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August 2016 Archive

Faux Real Floral Design Part 3 : Monochromatic End of Summer Arrangement
Faux Real Floral Design Part 3 : Monochromatic End of Summer Arrangement

Hello Lovelies!  Welcome to Part 3 of our Faux Real Flower Arranging series!  I use a lot of real and faux flowers in my work event/photo styling, and I have learned many things along the way. I  am so pleased to be sharing some of my favorite floral arranging tricks with you all. If you […]

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3 Ways to Beautify Your Composition Notebook for Back To School
3 Ways to Beautify Your Composition Notebook for Back To School

The best thing about going back to school was gathering all of my back-to-school supplies!  I loved choosing my notebooks, what pens I would use, and organizing it all in my backpack (is it any surprise I love stationery?).  The older I got, the more I realized it was even more fun to add some personality […]

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In The Kitchen: Strawberry Pretzel Dessert
In The Kitchen: Strawberry Pretzel Dessert

A few weeks ago, we had friends coming over for dinner on our deck and I was looking for a summery dessert to make! After consulting the pages of my Keepsake Kitchen Diary, I decided on my Mom’s Strawberry Pretzel dessert.  It is always a crowd pleaser and one that instantly takes me back to summers […]

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Pretty Ordinary Friday #14
Pretty Ordinary Friday #14

For the Pretty Ordinary series, we’re documenting snapshots of our week that may not be the prettiest or the most interesting, but we enjoyed each instance and want to remember them! These are the behind-the-scenes, in-between moments – the small peeks that would otherwise be forgotten. Join us as we use this series to scrapbook the unedited, […]

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August To-Do List – Free Download
August To-Do List – Free Download

Happy August! In addition to our monthly desktop download, we have another download for you – a monthly to-do list! Our goal is to fill these lists with fun ideas to help you savor a few simple pleasures. Download the list, hang on your bulletin board, and check off the to-do’s as you go through […]

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August Happy Mail Idea- DIY Picnic
August Happy Mail Idea- DIY Picnic

The month of August brings such beautiful weather and we hope you soak it all in!  We were inspired by our “Happy Picnic Season” card to create this summery backyard spread!  For August’s DIY Picnic Happy Mail theme, we came up with a few small gift ideas that would put a smile on your anyone’s […]

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Free August Desktop & iPhone Wallpaper
Free August Desktop & iPhone Wallpaper

It’s hard to believe it, but we have entered our final month of summer! I’m admittedly a Fall girl, but I am trying to soak in the last bits of this season. For August’s FREE hand-drawn desktop wallpaper, we included fresh blooms paired with hand-lettering. Two of my favorite combos. This bouquet came from my […]

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