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How to Make DIY Gold Dipped Feather Place Cards and Ornaments

I stumbled upon these cute little white ceramic feathers at Michaels in the dollar bins and they were calling my name.  I decided to give them a little shine and add some metallic paint to the bottom half, giving them a dipped look.  So easy, they take minutes and just a few supplies.  Add them … Read more

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Summer Bar Cart Styling

A quick trip to HomeGoods yesterday was a great trip because I scored this amazing acrylic table.  I found it in the bathroom aisle of all places, stashed in the bathroom dept! It was folded up (yes, it folds for easier storage!) and placed in amongst the vanity tables and chairs. WHAT?! I can think … Read more

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My Favorite Kitchen Styling Products

I’ve been working on a kitchen remodel and I was able to go and put the finishing touches on it recently…probably my favorite part because it involves all the accessories…like the jewelry for the kitchen.  😉  It’s a chance to bring in the color, the texture and dress it up a bit.  Here’s a sneak … Read more

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Sweets: Nutella Cinnamon Palmiers

Palmiers are a sweet little french treat you can make at home! Start with defrosted puff pastry (found in most grocery store freezer sections), Nutella and cinnamon sugar. Spread the Nutella across the pastry with a rubber spatula or butter knife. Next, sprinkle generously with the cinnamon sugar mixture and begin to roll one side … Read more

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Chalk Paint Dresser Make-Over

A few months ago I took a class at Peinture Studios here in Orange County.  I had been reading about and seeing chalk paint ALL over the place and I wanted to see what it was all about.  There were a couple of pieces in my house that I thought would be fun to change … Read more

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Make these in Minutes: A Cute Little Easter Chick Dessert

I’m back this week with a simple idea to dress up your Easter dessert table! It’s a completely edible treat, including wafer paper grass from World Market! Simply make your favorite frosted cupcakes (or grab some from your local bakery) and surround them with edible grass. Top with your favorite foil-wrapped holiday chocolate. Imagine how … Read more

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Cute and Easy Felt and Canvas Shamrock Pennant Banner

St. Patty’s Day is around the corner and today we’re making a super simple DIY Felt and Canvas Shamrock pennant banner that is SO easy you’ll be making one for every occasion. 🙂 Have you seen these pre-made and cut canvas banner pieces? They make this banner take all of about 15 minutes. 🙂 Here’s … Read more

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Create a Family Room Office Nook in a small space

I don’t know about in your house, but in ours, the computer is front and center in the middle of all the action.  I’ve shown you our office nook up in our bedroom, but this one is where the computer is and where most of the “real” work happens.  When we moved into our house … Read more

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Sweets: The Ever-So-Easy Shortcake (that isn’t really shortcake!)

I’ll just call this what it is… a dessert hack. It’s my take on strawberry shortcake, and it’s so simple and delicious! Take puff pastry from freezer section of the store. Thaw and cut pastry with your favorite biscuit cutter (or a drinking glass works well, too!) Brush the top with an egg wash (1 … Read more

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Interior Design: Five Fresh Design Ideas for Using Wood in Your Home

The addition of wood in any space makes it feel warmer and welcoming. Reclaimed  It enhances modern spaces and adds a touch of character and history to a contemporary home.  It’s not just for your floors anymore either.  Here are five of my favorite fresh design ideas to use wood and some great ideas for … Read more

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Cute Valentine Art from Minted and How to Decorate a Valentine Mantel

A few weeks ago at Alt I had the chance to take an up close and personal look at Minted’s art.  Have you seen it before?  As someone who regularly creates printables for you all and art prints, I always wondered how their printed material looked…paper quality (that’s huge for me!) and the color quality.  … Read more

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DIY Felted Garland Tutorial

I’m sure you’ve seen them all over the internet. The cute, DIY felted garlands using felted balls and fun shapes decorating kid’s rooms, mantels, Christmas trees…you name it. Did you know they are super easy to make? Well, I’m here to show you how you can make your own in minutes. Don’t buy a felted … Read more

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DIY Closet Organization and Outfit Look Book

I have talked to SO many friends who have struggles with their kids and getting them dressed.  I know for some moms and kiddos it can be a super stressful, daily battle.  Kids are asserting their independence and want to choose what they wear, sometimes things that look crazy, or aren’t appropriate for the weather or occasion, … Read more

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Interior Design: Tween Girl Bedroom Design Purple and Turquoise

Over the course of the last several months, I’ve had the pleasure of working on a project for some dear friends of ours who just made a cross-country move back to our neck of the woods.  They still owned their home here and had been renting it out for the last many years.  Having left years … Read more

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Adventure Awaits…free printable art print

Oh man!  How is it that Christmas break is already over?  It seems like just yesterday that I was feeling free…like I had 3 weeks ahead of me to lounge around, play with my family and enjoy some time off from the craziness of everyday life.  Whew!  That went by WAY too fast!  We are gearing … Read more

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DIY Hot Chocolate Bar

I have been seeing some SUPER cute hot chocolate bars lately.  Have you noticed them all over pinterest?  They are just darling and very stylized…like a party in themselves!  While you all know how much I love a party, and I love tons of details, I also love simplicity and EASY!!  I have guests coming … Read more

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Recipe: Sugar Crusted Carmelized French Toast

I have to say that this is one of my family’s absolute favorites. It’s definitely not on the diet, but for a once in awhile treat it’s ok. 🙂 I discovered it last Christmas. We were having a crowd over for Christmas morning for presents and breakfast AND we needed to be a church at … Read more

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Sweets: How to Frost a Cupcake!

Ever wonder how your favorite bakery frosts their cupcakes so perfectly? It isn’t as hard as you might think. You just need the right tools, equipment and technique! The tools and equipment are affordable and easy to find, and in just a few short steps I can show you how to get the professional look … Read more

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Eat: Recipe for Quick and Delicious Chicken Tortilla Soup

Dreaming of cold weather and rain has me wanting to make some homemade soup.  This is one of Ashley’s favorite dinners and a regular in our house, so I thought it was about time to share it here.  It’s super easy and delicious and you know how I feel about that combination! 😉     You can … Read more

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DIY: Interior Design: Quick and Easy Fall Shelf Decor

I can’t believe it is already almost the end of October!  My poor little girl has been begging to put out more decorations than just our measly pumpkins, so this weekend, I am going to deliver! 😉  With the help of a quick trip to HomeGoods earlier this week, I put together this easy fall shelf … Read more

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Interior Design: Teen Girl Bedroom Make Over

Hi there!  My name is Claire, and I couldn’t be more excited to be hanging out with all of you Pink Peppermint Design followers!  I have a blog crush on Tammy, so you can imagine my mini freak-out when she asked me to guest post!  I first discovered Tammy on Instagram and then ventured over … Read more

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Interior Design: Pops of Orange for October

While Halloween is fun, October doesn’t have to be all about spooky décor.  Celebrate the season by adding pops of orange to your normal everyday décor.  The best part?  It can stay after the holiday is over.  I’ve rounded up a few of my favorites from around the web to help you get started. 🙂 … Read more

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DIY Chalk Paint Table the Before and After

Remember that class I told you all about a Peinture Studios?  Well, I’m here to share the results of that little table with you. 🙂  It took me a bit to find the perfect accessories to dress I up, but I am SO excited with the finished product.  It looks so much more modern and … Read more

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Interior Design: Chalk Paint Workshop with Peinture Studios

For quite some time now I’ve been hearing all about the wonders of chalk paint.  I have several older pieces around my home, that were in need of some attention…you know the kind…not cool enough to be antiques, just old and beat up. 😉  In a search for more information about this amazing paint, I … Read more

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Interior Design: The Power of Pillows

Ah, pillows.  These little squares of fluff have so much power to change a space!  If you are feeling like you want a change, there is nothing like updating your space with a few inexpensive pillows to breathe some new life into your room.  One of my favorite things about having neutral furnishings is the … Read more

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