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DIY: Oversized Wall Art for $50

There is nothing like oversized, canvas art to make your home look refined and cultured. While I often say the bigger the better (mainly referring to my hair, jewelry or decor-not my gut), the larger the art...the larger the price tag. But with a little inspiration from House of Jade Interiors, I was able to make this large, Indigo art for $50. . *This post contains affiliate links. That simply means if you click on one of the links and buy…

Beginner’s Guide to Buying a Fixer Upper: Surpising Lessons Learned

For those of you familiar with my blog, you probably know the foundation of this site originates from me selling my new construction home for a fixer upper ( you newbies can read why here). Much of the content I produce on my blog generates from my experiences transforming my outdated 1980's home through DIY projects and interior design. And while I may make the experience look like rainbows, butterflies and the stuff that dreams are made of, I need to be honest.....we…

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Easy Marbled Christmas Ornament DIY

Looking for a super easy and cheap take on Christmas ornaments? Well have I got a fun, holiday craft for you with these DIY marbled indigo ornaments. Remember when I shared my take on the Alice and Louis marbled easter eggs? Well I applied the same concept to these plain, white Christmas ornaments. So , unfortunately I cannot take full credit for this awesome tutorial. I am just an uninspired, copy cat on this one, folks. Materials Needed: plain white…

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Agate Christmas Ornament DIY

I confess... I used to be one of those people who were super "anti-Christmas decor" before Thanksgiving. Well, one year into the world of blogging and I have become one of those crazy Christmas people. I spent my Sunday drinking mimosas, listening to Jazz and decorating for my Christmas home tour (which goes live December 1st). I also put together an Agate Christmas ornament DIY for ya'll. I apologize for stuffing Christmas down your throat  before  we have even had…

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DIY Brushstroke Lamp

I admit, I can be a bit crazy at times. You see, I have a serial re-decorating condition where I am constantly changing the decor in my home. My  condition has left me with plenty of left-over decor including lamps, vases and plenty of pillows (just ask my husband). Recently inspired by a Bunny Williams lamp, I decided to make use of a neglected one- just rotting away in my garage. Today I am sharing a tutorial for this DIY…

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Beginner’s Guide: Gallery Wall on a Budget

For the longest time, I have wanted to display a gallery wall in the hallway of my home. I love the idea of displaying a little piece of my family's story for all of our guests to see. Unfortunately, I knew the cost of frames and prints would add up quickly,  considering a single frame can cost up to $50. Not to mention, the thought of a project requiring so many measurements and precision overwhelmed me. Well folks, I finally…

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What No One Tells You About Starting a Blog

I cannot believe  I am approaching the one year anniversary of my blog. It is crazy to think that within 12 months, I started a blog, a business and gave birth to my second child. And since then, I have learned a lot. Today, I want to share with you some juicy secrets...what no one will tell you about starting a blog. Not Many People Will Be Supportive Over the 12 months I have been blogging, I have developed thick skin(…

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DIY Shibori Wall Art in Under 5 Minutes – Lesson on Authenticity

In case you haven't noticed from my recent posts, Shibori has become my latest obsession. And I am totally letting myself indulge. You see, I recently turned the big 3-0. And with such a milestone birthday, I made a promise to myself to embrace my true being....all of the quirky elements of my character that make me me.  One of those nuances just happens to be an inner free spirit/ reformed wild child. But as I became a mother, I tried…

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Indigo Abstract Art DIY

So I know it's October and I should be gracing you with fall inspiration posts and Halloween crafts, but I have to keep it real.... Ya'll know I am not much of a "crafter". It is still hot as Hades here in the dirty south, and  I am just not feeling the fall spirit. Not to be completely useless though, I do have an easy little DIY for you today. It seems anytime I go shopping for a specific item of…