How to Decorate for Fall with Apples

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Today, I want to share with you how easy it is to decorate your home for Fall using apples. Apples are great way to ease into the season and celebrate all things cozy. They add a touch of color and can also create a sense of harvest in your home. Here are a few easy ways to decorate your home for fall with apples…

17 Ways to Ease into Fall

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Today, I want to share with you 17 ways to ease into fall. Now, if you’re living in the South or the Southwest you may not even want to think about fall yet. I totally get it. I was thinking it might take the pressure off just a little bit to ease into fall, you know? Here are 17 ways to ease into fall…

Home Office Makeover

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You guys, seriously, I cannot believe reveal day for the home office makeover is finally here! For realz, we need to pop the champs! It seems like it’s been FOREVER since we started working on this room. Let’s have a walk down memory lane, shall we?

Before and After: Painted Office Bookcases in Seagull Gray

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Early last week, I spent the day painting the office bookcases in Seagull Gray for the home office makeover. It felt really exciting to be making progress on this project because we originally started working on the office way back in February. Of all the goals on our summer list, finishing the office was definitely at the top…

French Country Laundry Room Makeover

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I’m so excited to finally share the French Country laundry room makeover at my parent’s home, Bliss Barracks with you today. We’ve probably been dreaming up ideas for this space since May and it was such an honor to help bring my Mom’s vision to life. Here’s a look at how all the details came together…

The Easiest Way to Age New Clothespins

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Today I want to share with you the easiest way to age new clothespins. I was helping my mom redecorate the laundry room at Bliss Barracks when we stumbled upon this simple project. Here’s a look at how we easily “aged” new clothespins in just a few minutes using a product that has been a staple in our family’s home for as long as I can remember…

9 Ways to Keep the Laundry Room Clean and Organized

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Today’s post is all about keeping the laundry room clean and organized. I know laundry rooms come in all different shapes and sizes but any laundry room can be tidy in just a few simple steps. Here’s a look at 9 ways to keep the laundry room clean and organized…

Half-Bath Makeover


When I first thought about giving the half bath a makeover, it seemed like it would be a pretty straight forward process. We had no plans to change out anything major. In fact, the idea for the makeover was as simple as.…we have leftover paint, boards and battens in the garage…our garage is overflowing…let’s give this half bath a free mini makeover and clear out some clutter in the process…

Back to Basics: Summer Tablescapes

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Today’s post is going to be such a fun treat as we launch the first post in a new series called Back to Basics. Each month around this same time, I’ll be partnering with some of my favorite bloggers for a 101-style post on a variety of topics ranging from painting furniture to easy appetizers. This month, we’re sharing the basics of styling a summer tablescape…

Repurpose Old Fencing with This Easy Hack

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A few years ago, my parents surprised me with some old fencing they had saved from my childhood home, Loblolly Manor. I wasn’t sure how we would use them at first but ultimately, we decided to use the old fencing to give an industrial style shelving unit a farmhouse makeover. Here’s a look at how we repurposed old fencing with a simple hack…

How to Properly Care for Wooden Spoons and Cutting Boards

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As some of you may know my grandparents passed away in March of this year and a few weeks ago we met as a family to go through my Granny’s estate. We used to spend a lot of time in the kitchen together baking and making biscuits so some of the pieces I treasured most were found in the kitchen. I’m excited to say, I was able to bring home a few these items and I’m on a mission to make sure I take extra special care of them. Here’s a look at how you can condition wooden spoons and cutting boards in a few easy steps….

How to Easily Change the Color of Existing Grout

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It’s been about a year now since we’ve had an all-white kitchen save for the black granite countertops and hardware and while I love it all…I don’t know…I just kept looking at it thinking there was something missing. We finally decided we should add a bit of texture and changed up the existing grout color on the subway tiled backsplash. Here’s a look at the results…

Summer Picnic Essentials

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It’s no secret that we love a good treasure hunt. So, when we found ourselves in need of a few summer picnic essentials to take to the beach we headed out to our favorite thrift stores in what we thought would be an easy search for a picnic basket, plates, blankets and napkins.

11 Last Minute Patriotic Centerpiece Ideas

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I swear May and June feel like a blur! I can’t even believe it will be July at the end of this week. Have you guys started thinking about any fireworks displays or fun parties you want to attend or host yet? Here’s peek at 11 last minute 4th of July centerpiece ideas you can make in minutes…

Adding Whitewash to Farmhouse Furniture

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Adding a whitewash technique to farmhouse furniture is an easy way to highlight the woodgrain and character of your favorite pieces without the process of painting, sanding and distressing. Today, I’m sharing how I used the whitewash technique on our coffee bar cabinet and how you can use it too…