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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

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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Printable calendar pages are one of the organizing tools I use most often! Keeping track of the schedule, setting goals, and planning events are just a few of the things you can do with these free printable calendars! Every year I share a free printable calendar on the blog. People seem to really love calendars,...

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Free Printable Library | 50+ Free Organizing Printables

Free printable calendar pages, binders, planner pages, goal setting sheets, party printables and more can help you organize your life and increase your productivity! (And have I mentioned that they’re pretty too?! 😉 ) I’ve shared free printables on this blog since nearly the very beginning! I love printables because they help me organize all...

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Ryan Homes Palermo Before and After Home Tour 2.5 Years In

Two and a half years ago we built a Ryan Homes Palermo. Come see the progress we've made in our updated home tour!

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Cozy and Serene Master Bedroom Plan

I'm sharing our cozy and serene master bedroom plan, replacing our stark white, bare space with a beautiful and comfortable haven!

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Holiday Decor Bins in an Organized Basement

Take a tour of our organized basement, packed full of brilliant organization ideas to help you organize your own storage spaces!

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Aqua paint colors can be tough to sort through to find the perfect blend of blue and green for your space, so I'm sharing my 10 favorite aqua paint colors that will make any room feel soothing and serene! | #aqua #aquapaintcolors #aquapaint #mintpaint #mintpaintcolors #paintcolors #bestpaintcolors , Dining Room in Sherwin Williams Rainwashed

Aqua paint colors can be tough to sort through to find the perfect blend of blue and green for your space, so I'm sharing my 10 favorite aqua paint colors that will make any room feel soothing and serene!

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Who is Elite Blog Academy for? | I'm sharing my honest review of Elite Blog Academy, a course by Ruth Soukup that teaches bloggers how to turn their blog into a successful business. | #blogging #onlinebusiness #eliteblogacademy #eba #eba4 #startablog #entrepreneur

I'm sharing my honest review of Elite Blog Academy, a course by Ruth Soukup that teaches bloggers how to turn their blog into a successful business.

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This simple portable, organized art station makes it easy for kids to be creative anywhere in the house!

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The Smartest Way to Organize and Save Kids' School Papers, Organize kids' school papers and memorabilia by creating a simple system that eliminates clutter while still preserving your special memories! | #paperwork #organizedpaperwork #kidspaperwork #schoolpapers #kidspapers #organization #organized

Organize kids' school papers and memorabilia by creating a simple system that eliminates clutter while still preserving your special memories!

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Building a Framework | justagirlandherblog.com

We're sharing an update on the "state of the blog" -- what's changing, what's staying the same, and what you can expect going forward!

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Pink, Gray and White Guest Bedroom with White Curtains and Roman Shades

This sweet and simple guest bedroom decor is great inspiration for a bedroom makeover in any home! 

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Organized Hockey Gear Stored in a Garage

Learn how to organize hockey equipment easily (and minimize the smell of stinky hockey gear too)! When I became a hockey mom, I was completely unprepared for all of the equipment, accessories, bags, and just general “stuff” that came along with the sport. (And the smell… I was totally unprepared for the smell. 😂) But...

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Organize every drawer in your house with these simple tips and tricks and beautiful inspiration photos! I’ve organized a lot of drawers over the years. Dresser drawers, kitchen drawers, bathroom drawers… I’ve organized them and re-organized them and updated them, trying to find the way that makes the most sense for the purpose we needed...

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