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"A designer knows when he has reached perfection not when there is nothing left to add but when there is nothing left to take away."

Antione de Sainte-Exupery

Top 10 Best Decorating Staples from IKEA

These decorating staples from IKEA make a great foundation for creating a beautifully layered home! (And did I mention that they’re affordable too?!) It’s no secret that I kind of have a thing for IKEA. Their stuff is affordable, cute, and incredibly well thought out, and over the years I seem to have collected IKEA...

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50+ Ideas for Organizing and Decorating a Small House

Get ideas for organizing and decorating a small house, townhouse, or condo in this helpful post that shows simple and practical DIY and organization projects that can help you maximize your space! Today I thought we’d take a little walk down memory lane. 🙂 If you’re new-ish around here, you may or may not know...

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How to Use a Planner to Be More Productive

Make the most of your planner with these quick and easy strategies that are easy to implement! With these helpful planning tips, you’ll be more productive in no time! It’s no secret that I love, love love to plan! I know that if I take the time to write things down and plan out my...

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The Easiest Way to Organize Your Kitchen with a Free Printable Decluttering Calendar

Declutter the kitchen with my free printable decluttering calendar, and have a perfectly clean and organized kitchen by the end of the month! It’s time for another monthly decluttering challenge! Last month we focused on a small-but-mighty space– the pantry (which you can find here)– so I thought this would be a great month to...

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An Organized Coat Closet with the IKEA ALGOT System

We used the IKEA ALGOT system to create an organized coat closet in our mudroom, and it has helped keep all of our coats and outerwear neat and tidy!

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A Sweet and Simple Command Center Gallery Wall for Back to School with IKEA

Our simple command center gallery wall will help organize all of the paperwork that is sure to enter our house with back-to-school time just around the corner! It is so much easier to keep the house organized when there are smart systems in place! Last week I talked about the plans we have for organizing...

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Our Mudroom Plan Moodboard

Our mudroom plan is to take our blank, bare, space that doesn’t have many organization systems in place, and turn it into a beautiful and functional room for our family! Waaaaaaaayyy back at the beginning of the year, I wrote a post about the four spaces I wanted to get organized this year: my office,...

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Free Printable Recipe Cards in Two Different Styles

These free printable recipe cards will keep all of your favorite recipes organized in one place, and they’ll look pretty too! 🙂 Earlier this week I talked about my struggle with meal planning, and how it has always been so difficult for me because my recipes were scattered everywhere. Eeek! To solve this problem, I...

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Free Printable Recipe Binder for Organizing Recipes

This free printable recipe binder will help you organize your favorite recipes all in one place so you can always find the one you’re looking for! This post contains affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosures here. I confess, I kind of dread meal planning time. It always takes me forever to decide what...

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Free Printable Decluttering Calendar - Organize Your Pantry

Declutter the pantry by following our free printable decluttering calendar, and have a perfectly clean and organized pantry by the end of the month! Time for another monthly decluttering challenge! (If you missed our clothes decluttering challenge last month, you can find it here.) The goal of these monthly challenges is to take one area...

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Free Party Planning Printable to Organize Your Event Information

Organize your party planning with these pretty and free printables! There are two cute printable designs to choose from so you can plan the perfect event! Summer seems to be party planning season around here. The warmer weather coupled with a whole host of birthdays, holidays, and other events creates the perfect excuse to have...

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Summer Deck Decorating Ideas

Get your outdoor spaces ready for entertaining guests with these helpful summer deck decorating ideas! Hello, hello! I am so excited to be joining back up with my friend Krista from The Happy Housie and the rest of the Seasonal Simplicity crew this week to share our decks, porches, patios, and other outdoor spaces all...

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15+ Gorgeous Farmhouse Style Dining Tables

These gorgeous farmhouse style dining tables would be a beautiful addition to any dining space, from modern farmhouse to rustic farmhouse to glam farmhouse! There are times when I don’t feel any older than I did in college. I mean, I still look pretty much the same, right? And who are these two boys who...

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How to Organize Every Room of the House with Storage Bins

Organize every room of the house with storage bins, pretty baskets, and storage tubs with these quick and easy organizing tips! Today we are talking about one of my very favorite things– storage bins! I’m a smidge obsessed with them and use them all over my home to organize everything! Now, having pretty, matching bins...

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Our Orchard House Summer Home Tour, white kitchen, cottage kitchen

Our plain, builder grade home started out as a blank slate, but we’ve been working hard to make it our own! Come take our summer home tour to see the progress we’ve made so far! Hello, hello, friends! I am SO excited to welcome you to our Summer Home Tour today! In recent months, our...

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The Lazy Girl's Guide to Creating Pretty Planters will help you decorate your outdoor space beautifully, even if you have a black thumb! All you need is my secret weapon! | #outdoordecor #outdoordecorating #exterior #exteriors #gardening #plants #craftsman #craftsmanstyle #craftsmanexterior

This lazy girl’s guide to creating pretty planters will help you decorate your outdoor space beautifully, even if you have a black thumb! All you need is my secret weapon! 😉 I am still fairly new to decorating exterior spaces. You see, before we lived in our current house, I spent most of my adult...

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IKEA BESTA Entertainment Unit with Styled Shelves in a Farmhouse Living Room

It can be a challenge to know how to decorate shelves, but this foolproof formula will teach you how to style shelves beautifully in no time! I am so thrilled to be joining some of my favorite bloggers for a fun mantel/shelf decorating extravaganza today! My friend Krista from The Happy Housie was so kind...

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Free Printable Decluttering Calendar for Decluttering Clothes

Decluttering clothes has never been easier! Grab my free printable decluttering calendar and have neat and tidy drawers and closets by the end of the month! Introducing…Monthly Decluttering Challenges! Sometimes the hardest part of decluttering can be knowing how to get started. It can feel like an overwhelming task, so recently I started trying to...

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Wooden Love Seat in Summer Sunroom / Morning Room

It’s been way too long since I’ve shared updates to our sunroom decor, and it’s all decorated for summer too! I feel like the past few months have been sort of an odd season when it comes to progress on our house. We’ve been busy working on different rooms, but our projects have all been...

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How to Plan Out Your Blog Posts and Be More Intentional, Free Printable Planning Worksheet

This organized blog post planning printable will help you be more intentional about your content and increase the potential to create a viral blog post! [I haven’t written a post about blogging in a while, but I’ve been using a little cheat sheet that has been helping me be more intentional about my blog posts,...

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Oil Rubbed Bronze Farmhouse Chandelier from Vaulted Ceiling in the Sunroom

When we moved into our new house, I had to choose light fixtures for just about every single room… and they had to be beautiful AND affordable! Wait until you see what we chose! One thing I didn’t realize when we built our house was that I was going to have to get really, really...

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Sweet and Simple Last Minute Mother's Day Gift Idea with Free Printables

This sweet and simple last minute Mother’s Day gift idea is the perfect mix of thoughtful and easy-to-execute! Grab the free printables and get ready to “WOW!” mom (or grandma)! It’s no secret that I love to plan, but something that you may not know about me is that I have a habit of putting...

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Board and Batten Wall

We added character to our builder basic living room by installing a board and batten wall treatment! We'll walk you through the DIY tutorial step by step-- it's easier than you think!

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Organize DVDs and video games quickly and easily with these simple tips! These strategies will make it so much easier to find the movie or game you’re looking for! We’ve been working on some projects in our living room recently (Can you spot anything different in the photo below? 😉 ), so while we were...

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White IKEA SEKTION Kitchen with GRIMSLOV Cabinet and Drawer Fronts

We installed an IKEA kitchen in our townhouse a few years ago, and now that we live in a different house, there are definitely a few things that I’m missing about our SEKTION cabinets!  Waaaaaayyy back in 2015 when we still lived in our townhouse, we took on what has probably been our biggest DIY...

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Free Printable Packing List for Getting Organized when You Travel on Vacation

This free printable packing list will help you stay organized when you travel for vacation! There are filled in and blank versions so you can choose the packing list that works best for you! Despite the fact that spring has taken its grand old time making an appearance this year, summer vacation time will be...

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“How do you declutter when you have trouble letting go of things?” It can be a hard question, but these simple strategies will help you get rid of items you don’t need and love so you can enjoy your clutter-free home! Decluttering can be tough, y’all. Living in a house that’s free of excess and...

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These simple planning printables are perfect for organizing summer projects! Whether you're looking to make some updates around the house or have some projects planned with the kids, these printables can help you make sure you check off all the items on your to-do list! | #planning #summer #houseprojects #summerprojects #freeprintables #freeprintable #prettyprintables #planningprintables #organized #getorganized #todolist #organizing #organize #summerprojectsprintable #thingstodo #calendar #calendarprintables #productivity #summerplanning

These simple planning printables are perfect for organizing summer projects! Whether you’re making some updates around the house or have projects planned with the kids, these printables can help you make sure you check off all the items on your to-do list! It’s no secret that when I start to feel disorganized or when I...

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Ever wonder how to be productive when you don't feel motivated at all? This post talks about several reasons why you might be feeling unmotivated and gives helpful tips for getting your motivation and energy back! | #productivity #motivation #timemanagement #productive #motivated #gettingthingsdone #productivitytechniques #planning

Ever wonder how to be productive when you don’t feel motivated at all? After going through a couple of these phases myself, I’ve compiled the methods I’ve found most helpful for getting out of a productivity slump and getting things done! This post contains affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosures here. It happens...

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Love these pretty free printables to help organize the week with time blocking! They've really helped me reach my goals and be more productive! Organize Your Week with Free Printables, time blocking, goal setting, time management, #freeprintables #printables #productivity #productive #timeblocking #goalsetting #planning #planner #plannergirl #plannernerd #organizeyourweek #getorganized #timemanagement #planningprintables #planningpages

These free printables are weekly planning pages that will help you set goals and be more productive using a simple technique called time blocking! (Oh and did I mention that the printables are pretty too?! Yippee!!) You know me– any time I start to feel stressed or overwhelmed, I make an organizational printable. It’s kind of...

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