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10 Red, White and Blue Ideas!

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The Fourth of July in the U.S. is coming up soon! It's one of my favorite holidays. When we moved to Utah a few years ago, we were pleasantly surprised to discover that our new neighorhood has had a home-town Fourth of July parade for the past 60 or so years. It's right around the corner from our home. It actually happens right in front of the 1905 Cottage. Isn't that fun?? I love that the … [Read more...]

Free Fourth of July Patriotic Medallion Printables (and 11 MORE Patriotic Printables!)

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Here's an easy way to decorate for the Fourth. Simply print out these striped printables, fold them up and add one of the printable stars to the center. You can use them alone as patriotic lollies, attach them to tissue paper medallions (you can find them at any party store) and hang them on your mantel, from your porch or as a festive banner. Here are the individual printable PDFs for each … [Read more...]

Make a Summer DIY Tie-Dye Coffee Filter Wreath!

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A couple of weeks ago my girls and I had a little tie dying craft afternoon. We made a few different projects! And we had some left over dye, and I started going a little crazy. I wanted to try tie dying all kinds of things. One of the things I grabbed was a box of coffee filters. I tied some rubber bands around a few bunches of filters and poured some different color dyes on them. I was … [Read more...]

Planning a Kitchen Remodel For A Small Space … and 1905 Cottage Kitchen Sneak Peek!

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I am just in love with the 1905 Cottage I'm renovating. While most of the major work is done -- and there's a lot to share with you -- the biggest unfinished piece has been the kitchen. The people who had lived in this cottage before loved it and took good care of it. But it was time to update it. It wasn't bad, but we knew there was something magical underneath. But we had to do some … [Read more...]

Riley Blake Fabric Fest & Fabric Giveaway ($100 value)!!

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For the past couple of years I have had such a fun time being part of Riley Blake's Design Team. I have only been sewing for a couple of years so being on this team with so many AMAZING sewers has been a Dream-Come-True. And I am so excited to share that Riley Blake is throwing a super exciting event -- the Riley Blake Fabric Fest this September. It's going to be such an amazing time for … [Read more...]

Beachy Wood Shim Star Bunting and Wood Flag (tutorial)!

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Our June challenge from Lowes was to create a Patriotic Project. I thought it would be fun to make a wood bunting and flag to display. I wanted to create a "beachy" patriotic feel. It's perfect if you have a home that doesn't go with the traditional "Red White and Blue" theme. Here's how I made the Wood Shim Bunting and Flag: … [Read more...]

Patriotic Door Medallions (Free Printables) and I Love The USA Blog Hop!

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Happy Monday!! Today I am sharing an easy way to make Patriotic Door and Party Decor using tissue paper medallions. You may have noticed that I LOVE embellishing these easy and inexpensive party medallions. I have listed some of my other projects using them at the bottom of the post. Since 4th of July is coming up (and if you are in Utah, we also celebrate the 24th of July). So pretty much the … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Creative Transformations!

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Breathe some life into old rooms, furniture, and more with these beautiful projects from this week's Wrap-Up Party! Turn a dresser into a Media Stand with Flip Down Media Drawer @ Love, Pomegranate House Gold Leaf Home Accessories @ Now At Home Mom Organized Utility Closet @ Lookie What I Did … [Read more...]

Stenciled Pillow and FREE Printable Inspired by Oz the Great and Powerful

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I was asked to create a project based on the NEW Oz the Great and Powerful Movie. So fun!! Have you seen it? We watched it the other night and LOVED it!! It has some of our favorite actors in it and the colors and effects are amazing.   The thing that really touched me was the message of being able to reach your true potential. Not to spoil the plot for anyone who hasn't seen the … [Read more...]

Happy Summer – Silhouette Portrait Giveaway and Heat Transfer Deals ($269 value)!

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My kids are out of school this week. And to celebrate - I'm giving away my favorite crafting tool!! And if you haven't tried the Silhouette Heat Transfer material, it's a great way to try it out!  use code TATER at checkout for the special prices! I'll show you some of my favorite Silhouette projects and how you can win a Silhouette Portrait: … [Read more...]