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Hi everyone and welcome back to our weekly link party! I’m so glad you’re here! If you’re just joining us, the Tutorials & Tips party is the place for bloggers in our niche to link up their best tutorials, tips, crafts, room reveals, furniture makeovers, recipes, etc. Each week, I feature and pin my favorites. […]

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When I started my blog 10 years ago, I quickly realized that I wanted to MEET all of these amazing online friends in person–like maybe at a conference just for bloggers. Back then there weren’t very many blog conferences available and there definitely weren’t many niche conferences. I wanted there to be a conference just […]

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If you’re looking for a way to instantly add curb appeal to your home’s exterior, just add beautiful window flower boxes! Enjoy this post chock full of flower box inspiration taken from homes in Charleston, SC!  Flower Box Ideas: Window Flower Box Inspiration from Charleston Homes On our recent trip to Charleston (which you can […]

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Welcome to the party! I’m honored that you’ve chosen to stop by! If you’re just joining us, the Tutorials & Tips party is the place for bloggers in our niche to link up their best tutorials, tips, crafts, room reveals, furniture makeovers, recipes, etc. Each week, I feature and pin my favorites. Please read the […]

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That area in your kitchen between your countertops and cabinets and behind your stove might be small in size but mighty in importance! Here are 5 things to consider when choosing a kitchen backsplash from Shaw Floors.  This post is created in partnership with Shaw Floors. All opinions are my own. One of the things […]

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Making this one small change on your home’s exterior could mean more dollars in your pocket at closing time! Image sources: Pictures are courtesy of Clopay. This post is created in partnership with Clopay. All opinions are my own. When we moved into our home last July, one of the first things I noticed is […]

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Hi everyone! I trust you’ve had a restful extended weekend and are ready to share your latest creations with us! If you’re just joining us, the Tutorials & Tips party is the place for bloggers in our niche to link up their best tutorials, tips, crafts, room reveals, furniture makeovers, recipes, etc. Each week, I […]

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16 Delicious Berry Recipes!  Berry season is here! Delicious recipes have been shared for the last few weeks in the weekly linkup party held here on the blog every Monday evening. I rounded up some great recipes for you, and I’d love for you to check out them out and tell me which ones you’re […]

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Welcome back friends to the Tutorials & Tips Link party! We’ve had a lot of new faces around here lately which is wonderful!  If you’re just joining us, the Tutorials & Tips party is the place for bloggers in our niche to link up their latest and greatest tutorials, tips, crafts, room reveals, furniture makeovers, […]

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One of the greatest perks and blessings of having a large social media community to call upon when needed is that I can gather personal recommendations from like-minded people for pretty much anything! Sure, I could always just consult travel sites for recommendations, but I never know if I can fully trust the reviews. But […]

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10 Tips for Decorating with Plants and Greenery! Great ideas!  Decorating with plants, flowers, and greenery is a great way to add color and interest to your home decor. I’ve rounded up some gorgeous examples of home decor using plants and greenery, and I hope that you can gather some inspiration for your home. Thank […]

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Hi everyone and welcome! I am so glad you stopped by to link up your projects to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party today! If you are new here, a special welcome to you! The Tutorials & Tips Link party is the place for bloggers in our niche to link up the latest and greatest […]

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10 Easy DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas!  Mother’s Day is right around the corner,  and I’d love to show you some simple ideas! Please click on the blue/gray links to be taken to the tutorial. We only have a few days, so let’s jump right in!  1. Giver Her Hydrangeas and this HYDRANGEA FLOWER HACK BY […]

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Don’t have the budget to completely gut your builder-basic bathroom? No problem! Copy these tips to create a beautiful, budget-friendly, boho farmhouse bathroom makeover!  Budget-Friendly Boho Farmhouse Bathroom Makeover  This post is sponsored by Better Homes & Gardens at Walmart and contains affiliate links. We purchased our South Carolina home last July and over the course of […]

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Welcome friends! I am glad you stopped by to link up your projects to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party today! If you are new here, a special welcome to you! The Tutorials & Tips Link party is the place for bloggers in our niche to link up the latest and greatest tutorials, tips, crafts, […]

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Now is the perfect time time to build a window box to spruce up your curb appeal! Here are 10 Gorgeous Window Box Planter Ideas for you!  10 Gorgeous Window Box Planters: How to Style & Build Flower Box Planters Window flower box planters are timeless. Check out these gorgeous ideas, pick a favorite, and […]

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Happy spring everyone! I hope it’s finally sunny and warm where you are. I am glad you stopped by to link up your projects to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party today! If you are new here, let me give you the quick run down. The Tutorials & Tips Link party is the place for […]

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I’ve rounded-up some of my favorite farmhouse finds for you for this weekend’s sale at Kohl’s! There are some great Mother’s Day gift ideas in the mix! I wanted to pop in quickly and let you know about a fantastic sale happening this weekend only at Kohl’s! I typically shop Kohl’s for clothing, but their […]

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Don’t throw out your wilted hydrangeas just yet! Try this incredibly simple flower hack to revive your wilted hydrangeas. I’m a surprisingly low-maintenance woman. I don’t regularly get my hair done, or manicures, or pedicures, or lash extensions, or microblading, or facials, or waxing, or (fill in the blank beauty treatment). However, when it comes to […]

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Welcome back party people! I am so glad you have stopped by to link up your projects to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party! If you are new here, let me give you the quick spiel. The Tutorials & Tips Link party is the place for bloggers in our niche to link up the latest […]

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Do you love farmhouse decor? Read on for 10 simple ways to create farmhouse charm in your home easily and inexpensively!  10 Simple Ways to Create Farmhouse Charm in Your Home Farmhouse decor has been so popular the last several years, and I’d love to show you some simple ways to bring the farmhouse look […]

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Euro sham pillow covers add character and beauty to your bedding. Browse this collection of 60 shoppable, white euro sham pillow covers that work well in farmhouse and cottage style bedrooms! I love the versatility of white bedding and white euro shams! They allow you to change up your look each season without completely overhauling […]

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I’m so glad you’re here friends! Happy Tax Day?! A question mark is definitely needed on that last sentence if you make your living full-time as a blogger. But even through insane self-employment taxes, I am so glad you have stopped by to link up your projects to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party! If […]

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Welcome everyone to this week’s Tutorials & Tips Link Party! Glad you have stopped by to join us! This is the place for bloggers in our niche to link up the latest and greatest tutorials, tips, crafts, room reveals, furniture makeovers, recipes, etc. Please read the guidelines and picture permissions before linking up. As always, […]

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Spring decor shouldn’t be fussy or complicated! Here are 10 cute and easy decorating ideas for spring! Spring is a time for cute ideas! Well, actually, I think *anytime* is a good time for cute ideas, but since it’s spring, let’s go with cute spring ideas. 🙂 Thank you to all the bloggers who have […]

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The temperatures are warming up and it is time to move the party outdoors! Here are 5 simple outdoor entertaining tips to help you get ready to dine al fresco.  5 Simple Outdoor Entertaining Tips This post is sponsored by Better Homes & Gardens at Walmart and contains affiliate links. Our spring so far here in South […]

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Clutter happens. It just does. We may not be proud of it, but even in the cleanest, most organized homes clutter somehow creeps into at least one junk drawer, drop zone, entryway, garage, closet, or pantry! Today we are getting real about clutter and providing some real life solutions to the problem! My friend Melissa […]

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Great Tip to Know Before Buying SkyLights Windows & Doors Through the magic of good photography and editing, I am able to create the illusion that my family room is flooded with natural light. Nothing could be farther from the truth! In reality, it feels more like a dark cave. This room is the hub […]

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It was a warm February day when we first met the kitten in the engine. Unbeknownst to my husband, a little feral kitten had crawled up into his car engine while he was at work. When Matt drove the 27 minute commute home on the highway, at speeds up to 65 MPH, he had no […]

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Hello, Spring! If you’re looking for beautiful decor ideas for spring, read on to see 10 beautiful spring home tours!  10 Beautiful Spring Home Tours Welcome spring in your home with these gorgeous ideas! Bloggers have been sharing their spring home tours over the last few weeks, and I wanted to share some of their […]

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