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Some of the best things about spring and summer involve the outdoors: fresh flowers, dining on the patio under the stars, roasting marshmallows by the fire and entertaining in those outdoor living spaces that don't ...Continue reading
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Photo by Meme Hill Studio

This week’s guest blogger is Amie Freling-Brown of Meme Hill Studio. She is also a regular contributor to our Happy by Design Pinterest page. Over the past 7 years, I have been fortunate to have a wonderful working relationship with two … Continue reading




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Photo by HomeGoods

Are you excited for summer? I am! Let’s get busy sprucing up our bedding and welcome summer inside our homes. Whenever I create a bedding theme, I try to start with a neutral duvet or blanket. That … Continue reading




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Photo by Joan Kosmachuk

I love using air plants for summer arrangements because they live just as happily indoors or out, which means you can set them on your dining room table or transfer them outside to the patio … Continue reading




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Photo by Cathy Mortensen Design

“Home is how you make it,” and part of home is that wonderful outdoor space that makes home even better. Outdoor living is here and making it ours is how we like to live. How … Continue reading




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Photo by I Don't Know How She Does It

To tell you the truth, from time to time I catch myself dreaming of a magical door to escape from some of the daily mommy duties. A dimension where I can still watch my kids peacefully playing while I … Continue reading




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Photo by Four Generations One Roof

I am so fortunate to still have my best friends from high school in my life. There were six of us total all through elementary and high school that formed a bond that is stronger … Continue reading




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Photo by HomeGoods

My wedding was last month in Napa and to help me prepare I turned to HomeGoods for tons of inspiration. From stacked cake stands to a white leather signing book there were tons of wedding inspired … Continue reading




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Photo by Joan Kosmachuk

If you’ve been anywhere near a HomeGoods store lately, you may have been as inspired by the beautiful coastal decor as I am. Photo by Joan Kosmachuk There are so many beautiful and unique coastal … Continue reading




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Photo by French Country Cottage

Some of the best things about spring and summer involve the outdoors: fresh flowers, dining on the patio under the stars, roasting marshmallows by the fire and entertaining in those outdoor living spaces that don’t … Continue reading




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Photo by HomeGoods

From Memorial Day to July 4th, it’s the perfect time to let your red, white and blue shine — a month to pay tribute, decorate and entertain your friends and family with foods, flowers, flags and … Continue reading