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DIY: Dresser Makeover

By: Kristen Darkow   Last summer, Andrew and I redid our bedroom (you can read about that here) - we painted the walls a lighter color, added a new bedspread, pillows & curtains, installed a new ceiling fan, and got new nightstands. Our furniture and closet door is all a dark brown shade, except our… Continue reading DIY: Dresser Makeover

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DIY Window Box Planters

By: Kristen Darkow   I don't know about all of you, but having window box planters has always been a little dream of mine - I think they're so cute and really spruce up a house's curb appeal! I've especially loved the look of the DIY cedar window boxes, and although you can purchase them… Continue reading DIY Window Box Planters

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Our Newest Addition

By: Amanda Magnus Well, we finally made it happen! You're probably wondering what I'm talking about! You know when you've been wanting something for awhile but it's not really in the plans. Then it's in the plans and you talk about it happening for even longer. But then the day comes and you finally get… Continue reading Our Newest Addition

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The Cutest Diaper Bag Sewing Project

By: Amanda Magnus Back in May when I was in the Twin Cities for Andrew and Kristen's Bachelor/Bachelorette parties, a friend texted me asking if my mom and I could do a sewing project for her daughter. My mom is experienced in this area and I can sew if I have her help and direction.… Continue reading The Cutest Diaper Bag Sewing Project

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First Day of School Signs!

By: Amanda Magnus Can you believe it's that time of year again? Yes, I'm talking about back to school! This summer flew by and here we are with the start of school right around the corner. Some of you are pros at this but for me this is Ella's first year starting school. So it… Continue reading First Day of School Signs!

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Patriotic Fourth of July Crafts

By: Amanda Magnus With the Fourth of July coming up much quicker than anticipated, now is a great time to start thinking of some crafts to decorate for the holiday. I love the Fourth of July because it's always so fun getting together with family and friends and getting to watch the fireworks. It's also… Continue reading Patriotic Fourth of July Crafts

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An Ice Cream Social Bridal Shower

By: Amanda Magnus This past weekend was a busy one! We celebrated Easter with family and also had a bridal shower for Kristen. I can't believe their wedding is only 6 weeks away! I love planning parties, it's just what makes me happy. I love the planning process, figuring out the fine details and seeing… Continue reading An Ice Cream Social Bridal Shower