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Some Lovely Features (+ winners!)

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

I’m sitting at my desk realizing there are a lot of people to thank this week, people who have picked me for some lovely features and so I want to say it out loud right here.

Thank you to Natural Home & Garden magazine for featuring the story of our cabana in their May/June edition!

natural home garden mag feature

 

I also wrote a guest post for the Home Depot Apron blog about that cabana, which is going up again in the backyard this weekend, hooray for blissful living outdoors! 

the apron blog feature

 

Thank you to Ladies Home Journal magazine for featuring our recycled wine barrel planter among their 9 picks for clever container gardening in the June issue!

ladies home journal planter feature

 

More thank yous to Stylelist Home for this feature on the paint swirl vases, and to Apartment Therapy for featuring the wood shim planter and the cabana too.  And thank you to Colleen and Ashley for their lovely write ups this week, I’m blushing really, thank you so much ladies. 

The three winners of the Home Depot gift card giveaway are…… #409 Felicia Kramer, #1,156 Kimberly Bruhn and #1,745 Sunshine – winners check your inbox, there’s an email from me!

Enjoy the rest of your day,

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Mother’s Day Memory Jars

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Hello hello all and happy weekend!  I have a fun project to share with you that’s perfect for Mother’s Day, one that I created for my own Mom with some old time black and white photos.  Today over at West Elm’s blog Front + Main you can find my how to on transforming bathroom stacked apothecary containers into personalized memory jars.

apothecary memory jars before and after

 

It involves a simple process of inverting and printing files to one of my favorite office supplies and then adhering them to the glass.

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Plus you get to see an old time pic of my Mom and Dad and me and my two brothers (my sis was not born yet) from the seventies, aw yeah a blast from the past!  Check out my Mom’s feathered curls and my chubby cheeks!

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Hop on over to Front + Main for the full tutorial here.

Have a fabulous weekend all!

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