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Halloween Mantel with Copper Accents

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Halloween Mantel with Copper Accents

My Halloween mantel with copper accents has traditional Fall colors and natural elements This post may contain affiliate links If you saw my Early Fall Home Tour [here], then you know that I incorporated a lot of non-traditional Fall colors like navy, white, and green. I loved the fresh feeling it brought into our home! But when it came time to decorate our mantel for Halloween, I wanted the cozy feel of more traditional oranges and reds. Halloween is Henry’s…

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The Best of Target’s “A New Day” Line: In-Store Try On

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The Best of Target's "A New Day" Line: In-Store Try On

The Best of Target’s “A New Day” Line: In-Store Try On This post may contain affiliate links The other day I made my first trip to Target with two babies…and managed to try on ONE sweater, so basically it was a huge success. I mean, shopping with an almost two year old and a newborn AT THE SAME TIME ain’t for the faint of heart, you guys. So trying on an article of clothing (albeit not in the dressing room,…

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Why I love the DockATot

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Why I love the Dockatot

Why I love the DockATot: an honest review of the baby lounger we’re using for our daughter!  This post may contain affiliate links HI! Remember a few weeks ago when I shared my tried and true baby gear must haves? I included a few items in the roundup that I was excited to try this second time around, and one of those was a DockATot! So today I’m sharing my review…plus a discount code if you want to purchase one…

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Tried and True Baby Gear Must Haves

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Tried and True Baby Gear Must Haves, Baby Gear Essentials

Tried and true baby gear must haves to help you through the first years of baby’s life This post may contain affiliate links Yesterday marked one week out from my due date, so I thought to celebrate I’d share a roundup of my most favorite baby items. Plus, I’m sharing a few things that I’m excited to try this second time around. We used every single thing on this roundup when Henry was a newborn, with the exception of the…

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Early Fall Home Tour

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My early Fall home tour – a fresh and simply styled home with neutrals, cool tones, and touches of traditional Fall colors Happy Monday, friends! I’m so excited to kick this week off with my early Fall home tour. I’m the last blogger on today’s tour, so if you’re here from The Welch House, you’ve reached the end of your tour! At the end of this post you’ll find links to the other bloggers on the tour. Be sure and stop…

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Chalkboard Wall with Hanging Copper Planters

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Chalkboard Wall with Hanging Copper Planters

A chalkboard wall with hanging copper planters: perfect for turning a big, blank kitchen wall into something that is stylish, fun, and functional!  This post may contain affiliate links Hey guys! I hope you’re having a great weekend so far. I am really excited to be guest posting over on Sinkology’s blog today  – this post will also be shared over there. They have tons of awesome posts so if you’re looking for some serious food, décor, and DIY inspiration,…

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Drying Limelight Hydrangeas

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How to dry limelight hydrangeas - easy and FREE fall decor!

Drying limelight hydrangeas is a really quick and easy way to extend the life of your hydrangea blooms, and make great Fall décor that is FREE!  This post may contain affiliate links This year for Fall, I’m really trying to keep our décor simple. I’m doing that for three reasons:  I don’t want our home to feel cluttered, I don’t want to spend a ton of money, and also…we have a baby due in two and a half weeks (OMG!)…

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Inspiring Fall Porches

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Inspiring Fall Front Porches

A roundup of inspiring Fall porches to get you ready for cooler temps! Hi guys! I hope you had a great, relaxing, long Labor Day weekend. We definitely did! Labor Day signifies the “end of Summer”, but the temperatures haven’t dropped yet! So while most of you probably are a ways off from thinking about Fall, I always jump the gun every year and break out the pumpkins and cozy stuff early. I’m not finished decorating our home for Fall,…

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Upstairs Bathroom Flooring, Paint, Tub and Sink Selections

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Upstairs Bathroom Flooring, Paint, Tub and Sink Selections

We’re making progress! I’m sharing our upstairs bathroom flooring, paint, tub and sink selections today, so you can get a little sneak peek at what the space will look like when its finished!  We have been preparing for our upstairs bathroom renovation for quite a while. As far as the design process has gone, I first put together a post  on creating a modern farmhouse style bathroom [here] with a bunch of options and styles to choose from. It’s always…

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An Update on our Stenciled Bathroom Floor

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An Update on our Stenciled Bathroom Floor

An update on our stenciled bathroom floor: How it’s holding up + why I wouldn’t recommend doing this project in your own home (without reading this post first) Alright guys, several of you have asked for an update on our stenciled bathroom floor and how it is holding up, so you’re getting one today! I know it hasn’t even been that long since I finished the project, but when people ask “would you do it again?”….I say no. Or maybe…

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Must Haves for New Moms: Fall Basics

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Must Haves for New Moms - Fall Basics

A roundup of must haves for new moms: fall basics // style edition This post may contain affiliate links With baby’s due date quickly approaching, I thought I would put together a roundup of basic fall must haves for new moms! I’m planning on putting together a roundup of must have products for baby + new moms as well, but I have been on the hunt for Fall basics recently and thought I’d share my finds! See below for links!…

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Upstairs Bathroom: Demo Day

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Upstairs Bathroom: Demo Day

Demo day for our upstairs bathroom!  Earlier this week I shared our painted bathroom vanity [here] and today I’m going to balance all of that pretty out with some NOT so pretty. Our home has two bathrooms, and one of them is a serious wreck right now. Just keeping it real – not everything is pretty here! You may or may not remember that we have been planning the redesign of our upstairs bathroom. If you need a reminder of…

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Painted Bathroom Vanity

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Bathroom Vanity Makeover

A freshly painted bathroom vanity with a Magnolia Home paint color and updated matte black hardware! This post may contain affiliate links. Remember the other day when I shared our black and white stenciled bathroom floor [here]? I mentioned in that post that I had plans to pretty up the vanity, as well, and actually completed it over a week ago but am just now getting around to sharing. Up until recently, I wasn’t sure I even wanted to paint…

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Shady Lane Homes: An Update on the House!

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Shady Lane Homes: An Update on the House!

It has been a while since I last posted about the very first home we’re building for Shady Lane Homes (over two months, to be exact!). See what I shared last about it [here]. If you’re new here, WELCOME! You can read more about Shady Lane Homes right [here]. But to give you the long story short, we’re building new homes and selling them! SO, if you are looking for a new home in the Kansas City area, please let…

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Black and White Stenciled Bathroom Floor

- Home, Projects + Inspiration
DIY: How to EASILY paint your tile floor for a budget friendly modern update! - Black and White Stenciled Bathroom Floor

This black and white stenciled bathroom floor project is the perfect way to freshen up old tiles and give them a modern look – on a budget! A big, huge THANK YOU to Rust-Oleum and Royal Design Studio for sponsoring this post! I have been talking a lot lately here on the blog about our upcoming upstairs bathroom renovation (here and here). And while that’s currently being worked on (I’ll share a progress update soon!), I couldn’t help but feel…

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