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Thursday October 30th, 2014

Wednesday October 29th, 2014

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DIY Project: Apple Stamp Table Runner

With fall in full swing, it seems that everyone is heading out to their local orchard and picking apples. The after effects of those trips are an abundance of indulgent desserts flooding my Instagram feed. Instead of using all of the apples to make pies and other yummy treats, I thought why not decorate my…

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DIY Project: Pet Nametags

Personalizing our pets is a fun way to not only showcase our love for them, but also to make them look even more adorable. There are a range of colors and styles nowadays on the market to personalize your pet in vast array of accessories from head to toe. I have been searching for leather…

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Tuesday October 28th, 2014

Monday October 27th, 2014

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How To Style Your Fall Mantel

This week, the temperature finally dropped below 50 degrees and there were even whispers of snow (!!) up here in the Hudson Valley. As such, I’ve been quickly pulling out my sweaters from storage, donning the thickest socks possible, and spending my time huddled in front of my home’s fireplace. The fact that the fireplace…

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Friday October 24th, 2014

Thursday October 23rd, 2014

Wednesday October 22nd, 2014

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DIY Project: Leather Folders

I’m an avid believer in surrounding ourselves with things that inspire our work, because after all, work is what we spend most of our time doing. Though, maybe we can’t exactly watch our favorite TV shows or sip on scotch while we work (as much as I know that those things inspire me), we can…

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Monday October 20th, 2014

Wednesday October 15th, 2014

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DIY Project: Hello Beautiful Doormat

Fall is upon us, which brings crisp air, the coziest of clothes, delicious treats and lots of gatherings with our favorite people. It can also bring unwanted outside dirt inside at times. A doormat is the perfect solution to fix that, and to make this fall completely perfect. Doormats can have such a large impact…

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Wednesday October 8th, 2014

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DIY Project: Marbled Table Legs

Every person has that dream material or finish that is always their first choice, should their budget ever allow. For some it’s brass, others a rich wood like walnut, but for me it’s marble. Marble all day. If I could top every table with old marble (I prefer something that’s worn in and less precious)…

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DIY Project + Book Trailer for Make & Give

In the world of DIY, there are several people who stand out to me for not just their creative ideas, but their warmth of spirit. Erin Jang and Steph Hung are two of those people. I’ve been following their work for years and their fun and inventive projects are always the sort of clean and…

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Wednesday October 1st, 2014

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How To Paint a Tile Backsplash

I know what you’re thinking, and the answer is yes, you can totally paint a tile backsplash. It’s all about planning your design and having the right materials. Inspired by the graphic look of Moroccan tiles, I added a geometric pattern to a standard-issue white backsplash, and the result contributed a ton of style to…

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Wednesday September 24th, 2014

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10 Stunning Flower Projects for Bringing Fall Home

As of this past Monday, it is officially fall up here in the northern hemisphere. For many of us, this means donning sweaters and scarves, stocking up on hearty foods, taking up long-neglected craft projects, and waiting in line for pumpkin-flavored anything. Oh, and gourds. You can’t forget about the gourds. Indeed, autumn is, for the most part, pretty…

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