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DIY Fall Wreath

I love wispy, loose-looking wreaths! The layers and thin, delicate branches always lure me in. This year, I decided to switch things up and do a yellow accent for my fall-themed front porch. Read More »

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Color & What It Means: Violet

Fun Fact:  Violet or purple, naturally isn’t too common in nature, so it can seem exotic or even fake. In the past, because violet/purple tones were so difficult to find and expensive to produce, the color came to be associated with royalty and power. Read More »

Beautiful on the Outside,Celebrate,Design

Thrifty Summer Party

I love a good party!  I especially love parties outside with lights and candles.  Honestly, it can be hard to look at some of the stunning party ideas on Pinterest.  Most people, including myself, don’t want to spend a ton of money on just one evening.  It’s likely for some of us to have only one party during the summer anyway.  Not to mention, if I’m going to spend money on a party, it will be spent mostly on the food!  Read More »

Beautiful on the Outside,Decor,Design

String Wall Art

Are you tired of just putting photos or prints up in your home?  Why not take string to a new level and do something funky on your walls?!? Read More »

Beautiful on the Outside,Decor,Design

Lolly Jane!

The lovely ladies over at Lolly Jane (an amazing blog, with so many great ideas, and a huge, loyal following – if you haven’t visited, you should totally do it today!) were kind enough to allow me to do a guest post on their blog!  I am SO excited!!!  It also happens to be one of my favorite home projects.  Check it out!  Thank you so much Lolly Jane!

XOXO

Melessa

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Oh, Color! I Love You So!

Image via West Elm

Colors plays a huge role in the world we live in.  Color also has different meanings in various cultures.  Color can actually sway the way you think, adjust your mood, irritate or relax your eyes, raise your blood pressure or calm you, it can even affect your appetite. Read More »

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My Creative Escape

There are lots of different ways to deal with stress.  Some healthy, some not so healthy.  Some people go on vacations, some run or do yoga.  Others hit the bar or binge eat (I have totally eaten my feelings in the past).  For me: I build, paint and create. Read More »

Beautiful on the Outside,Celebrate,Design

Sweet Hearts of My Sweethearts

Why not show the sweethearts in your life how much you love them.  Here is a fun whimsical way to display your favorite photos of your loved ones just in time for Valentine’s Day. Read More »

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