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June 2016

Decor, DIY Project, The house, The Life

June 2016 Recap

Can you believe June is almost over? And the Fourth of July is next Monday?! In Minnesota, after The Fourth, summer is basically over. The school supplies start to hit the shelves, fall clothes pop onto the clothing racks and the days become shorter. I don’t know about you, but I feel like I blinked and June just passed before me. I think back on the last 28 days and couldn’t really tell you what I did. Then, I take a peek back on the blog posts and realize, “Oh, we were  ...

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Decor, DIY Project, The house, The Yard

Summer Tray Makeover & Blog Hop

Today’s post is really exciting – I was invited to join in on a summer diy/décor blog hop, which means there are some other amazingly talented diy-ers who also have some creative summer ideas to share with you. Their links are below! As some of you know, I have a love for anything and everything that resembles a tray. I love incorporating them into our home décor because they’re dual purpose – not only can they serve a mean beverage, but they also look cute just sitting there. This quick  ...

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Decor, DIY Project, The Entryway

Entryway Bench Makeover

Have you ever noticed that a main component of a good, functional entryway is a bench? Probably because the bench serves a dual purpose. Not only can you comfortable sit on said bench while putting on your shoes, but it also serves as a great spot for holding things. The bench at my parent’s house is a notorious catch-all when anyone comes over. From purses to baby diaper bags to bags filled with someone else’s Tupperware, the bench houses it all. The entryway bench is like the junk drawer  ...

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Decor, DIY Project, The Dining Room

DIY Hutch Makeover Part 1

Happy Monday! It was a busy Scratch that. I had a wonderfully productive weekend with a little bit of fun sprinkled in. I worked on a few painting and sewing projects and I cannot wait to share them with you in the next few weeks! First up is a two-parter: The Hutch Makeover Several weekends ago I bought this gorgeous hutch off Craigslist and I have been chomping at the bit to make it over. Since this is going to be such a prominent piece in our dining room/kitchen, I had to find the  ...

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