Our Favorite Gifts for Neighbors & Teachers

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THIS is the week that I'm going to get all of my Christmas shopping done...or at least, that's what I say every year.  There are some great deals out there, and if you follow us on Facebook, then you know that I've been posting my favorites for you. On Sunday, Amy shared her favorite gift ideas … [Read more...]

Happy Valentine’s Day! (Free Printables)

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I wanted to share a few of my favorite sources for free printable initial art.  Of course, today is Valentine's Day, so any of these would be a perfect last-minute gift.  Just print them out and pop them in a dollar store frame! These are also lovely in nurseries, as hostess or housewarming … [Read more...]

Easy DIY: Monogrammed Christmas Ornaments

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  We're coming down to the wire, friends, and if you're like me, you always think of a friend--or two--who needs a gift at the last minute.  This easy-as-pie DIY (see what I did there?!) has been one of my go-to gift ideas for several years now, so I thought it was worth sharing … [Read more...]

You Can Monogram Anything

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I am decadently dashing off mid-day to eat lunch with my husband--it's our 20th wedding anniversary today, if you can believe it, and he can't get away from work for even a long weekend right now, so we're going to head somewhere romantic like Roly Poly instead of the Bahamas!  It's nothing but … [Read more...]

Vinyl Project: Monogrammed Ballet Booties

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I'm sharing a super-easy and fast project today; as you know I'm hard at work on my garage entry/pantry/mudroom project and that's taking most of my DIY time right now. But THIS project is further proof (as if we needed any) that you really can monogram anything! I think I've mentioned that my … [Read more...]

An EASY DIY Monogrammed Tray for Spring

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  Today I have a quick and easy DIY project to share. I have been trying to find a large tray to use for outdoor entertaining for quite some time, just something to help transport entertaining items from the kitchen to our deck so we can dine out there in nice weather. When I spotted this … [Read more...]

Tutorial: How to Make Vines Vinyl Monograms Using the Silhouette CAMEO

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Note: Since I wrote this post, there are literally hundreds of monogram fonts available to purse for just a few dollars; honestly, that's probably faster than using this technique! A few months ago, I showed you how to make round vinyl monograms on the Silhouette CAMEO using a "hack," and today … [Read more...]

Update on Gold DIY Jewelry Bowls

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Hey, everyone--do you remember Amy's darling monogrammed gold-rimmed bowls that she made for me and Terry?  She posted about them {here}. She found the bowls at Home Goods, but I haven't been able to find any like them in the months since.  So, when I was in Target a few weeks ago, I found these … [Read more...]

Monogrammed Travel Coffee Mug–Easy Gift Idea

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I'm always looking for creative birthday gift ideas.   One of my daughter's teachers celebrated her birthday last weekend (on the same day as me!) and I wanted to be sure that we acknowledged her special day. She loves coffee and tea, so I thought that a pretty travel coffee cup and a gift card … [Read more...]

My Girl’s Room Makeover: The Projects & Details

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Thank you everyone for the kind words about my daughter's fun new room.  It was a great project and she seems to love her new space. As promised, I am back to share the details about the projects in her room. When we started the room, I just wanted to update her room from "Little Girl" to "Girl". … [Read more...]

Girl’s Room Decorated in Pink & Gold

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After being in our our new home for a few months I finally have my first “room” reveal to share with you! It’s been slow-going here, no?   I am elated at how this room turned out! Today I am going to share with you all the pretty pictures, then I will follow-up next week with all the … [Read more...]

Tutorial: How to Create Round Vinyl Monograms Using the Silhouette CAMEO

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Note: Since I wrote this post, there are literally hundreds of monogram fonts available to purchase for just a few dollars like THIS one; honestly, that's probably faster than using this technique! I love round monograms, but could never figure out how to make one using my Silhouette CAMEO.   So, … [Read more...]

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