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Gwen Whitfield (The Bold Abode)
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10 Easy Craft Ideas You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less All of these easy craft ideas are uncomplicated, simple, easy-peasy and NO SWEAT! Perfect for distracted people like me. #crafts #quickcrafts #diy #doityourself
Easy Craft Ideas? Oh, yes! Here are 10 that are fun, super cute and can be done in about 30 minutes or less. NO SWEAT CRAFTS! ARE THE BEST!
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Coffee Filter Heart Wreath Make everyday Valentine's Day with the beautiful heart wreath made from dyed coffee filters. #valentine #diy #coffee #crafts
Learn how to make this gorgeous Coffee Filter Heart Wreath from It's the most beautiful wreath I've ever seen!
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8 Great Sewing Projects for Beginners Want to learn how to sew? Start with one of these simple projects!
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DIY Shower Cleaner This shower cleaner recipe has everyone amazed! One reader even used it on her refrigerator water dispenser and was in awe! Try it today:
DIY Shower Cleaner: I can't believe it. I finally found something to clean the nasty scale off my shower! And it's family friendly. Yay!
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If your room needs just a little pick me up in the smell department, try this! All Natural and Sneaky Way to Freshen a Room #stinkyroom #diy #allnatural #naturalcleaning #natural
The all natural {and sneaky} way to freshen a room without buying candles or expensive scent thingies!
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How to Decorate on a Tight Budget - There's no shame in having a tight budget! Here are some ways to make your home sing on a shoestring! xoxo Gwen #decorate #homedecor #diy
Do you want to create a beautiful home but money is tight? Here are 10 great tips for How to Decorate on a Tight Budget. You can make a beautiful home on a small budget.
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How to Dye Coffee Filters Did you know that you can dye coffee filters and make beautiful flowers with them? You can! #diy #paperflowers #crafts #valentine
Do you want to know how to dye coffee filters? I'll show you just how to do it in this post. It is super easy and makes the most beautiful wreath ever!
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How to Embellish a Plain Journal Make your own unique Gratitude Journal! #gratitude #journal #journalling #diy
It's time to start the new year! Here is a fun way to celebrate and learn how to embellish a plain journal for noting down all the good things that happen!
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All Natural Basic Deodorizer Oh, there are so many places in my stinky home that need deodorizing! Plus, they’re super expensive and a total waste of money. Make your own natural deodorizer for pennies!
Stop buying those expensive deodorizers and make your own All Natural Basic Deodorizer for a fraction of the cost! Then you can put it in a cute mason jar!
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28 Brilliant DIY Lighting Ideas YOU CAN TOTALLY DO! Never buy an expensive light fixture again! I love creating my own lights and you can get some great ideas from here:
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7 Things You Need to Do Before You Ever Pick Up a Paintbrush! After living in this house for 6 years, I’ve done my fair share of painting. I won’t say I’m a total expert at it or anything, but I have learned a thing or two along the way… like how not to pick paint colors from a sample without doing these things first!
Before you ever pick up a paintbrush, you need to be sure to do these 7 things! Prep your room like a pro!
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because no holds barred beats the pants off of beige!
Hi!  I'm Gwen.  Welcome to The Bold Abode! 

I'm a lover of color and all things Bold!  

LIfe is a gift and everyday is an opportunity to create the life of your dreams.  #dreambig

So when I wake up everday I have a choice. And I choose joy.  #lifeiswhatyoumakeit

And when I choose joy, I choose to be my best self... to spread love and live each day as if it's the very best day of my life... because there's simply no reason not to! #lovewins

And that means whether at home or on the blog, I go for bold... even in the little things.  #beboldyo

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I've recently dropped over 40lbs... due to maintaining a very strict gluten free diet and daily yoga practice. I'm stronger and healthier than I've ever been in my life. It's not always easy, but it's always worth it!
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Memphis, TN - Oxford, MS - Jackson, TN - Richmond, VA - Hinton, WV - Steffisburg, CH - Jackson, MS - Donalsonville, GA
Lover of color and all things bold. Blogger at The Bold Abode
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