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5 Tips to Creating a Beautiful Fall Front Porch!!

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Over the weekend I had a fun time finishing up our Halloween/Fall Porch. Here are 5 Tips to help you create a Striking Front Porch!  1. A Fall Wreath or Door Hanging can add color to your door. I made this festive Halloween wreath with knit fabric, felt and vintage buttons. I will share the tutorial and a FREE template to make the flowers tomorrow! I also added paper medallions over the … [Read more...]

Make a Fall Leaf Pillow in Minutes!

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Hello, everyone! Amy here from Positively Splendid. I am so glad to be back here at Jen's place to share a super quick and easy project to add a splash of fall to your home decor! To me, there is no better way to quickly update the feel of a space than by adding a few new throw pillows. The great thing about pillows is that they can be DIY'ed for pennies on the dollar of what you would spend to … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 21 DIY Home Decor Projects!

21 Home Decor Projects

I am on a "home makeover" kick. With the kids in school, I am working on getting my home updated. So I LOVED seeing these creative home decor projects that were linked up this week. Check them out for amazing, affordable and creative ways to update YOUR home's decor!! DIY "Metal" Letters @ Always in Wonder Rustic Wall Shelving Tutorial @ Making Home Base Rope Letters @ Love Grows Wild … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Accents — and a FREE printable!

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I just love our new Master Bedroom -- it's my favorite place! I've been adding a few more accents here and there to the room, and I've been looking for some unique decor elements to add. One of my favorite tricks with Shutterfly is to use not only their quality photo reproduction, but also to use their designs with graphic elements, too! (Like I did for the holiday pillow I designed for the … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Details: Make a Cozy Office Nook!

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One of my favorite parts of our new Bedroom Makeover is the office nook we carved out in the room. It's my favorite spot to sit in the mornings and check email. This is our peaceful retreat. I got a lot of questions on the Bedroom Reveal post about the rug and the desk in that area. Both are from one of my favorite furniture sources - DownEast Home. DownEast has amazing clothes, … [Read more...]

30 Day Challenge Reveal – Master Bedroom Makeover!

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The past 30 days have FLOWN by as I have been working hard to complete our Master Bedroom Makeover for the Jo-Ann and HGTV HOME™ Magic with Fabric & Trim challenge. It's been a whirlwind of activity, but SO much fun too!!! I have loved seeing my room transform every day into something new. You see, with three teenagers in the house, sometimes things get a little LOUD and CRAZY around … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Redo Reveal – Pinterest Party & More!

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I'm so excited to show everyone the results of my big Master Bedroom Redo project! As you know, I've been working for the last month on this huge project for the HGTV Home™ fabric and trim Challenge sponsored by Jo-Ann Stores! Tomorrow, August 22 I get to show you the whole room -- the Big Reveal! I've been able to show you how to make corded pillows, easy upholstered chair seats, and … [Read more...]

How to Upholster a Chair Seat and Our Master Bedroom Nook – Sneak Peek!

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We moved to Utah from the Bay Area, where we had a 1970's-era house that we completely remodeled. We were so excited to move to a home with more room for our 3 growing kids. And our master bedroom in our new home was a nice big space. I always meant to work on my bedroom but somehow I never got around to it. Fast forward 11 years. We are still in this home that we really love and our kids … [Read more...]

30-Day Room Makeover with Jo-Ann and HGTV Home™!!

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If you've been reading my blog for long you might know that I've been wanting to give my Master Bedroom a facelift for almost 4 years.  It just seems like there are always projects that get moved up higher on the list.  And it's a space that I've been struggling with. Do you have a space like that in YOUR home? So when Jo-Ann contacted me about making over a room in my home with their new … [Read more...]

Stencil a Lamp Shade With a Sharpie Marker!

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Hey, hey TT&J readers! It's me Jessica from Mom 4 Real, back with another fun home decor tutorial! It's summer, which means I am obsessed with all things sand and sea. I've spotted some really cute lamp shades with seashell and coral shapes on them lately, but shew...are they expensive or what? I spied a lamp shade with a coral design on it not too long ago and had a really hard time leaving … [Read more...]