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Dollhouse Table Redo

April 3, 2017 | No Comments

I have always loved dollhouses and miniatures. I was so excited to give my daughter this Imaginarium dollhouse this past Christmas. I searched high and low for the perfect one. I may like to do the whole DIY thing, but I was not about building one of those hobby dollhouses…not to mention paying to do […]

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Bathroom Renovation | DIY Shaker Doors

March 28, 2017 | 22 Comments

Our bathroom renovation project is coming along pretty well! It’s always a longer process when you DIY, especially with kids, because those hours are hard to pull together consistently. Overall, though, it’s going just about as planned and we are nearing the final stages! All of the tile has been regrouted and reglazed which was […]

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DIY Princess Poppy Troll Headband

March 21, 2017 | 20 Comments

The first time I saw the Trolls movie with my 3 year old daughter, I was just as captivated as she was! It’s an adorable movie with upbeat music and positive messages: being happy is always within your own control, be positive, show love to others. Not only that but the characters are so cute! […]

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DIY Bathroom Renovation | Inspiration Board

March 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

Our bathroom has been long overdue for a makeover. We’ve lived in our house for twelve years, y’all, and while we got rid of the ugly wallpaper and carpet in our hall bathroom, it still had yellowing porcelain tile and an outdated vanity. In the interest of full disclosure, that bathroom has been a “designers […]

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The Art of Hand Lettering

March 13, 2017 | 30 Comments

Hi, friends! We are pretty much in love with hand lettering. Aren’t you? Gorgeous hand lettered signs are flooding our Instagram feed, and we’ve even tried our hand at it a few times. The lettering always seems so well thought out and perfectly executed — sometimes even like something we can’t achieve. Except we can! […]

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DIY Coffee Sack Upholstered Bench

March 7, 2017 | No Comments

Have you guys seen all the grain sack goodies that are coming out in the home decor department? Grain sack upholstered chairs, pillow covers, tea towels … the list goes on. It’s farmhouse decor at its finest and definitely should have been included in our farmhouse decorating post last year! At the time, we were […]

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DIY Distressed Herb Pots

March 6, 2017 | No Comments

We had so much fun making these pots as part of a crafty afternoon with friends! You can too! These DIY distressed herb pots are the perfect “make in an afternoon” craft to get ready for spring. With minimal supplies & minimal effort even a newbie crafter with little to no creativity can do this. Ha! […]

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Decorating with Fresh Flowers

February 28, 2017 | No Comments

It has been unseasonably warm for February here in Kentucky {and I am so not complaining!}. I love spring! It represents new growth and fresh starts and means the start of gardening season. Y’all, there are few things quite as awesome as being able to pick fresh fruits and veggies from the garden. If you’re […]

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Spring Mantle Decor

February 28, 2017 | No Comments

Spring is coming!!! It’s only February, I know and the temperature outside is only 42 degrees (F). But still! We’ve had some gorgeous days these last couple of weeks that have put everyone in a Springtime mood. Now, let’s just hope we don’t get an ice storm mid march! Ugh. It’s the change of seasons that […]

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DIY Wood Canvas Frame

February 21, 2017 | 6 Comments

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Did y’all see the last episode of Fixer Upper? I’m going to tell you right now that when I found out Magnolia Flour was becoming a thing I had a few thoughts: a) How much more awesome could Chip and Joanna get? b) It’s just about the sweetest thing ever that […]

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DIY Farmhouse Server Furniture Flip

February 20, 2017 | No Comments

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I’m probably a coffee snob. Okay, I’m definitely a coffee snob. I have some amazing friends here in town who brew their own blends of coffee {complete with roasting imported beans and all}, and now that I’ve had those, it’s not the same to have just any old cup of […]

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Fun & Easy Valentine Crafts for Kids

February 14, 2017 | No Comments

Follow my blog with Bloglovin We all want to be that Pinterest mom and make fun holiday crafts with our kids. But who has the time and energy? Well, I’m going to show you how easy it can be and why is looks so awesome in photos, even if said craft lasts for only 5 […]

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Six Misconceptions About Love

February 13, 2017 | 6 Comments

Love. It’s a word we throw around a LOT. It’s used to describe any positive feeling about anything from food to social media posts. It’s used to promote political and moral stands. It’s used to manipulate and coerce. It’s also used to tell someone how much you care about them. It is the single reason […]

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Simplifying Life

January 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Hi, Salt & Life readers! My name is Carrie, and I’m so excited to be guest posting today! I’m a twenty-something mama to two little girls, a wife of 7 1/2 years, a pre-med student and a YouTuber! I make videos about simplifying life and I’m here to share a little bit about that with you […]

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How to Declutter Your Life

January 16, 2017 | 3 Comments

Follow my blog with Bloglovin My husband watched this documentary the other day about minimalism, something I’ve honestly never even been remotely interested in. Why? Because I love to create things, so the idea of having very little seems foreign since making stuff is kind of what I do. Plus, I love pretty things. It’s […]

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