Outside Decorations

"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

Aqua and White Fall Living Room Decor

Our aqua and white fall living room decor has our home feeling welcoming and festive for the autumn season! Of all of the rooms in our house, the living room may have experienced the greatest transformation since we moved in. To be quite honest, I was a bit worried about decorating this room at first....

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Meeting My Sponsored Child through World Vision

This past week I had the privilege of traveling to South America with World Vision to see how they’ve been working with communities in Ecuador and witness their new #chosen initiative at work firsthand. I can definitively say that my life has been changed by getting to meet so many amazing people in Ecuador. I...

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Time blocking has helped me become so much more productive and make the most of my time! My productivity is through the roof! Click through to the post to get this helpful free printable for time blocking!

Time blocking is a simple technique, but it can give you a huge productivity boost! Grab our free printable and start making the most of your time! Back-to-school season is one of those times of year when we swear we’re going to get it together. We’re going to be so organized and productive, and everything in our...

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Over the past few months I, like many others, have become fascinated by the Enneagram. I am always intrigued by personality frameworks anyway, but the Enneagram seems particularly spot on, and I’ve gleaned so much insight about myself and my loved ones. Donnie, for example, is an Enneagram type 5, known as “The Investigator.” Suddenly...

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Dining Room Hutch Decorated in Aqua and White for Fall

This aqua fall dining room provides so many beautiful and creative ideas for decorating for autumn using a non-traditional color palette! Well, the temperatures may still be in the 80s around here, but maybe if I decorate my house for fall, the weather will get the memo and I’ll be able to wear a sweater...

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Blank Calendars for 2020, Free Printables

This free printable 2020 calendar will become your most favorite organizing tool! Plan your schedule, organize events, manage your goals, keep track of activities, and more! Calendar people are my kind of people. Every year around this time, I start to get a bunch of emails asking, “When is next year’s calendar coming out?!” and,...

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October Free Printable Calendars

October calendar printables can help you organize your schedule, make the most of your time, plan fun fall events, and more! Grab these free October printable calendars and get planning! Calendar printables are one of my favorite organizing tools because they are so versatile! I’ve used them to organize everything from my boys’ sports and...

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Organized Sentimental Items

Are you making these organizing mistakes?! Learn the 10 biggest mistakes people make when organizing the basement, garage, or other storage space so you can avoid them in your own home! We lived in our house for years with a very messy garage and basement. And it was fine. Other than when it became frigid...

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Free Printable Shopping List with One Wee and Two Week Options

This free printable grocery list and meal planner will help you get organized while saving you time and money at the store! Take this shopping list with you and have a much smoother trip! You know I love all organizing printables, but if you forced me to pick my very favorite, I’m pretty sure that...

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How to Start a Blog in 10 Easy Steps: The Definitive Guide for 2019

If you’re wondering how to start a blog in 2019 and make money online, this in-depth post can guide you through the setup process step by step so that you can have your new blog up and running in no time! More than 6 years ago now, I decided to start a blog on a...

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These brilliant garage storage ideas will help you make the most of the space you have and organize everything you need to store! You’ll be able to use the garage as a place to park your cars rather than as a dumping ground for extra stuff! Of allllllll of the spaces I’ve ever organized, storage...

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Free September Calendar Printables

September calendar printables can help you organize your schedule, make the most of your time, plan fun fall events, and more! Grab these free September printable calendars and get planning! I love, love, love monthly calendar printables because they are so helpful for getting organized! I use them to help me reach my goals, keep...

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Checklist of 15-Minute Decluttering Tasks

Grab your free printable checklist of 350+ categories in your home that you can declutter in 15 minutes or less, and start making the very most of the margins in your day! The Decluttering Problem When I talk to people about decluttering and organizing, I feel like I hear the same phrase over and over...

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Things To Know Before You Build a New Construction Home

This Ryan Homes review shares our experience with building a new construction home– what we loved, what we’d change, and more! In 2016 we decided that it was finally time to move out of our little townhouse into a single family home. After looking at the listings for every single house available in our school...

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Mudroom Doors Painted Sherwin Williams Rainwashed

Get my favorite interior paint colors with our whole house paint color scheme! These beautiful paint colors will look gorgeous in any home! I am definitely not the “handy” one in our house. Donnie is the one who is skilled with tools, building, and fixing things, and therefore, many of the DIY projects around here...

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Reading Nook in Cozy Master Bedroom Design

These cozy and serene master bedroom design ideas can serve as inspiration as you create your own beautiful bedroom! Calming colors, soft textiles, and simple accessories give this master bedroom a light, airy, and inviting feel! Our master bedroom is finally complete! Admittedly, I finished about 90% of the space a few months ago, but...

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August 2019 Calendars, Free Printables

August calendar printables can help you organize your schedule, make the most of your time, plan fun end of summer events, and more! Grab these free August printable calendars and get planning! Calendar printables are one of the organizing tools I reach for most because they’re just so versatile! I use them to plan out...

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Refinished Dresser with Stained Top

Remove paint from wood with paint stripper and restore your piece of furniture back to its beautiful wood grain! This post shows you how to strip painted furniture step by step. It’s been a bit since I’ve redone a piece of furniture around here, but I’ve been working on our bedroom [VERY slowly], which included...

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How to Make a DIY Wall-to-Wall Shelf

We recently created a simple DIY shelf for our boys’ room to add some extra storage, and they are loving it! Follow this simple step by step tutorial to create an easy, inexpensive wall-to-wall shelf in your own home! I don’t know about your kids, but my kids are champions at collecting things. Random small...

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Aqua Demijohn on a Large Kitchen Island in a White Kitchen

Learn how to buy less decor and still have a beautiful home! Decorating seasonally doesn’t have to break the bank or add a bunch of clutter to your house! Welcome, welcome! So I’m delighted to be a part of the Seasonal Simplicity Home Tours, hosted by my dear friend Krista from The Happy Housie! If...

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Free Printable July Calendar Pages

July calendar printables can help you organize your schedule, make the most of your time, plan fun summer events, and more! Grab these free July printable calendars and get planning! I share printable calendars for each month because I think they can be one of the most helpful tools for organization and productivity! Whether I’m...

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Hanging Brooms and Mops in an Organized Garage

Learn how to declutter any category of items with the Marie Kondo’s KonMari Method and tidy up all of the komono (aka miscellaneous items) in the whole house! We have been on a roll with the KonMari Method recently! (If you’re unfamiliar with all things KonMari, you can get a quick rundown of Marie Kondo’s...

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How to Organize Paper with the KonMari Method

Organize paper and eliminate paper clutter once and for all with Marie Kondo’s KonMari Method of decluttering paperwork! Paper organization was actually one of the main reasons I found Marie Kondo in the first place! Donnie had written a post on the blog about the system we (okay, mostly he) use to keep our family...

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The KonMari Method Organizing Books

Learn the KonMari Method of organizing books and declutter your bookshelves by tidying up! In 2015, Donnie and I read Marie Kondo’s best-selling book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Like most people who’ve read it, it sparked an immediate urge to “tidy all the things,” and we ended up doing a major clear out...

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Home Style Saturdays | justagirlandherblog.com

Happy Saturday, friends! I am so honored to be the guest host for Home Style Saturdays this week! If you’ve never had the pleasure of visiting Home Style Saturdays before, each week, Lory from Designthusiasm, Janet from Shabbyfufu, Ann from On Sutton Place, Yvonne from StoneGable, Rhoda from Southern Hospitality, and a guest host share...

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Marie Kondo and the KonMari Method: The Ultimate Guide (with free printable KonMari Method checklist)

Marie Kondo and the KonMari Method have been a total game changer in the world of organization, showing people how to tidy up and declutter once and for all! If you’re still trying to decide whether or not tidying up is for you, this post has all of the KonMari information you need to know!...

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Free Printable June Calendars

June calendar printables can help you organize your schedule, make the most of your time, plan upcoming events as summer begins, and more! Grab these free June printable calendars and get planning! Printable calendar pages are probably the organizing tool I use the very most! They come in handy for so many things– keeping track...

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100+ Blogging Tips, Tools, and Resources that Will Grow Your Online Business

If you’re looking for the most proven blogging tips, tools, resources, and strategies, you’ve come to the right place. We’re constantly updating this post, so be sure to pin it for future reference! It sounds dramatic, but I am being completely honest when I say that blogging has changed our family’s life. What started out...

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Free Printable May Calendar Pages

May calendar pages can help you organize your month, make the most of your time, plan upcoming events, and more! Grab these free May printable calendars and get planning! I love calendars! In fact, they are probably the “organizing tool” that I use most often. I use them to track my goals, manage my time,...

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Home Binder with Free Printables for Organizing Your Home and Life

Grab our home binder with free printables to help you organize your time, goals, projects, household, and more! One of the reasons that I’ve gotten into organization so much is because I’m pretty naturally scatterbrained. I lose my phone several times per day. I tend to leave a trail of half finished projects in my...

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