie of Lovely Etc. In fact, you can check out all of the spring festiveness  at the bottom of the post (these bloggers' tours…

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No Sew Wall Hanging Under $10 – DIY

At times, I must admit that my inability to sew makes me feel like a DIY phony. But when I find short-cuts (ways to avoid sewing), I can't help but get a little giddy...like I am somehow cheating the system. Today I feel like a real damn rebel, because I am going to show you how I made this woven wall hanging without sewing. What is even better...I made it for under $10 (take that Urban Outfitters). For your convenience, I…

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Faith It Til You Make It

For most of my twenties, I was lost in possibility. So many hobbies and career paths piqued my interest, but I tended to burn out not long into my pursuit. A common request in my prayers and meditation was to recognize what I was put on this earth to do. It was my mission to find a passion/talent that I could capitalize on. When I unexpectedly became pregnant with my first son, I assumed that was God telling me to put aside myself…

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DIY Custom Mudroom for Under $200 Reveal

This is a sponsored post written in conjunction with Minted. All opinions are 100% mine. Ever scrolled through Pinterest lusting after gorgeous mudrooms with built-in benches and custom millwork?... Or am I just a lone weirdo?     For quite some time, I had grandiose visions for our fixer upper home. Then , we ran into some major setbacks and our reno budget began to spiral out of control. But sometimes, problems can create practical solutions. Dreaming of a mudroom but…

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No-Sew Fabric Shibori Planter DIY

You know that term crazy cat lady? Well, I think I am becoming the crazy indoor plant lady.Today, I am sharing a super cheap and easy way to beautify ugly, plastic pots ....no sewing or skill required. It started out innocently enough. My husband was at the hardware store (or as my three-year-old refers to as the Hogware store). He called  to ask if there was anything I needed. My husband is certainly well-trained, because I always have some obscure request. This time,…