DIY Candle Light Wedding Centerpieces with Mason Jars

DIY Candle Light Wedding Centerpieces with Mason Jars

One of my good friends recently got married and we all know I love a wedding! So of course I wanted to help her make centerpieces. We made DIY candlelight wedding centerpieces with mason jars and frosted glass spray paint using my silhouette and vinyl 

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How to prep for painting

How to prep for painting

I just bought a house about 7 months ago now and the first thing I did was paint every room in this house. Now I am almost done months later. All I have left is the mustard colored finished basement and the multi colored kitchen, I'm not a huge fan of accent walls. After painting just about every room I am almost a pro and I wanted to share some of my tips on how to prep before painting whether it be a room, trim or a door preparation is key.

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How to make a shiplap headboard

How to make a shiplap headboard

Today I am sharing how to make a DIY shiplap headboard. Last week I had the pleasure of partnering up with Habitat for Humanity and 13 other bloggers to help style a Habitat House in Portland Connecticut. Each blogger paired up with another blogger and was assigned a room. I was lucky enough to style the teenage boys room with Stephanie from Sandpaper and Glue. So where did we start? Where we all start of course, Pinterest. The teenager created a Pinterest board that reflected his style. He liked a mix of clean lines, wood, industrial and technology. 

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How to use a paint sprayer to update your furniture.

How to use a paint sprayer to update your furniture.

I recently moved into my new house and I am ready to refresh all my decor but the problem is buying a house just a few months ago left me a bit budget conscious. So instead of looking for new furniture I decided why not update something that I had to help refresh and modernize my freshly painted living room. Naturally what is the most stared at piece of furniture in your living room? Your TV stand.

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DIY Two Toned Wine Rack #IkeaHack

DIY Two Toned Wine Rack #IkeaHack

This month I am teaming up with Hickory Hardware and 8 other bloggers to transform an Ikea Rast dresser into anything we want! I have always wanted to make an Ikea Hack and here's my chance! Now the only question is what do I make?! Wrapping my head around this wasn't as hard as I thought it was going to be. I recently moved and have not found a place yet for my wine glasses and wine bottles. I immediately knew this is what I had to do. The next question was how? 

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The best thing to hold on to in life is each other - Free Printable

The best thing to hold on to in life is each other - Free Printable

Valentine's Day is this weekend. This year is seriously already flying by. If your anything like me you are a last minute gift buyer. So today I have created a last minute gift that is perfect for really any occasion for a loved one or significant other, a watercolor handwritten inspired love quote printable.  

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25 Christmas Crafts

25 Christmas Crafts

Incase you missed it last week I joined up with Simply Kelly DesignsTwo Purple CouchesThe House Down the Lane and Where the Smiles Have Been for an epic weeklong Holiday Craft party. Each day we created a new DIY everyday following the same theme. At the end of the week we had 25 fabulous Christmas Crafts. So welcome to the Crafter Party. Stick around, Pin, Click and Create! 

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Red Berry and Pinecone Christmas Wreath

Red Berry and Pinecone Christmas Wreath

Now I am kind of on a grapevine wreath kick. You may remember that last month I created a fall wreath with this same base.  I had stopped by Trader Joe's, to buy everything pumpkin, and saw these gorgeous grapevine wreaths for $3.99. Since the fall wreath I went back and bought two more bases to tuck away for Christmas wreaths which I am showing you today!

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DIY Mason Jar Snow Globe

DIY Mason Jar Snow Globe

It's day three of the Holiday Craft Party and I am joining up with Simply Kelly DesignsTwo Purple CouchesThe House Down the Lane and Where the Smiles Have Been! If you missed yesterday make sure you check out the five fabulous gift tags we created here.  So before I tell you about DIY Mason Jar Snowglobes. Let me tell you more about this week. Make sure you stay to the end of this post a.) to see what the other party goers created and b.) to enter to win a $50 Michaels gift card or $50 to Minted! 

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How to Make a Mercury Glass Ornament

How to Make a Mercury Glass Ornament

Guys I am so excited to share with you that this week I am joining up with Simply Kelly DesignsTwo Purple CouchesThe House Down the Lane and Where the Smiles Have Been to throw and entire weeklong Holiday Craft Party! You may remember from last year the Holiday Craft Party that Kelly and I threw. We thought it would be even better if we got a few of our favorite bloggers involved. So before I get to How to Make Mercury Glass Ornaments. Let me tell you more about this week. Make sure you stay to the end of this post a.) to see what the other party goers created and b.) to enter to win a $50 Michaels gift card or $50 to Minted! 

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Snowman Mason Jar Vase

Snowman Mason Jar Vase

Hey Guys! It's the third Monday of the month and that means it's Mason Jar Monday. This month's theme is Christmas and I have a fun project for you a Simple Snowman Mason Jar Vase. 

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Easy DIY Burlap Table Runner

Easy DIY Burlap Table Runner

Christmas is my favorite holiday to decorate for. It is the one holiday that I feel like you can go all out for. Growing up my mom always decorated our mantel. I was a bit sad moving into my house that I didn't have a fireplace to decorate. My solution was to get a side board or a sofa table that I almost treat as a faux mantel in my living room. Consumer Crafts was awesome enough to send me a gigantic box filled with every holiday crafting supply you can imagine and challenge me to come up with a holiday craft. So today we are going to start decorating that mantel with an easy DIY burlap table runner made out of burlap ribbon from Consumer Crafts.

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DIY Robot Ornaments

DIY Robot Ornaments

I am so excited to finally tell you guys what I have been working on! Robots! Yes Robot ornaments made from wood and just about any small odds and end I could find by my work bench. So why robots? This week I have teamed up with over 80 bloggers for an ornament exchange organized by Erlene from My Pinventures! And guess who my partner is. Amber from AmberDowns.net. Amber is a Floridian Children's librarian who loves robots! I was a little stumped at first but then the pinterest gods struck. I found these awesome robot heads from my friend Vanessa of Tried and True Blog. And I thought what if I went one step further and added bodies to the ornaments.

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DIY Fall Wreath

DIY Fall Wreath

Finally life has slowed down a bit and I am able to get into the fall mood that is beyond just ordering a pumpkin spice latte at a counter. This weekend one of my friends came up for a girls getaway and we decided to have a crafty relaxing Sunday making fall wreaths. The weather was so perfect 70's in October?! Yes, please. So since the weather was so perfect and wreaths can be messy we sat outside on my back deck and made them under the ever changing leaves.

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Swap It Like It's Hot

Swap It Like It's Hot

This week I have partnered up with 40 other bloggers for Swap It Like It's Hot: Thrift Store Edition. So what is this all about? We all head out to our local thrift store with $10 in hand and find some unique items. Then we ship them off to another blogger who will turn them into something amazing! Sounds fun right?! I had a blast and actually can't wait until the next round. 

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Washi Tape Pumpkin Art

Washi Tape Pumpkin Art

Hello Weekend Crafters! I'm so excited that Michelle invited me to share a project with you today. I'm Emily and I blog at Two Purple Couches, where I spend my time creating and crafting a colorful home. The project I'm sharing today combines some of the things that Michelle and I both love—washi tape, pumpkins and our Silhouette machines!

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Georgia Peach Bridal Shower

Georgia Peach Bridal Shower

My brother is getting married and it's time to celebrate. He is marrying his girlfriend of 10 years and we couldn't be more excited to make Danielle officially part of our family. The couple met in Savannah Georgia where my brother was going to college and Danielle lived. So it was only natural to throw her a Georgia peach bridal shower up here in New England. I always say the best parties are all about the details. Details make a party memorable, a good theme helps a little too.

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Manicure or Pedicure in a Mason Jar Gift Idea

Manicure or Pedicure in a Mason Jar Gift Idea

This past weekend I help throw a bridal shower for my future sister in law. As we all know along with showers comes games and with games you need prizes! My sister had recently gone to a friends shower and the prizes were manicure or pedicures in a mason jar. What a great idea! 

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