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Cozy Fur Blanket Round Up

My new obsession this winter is fur blankets! They are the easiest way to instantly cozy up any space! And from a decorative stand point, adding texture to a room is always a good thing! I’ve rounded up some of my favs, several of which I personally own, to make finding just the right one …

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Living Room Tour

Our living room features a cathedral ceiling, cedar wrapped beams, and a floor to ceiling quartzite fireplace. The orb chandelier was, suprisingly, a must have- of my husband’s! I will list as many sources as I can at the end of the post!   SOURCES: •wall paint color: Sherwin Williams Extra White •Fireplace stone: Glacier …

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Wood Bench

So this little wood bench looks just like a church pew, right? That’s what I thought it was when I spotted it on craigslist years ago. Turns out, it was from an old Dairy Queen!  When I called the gentleman who had this listed on Craigslist to arrange a time to come pick it up, …

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Clothes Pin Wreath

After coming up with the idea to make a clothes pin wreath for my laundry room, and then realizing it probably wasn’t an original idea, I set about to look at troll a few blogs after doing a google search. And sure enough, its been done. By several people. By considering how others had done it, I …

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Ottoman Redo

Ten years ago my parents made me a nice, wonderfully sturdy ottoman for Christmas. This poor ottoman was built well, thankfully, because it made it through the rough-on-furniture toddler/preschooler/big kid years with nary a wobbly leg. Not to mention about 10 moves (including a cross-country move). I forgot to get a “before” shot, but here’s a close …

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Rental Tour

Our house is just a few days from being done! I snapped a few photos last week of the rental we are in for the realtor so she could list it with some fresh photos, and thought I’d share. It’s been a great house for us, but we will be glad to not be driving …

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Kitchen Island Tray

I love using a tray on my kitchen islands to corral things and create fun vignettes with. Using a tray to makes what would be a cluttered-looking counter seem much more neat and tidy. Trays also allow you group together an assortment of objects you might not normally consider clustering together. (Clothes pins, snow balls, …

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House Update #3

After Hali’s piano lesson this morning, we swung by the house to check out the paint sample and give the painters the go ahead: And stone samples: And to check out the progress on the porches:  I wish y’all could have smelt it! All that cedar! I love it soooo much! It is just SO …

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Fall Decor

It’s still in the 90s most days here in Texas, but it IS fall, so the seasonal decorating has commenced! Fall is my FAVORITE! I post lots of pics on Instagram, just FYI, so if you follow me, you’ve seen many of these already. Not fall decor, but I Love this pulley from a treasure …

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