5 Ways to Get This Look: Aqua Bedroom

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Those of you following me on Instagram may have already heard the news: we closed on our new house! There’s something really exciting about making new spaces yours. Naturally, I can’t help looking for inspiration everywhere. This pretty room from the Utah Valley Parade of Homes that was featured by The Project Girl definitely caught my eye. I looked for tutorials online that can help anyone replicate the look of this aqua bedroom. Check out the following 5 Ways to Get this Look.

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5 Ways to Make a Homework Station

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A friend told me that one school year, the first homework assignment given to one of her children was to create a “homework station.” The teacher sent home a list of requirements, and required the children to make a poster with pictures of the homework station they created and write a report about it! While that may be a little over the top, the concept of a homework station is a good one. I found a wide range of ways that creative do-it-yourselfers have incorporated this idea into their family homes. Check out these 5 Ways to Make a Homework Station.

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5 Ways to Get Your House Ready for School

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I know that a few of you have already started your school year, and many of the rest of you are anticipating it in the coming weeks. It’s true, when it comes to keeping track of carpools, lunch menus, field trip forms, homework, backpacks, and shoes…..things can get overwhelming! Making sure your house is organized in a way that contributes to helping everyone being able to get ready independently is a huge step towards eliminating some of the stress of the morning rush. I hope these 5 Ways to Get Your House Ready for School will give you some ideas that will help your family during the upcoming school year.

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5 Ways to Make a Bulletin Board

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I don’t know about you, but my summer is flying by at break-neck speed! The kids will be starting school soon, and you know what that means….we’ll be inundated with papers! When Sarah from Sarah M. Dorsey Designs shared her Oversized Striped Cork Board this week, it was a good reminder to me of how handy it can be to have one place to hang up the most important of those papers during the school year. Not to mention having a place to display art projects, pictures, memos, and more. I went through my files and found a few more favorite bulletin board projects to share with you today. All of these can be made fairly easily with just a few simple, easy-to-find supplies. Check out these 5 Ways to Make a Bulletin Board.

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