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How to Keep Cut Flowers Fresher, Longer

When I was a kid, I thought one of the ultimate status symbols of being “rich” was to always have fresh flowers in the home. Adults seemed to complain — especially on days like Valentine’s Day — how ridiculous it was to waste money on something so frivolous and short-lived. So, with my… …

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Laundry Room Makeover: Art Inspired by Emily Jeffords

Whether they are of sunsets or cloudy storms, the rolling, calm paintings of artist Emily Jeffords are easy to get lost in. Perhaps that’s why — half a bottle of wine into a painting class — I created a similar one of my own. You may have seen it, because it’s now a part …

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Starting Off 2017 Right

Did you know you can buy helium balloons at the dollar store? Shiny foil ones in tons of colors? Until just a few weeks ago, I had missed this useful piece of info. My friends and I love having parties. They’re usually not the Pinterest-worthy, everything-perfected kind of deal, but …

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The Best DIY Projects of 2016

You know, it’s funny: when I think back on 2016, I really, honest-to-God struggle with thinking of it as a good year. Between a bad romantic relationship and subsequent breakup, a shitload of writer’s block, and good, old-fashioned* stress, my immediate response is to think of it the way a lot of other …

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Laundry Room Makeover: Reveal!

Last month, I jumped the gun and teased you all a little too early that I had completed my laundry room makeover in just a few days. And by tease, I mean that I’d finished the room (which is not like me to do), finished editing the photos (which is even …

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Organizing My Photography Equipment

I am a compensated 3M-sponsored blogger. Opinions are my own and additional products used in the project were selected by me. Does anyone else ever do this? Just before the holidays arrive, I often start thinking about quick and easy interior organization projects. I know that a lot of people tend …

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My Pantry Organization

I don’t know about you but after Christmas I am SO ready to clean out my house. I don’t know if it is the new year, and being stuck in my house with the freezing weather that causes it, but I have a a sneaking suspicion that it might have …

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How to Prevent Weeds with Newspaper and Mulch

This is a short post, but I just wanted to share with you guys an update on how effective adding newspaper to your flower beds really is… even with a TON of neglect for an entire season! Last year, I began working on the garden area on the side of …

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Easy Tricks to Create More Closet Space

Hi there Remodelaholic readers! I’m Madeline and I blog over at The Life We Dream about all things home, DIY, fashion, fitness and life in general! I am so excited to be here! My life is a little bit on the crazy side right now (whose isn’t?!)- my husband is …

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