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Summer Fun Bash – Instagram Live Series

Summer is knocking at our door but it's already begun around here. Once the kids are out of school, that officially starts summer everywhere. I've been staying busy trying to keep the kids busy with activities. It takes resources to keep kids entertained - time, money, effort, etc. We definitely don't want them getting bored…

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DIY:Wine Tasting Card

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Summer is right around the corner and I am so ready! It took forever for spring to arrive and I've been soaking up all the sun lately. I have a funny feeling that this summer will be one to remember! How about you? Summers are super hot in Louisiana so it's no surprise that one…

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DIY: Faux Shiplap

Fallen in love with shiplap - the one that Joanna Gaines made popular? Or are you tired of hearing about shiplap? Either way - I love it! I even convinced "B" that we should find a way to incorporate the shiplap look in our home. So far, we've done this twice - in the laundry…

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DIY: Dual Purpose Flower Centerpiece + Ice Bucket

Well, I know spring is here, technically, but it's definitely been a slow start. It's still snowing in some places and the weather in the South has been pretty cool too. I've been itching to get my hands dirty with a project, anything. Maybe a painting project or a DIY project? While at the grocery…

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Budget Powder Room Makeover

It's so nice that spring is finally here. I almost died this winter. Okay, maybe not really but it was the longest winter here. It even snowed here in Louisiana. That's a rare sight! Now that spring is here I've been having fun in the kitchen and even, with the help of my handy husband,…

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5 Tips for Spring Cleaning Success + Checklist

I'm so excited and I just can't hide it. I know. I know. I know. I know. It's spring. It's spring. It's spring! And I'm wrapping my hands all around it and here's why. The winter was long. It snowed, my feet froze (in my house), and the rampant flu made me hibernate like a…

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I Spy – No.1

I've been spying so many awesome recipes and home/craft projects all over the internet lately. I've been trying to "PIN" posts, save them to my Instagram collections, and leave comments when I have time. Today, I thought I'd share some of the things I've been finding with you. I'm not sure if this will be…

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3 Tips to Organize the Laundry Room

Organizing, organizing, organizing. It's something that I put off until I'm forced. Do I love organized spaces? Definitely! But you have to plan and make time to organize spaces and I'm a little short in the time department. Ha! That's why I always love participating in blogger collaborations where I can organize a space. That's…

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DIY: Vintage Book Pages Wall Decor

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Most home design projects take time to pull together. There is planning, sourcing items, color schemes to coordinate with, and more. Design takes time...normally. However, if you're under pressure, sometimes you have to make quick decisions to pull a look together. That's sort of exactly what happened with my vintage book page wall decor project.…

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You Vote – We Create – Project #2: The Painted Front Door

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It's here! It's here! We finally finished the front door painting project and you might be surprised at the outcome. Let's re-fresh your memory on how this project started. As a part of the You Vote, We Create project, painting the front door was project #2. Remember this Youtube video of me revealing the project…

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About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.