7 Ways I Trick Myself Into Cleaning the House

I am a messy person by nature.   That time it was clean. A photo posted by Myquillyn Smith (@thenester) on Mar 14, 2016 at 11:31am PDT But I really do enjoy my house more when it’s tidy, so here are some of my tips for motivating myself to clean–the main ways I trick myself […]

Where to Start on that Impossible Space

Back in 1995 I was the first of my friends to get married. And I had no idea what kind of gown, cake, flowers or anything that I wanted. I had never even cracked open a Brides magazine until I was engaged and had six months to plan a wedding. I remember wishing that I […]

How to Decorate An Event With Flowers Without Spending A Million Dollars on Something That Dies in Four Days

The only new things I purchased for the most recent Barn Event were flowers and plants. These are all pretend flowers, I’m under no illusions that I’m fooling anyone. But, I do have some secret weapons when it comes to adding flowers to a gathering or event…

Because ‘New Everything’ Isn’t the Answer

You know how much I enjoy Lovely Limitations, right? Well, Ashley & Jamin from The Handmade Home challenged a group of bloggers to use the art from their three art books in a-non-frame-it-and-hang-it-on-the-wall-way. I immediately told them I was in. Partly because I adore them (did you know they were one of the first bloggers […]

Deal Alert!

I happened to be at Target for my once every 4-6 week visit (we live so far away!) and I found this great metal stool/table on clearance for $23.99! I bought it for the porch but so far it’s been in my office and now in the family room. I think I could have used […]

How To Hang Plates On The Wall

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I’ve been hanging plates on our walls for years. And the number one question I get asked about house stuff in real life and online is “how do you hang your plates on the wall?”. I’ve answered it before but I tried something new that I wanted to share. Plate hanging isn’t reserved for the […]

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