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Craft Store Box Makeover With IOD Stamps & Succulents

Craft Store Box Makeover With IOD Stamps & Succulents

July 06, 2021 1 min read

I'm giving my best tips on how to make faux succulents look so real you'll be watering your centerpiece! As a former fresh florist of over 15 years, I simply MUST make all my faux flowers look like they just came from the flower cooler or grew fresh out of a garden.
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French Flea Market Toile Lantern

French Flea Market Toile Lantern

July 02, 2021 1 min read

Learn to DIY your own lantern swag and how to jazz up the interior of a lantern with transfers! Create a beautiful look with minimal supplies that will wow your friends!
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Why do designers get so upset when someone copies their design? It’s a compliment to be imitated…right?

Why do designers get so upset when someone copies their design? It’s a compliment to be imitated…right?

June 21, 2021 7 min read

Want to know the real reason copying a design gets under our skin so much? Well, I’m spilling the beans & saying all the things that other business owners want to say but don’t! They may look you in the eye, smile & even compliment you when you show off one of their designs you made but on the inside…whew!!!! The blood pressure is rising & it’s all they can do not to say what they really think.
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Easy & Inexpensive DIY Topiary Hack!

Easy & Inexpensive DIY Topiary Hack!

June 20, 2021 1 min read

Learn how to make your own Topiary Urn Centerpiece. This DIY topiary hack is sooo simple & gorgeous! Whip one up in under 15 minutes for an easy fresh looking piece that instantly breathes life into drab spaces. Step by step instructional video for FREE!!!
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Upcycle An Old Window Into An Antiqued Mirror ~ The Easy Way!

Upcycle An Old Window Into An Antiqued Mirror ~ The Easy Way!

March 14, 2021 2 min read 1 Comment

Easy window upcycle into a mirror! If you love the look of vintage mirrors & love to repurpose junk store finds, then this is for you! I’ll show you the easy way to turn a window into a mirror that looks fantastic in your home or can be used as a photo prop! 

Minimal supplies needed & under $35 for this project.

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How To Get a Garden Fresh Look With Silk Flowers

How To Get a Garden Fresh Look With Silk Flowers

April 23, 2020 2 min read

Get a garden fresh look with faux florals! My tips & tricks to achieve a natural look using silk stems. Plus a preview of some of my favorite fresh styled pieces made with my all time favorite blooms!
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My Favorite Design Tools!

My Favorite Design Tools!

April 20, 2020 5 min read

I'm sharing all my favorite tools that I use when designing & how to get your hands on the exact same ones! Find out why I prefer a certain tool over another & what that crazy looking gadget is on my design counter!
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Old Door Design Table DIY

Old Door Design Table DIY

August 24, 2019 3 min read

How we used vintage doors to build a perfect design table! This quick, inexpensive and easy project took very little time and effort to create & gives me much needed space to design at a perfect height for working. No more back aches leaning over a short table, tons of storage space underneath & not to mention...gorgeous!
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