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Summer Home Tour : Our Summer Bedroom Design

School’s out for SUMMER! Woohoo! Welcome to our Summer Home Decor Tour! I love teaming up with Marty from A Stroll Thru Life and participating in her fun home tours each season. She is such a great hostess and I really enjoy seeing how everyone switches up their decor for the season. If you are … Read more

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OC Ranch Reno Kitchen Remodel Before & After

I know you’ve seen the OC Ranch Reno kitchen pop up in a few seasonal posts over the past few months, but I’ve never shown you the before and after so I thought it was about time! 🙂 I really did love this kitchen the way it was for many years. We were SO young … Read more

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New Project: Introducing the Alumni House

Well, it’s official…we just closed on a new project!! I’m excited to introduce The Alumni House. John and I have mulled over the idea of owning something in Provo for years. We both spent many years there going to school, and loved our time there. For the last couple of years we have been driving … Read more

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1987 Fixer Upper Paint Colors

Paint can be so tricky! Who would have known that white isn’t actually white and that there are about 43,597 different shades of white? If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed walking into a paint store, you are not alone! I used to joke that our houses always look like I’m a fan of camouflage before they … Read more

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Spring Blogger Home Tour 2022

I can hardly believe that I’m typing that title! Spring 2022?! How did we get here? Maybe my disbelief is in part due to the fact that we just got dumped on with snow yesterday, so it hardly feels like spring just yet…but we’ll get there! Hopefully, looking at all of the beautiful homes dressed … Read more

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Bedroom Design Ideas : Updating Andy’s Room

I am getting SO excited that Andy will be home in just a few short months! July can’t get here fast enough! Since we moved in…and really even before that, Andy has always kind of had a hodge-podge room. Hand me down furniture and kid’s stuff. I’ve made it work and it’s been fine, but … Read more

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How to Hang a Picture Perfectly by Yourself : A Foolproof Guide

The “honey-do” list in our house can admittedly get a little long sometimes. Can anyone relate? I have gotten used to relying on John to help me do most projects these days. When he was working like a dog for the first 15 years of our marriage, I did everything solo, now that he’s got … Read more

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Christmas Home Decorating Ideas – Home Tour

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…holiday home tour season! Have you been following along with all of these beautiful tours the last few weeks? I just love Marty’s tour and I’m so glad it’s my last tour this year. Saving the biggest tour and biggest room for last! 🙂 If you are joining … Read more

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Pretty Christmas Kitchen Decor Ideas Home Tour

December is here!! Yay for all things Christmas! Are your decorations up and ready to go? I love it when Thanksgiving falls just a little bit earlier in the month of December rather than on the 29th or something, because I love to have an extra few days after Thanksgiving to prepare for the month … Read more

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Cute Coastal Christmas Bedroom Decorating Ideas

Hello! Welcome to my very first home tour of the Christmas season! I’m so excited to be joining Tana and the other talented bloggers sharing their homes all decked for Christmas today! It’s so fun to have you here. Thanks for stopping by and spending a few minutes of your day with me! 🙂 I … Read more

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Cute Classic Christmas Decor

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! I know Halloween is still a few days away, but it is time to start thinking Christmas! If you want Christmas decor, now is the time to get it. Stores are having a hard time staying stocked and shipping is taking longer than ever, so get on … Read more

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Tips for Creating a Welcoming Home this Fall with Walmart

I can hardly believe that it’s the middle of October all ready! Fall is definitely here and prep for the holiday season is in full swing around here. Having my sister and her family staying with us last week for fall break was a good dry-run for more company that will be coming this season. … Read more

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Prettiest Studio McGee Christmas Decor at Target

Did you guys see the release of the latest Studio McGee Christmas Decor at Target this weekend? I think they are getting sneaky trying to not cause a massive website outage, because they used to announce/advertise her lines before they released, but now they announce it after it’s been up and for sale for awhile. … Read more

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Easy Design Updates for a Cozy Guest Bedroom

Get your guest bedroom cozy and ready to welcome family and friends this holiday season with these pretty guest bedroom decor ideas. We’ve been accustomed to welcoming guests year round in the OC Ranch Reno, and summer is a beautiful time to visit Utah, but what I didn’t expect when we moved to Utah is … Read more

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Christmas in September?

Christmas in September? Ok, I realize this may send some of you into a panic, but I got an email this morning that made me think I better get on it! McGee and Co released their Christmas merchandise, and if I’ve learned anything over the years, it’s that if I want something of theirs, especially … Read more

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Our Fall Living Room Decor Tour

Happy Monday!  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. We were on the road for most of it, and it never ceases to amaze me every time we take a road trip just how beautiful our world is! So many pretty skies and fields, mountains and valleys…it was fun to drive this time of … Read more

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Gorgeous Neutral Bedroom Design Ideas Mood Board

I have been working on a few projects lately and busy creating some mood boards / design boards to put together some pretty bedroom design ideas, so I thought I would share them here as well. I love a good neutral palette, so this bedroom design is something I would for sure love in my … Read more

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Pretty Pillows for Every Budget

With fall looming on the horizon, I naturally start to think about what new pillows I can mix into our every day decor to start making things feel a little bit more “fallish” around here. If you know me, you know I love pillows and think they are the easiest way to totally update your … Read more

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Pretty Summer Kitchen Updates with Walmart

It is hot, hot, hot around here this week. The heat of summer is in full swing! How are things where you are right now? Did you catch my stories a few days ago with the fire in our neighborhood? When it gets this warm out and the fires start it definitely gets a little … Read more

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30 Beautiful Summer Decorating Ideas and Home Tours

School is out for summer and that means pool days and beach trips and easy, breezy decor! If you are visiting from Jo-Anna’s beautiful tour, welcome!  These home tours that Marty puts together are always such a fun way to get a peek at everyone’s seasonal design ideas and I love it! As many of … Read more

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Pretty Summer Bedroom Decor Updates

The nights are getting longer and the days are heating up around here, which can only mean one thing…SUMMER! After such a long, weird year, glimpses of normalcy are starting to appear and it feels SO good to almost have this difficult school year for the kiddos behind us and a long, hot summer in … Read more

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Pretty Farmhouse Bedroom Design Ideas : Midway Modern Makeover

I love a reveal day! There’s nothing better than sharing a space that was tired and then getting to see what happens when we breathe some new life into it! The guest bedrooms at the Midway Modern Farmhouse were in need of some love. As I’ve mentioned many times before, this house had GREAT bones! … Read more

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Great Gifts for New Homeowners

There has been so much moving and shaking around the country this past year. The real estate market is unbelievably hot and people are looking to find a place to put down some roots that has more room to work from home, school from home and just be at home more than ever before. I … Read more

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Midway Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Remodel Before and After

I am the worst about sharing completed projects. I sat down last night to make a list of the things I had neglected to add here on the blog, and let’s just say…I may now have several printed pages of things I need to work on. Oops! lol! :0 There are so many spaces from … Read more

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My Favorite Kitchen Organization Products

I have been having so much fun putting the kitchen together at the OC Ranch Reno. I have made it my mission to make this kitchen (well, the whole house actually) as organized as possible. We don’t have as much stuff here, so it should be easier, right?! 😉 Kitchen organization products are coming in … Read more

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Small Living Room Decorating Ideas

Hello friends! I am so excited to be joining in on Marty’s spring 2021 home tour. I don’t know about you guys, but things around here are starting to feel a teensy bit back to normal, and doing a home tour definitely helps me feel like things are getting back on track! I have been … Read more

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Cute and Sophisticated Beach Themed Bedroom Decor

The OC Ranch Reno is finally starting to come together and I am SO excited to get the last of the furniture here and get it all decorated! You all know how much I love the beach and especially a modern coastal design, so this house is no exception…especially since it’s just minutes from the … Read more

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Pretty and Relaxing Bedroom Design Ideas

I can see spring on the horizon and that makes me excited to get a few things refreshed around here! I love putting together design boards for my clients and I often do it just for myself or for fun, and this is one of my favorites yet! I hope you don’t mind if I … Read more

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Summer Guest Room Design Ideas

It’s hard to believe that we are heading into the last month of summer before school starts up again…or at least some sort of school. This has been such an odd year. It’s practically felt like we have been on summer break since March…and yet all of our plans are on hold or have been … Read more

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Modern Master Bedroom Ideas : Our Summer Home Tour

Hello and welcome to our summer home tour! Has summer officially started for you guys yet? We ended “school” (aka distance learning) a week and a half ago, and headed for our home in CA, but several of our friends here in CA still aren’t officially done. I don’t know what I would do if … Read more

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30 Gorgeous Spring Living Room Ideas & Decor

With all this craziness in the world right now it has been a few weeks since I’ve blogged. Yesterday getting a post up with Easter ideas, and now today, being able to participate in Marty’s fun spring home tour has sure felt good! It’s brought some much needed normalcy into my life that feels like … Read more

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Our Modern Christmas Tree : 30 Gorgeous Christmas Home Decor Tours

Happy Monday! I love kicking off the week with a Christmas Home Tour!  I look forward to Marty’s amazing tours every year. There are so many beautiful homes for you to see all week. If you are joining me from Rhoda’s stunning blog Southern Hospitality, welcome!  I just love her home and everything she shares. … Read more

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31 Gorgeous Christmas Decorating Ideas for Every Room

One thing I always really wanted in a house was a dramatic staircase. Why? because I love the way they look at Christmas all decked out with garland and pretty ribbon. The rest of the year it’s a bit of a pain when I forget things over and over again that are upstairs…but at Christmas…wow. … Read more

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15 Beautiful Christmas Room Ideas : Our Christmas Bedroom Decor

I am SO excited to be sharing some of our Christmas home with you today! With Thanksgiving falling so much later this year, it has thrown me for a loop trying to hurry and get things ready for Christmas.  I don’t know about you guys, but I need that extra week in between Thanksgiving and … Read more

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Fall Decor : 30 Beautiful Fall Room Decor Tours

It’s hard to believe that it is already time for another fall home tour.  Is it just me, or do these years seem to be flying by faster and faster?  Well, believe it or not, we’re here and I’m excited to welcome to our Fall Decor Home Tour!  I just love joining Marty from A … Read more

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Spring Home Decor – 30 Beautiful Ideas

The weather is heating up…even if that means barely around these parts ;), the days are longer and spring has sprung!  Welcome to our Spring Home Decor tour!  I love teaming up with Marty from A Stroll Thru Life and participating in her amazing home tours each season.  She is such a great hostess and … Read more

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Current Home Tour – Our 1987 Fixer Upper

Hello and welcome to our 1987 Fixer Upper.  We purchased this home in April of 2017 and immediately began a total remodel.  The home was in good shape, and had good bones in a great neighborhood, which is what drew me to it, but it was dark and closed off and needed to be modernized … Read more

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31 Dazzling Christmas Living Room Decor Ideas

Welcome to our Christmas living room!  I was so excited when Marty from A Stroll Thru Life asked if I was interested in participating in her Christmas tour again this year.  I just love being a part of her tours!   If you are new to my blog or joining me from Life on Virginia Street, welcome!  … Read more

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27 Gorgeous Christmas Decorating Ideas

What a fun week!  I am so excited to be participating in the 2018 Holiday Home Tour with the talented ladies from 11 Magnolia Lane and Evolution of Style.  Lynch Creek Farm is sponsoring this tour and providing all of the homes with beautiful wreaths, garlands or centerpieces, so you are in for a real … Read more

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20 Beautiful Christmas Kitchen Decorating Ideas

It is time to deck the halls and I couldn’t more excited to kick off the Christmas decorating ideas with these 19 other talented bloggers to share all of our Christmas kitchen decorating ideas.  The kitchen truly is the heart of the home, and especially at the holidays when it is full of baked treats … Read more

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19 Beautiful Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas

How is it possible that there are only 17 more days until Thanksgiving?!  These last few months of the year are always such a blur.  Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year, or in charge of setting the table?  Well, good news.  You are in the right place for loads of beautiful Thanksgiving table setting ideas.  … Read more

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Halloween Home Tour : 7 Great Halloween Design Ideas

It’s the middle of October already! Can you believe it? I feel like I start out each holiday month feeling like I’m getting a head start on decorating, and then poof! Before I know it, the month is already half over and I am only partially ready. Today, I am teaming up with 6 of … Read more

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30 Beautiful Fall Home Decorating Ideas

It’s hard to believe that it is already time for another fall home tour.  Is it just me, or do these years seem to be flying by faster and faster?  Well, believe it or not, we’re here and I’m excited to welcome to our Fall Home Tour!  I just love joining Marty from A Stroll Thru … Read more

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Guest Room Must Haves- Tips for Creating the Ultimate Guest Room

I am so excited to be a part of this year’s Summer Home Tour hosted by Marty from A Stroll Thru Life.  If you are visiting from Marty’s beautiful home tour, welcome!  I always love participating in her fun tours, but this year is extra exciting for me since we have spent the last year … Read more

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Bunk Room Plans : Our Bunk Room Design

Happy Monday everyone and welcome to the Beautiful Bedrooms blogger home tour.   We were so excited for spring break this year because we had a slew of visitors.  It was great to have a reason to put the bunk room plans into action and finalize the bunk room design.  I always love any excuse to … Read more

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Spring Table Setting Ideas : Blogger Home Tour

There are only a few more days until Easter and that means it’s a perfect time for some Spring table setting ideas.  I made a goal this year to make the blog (hopefully) even more useful than it has been in the past by teaming up with some of my favorite bloggers each month to … Read more

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Spring Home Decor Tour: Our Spring Kitchen

We’re finally heading into longer days of sunshine and warmer temps are soon to follow…a girl can dream, right?   That must mean it’s time for a Spring Home Tour!  I love teaming up with Marty from A Stroll Thru Life and being a part of her fun home tours each season.   If you are stopping by the … Read more

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Rooms We Love- Blogger Home Tour

Happy Monday everyone and welcome to the Rooms We Love blogger home tour.  I hope you are having a wonderful long holiday weekend if you are lucky enough to get today off of work or school!  The kiddos are home and we are snuggling up inside by the fire to combat the snowstorm outside. 😉 … Read more

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Meaningful Spaces Christmas Decor Home Tour

I am so excited to be a part of this year’s Meaningful Holiday Home Tour.  Laura from Meaningful Spaces is kind enough to put this together every year.  I was lucky enough to live just minutes from her in OC, one of the reasons I can’t wait to return home to So Cal before too … Read more

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Christmas Home Tour

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…time to get the chance to get a peek into the homes all your favorite bloggers beautifully decorated for the holidays!  I LOVE this time of year and getting to check out my favorite home tours is definitely something I look forward to each Christmas season.  I am … Read more

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Buffalo Plaid Black and White DIY Temporary Wallpaper

At the risk of looking like a crazy lady, I am going to show you my family room Christmas decor. 😉  I LOVE a ridiculous feature wall, some of my favorites are the Halloween wall I did out of old medicine book pages, and last year’s snowflake wall.  To create something fun doesn’t cost much … Read more

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Moving on Up : Today is the Day

Today is the day.  The movers have come and gone, the carpets have been cleaned and we are handing the keys over to our renters tonight.  This is a wild ride.  I was reading a sweet story few days ago, trying to find some comfort in this whole move situation, and there, staring back at … Read more

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Summer Home Decor Tour

School is out and the days are long and hot which can only mean one thing…SUMMER! Welcome to our Summer Home Decor Tour! I love teaming up with Marty from A Stroll Thru Life and participating in her fun home tours each season. She is such a great hostess and I really enjoy seeing how … Read more

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Fixer Upper Update : 1980’s House Remodel Week 2

Demo is in full swing at our fixer upper.  This 1980’s house remodel is moving at record pace and I can’t believe how much has been accomplished in the last week!  I wanted to share the entry way, living/dining room and office with you today so you can see the original space and how we … Read more

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Spring Home Decor Ideas : Spring Home Tour

Th weather is heating up, the days are longer and spring has sprung!  Welcome to our Spring Home Tour!  I love teaming up with Marty from A Stroll Thru Life and participating in her amazing home tours each season.  She is such a great hostess and I really enjoy looking at everyone’s tours.  If you are … Read more

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Christmas Home Decor : Our Christmas Home Tour

Welcome to our Christmas Home Tour!  I was so excited when Marty from A Stroll Thru Life invited me to participate in her wonderful Christmas home tour this year.  She is such a great hostess and I enjoy looking at everyone’s tours each season, so I am extra excited to be participating this year!  If you … Read more

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Our Christmas Home – Christmas Home Decor Inspiration Shoot

Hello and welcome to our Christmas home tour!  I was so excited to join in Laura from Meaningful Spaces and some of my other favorite blogging friends to share one of our favorite holiday rooms.  I love Christmas, and I LOVE traditional red and green Christmas home decor.  This past year I finally committed to … Read more

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Fall Home Tour : Beautiful Home Decorating Ideas

Welcome to our Fall Home Tour!  I was so excited when Marty from A Stroll Thru Life reached out to see if I was interested in participating in one of her wonderful home tours this year.  She is such a great hostess and I enjoy looking at everyone’s tours each season, so I am doubly excited … Read more

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Master Bedroom Ideas : Home Decor

This summer our little house is going through some changes.  Some needed, some just for fun.  Summer is SO short this year, and since we use our house as the base for our little homeschool during the school year, my timeline is limited.  I have been researching and meeting with contractors over the last few … Read more

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Master Bedroom Design: I’ve got a Blank Space, Baby

I have spent much of the past week organizing, clearing out and getting ready for some changes around here.  Our master bedroom has been begging for a little attention for a long time and it is finally time for a little face lift.   I have been searching Pinterest and Instagram for bedroom design ideas … Read more

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How to set the perfect Christmas Table

Are you hosting Christmas dinner at your place this year?  Even if you aren’t, there is something fun about setting a perfect Christmas table.  We are not the most formal people at our house, we eat off of paper plates most of the time because I like to cut down on the number of dishes … Read more

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Christmas Holiday Decorations Home Tour

I can’t believe the time is here!!  I feel like I was just putting all of these fun holiday decorations up and now it’s almost time to take them down.  Before I do, I thought I’d give you a peek at our holiday home tour.   In years past I’ve had green, brown and gold … Read more

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The Moody Blues… a Blue Mantel Re-do with Chinese Urns

Lately, I’ve been seeing all of these gorgeous blue Chinese urns all over in fabulous room designs.  I have been dying to get my hands on one, and last week, I had narrowed it down to three.  I loved the shape of these, the size of this one, and just the overall look of this one.   What to do?!  … 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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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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January Design Organization and Storage Inspiration

Are you ready for some gorgeous images of a beautifully designed storage space to get you motivated to get organized in 2015?  Well, look no further!  When I ran across Emily’s amazing pantry, I had to contact her and ask her to share it with us.  Her entire home is full of beautiful design ideas. so be sure … Read more

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A Beautiful Christmas Holiday Home Tour with A Thoughtful Place Blog

I am SO excited to have Courtney from A Thoughtful Place blog here today sharing her Holiday Home and holiday decorations with us.  I feel so blessed to have had a chance meeting with Courtney earlier this year that has turned into a special friendship.  She is witty, a sweet and wonderful wife and momma, and an … Read more

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Reading Nook : Create a Cozy Space

I was at HomeGoods the other day and even though I “just ran in for one thing” we all know how that goes. 😉  I passed by all the fun new fall decor and couldn’t help myself.  I wanted to bring a little bit more of a fall vibe into my bedroom, so I grabbed a few … 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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