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Enchanted Tent

When I redesigned Charlotte's room, I knew I wanted to create some kind of enchanted little nook - a secret place for her to play (and a secret place for Mommy to hide the mound of toys ;).  It took quite a bit of thought, but I came up with this little corner tent.  Here's how I did it - this is ...

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Cozy Woodland Snuggle Quilt

I told you that I was going to redecorate Charlotte's room woodland style - in light of her recent party. Here is my first step: this easy snuggle-size quilt. Even if you have never quilted before - this project is simple and quick to make (it took me about two days). You could ...

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Sophisticated Baby

Charlotte's bathroom is also the Guest bathroom. Therefore, I didn't want to decorate it all rubber ducky or something. I want it to be a space adults can relax in too. I created this shower curtain - originally two panels (bought at Ross for $10.00). Then I added the strip of fabric to the ...

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Step Up and Bloom

I had mentioned before, when we were staying with that lovely family from church, that I would share with you how to make this adorable little ottoman (or stepping-stool however you want to use it).  You are not going to believe this - it is made out of four 46oz juice cans. It is ...

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Gather Your Roses – Pillow Tutorial

My inspiration came from this Rosette pillow from Anthropologie ($58). It is really simple to make and adds a very elegant touch to any room.  Ready?  This is how I did it - Step one:  Cut out a 22" square for the front (the larger you make the front the more "gathery" it will be) and a 17" ...

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French Press Cozy Tutorial

This Mother's Day I made my momma a French Press Cozy. If you don't know, French Press is the most pure way to make coffee. You boil the water and pour it over the grounds in the press. Then you let it steep for 4 minutes, and then press the grounds to the bottom of the pot. The only problem is ...

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Organizing tip of the week: Color

I know this is not a new concept, but I had never really organized this way - it is my new favorite! I have now organized all of my fabric, paper, and beads this way and they are so inviting I can't wait to use them! (Much better than digging around a drawer for 30 min before you even find ...

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Things I did today:

Easiest thing I did today: Took pictures of these beautiful dresses/skirt! These are our Easter outfits. I made the skirt for myself, my mom made the gorgeous smocked dress for Charlotte, and I made the baby doll dress and hat for Charlotte's baby to wear to church. When you ...

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Fabric-Covered Egg Shaker Tutorial

Hello! Well, we love music at our house, and as I was trying to think of something other than candy to put in little Charlotte's eggs I thought about egg shakers. I have tried to make my own in the past, but they look ugly and the tape comes off and I end up with rice or beans all in my carpet :( ...

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