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DIY Pendant Lights (With Barn Pulleys)

Recently we counted how many holes we’ve poked in our apartment ceiling to hang lights. The answer’s 9. NINE. And eight of those ceiling holes are holding barn pulleys. While it might be time to slow down on the hanging light fixtures, I learned…

February 27, 2014
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DIY Glitter Deer Pillow

When it comes to craft supplies, I love glitter. In the past I’ve made a glittered shirt, a glittered purse, glittered sunglasses, and a glittered lamp shade. So when I received some iron-on glitter sheets to use in a project from the Tulip Holiday…

December 5, 2013
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How to Hang a Chandelier (For Renters)

Ever since I moved to New York, one of my favorite things to do is create things for our apartment. I love adding dramatic things that change the whole vibe of the room– and nothing is more dramatic than a chandelier. A couple months…

November 13, 2013
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A Little Taste of My Indiana Home

These past few weeks have been some of the busiest I can remember. Currently I’m writing this in a little B&B at the base of the Scottish Highlands as Sean and I bop around and explore the British Isles. (More on that in another…

August 13, 2013
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DIY Paper Mache Animal Head

As we get ready to move around the corner to our *second* NYC apartment, I’ve been in full-on project mode. One of my most recent projects was making this faux taxidermy out of cardboard, plaster, paint, and paper mache. The night I decided to…

July 29, 2013