Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Curtain Call

Our little gift from the Target fairy arrived this weekend and we sure are happy that we went ahead and splurged the time and few extra bucks on trading out our 84″ curtains for their 95″ counterparts. It took almost … Continue reading

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We Can See Clearly Now

We’ve been shopping around for awhile now looking for  that perfect lamp to include in our guest bedroom.  The lamp featured in our Better Homes and Gardens inspiration photo, check that out here, is the Zak lamp by Crate and … Continue reading

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Ants Marching

Last week we clued you in on just a few of our nicknames for the pups, relive all of that here. Today, we’re sharing one of Chad’s nicknames for me – “the ant.” Not as romantic as you’d expect right? … Continue reading

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Interesting Idea

If you try this at home and it works, please let us know and send pictures. It’s not unlike a pretty swanky dish rack we featured a few months ago, but should be much cheaper and is definitely DIY-able. Photo: pinterest

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DIY Wall Vases

We’ve been eyeballing wall-mounted vases for a while now.  They are such classy and simple accessories that easily fill small spaces with interest, and bonus – you can switch out the flowers or other fillers as often as you’d like. There … Continue reading

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America’s Next Top Shelves

Shelves have always been sort of a challenge for us, and we think for many other people as well.  It’s tough to decide what to display on shelves while balancing attractive design with function. I struggled with this even as … Continue reading

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Our Mug Shots

The holiday season is one of the best times of year to get those creative juices flowing and, if you have the time, create handmade, thoughtful gifts for friends and family.  Don’t get us wrong, we’re spending plenty of time … Continue reading

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