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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."

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Love the color blue for bedrooms? You’re not alone if you do! Take a look at these ideas for your home. Blue bedrooms instantly create a sense of calm, and that is largely desired in a bedroom. These bedrooms all incorporate various shades of blue in big and small ways that will have you feeling […]

Have you ever been stumped on how to decorate a room, how to space plan, and/or how to choose the best furnishings for your space? Read on to see this amazing 3D Interior Design room planner in action! The Room Design Dilemma Decorating a room typically comes easily to me. I can stare at a […]

I hope everyone in the USA had a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend! I was at the beach all week and am still playing catch up. I’m so glad you’re here tonight!  If this is your first time linking up to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party, a special welcome to you! This is a […]

Independence day is right around the corner and patriotism is in the air! But did you realize that many people find decorating with the American flag unpatriotic and even offensive? According to The United States Flag Federal Law, “The flag should never be used as wearing apparel, bedding, or drapery. It should never be festooned, […]

Welcome everyone to this week’s Tutorials & Tips Link Party! If this is your first time here, a special welcome! The Tutorials & Tips Link Party is a 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 […]

If you love being outside and are looking for some tried and true backyard hacks, then you’ve come to the right place! I have rounded up 50 Backyard Hacks that might just make your time outside more enjoyable this summer!  The hacks are broken down into the following five categories: grilling, gardening, outdoor games, outdoor entertaining, […]

Welcome everyone to this week’s Tutorials & Tips Link Party! If this is your first time here, a special welcome! The Tutorials & Tips Link Party is a 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 […]

Looking for summer recipes? This post has tons of recipes that you’ll want to pin, and most importantly, make and serve to your guests!   Well hello there, summer! You’re finally here! Let’s eat! 😋 This post contains 80 tried and true favorite summer recipes by bloggers! The recipes have been broken down into 8 separate […]

Made with Hawaiian rolls, gouda, salmai, and a sweet poppy seed sauce, these amazingly delicious salami and gouda baked sliders are perfect for summer noshing!  My husband and I both do the grocery shopping. Sometimes he goes to the store, sometimes I go to the store, and sometimes we both go to different stores at […]

Welcome everyone to this week’s Tutorials & Tips Link Party! If this is your first time here, a special welcome! The Tutorials & Tips Link Party is a 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 […]

Looking for plans to build your own wooden planter box? These bloggers have you covered! Check out these great ideas for building your own planter box.  I love the look of planter boxes on a porch or patio! They ground the space around a doorway, look great on stairways, and can also be useful ways […]

Looking for chic and stylish ceiling fan options? I have curated a collection of several farmhouse cottage ceiling fans for you to browse and shop! All fans pictured are found on Amazon and affiliate links are used. It’s no secret that I’m generally not a huge fan of ceiling fans. In fact, I eliminated every […]

Looking for some delicious Summer Pie Recipes to make for your next gathering? Take a look at this collection of tried and true, easy to follow recipes and you’ll be saying it’s as easy as pie in no time! Any time of year is a good time for pie (yes please!), but these recipes are […]

Hi everyone! Welcome back to this week’s Tutorials & Tips Link Party! If this is your first time here, a special welcome! The Tutorials & Tips Link Party is a 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 […]

Looking for some unique container garden ideas for your porch or patio? Or maybe you just need a quick and easy flower arrangement for your summer party? Check out these gorgeous and unique planter ideas and flower arrangements that will have your outdoor areas looking beautiful this summer!  These unique container ideas are so great […]

Welcome back to this week’s Tutorials & Tips Link Party! If this is your first time here, welcome! The Tutorials & Tips Link Party is a 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 […]

Spruce up your patio this summer with these neutral summer patio decorating ideas. Glean a few outdoor living tips to help you make the most of your backyard space! Neutral Summer Patio Decorating Ideas From spring until late fall, we love to take advantage of all of our beautiful outdoor spaces! We have two porches […]

Hiring a photographer is the best way to ensure a quality capture of yourself, but sometimes you want a do-it-yourself option! Here are some quick tips on how to take your own self-portraits with a DSLR camera. Matt and I just celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary! We originally planned to celebrate with a much-anticipated trip […]

24 Patriotic Themed Ideas for Summer! You’ll love these! Summer is a great time to get together and celebrate! Many families decorate for July 4th, and also for Memorial Day. I wrote a blog post in 2012 about Decorating with the United States Flag, and I’d love to share some additional ideas with you today. […]

Vacation, Easter, Mother’s Day, and my 20th Wedding Anniversary all seemed like good reasons to fall out of ketosis and over-indulge a bit on some delicious carbs. Afterall, what harm could it do to take a small break from keto and live a little? I was successfully maintaining my goal-weight, consistently exercising, and feeling healthy […]

Hi everyone! I’m so glad you’re here to check out this week’s Tutorials & Tips Link Party! If this is your first time here, welcome! The Tutorials & Tips Link Party is a place for bloggers in our niche to link up their best tutorials, tips, crafts, room reveals, furniture makeovers, recipes, etc. Each week, […]

Mosquitoes have you running indoors? Read on for some great tips on getting rid of mosquitoes and other icky summer time bugs!  Mosquitoes are inevitable in the warmer months, but there are some great ways of getting rid of mosquitoes! Don’t let mosquitoes ruin your summer entertaining! Give some of these a try, and tell […]

Our lush green breakfast room is filled with simple DIY decorating projects and decor touches that have it looking beautiful for the season. Here are some tips on how to add simple touches of green to enliven any space this summer! The kids are almost out of school and summer is so close we can […]

Glean some decorating ideas for your outdoor spaces! Whether you have a patio, deck, balcony, porch, or just a small stoop we have some ideas for you! Over the last eleven years of blogging, I’ve been fortunate to have several unique outdoor spaces to decorate. I’ve love to show you some ideas for your own […]

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Do you desire to go more green this year? Me too! Here are some tips for a greener cleaning and laundry routine using Home Made Simple products with plant-based ingredients. This post is sponsored by Home Made Simple. All opinions and pictures are my own. Why I chose to go green with my clean. Over […]

Learn how to combine natural elements, pattern, texture, and color to create a beautiful and chic boho outdoor table setting perfect for your next brunch! This post is sponsored by Walmart.com featuring Drew Barrymore’s Flower Home Line. All opinions on the cute products are my own! Post contains affiliate links for your convenience and to […]

I’m so glad you’re here to check out this week’s link party! **Please note: Due to privacy and personal data rights Inlinkz is requiring everyone to verify their data before linking up. This keeps your information safe and grants permission to use the Inlinkz app. You only need to do this once and it’s similar […]

Gorgeous violet and pink table setting idea perfect for Mother’s Day or any special spring occasion! Creating beautiful tablescapes is something I love to do! It gives me an opportunity to play with texture, color, and decor ideas on a smaller scale. This week I get to celebrate both Mother’s Day as well as my […]

Looking for Mother’s Day brunch ideas? Read ahead for 17 yummy recipes!  Mother’s Day is a great time for getting together over brunch. Invite some friends and/or family,  and make some new memories together! Brunch is a fun time of day for recipes because basically anything goes, and nothing is really off limits food-wise. Doesn’t […]

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