Master Closet Reveal!

May 31, 2013 AT 4:27 pm 17 Comments

 

I am so excited to share my new master closet with you!

I cannot believe that I actually have a closet this big!  Especially because for the last 8 years, I’ve always had to keep my clothes in a hall closet.  The fact that I actually have a closet “in” my room makes me beyond happy!

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I wanted this space to not only hold our clothes, but I also wanted it to have a makeup vanity just for me!

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So Cy built me this corner vanity!  I will share the tutorial of how he built it with you next week.

Do you remember what this room looked like before?

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Now, let’s take a tour of our new master closet from EasyClosets!

We are going to tour the room to the right so you can kind of see how it is laid out.

To the right of the window is the shoe store unit for Cy.  It also holds some of his shorts and pants.

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To the right of that is the “built in” closet that was actually the original closet in this room.  This space holds all of Cy’s clothes.

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If you keep moving to the right, you will see my clothes.  Smile

I love how much more room I have for my clothes with EasyClosets.

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In the very corner of this room, there is a tall clothes rod that holds my dresses, and a shelf where I store my purses.

Then we have a drawer unit that holds my clothes on top, and Cy and share the drawers on the bottom.

 

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One of my very favorite parts of the room is my shoe shelves!  Seriously y’all!  My shoes have been in piles at the bottom of my closets every since I was a child.

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It is so awesome to be able to actually “see” my shoes.  I do not have a ton of shoes.  Most women would put me to shame, like my sister, so this is the perfect about of shelving for my shoes.

Well, that’s the tour of my new master closet!

I absolutely love it!

My master closet makeover was sponsored by EasyClosets.

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I have thoroughly enjoyed working with them.  I would honestly recommend working with this company to anyone I know.

If you are looking to organize a closet in your home, consider using EasyClosets.

If you have any questions about their products, feel free to ask in the comments.

 

BTW, Would you like to win a chance to

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Favorite “PINS” Friday!

May 31, 2013 AT 10:15 am 2 Comments

 

Before I show you my favorite pins this week, I wanted to share a few things with you.

First of all, in 18 days, I will be on my way to Nicaragua!  I absolutely cannot believe it, and I am so excited!!  I hope you will follow me along on my trip.  I cannot wait to share my stories with you.

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Secondly, I wanted to let you know that I guest posted over at 30DaysBlog yesterday as part of Mique’s “Funner in the Summer” series.  I meant to tell you yesterday, but I forgot.  The summer craft that I shared is something that my son, Luke, thought was a “blogworthy” craft. Smile

 

You can check it out here:

 

Lastly, I wanted to let you know that later today I am going to share my Master Closet reveal!  Woohoo!!!

I am so excited!  So be sure to come back later today and check it out!

 

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Now for my favorite pins from this week!

 

 

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DIY Herb Holder {Pantone Emerald}

May 29, 2013 AT 10:46 pm 25 Comments

 

So you may have heard the Pantone Universe Color of the Year was Emerald.

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I never knew that there was such a thing as the “color of the year” until I started blogging.  Smile

But man, when it comes out, the design world goes crazy!  Everything starts showing up in the color of the year.

Including paint at Lowe’s.

The Pantone Universe’s color of the year, Emerald, is sold exclusively at Lowe’s in the Valspar Signature line of paint.

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I have been wanting to make an herb holder for a long time.  {I’m hoping it will make me start cooking more at home, or at least make me look more domestic.}

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So I decided this would be the perfect project to try out the Pantone Color of the Year, Emerald!

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This project was SUPER easy!  I bought a 2ft x 4 ft sheet of plywood from Lowe’s.

I laid three plastic containers that would be the size of my herb boxes on the plywood.

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Then I drew lines on the plywood for how big I wanted to make the back of my herb holder.

For the herb boxes, I just used a 2 x 4 board to draw lines across the plywood the width of the 2×4.

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Then I used a jig saw to cut on the lines.  {I don’t usually use the jig saw with my left hand, but I was trying to take this picture of myself, so I had my camera in my right hand.}  Smile

 

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I cut those strips of plywood into smaller sections to make my herb boxes.

Because this wood is so thin, I thought the best route was to put this together with my glue gun.

 

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I was TOTALLY not worried about making perfect boxes.  I didn’t care if all the pieces of the boxes lined up perfectly or if there were gaps.  I wanted this to look like an old fashion herb holder.  The imperfections just gave it character!

I used my level to space the boxes about 10 inches apart from the bottom of the boxes.

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Then I hot glued the boxes to the back piece of the holder.  Believe me, those boxes are not going anywhere!

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Next, I painted the herb holder with two coats of Pantone’s Emerald from Lowes.

This is a bright color of green.

 

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Since I wanted my herb holder to look “vintage,”  I decided I needed to age it a little with some dark wax.

 

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I absolutely LOVE the way it looks with the dark wax on it.

I wanted to label my herbs, so I used some chalkboard paint from Lowe’s and painted rectangles on the fronts of the boxes.

 

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After the chalkboard paint was dry, I added the names of the herbs with a piece of chalk.

I lined each box with aluminum foil.  Then I placed the herb plants that I bought at Lowe’s into the black plastic containers and placed them on top of the aluminum foil.

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I really love my little herb holder!  The herbs smell A-ma-zing!

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Now I need to actually take the time to make a meal so that I can use them. Smile

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Do you keep fresh herbs in your kitchen?

Which are your favorite herbs?

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If you want to see more Emerald Green projects check out this month’s Lowes Creative Ideas Magazine.  It is available free on your Iphone or Ipad in the digital version or you can sign up here for it to be delivered directly to your mailbox.

 

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Disclosure:  I received a Lowe’s gift card to purchase the materials for this project.  All opinions, of course, are 100% mine!


 


Summer Tour of Homes!

May 29, 2013 AT 8:49 am 1 Comment

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Mark your calendars, ladies!!!

You are NOT gonna want to miss this year’s Tour of Homes!

Starting next Monday, you will get to virtually tour the homes of 6 or 7 amazing home bloggers each day FOR FOUR DAYS!  You heard me right. :)

And on the 5th day, {next Friday, June 7th}, you can link up YOUR OWN  HOME TOUR at Gina from Shabby Creek Cottage.

The props to Gina for organizing this parade!  You can read more about the tour here.

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Celebrating Dad with Amazing Father’s Day Finds at World Market!

May 27, 2013 AT 9:19 pm 6 Comments
This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of World Market for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

 

Last Friday, my sister and I took a road trip {with Eli} to the World Market in Louisville, Ky.  A lot of my blog friends have said that they love the World Market, so I was excited to check it out.

Once we got in the store, it didn’t take me long to figure out why they loved it.

This place has everything for the home!

Shower curtains, storage containers…

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Bedding…

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Eli found a comfy chair that he loved…

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I absolutely loved these desk chairs!  I thought they would look great in my new office.guest posts 055

There are some really cool and unique lights, along with a ton of different lamp shades…

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Of course, I loved these wire baskets!  I thought these would be cute in my office too!

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World Market also has food items to purchase.  YUM!

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I loved these vintage soda bottles.  How cute are they?!

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My sister found some type of spread that she said her husband, Wayne, would love.

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And Eli was super excited to find some “fluff!”

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They also have beautiful tablecloths, placemats, and napkins…

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I didn’t realize they had furniture, but I loved every set of table and chairs they had there!  It really is my “style.”

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If you need BBQ & Grilling items for this summer, they’ve got that too!

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Eli decided to test out the Outdoor Furniture & DecorSmile

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There is plenty of tableware at World Market.  I loved all of the white dishes.

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And they even have some jewelry!

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I made Eli model a hat for you guys.  Isn’t he cute?

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While at the World Market, I was looking for some items that I could use to celebrate my husband, Cy, on Father’s Day.  World Market is a great place to get Father’s Day Gifts.

My husband loves pizza, so I picked up some whole wheat pizza crusts and pizza sauce.

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I also bought what I call a “chicken wire cupcake stand” because Cy LOVES cupcakes, and I knew I would get a lot of use out of this piece.

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And I just had to get the vintage soda bottles because I knew Cy and the boys would love drinking them. Smile

 

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How cute are the “Dad’s Old Fashioned Root Beer” bottles?  My boys love root beer.

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Let’s just say that the food didn’t last long in my house full of boys!

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Did you know that Cost Plus World Market is Celebrating Dad this year with their Dad’s Day Sweepstakes.

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Facebook Fans can enter for a chance to win one of 4 Weekly Grand Prize Packages: $1,000 World Market gift card for you and a $1,000 World Market gift card for dad to celebrate his special day!

Participants can earn bonus entries for liking our Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram & Tumblr brand pages (via World Market’s Facebook page) for more chances to win.

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Haven Conference 2013 Ticket Giveaway!

May 26, 2013 AT 11:18 pm 42 Comments

 

 

I am so very, very grateful for the men and women who have given their lives in sacrifice for our freedom.

We remember them today.

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I pray that you have a wonderful Memorial Day and that you get the chance to relax, remember, and spend time with loved ones.

 

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Today, I am hosting a giveaway for a ticket to the Haven 2013 Conference!!!

 

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Y’all, if you love Home DIY blogs, you do not want to miss this conference.

I am on the Haven Planning Team, and let me tell you, this conference is going to be the bombdiggity!

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We have AMAZING speakers lined up!

 

Check some of them out…

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Ashley Mills writes at thehandmadehome.net where alongside her husband they share their love for creating a home and the never-ending adventures of parenthood. Suffering a serious aversion to piles of laundry and Comic Sans, she considers herself well versed in the fine art of chasing her three littles, sarcasm, and wearing paint in her hair. The handmade home : creating a haven for the very day.

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Beckie Farrant is a Midwest gal and mom of 2 living in Indianapolis, IN. She is a tri-blogger (yep three blogs!) at Infarrantly Creative, Knock Off Décor and Roadkill Rescue. Beckie loves turning items most people would throw away into usable and beautiful décor for her home. She has hundreds of tutorials on handmade gifts, home décor and knock-off projects and loves to inspire other women to do-it-themselves.

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Brooke is the owner of All Things Thrifty, a fun website of never-ending projects cluttering up her garage. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time at the lake with her family, sipping Diet Coke (with coconut) and snacking on peanut butter M&Ms. Brooke has a master’s degree in corporate and interpersonal communications and is a former college professor. She currently lives in sunny St. George, Utah with her husband Dan and her four kids Oaklyn, Connelly, Londyn and Creed.

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Carmel is a Southern California girl who fell in love with a blue-eyed boy with a southern accent and followed him around the country until they finally decided to put down roots in the bluegrass. She chronicles her adventures in transforming their fifth house into a home on her blog aptly named, Our Fifth House.

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Cassity is the blogger behind Remodelaholic.  With a degree in interior design and two whole home remodels under her belt, she started a blog to document their third home transformation.  Now working on their fourth home remodel, she and her husband both work on the blog full time, while juggling life with two young daughters!

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Courtney, a mom of two,  is the author of A Thoughtful Place where she dishes on affordable DIY projects for decorating, entertaining, and organizing the home. She recently started her own interior decorating firm with her sister in Orange County, CA. While not working on home projects, she enjoys traveling, date nights, bike rides with the family, and kick boxing.

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Court Tuttle is a Utah based SEO mega-geek, a husband and proud father, and owner of both The Blog Builders (where he helps people to learn to grow their blogs) and The Keyword Academy (an SEO training school). He also authored SEO For Creative Bloggers™. Court’s work has been featured on some of the biggest blogging and SEO sites on the web including SEOmoz, Problogger.net, and JohnChow.com

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Atlanta-based interior designer, writer, and philanthropist, Erika Hollinshead Ward lives for creativity. She worked in the design-build industry as an accountant before turning her passion for interior design into a successful business (Erika Ward Interiors). As the author of internationally recognized blog, BluLabel Bungalow, she chronicles her interior design projects and encourages homeowners move from inspiration to action. In her community uses her decorating prowess as the co-founder of Room Service Atlanta, a non-profit that decorates transitional housing for those experiencing hardship.  In her spare time, this busy wife and mother of four enjoys exploring new cuisine and places off the beaten path.

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Gina created The Shabby Creek Cottage in 2009 to chronicle her and her husband’s journey of remodeling her childhood home. She blogs to help people embrace their space, no matter what kind of house it is on any budget. She is also the author of the upcoming book How to Start A Home-based Etsy Business.

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Heather is first and foremost a wife to the love of her life and a homeschool mom of two. Heather co-authors the blog At The Picket Fence with her sister Vanessa. A self-taught DIYer who isn’t afraid of power tools, Heather’s home has been featured in magazines such as Romantic Homes and Better Homes and Gardens.  She serves as a HomeTalk Ambassador as well as a regular contributor to Houzz.com, FOLK Magazine Blog, Celebrating Everyday Life Magazine and Southern Belle Magazine. Heather loves to share her passion for navigating the waters of blogging with both new and seasoned bloggers.

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Jennifer Rizzo is a Midwest artist/designer/blogger and owns Jennifer Rizzo Design Company.Nestled in the Chicago ‘burbs with her 3 girls, hubby and lots of projects waiting to be worked on, She loves designing home decor and creating jewelry and  mixed media art.She has been retailing/wholesaling for over 6 years,and sells her handmade home decor and one of a kind creations in boutiques and retailers across the country as well as on-line. She has been featured in publications such as Somerset Life,Somerset Home, Romantic Homes, and Country Living magazine.She teaches art/creative living and creative business classes, and writes about DIY and artful living at the lifestyle blog JenniferRizzo.com.

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KariAnne writes the blog Thistlewood Farms from the back porch of her farmhouse tucked away in the rolling hills of Kentucky.  She lives with her husband, four children, two dogs, two cats, a tortoise, a herd of deer, a family of rabbits and a salamander.  KariAnne loves sweet tea with lime, mis-matched chairs, thunderstorms, crickets singing in the rain and walking at sunset with her knight-in-shining-armor.  Thistlewood Farms was recently named Country Living Decorating Blog of the Year and has been featured in publications such as Flea Market Decor, Hobby Farm Home, Country Living and online outlets such as Apartment Therapy, Apple Magazine, Resource Restyle and Country Living On-line.

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Katie Bower is the jedi-knight of the quirky ’everything’ blog called Bower Power where she catalogs her home renovations and crafts, photography tips and her boy’s random acts of awesomeness.  She is slowly making her house a home, figuring out how to do motherhood, and laughing her way through this ride called life.

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Kristen Duke brings photography and DIY projects together in her creative and colorful blog, Capturing Joy. Written from her bright yellow desk in her home in Austin, Texas, Kristen shows readers the happy side of raising a family, photography, fanciful parties, yummy desserts and home projects. A mother of 4, Kristen loves to see moms on both sides of the camera lens: snapping pictures and getting in the photos with their kids. She helps readers take their family snapshots to the next level with her photography books (SayNO to Auto and Get Focused!) and showcases how to decorate with pictures in an ongoing series. Kristen carries her camera everywhere, loves her hot pink jeans and never turns down white chocolate chip cookies.

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Lindsay is a color-obsessed, stay at home mom of two, who’s transforming a blah blah builder’s beige home into an inspiring and eclectic space with her husband Tom. They live outside of Austin, Texas where the temperate climate allows them to DIY year round. Lindsay has been blogging since 2008, when she started Living with Lindsay.

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In the 23 years she has worked for home & garden magazines, Lisa Mowry has produced more than 1,000 features for national and local magazines. She is the Atlanta editor for such well-known publications as Better Homes & Gardens, Traditional Home and Decor, as well as a dozen other of BH&G’s special interest magazines…titles such as Do-it-Yourself, Country Gardens and Kitchen & Bath Ideas. Lisa has also been a regular contributing editor to Atlanta Magazine for 16 years and has written articles for Southern Living, as well. Before her freelance career, she was the senior editor at Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles magazine.

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Marian, aka Miss Mustard Seed, is a youth pastor’s wife, mother of two little boys and a lover of all things home. In addition to authoring her self-title home décor blog, she is an antiques dealer, freelance writer for HGTV.com and designer of the Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint line of DIY products.  Marian’s first book, Inspired You, was published in November of 2012.  Her work has been featured in Better Homes & Gardens, Women’s Day, Cottages & Bungalows, Flea Market Style and Romantic Homes.

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Michael is a lifestyle blogger, designer, and entrepreneur. On his blog, Inspired by Charm, he is armed with a fearless approach, a splash of color, and a whole lot of passion. From decorating to baking, Inspired By Charm is all about making everyday life more beautiful.

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Myra is a passionate creator of beauty both in her home and in the homes of interior design clients. She thrives on creating a beautiful life as a devoted wife to her childhood sweetheart and mommy to two little men. After beginning several blogs in the last seven years, she finally found her “sweet spot” writing at My Blessed Life where she inspires readers to creatively thrive at home through diy projects, crafts, recipes and healthy living.

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Sandra Powell has been transforming homes for the last decade and is currently remodeling her fifth home.  Sandra shares her progress as well as DIY tutorials and project plans on her site, Sawdust Girl.  Sandra uses her remodeling and carpentry experience to design custom built-ins and help others build amazing projects in their own homes — saving thousands of dollars creating high end, professional results.

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Sarah Macklem is a Home Stylist from Detroit specializing in interior design for real people.  Sarah writes the design blog, The Yellow Cape Cod where she offers daily design advice, project tutorials and inspiration.  TheYellowCapeCod.com also provides affordable custom online design services for real people nationwide.

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Two sisters transforming their homes on a budget, and sharing their love for DIY along the way at their blog Shanty2Chic.  They hope to inspire you to grab a paint brush, pick up that scary tool, and get to work!

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Sherry Petersik writes the home blog Young House Love with her husband, where they share the good, the bad, and the ugly as they make their house a home while wrangling a chatty toddler and a moody chihuahua. Their book, Young House Love, came out last fall and was a New York Times Bestseller (much to their complete and utter shock). Sherry enjoys long walks on the beach and has never met a ceramic animal that she didn’t like.

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Stacy Risenmay has a successful home décor blog called Not Just A Housewife. She is a DIY lovin’ stay at home mom of four little boys. She writes about fixing up her small 1938 cottage style home. Stacy does everything from building furniture, painting, gardening, organizing, and an occasional recipe. She has been featured in several magazines including Better Homes and Gardens. Her goal is to inspired her readers to take risks. Great design doesn’t have to be expensive. Having a small space and small budget forces you to be creative.

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As a public relations and social media practitioner, Tauni has spent more than 12 years handling communications and events for an array of clients, from the NBA and Olympics to corporate groups and politicians. Today she handles online marketing and social media for American Crafts. Tauni blogs at SNAP! Creativity and organizes an annual conference for professional bloggers.

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Wendy Hyde is a professional interior designer who started writing her blog, The Shabby Nest, as a way to share her many decorating ideas with like-minded people.  She loves creating high-end looks on a shoe-string budget.  Wendy believes there are no design dilemmas only creative challenges that help her think outside the box!

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That is an AWESOME line up!

And that’s not all

of the speakers…

There are even more. Smile

 

 

Can you even stand all that DIY goodness?!!

 

I am so excited about this conference!!!!  I really hope I get to see you there.

 

Tickets to Haven are SOLD OUT! 

But here is your chance to win a ticket of your very own.

To enter, just use Rafflecopter below {it may take a minute to load.}

 

Goodluck!

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I will announce the winner in one week!

 


 


A Heart of Hospitality

May 25, 2013 AT 8:56 am 7 Comments

 

I pray so many times that God would give me a greater heart of hospitality. I want it so badly.

I want my home to be a place where people always feel welcome. However, most of my married life, our homes have been construction zones. Smile

Table saws and nail guns are not my idea of “welcoming.”

But I need to get over the imperfections in my home, and realize that I can be hospitable despite our mess.

I’m thankful for blog friends that encourage me to do so.

A couple of weeks ago I shared an ebook that one of my blog friends had written called “Kidventures.”

Today I get to share another wonderful ebook that my blog friend, Edie, has written.

Edie is the amazing author of the wonderful blog, Life in Grace. She is a very beloved blogger in blogworld.

I have had the pleasure of meeting Edie in person at the Blissdom Conference, and I am looking forward to spending a week with her in Nicaragua on our Compassion Bloggers trip in June.

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Here she is with Rhoda and Layla at Blissdom.

Edie has written a wonderful ebook that teaches us all the true meaning of hospitality.

If you would like to get a copy for yourself, just click on the button below.

 

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Favorite “PINS” Friday!

May 24, 2013 AT 12:00 am 5 Comments

 

Happy, Happy Friday!!!

Today I am headed to the World Market in Louisville with my sister and niece.

I’ve never been to a World Market, have you?  I’m super excited about it.

I will be sharing a post about our experience next week. Smile

 

Here are my favorite pins from Pinterest this week.

 

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Progress we’ve made on our Master Closet

May 23, 2013 AT 8:16 am 6 Comments

 

Hello Darlings!

I wanted to share with  you something that we did in our master closet.

I showed you a couple of weeks ago how we started installing our EasyClosets.

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On the other side of the closest is the original small closet that was built in this room.

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We wanted to remove the header to make it look not so much like a “closet within a closet.”  Since this room is part of our original ranch house, this is not a load bearing header.

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Cy used a hand saw to cut through the 2×4’s and removed the header.

 

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Then I painted the inside of the closet to match the rest of the room  and then began installing my EasyCloset.

 

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It took me less than 10 minutes to install this part of the closet.  Maybe less than 5 minutes!  I loved how easy it was.

This is Cy’s part of the closet, and you can see on the left of the picture below that we installed a shoe rack for him as well.

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Now we need to trim out this part of the closet, and we are almost done!

Yay!!!

 

We’ve really been enjoying this new space!

I will show you the final pictures of our closet makeover next week.

 

If you’d like to create your own custom closet, just click on the button below.

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Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by EasyClosets.  I was given product to review.  All opinions are 100% mine.

 


What I’m Lovin’ Wednesday…My StitchFix!

May 22, 2013 AT 10:09 am 16 Comments

 

I have been dying to share this with you.

I have something new that I LOVE.  Smile

 

It’s called StitchFix, and my sister, Cyndi, introduced it to me.  She is a fashion blogger for women over 40 who shares tips on her blog about how to be beautiful inside and out.

She told me about this fun little service she’s been using… StitchFix.

 

Stitch Fix is a personal styling service. I don’t know about you, but I need help with my “styling.”

I’m a DIY girl.  I spend most of my time in yoga pants and tshirts, and my accessories are paintbrushes and tool belts.  Smile

I used to like to shop for clothes when I was younger, but now, not so much.  I don’t have the time, and I am too picky.

 

So Cyndi convinced me to try StitchFix, and here is how it works.

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What is Stitch Fix? 

Stitch Fix is a personal styling service. A group of stylists put together 5 stylish pieces of clothing (sometimes jewelry and/or accessories items are included) and ship them directly to you!  It’s a great way to add to your current wardrobe and get a hold of pieces that you might otherwise not have access to. No two Fixes are alike. Each one is hand–picked just for you.

How does it work?

1. Sign Up (There may be a brief waiting period based how well our current inventory matches you. Don’t worry, wait times are just a few days to a few weeks.)

2. Complete Your Style Profile~~After you get your welcome email,  you can start immediately on your Style Profile. We need to know your size, shape, style, price preferences, and lifestyle to get your Fix right. It’ll take about 10 minutes.

They will ask you questions like, “What do you think of the style below?”

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2. Schedule a Stitch Fix~~Pick a date, and we’ll send you a box of 5 clothing and accessory items we’ve hand-picked just for you. Schedule monthly, or as often as you like—it’s your call. You pay a $20 styling fee up front, which serves as credit toward anything in your Stitch Fix shipment.

3. Try it all on~Try on everything they send you—you never know what you’ll like until you see it on. Pair it with items already in your closet. Each item includes style cards with ideas and inspiration on how to wear it.

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4. Decide~Take 3 days to decide what you’ll keep. Pay for just what you want to keep, return the rest in our pre-paid mailing bag at any USPS mailbox. Keep all 5 items and you save 25% off the entire shipment.

You can set up your Stitch Fix monthly or schedule them whenever you need them. You can cancel at anytime!

I just got my StitchFix box, and I wanted to share it with you!Smile

 

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It was wrapped up so pretty and fancy-like.  I loved looking at the 5 items that the StitchFix team picked out for me.

I liked three of the items in my box.

First was this comfortable and casual red top.

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I will get  a lot of wear out of this top.  I can wear it with shorts, skirts, or jeans.

I also loved this black cowneck shirt they sent me. I love to wear sleeveless tops in the summer, and this one will go with anything. It can be dressed with a pencil skirt or down with blue jeans.  It would also look great under a blazer.

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This last top is my favorite.  I love the bright colors and the chevron pattern.  It is soooo super silky and comfortable.  I know I will love wearing it.

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There was another navy blue sleeveless tank in the box that I didn’t think I would wear as much as these three, and a sweater that I didn’t like, so I sent those back in the pre-paid mailing bag they sent me.

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If I didn’t like anything in my box, I would just place all 5 items back in the pre-paid mailing bag and mail it back to StitchFix.  {I do loose my $20, though.}

 

Isn’t that fun?

My sister has been doing this for several months and has gotten a lot of really cute items that she has kept.

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I cannot wait to see what is in my next box!

So what do you think?

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