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How to Decorate {For the DIY'er} Series - Home Stories A to Z

How to Decorate {For the DIY'er} Series - Home Stories A to Z

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Jot it down { handmade notebooks } Like many other creative people, I have developed a curious obsession with colourful notebooks. Not only does the cover appeal to me, but the pages inside must also have something special to it. Either the slight off-white coloured type of page or something with a delicate texture or a thin, smooth page with an almost transparent effect.We all love Moleskine notebooks, no doubt, but at the rate that I am going through these notebooks, buying a new one every time I run out of pages (although, I do waste a lot) will cost me quite a penny.

How to Decorate: Decorating 101 Welcome! I'm so glad you are here! Sign up here to have your blog posts delivered right to your inbox to stay in touch. Do you need tips for how to decorate, no matter what your style or budget is? Do you need some fresh inspiration for ways to decorate your home? How to Design the Perfect Business Card In this post, we’ll discuss how a thoughtful, well-designed business card can help your company give a good first impression and send the right message. We’ll look at elements to include in your design and the different approaches to take. We often hear of the importance of first impressions in both our professional and personal lives. In business, the first impression we make on potential clients and other professionals can affect how much business we get. If we fail to dazzle in the first meeting, we might not be attending the follow-up meeting in which we could raise the bar. Also, we tend to forget that first impressions often begin with a business card.

Serenity Now: IKEA Shopping Inspiration It's been awhile since I had the pleasure of a girls' shopping trip to all know I love to blog about our IKEA fun. Today I'll share some pictures of the rooms and products we liked the most. It's so much more fun to see the showrooms, as opposed to the flat photo layouts in the catalogs. I hope you like lots of decorating inspiration photos! guest blogger Here's another DIY project from our sweet friend, Sasha - from the The Gilded Bee. Be sure to check out her awesome shop full of handmade packaging lovelies. Thanks for being here with us Sasha! I'm delighted to share my book tutorial with you today:

Serenity Now: IKEA Decorating Inspiration (Our Shopping Fun) You should know by now that IKEA is one of my favorite places on earth to browse and find ideas for my home. Last week, I shared Home Organizing Ideas from a recent IKEA shopping trip. Today, I wanted to show you a bunch more fabulous IKEA decor and design ideas. I can't think of many things more fun than heading up to IKEA with one of my best people, my friend Christy. We like to pretend that we are Swedish models, Ilsa and Olga; picking out things for our fabulous New York City apartments. DIY Envelope Liners Stationery has long been one of my truest and deepest loves. I’m pretty sure you all know that by now. But what you may not know is that I am straight up coocoo for Cocoa Puffs over great envelope liners. Seriously.

Serenity Now: IKEA Shopping and Home Decor, Fall 2012 The girls and I headed up to the Woodbridge IKEA yesterday so I could take a peek at the new Fall items I spied in the catalog (and so they could play in the Smaland). We didn't have a lot of time to browse, but I was excited to see new room designs and new pieces everywhere! Please bear with the iPhone pics, but I just had to show you some of the awesomeness I spotted on our little IKEA shopping trip. (Not a sponsored post...I just love some cute Swedish stuff) One very positive thing I noted in the new catalog and also in the showroom was that the IKEA designers not only offer ideas on ways to "hack" their pieces, but there also seemed to be more accessorizing than usual. I noticed more of the smaller, inexpensive "extras" from the marketplace scattered about the showroom.

15 Chalkboard Inspired Products This post showcases creative and unusual chalkboard inspired products. Chalkboard Beverage Coasters Perfect for marking names of guests and beverages at parties. [link] Serenity Now: IKEA Spring Decorating Ideas {Shopping Inspiration, April 2014} It has been a long time since I took you all on a little tour of our Woodbridge IKEA showrooms. Our IKEA is less than half an hour away, so even if I don't have a big ticket item on my list, it's close enough that I can go up to browse and find some decorating ideas for the next season. IKEA didn't disappoint during our recent trip. The showrooms and marketplace were full of new pieces! I thought I'd share some of the best IKEA decorating tips and ideas from my recent trip.

Stay-at-Home Artist: stencil with freezer paper (harry potter tee)... Yes, I am a nerd. I came up with a brilliant idea for a Harry Potter t-shirt and I couldn't resist. "Expecto Patronum!" However, you can make whatever kind of design you want with a freezer paper stencil. It doesn't have to be Harry Potter related. Serenity Now: 10 Inspiring "How to Decorate" Blog Posts and Series I'm taking a little blogging break today to get parts of my house under control. It's been too many days of chaos with a baby dragging on my leg because he has a bad cold...doesn't make for getting stuff done around the homestead. So, today I thought it would be fun to share some great DIY and Decorating links with you.

The Gunny Sack: {Everything} In A Jar - Handmade Gifts With just a little over 10 weeks until Christmas, it is already time to start thinking about gifts! The more gifts that can be taken care of ahead of time, the easier the holiday season will be. I came up with a really fun idea that can be customized to pretty much any person or occasion called: {Everything} In A Jar