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Easy and delicious hot cocoa mix recipe that makes a fantastic Christmas jar gift! Post includes free Christmas printable for watercolor wreath gift tags and cocoa jar labels. Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe Jar Gift with Free Christmas Printable I love to drink hot cocoa all fall and winter long! I mix it with my coffee […]

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Create a no-fuss, gorgeous, casual blue and white Thanksgiving table. I’ll show you how to style your table and yourself for Thanksgiving quickly, beautifully, and affordably using products from Stein Mart.  Thanksgiving/Friendsgiving is right around the corner and if you haven’t begun planning your table decor, never fear. Procrastinators are always welcome here! I have […]

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Hi everyone and welcome to another week of sharing your best tutorials and tips! If you’re new here, this is a link party where bloggers link up their tips and tutorials, recipes, room reveals, DIY projects, etc. I enjoy featuring my favorite ideas in a roundup each week. Please read the guidelines before adding your […]

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Creative and luxe holiday gift basket ideas for those who love to make a house a memorable home! I’m partnering with Pier 1 today to bring you some creative holiday gift basket ideas I think you’re going to love! If you’ve struggled in the past with what to get for the home enthusiasts in your […]

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Welcome friends! I hope your week is off to a good start. This is always an odd time of year where Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas begin to collide for bloggers, but I say bring it! The more excuses to decorate and celebrate with loved ones the better. 😊 If you’re new here, this is a […]

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10 Great Ideas for Fall!   Hello there! We are well into the fall season, and bloggers have been linking up their amazing projects for a few months. I wanted to share one last fall roundup before the holiday season is upon us. Please click on the blue/gray links to be taken to the original source.  […]

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Easy tips on how to update curb appeal without breaking the bank! Painting your exterior doors is one of the simplest ways to create a big impact. I’ll show you how. Updating your curb appeal doesn’t have to cost a fortune! Never underestimate the power of paint, power washing, and plants! 1. Powerwash your exterior, […]

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Hi everyone and welcome to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party! If you’re new here, this is a link party where bloggers link up their latest tips and tutorials for a chance to be featured in a weekly roundup of some of my favorite ideas. Please read the guidelines before adding your links. Thanks for […]

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Welcome to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party! I hope your week is off to a good start and that you’re feeling the coziness of October. If you’re new here, this is a link party where bloggers link up their latest and greatest tips and tutorials for a chance to be featured in a weekly […]

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Decorating for the seasons shouldn’t be stressful or difficult. Here are twelve simple fall decor ideas that anyone can implement! Hi everyone! Bloggers have been linking up their fall ideas for several weeks, and I wanted to share some of their simple decor ideas and tutorials for you! These ideas are created with everyday tools, […]

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Even if you don’t consider yourself “crafty”, you can do this 5 minute decorating hack! Learn how to make napkin pillow covers in just a few minutes. Hi, my name is Beth and I am happily addicted to toss pillows. Perhaps my obsession with toss pillows is merely a more sophisticated/grown-up version of my childhood […]

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I recently showcased our fall porch and had several questions regarding what pumpkins I used, how I created the wreath, and what I used to attach the corn shocks to the columns. I thought I would share some tips today on how to create a beautiful fall porch using natural and neutral elements.

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Tip 1: Mix real, faux, and painted pumpkins/gourds together.

I believe that the real thing always looks best. However, sometimes it's just not practical to use all real pumpkins. Faux pumpkins can look just as great as the real thing when painted. In the picture above, I have mixed real pumpkins, painted faux pumpkins, and painted real pumpkins to create the look and feel I wanted. Just because a pumpkin comes in orange doesn't mean it has to stay that way! And this brings us to our next tip...

Tip 2: Paint your pumpkins with latex or chalk paint.

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Hi everyone and happy fall! I’m honored you’re here at the Tutorials & Tips Link Party. This is the place to link up your latest and greatest tips and tutorials for a chance to be featured in a weekly roundup of some of my favorite ideas. Thanks for stopping by! I look forward to browsing […]

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Eleven Delicious and easy pumpkin recipes to try this fall! It’s pumpkin time! Every week on Monday evening, I host a link party here on the blog where bloggers share their favorite projects for all of us to read. There were so many pumpkin recipes that it was difficult to choose to best ones to […]

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Boys Bedroom Makeover with Modsy A few months have passed since we moved into our new home, and slowly but surely I am making over each room. My boys’ share a bedroom and have been nagging me to prioritize their room on my never ending “room makeover to-do list.” Truth be told, on move-in day […]

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Welcome friends! If you are visiting from Jones Design Studio a special welcome to you! Today is a fun day because I get to tell you about an amazing book and offer you a chance to win an incredible giveaway. Melissa from The Inspired Room has been a blog friend for the last 10 years. When I […]

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Welcome to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party everyone! Thanks for stopping by tonight to browse through projects and to link up your own. I’m glad you’re here, and I’m honored to have you visit. If this is your first time here, please read the link party guidelines below. After linking up try and visit […]

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Create a cozy fall porch using plum and red mums with gold lanterns and floral toss pillows. This post is sponsored by Better Homes & Gardens at Walmart. Post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. All words and favorable opinions of the adorable products are my own! Plum and Red Mums Fall Porch I am […]

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It’s apple picking season! Time to grab the kids, drive to the apple fields, and accidentally pick 75lbs of apples! 😉 Need some apple recipe ideas on how to use them all? Read on for 20 delicious fall apple recipes!  1. BEST APPLE PIE RECIPES BY I DIG PINTEREST  2. APPLE CHICKEN CHEDDAR GALETTE BY […]

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Hi everyone! Thanks for stopping by tonight and welcome. I’m glad you’re here and honored to have you. Please read the link party guidelines below if you’re new here and please visit a few links. Everyone enjoys a few extra page views. ❤️ LINK PARTY GUIDELINES: What counts as a tutorial or tip? Any blog post […]

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Read on for 13 Gorgeous Ideas for Your Fall Porch!    Fall is finally here! It is no secret that I love a great porch design any season of the year, but there’s just something special about fall that brings a renewed spirit to home decor. I love seeing new porch posts, and all the […]

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Hi sweet creators and creatives! I’m glad you’re here and honored to have you. Please read the link party guidelines below if you’re new here and please visit a few links. Everyone enjoys a few extra page views, and I guarantee you’ll leave feeling more inspired. ❤️ LINK PARTY GUIDELINES: What counts as a tutorial […]

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This fall home tour has several simple ideas for decorating your home using neutral fall decor. Happy Monday friends! I hope the sun is shining and the breeze is cool today in your neck of the woods because whether it feels like fall or not outdoors, we are celebrating fall indoors today! I’m excited to […]

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Create a welcoming and efficient mudroom makeover using these picture ideas, tips, and accessories. Take your mudroom from messy to magnificent! This post is sponsored by Better Homes & Gardens at Walmart. Post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. All words and favorable opinions of the adorable products are my own! Okay, so I know […]

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Print out these free fall chalkboard tags to use as napkin rings, fall treat tags, Thanksgiving decorations, or autumn hostess gift tags. Free Printable: Fall Chalkboard Tags Yesterday I shared my Elegant Black, White, and Green Farmhouse Table Setting for Fall and showcased these cute free printable fall chalkboard tags! I created the tags to use as […]

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Gorgeous inspiration for a black, white, and green farmhouse table setting for fall! Glean some inspiration for an early fall wedding, or elegant fall dinner. Elegant Black, White, and Green Farmhouse Table Setting for Fall It’s no surprise that I love to create seasonal tablescapes, so I was thrilled when Layla from The Lettered Cottage […]

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As I type this tonight, we are dealing with the powerful and scary remnants of hurricane Irma here in South Carolina. It’s been so windy and stormy all day and much of our area is without power, but we are safe, warm, and dry. I’m trying to get the Tutes & Tips party published a […]

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Endless Summer Hydrangeas. The opinions and text are all mine. Hydrangeas are one of my all-time favorite flowers, and I love decorating with them year round. This past spring, I planted BloomStruck® hydrangeas in copper containers on my front porch and have enjoyed them all […]

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Follow these step-by-step tips to learn how to effortlessly style a tiered tray for fall using faux floral arrangements and small seasonal accessories. This post is sponsored by Pier 1 and contains affiliate links. All thoughts, words, pictures, and ideas are my own. One of my favorite ways to add a seasonal touch to a tabletop or […]

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Dining rooms are fantastic spaces to decorate for each season, and today I’ve rounded up the best of the best of bloggers’ fall dining room and tablescape ideas for you! I think you’ll be impressed. I know I am! Most of the dining rooms featured are included in a fall home tour, so be sure to […]

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