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DIY How To Make Modern Planked Walls #1905Cottage

DIY Modern Planked Walls at Tatertots and Jello

  I was so inspired by the hall on the main floor of the 2012 Parade of Homes blogger house that I worked on last Summer! I knew that I wanted to do something similar in my 1905 cottage! (I changed mine a bit from what we did there.) I love this treatment because it adds architectural interest to a room or wall and can even make the room or space look larger. It's not hard to create … [Read more...]

Shutterfly Wood Wall Art and Master Bedroom Gallery Wall Sneak Peek!!

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I've been hard at work on my master bedroom makeover, and as part of that project I'm adding a gallery wall (on both sides of a door). Last month my sister Wenderful and her family came out for a visit and I talked her into a family photo shoot! I have wanted a gallery wall in my master bedroom for so long and was so excited to get started on it. Thanks Wendy for such awesome … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 21 Ways to Dress Up Your Walls

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I was so inspired by all of the great projects this week, and today I wanted to feature some great ideas for wall decor. I'm right in the middle of a master bedroom re-do -- and so walls are on my mind! Check out these 21 ways to dress up your walls -- you'll be inspired, too! Old Window Wall Remodel @ Remodelando la Casa Vinyl Framed Art @ Lolly Jane DIY Chalkboard Backpack Station … [Read more...]

We Did It! 24 Projects in 24 Hours!!

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Last month I headed to Ohio along with Jeff Devlin, Mark from My Fix It Up Life, Shelley from House of Smiths and Gail from My Repurposed Life to attempt what seemed like an impossible task -- 24 projects in 24 hours and all on a LIVE video stream!! To be honest, I was more than a little nervous and anxious to see if we could do it. We had a wonderful team. And through a HUGE amount of … [Read more...]

Make a Slipcovered Headboard — An Easy Way to Change Up Your Bedroom!

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I'm having such a fun time making over our master bedroom! I realized that it hasn't really been redone in about 9 years. Wow! I'm participating in something really exciting --  Jo-Ann and HGTV HOME™ Magic with Fabric & Trim challenge. And I only have 30 days to complete the room so I have been working really hard on it and it's been so much fun!! Of course the main part of a bedroom … [Read more...]

DIY Secret: How To Print Instagram Photos (on Post-it Notes and more!)

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After my Post-It Note printing tips and my Post-it Note Chore Chart, I got a lot of questions about how to print Instagram photos like I used in my chore chart:   I'll show you how I printed these Instagram photos for my chore chart, and then I'll give you a couple of other tips for printing your Instagram photos.   Note: these tricks will work for printing any photos … [Read more...]

Silhouette Giveaway and 40% off Silhouette Supplies!!

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Can you guys believe that it's almost AUGUST??? Where has the Summer gone?   I would be sad, except that my favorite time of the year is coming up!! Halloween, followed by Thanksgiving and Christmas. I can't decide which one I love most. SO fun!! I am so excited to get started on holiay crafts and decor. And that is why I am excited to be giving away my favorite crafting tool to one of YOU -- a … [Read more...]

Make a Post-It Note Chore Chart (With Free Printables!)

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When the Post-it Brand contacted me to make a DIY project using their products, I immediately thought of a chore chart. It's a project that I've been meaning to make and something that we really need around here. With kids ranging from elementary school through high school, I needed something that could accommodate all ages of kids and work for our family. And I love the new array of Post-it … [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...]

Weekend Wrap-Up Party — and 72-Roll Washi Tape Collection Giveaway!

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It's Friday!!! Time for the Weekend Wrap-Up Party -- where YOU get to share your projects ... and the rest of us get to admire your hard work and creativity! And this week, one lucky reader will win an awesome Instant Washi Collection (a $129 value) -- 72 rolls of Washi Tape! ... thanks to The Plaid Barn, a fabulous daily deal site with craft supplies, home decor, jewelry, and more. I'm … [Read more...]