5 Ways to Get This Look: Spring Living Room

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I spotted this lovely living room at House of Turquoise, and it just seemed to embody the fresh, airy feeling of Spring.  The living room that caught my eye looks so light and cool with it’s combination of washed out sun yellow and sky blue.  I definitely love the custom woodwork (that window seat!) and the eclectic blend of furnishings.  I’m happy to say that if you want a room like this, you can have it!  I’ve collected tutorials for projects that can help you copy some of the fun design elements of this room and put them in your own house.  Enjoy!

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5 Ways to Create a Gallery Wall

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There’s something really satisfying about being able to group images that you love all together in one place for your family and guests to enjoy.  It’s like spreading out an entire album on the wall.  I also love that gallery walls can be so random.  You don’t necessarily have to find frames that are all the same style and size or group them in perfect symmetry.

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5 Ways to Craft with Acorns

Betz White felted acorns

Acorns are the nut, or small seedling, of the mighty oak tree.  Their pleasing, rounded shape, interesting textures, and warm brown tones make them perfect subjects for fall craft projects.  Take a look at this collection of acorn themed crafts I’ve found, and I think you’ll become a fan of the little nuts, too!

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5 Ways to Decorate with Paint Sticks

Our Humble A{bow}ed sunburst mirror

You know how much I love getting something for free and figuring out a way to fix it up into something pretty or useful.  I’m always stopping by the paint department of my local hardware store, and every time I buy a can of paint, it comes with a small stack of paint stirring sticks.  One day it dawned on me that those paint sticks gathering dust in my garage were actually pre-cut and pre-measured pieces of free, quality wood, and a world of possibilities opened up before me!  I’ve since used those paint sticks to organize my kitchen and my jewelry.  I’m not the only one who has figured out that paint sticks = free craft supplies.  Check out these five other creative uses..

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