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The best online resources to improve your blog
Hello there my friends! It's almost the weekend, whoot! I hope your week has gone beautifully! I used to share a lot of blogging tips and have stopped doing that as much over the years. I was reminded at a conference last year that SO MANY of you are intere...
My favorite online resources that making blogging easier and provide helpful information.
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My favorite hidden storage in the kitchen!
Hello and happy weekend! It's Friday the 13th, the full moon was yesterday and we're expecting an ice storm tonight. Good day to stay inside I say!  This is one of my very favorite little details of our home and I can't believe in nine years I've never shar...
Our favorite hidden storage in the kitchen in bathrooms -- the tip out tray!
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Changing up our gallery wall art (for free!)
Well hello and welcome back to our regularly scheduled programming! Time to get into the swing of things again!  I LOVE our house after all the Christmas decor is taken down -- I'm always sad to see it go but I'm obsessed with how bright and big the house f...
How I used free options for botanical and Audubon art on a gallery wall in our home! Also includes links to tons of great resources for free art.
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Share your best of 2016!
Hello and happy new year! I hope your start to 2017 was happy and healthy. I know I say this a lot during different seasons...but this is one of my very favorite times of the year! I LOVE taking down the Christmas decor (as much as I love it) and having our...
Recap of the best before and after projects of 2016 linked up at Thrifty Decor Chick.
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Christmas thrift store makeovers
Hey all! Hope you're week has been wonderful! I've been incredibly lazy and it's been amazing. :) I've got a few more errands to run and a ton of wrapping to do over the next few days so it's time to get productive again.  I have some super quick thrift sto...
Easy Christmas thrift store makeover with spray paint
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Beautiful DIY pedestal candles (using dollar store items!)
Hello there! Can you believe I'm writing to you at night? I haven't done this for years now! Ah, the memories! I was out of town in Chicago yesterday and most of today so I'm sharing this late.  I'm continuing my dollar store candle DIYs with this beauty! Y...
Using dollar store items to make beautiful DIY glass pedestal candles.
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How to not kill your fiddle leaf plant
Hey there! Hope you had a lovely weekend, and perhaps a long one for some of you!  I get asked about two things more than anything on the blog and social media -- the first is what's that paint color? (You can find all of our paint colors here .) The second...
The ultimate guide to caring for the fiddle leaf fig plant. Includes why leaves get brown or yellow, watering and light needed.
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Going vertical with storage (it always works!)
Well hello! I have a super quick, but SUPER effective organizing project today! This will apply to those of you who have children obsessed with Nerf guns. In our house the tiny little Lego pieces have (mostly) been replaced with the Nerf bullets that we fin...
An easy DIY solution for organizing and storing Nerf guns and accessories.
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My fun house plans for 2017!
Well it's a new year and it's off with a bang that ended up with my car being towed into our mechanic. Good times! 😂 I hadn't planned on doing another no-spend month this January but it may be in the cards! I know my post schedule has been wonky for the pa...
Projects in store for our house throughout 2017!
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My biggest and best makeovers of 2016!
Well HELLO my friends! How have you been?! I don't think I've ever taken this much time away from the blog but it was wonderful to decompress and spend time with friends and family. Our holiday season has been great and I hope yours has been too.  I'm at th...
My best and biggest room makeovers in 2016, including the dining room, master bedroom, basement and mud room transformations.
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Welcome to our Christmas home (tour two!)
Hello there and happy Friday! It's the start of our favorite few weeks of the year! Our family is together, no one is traveling, no school, homework or's a welcome relaxing time after a lovely but busy year.  I'm joining in on another fabulo...
Outdoor, entry and staircase Christmas home tour from Thrifty Decor Chick.
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DIY snowy holiday candles (from the dollar store!)
Hey there all! Again, thank you so much for your kind comments on our fireplace makeover and Christmas home tour I shared last week! I have a fun and easy little holiday craft for you today. 😊These are nothing new but I've always wanted to try making them....
How to make snowy epsom salt candles for the holidays, including a cranberry version with floating candles.
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Sharing simple, inexpensive ways to decorate your home.
I blog about decorating on the cheap and DIY at Thrifty Decor Chick -- both are my passions! You can find out more about me here and see more of my home here
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