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How to: DIY Embroidered Monstera Leaf Wall Art (with Printable Template)

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DIY Embroidered Monstera Leaf Art
Photo: Marlene Sauer

Urban jungle fever is still going strong in the design world, and I don't mind one bit!

From hanging air plants in every way imaginable, to covering a room with plants of all sizes, this decorating trend has us all "bringing the outdoors in" in ever-inspiring ways.

To pay tribute to the uncontested queen of stunning indoor plants, the monstera deliciosa, also known as the split-leaf philodendron, I created this embroidered monstera leaf art print.        

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5 Fireplace Makeover Ideas

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Hey friends! I really appreciated all of your comments, emails and Instagram messages with suggestions and thoughts on my fireplace post. Thank you! Today I thought I’d share 5 fireplace makeover ideas / inspiration projects with you! How can you work with the fireplace you have but still give it a makeover for a new […]

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Need a Super Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gift Your Mom will Love? Here’s What to Do

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DIY Mini Bouquets by Homey oh My
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So Mother's Day is in three days, and you're empty-handed.

Procrastinate much?

JK! There's no judgment here - I am the absolute worst at planning ahead.

But, let's not leave our moms thinking we don't care about them. Instead of panicking and grabbing the first tchotchke that catches your eye on the way home and playing it off as totally intentional, try one of these last-minute gifts your mom will love.

We've got you covered with gifts you can order online, simple ways to make a gift of flowers more special, and experiences you can share with your mom that will really make her day.

Ready, set, go - you got this!         

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Spark Joy with Your Decorating Style

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spark joy decoratingWant to spark joy in your home? Bring more personality to your decorating style with statement decor pieces that don’t break the bank. This post is sponsored by Walmart.com featuring Drew Barrymore’s Flower Home Collection. This is one of my secrets to elevating style on a budget. Less can be more if you focus on […]

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How To Make Mid-Century Modern House Numbers

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Here's a great tutorial on making your own modern house numbers, inspired by the clean lines of mid-century design. 

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Make these mid-century modern house numbers

The architect Richard Neutra is one of modernism's iconic artists. He's best known for his integration of both his residential and commercial buildings into their landscape, and for his care in matching his work with the lifestyles of his clients, rather than imposing his ownContinue reading on Curbly.com

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To do, or not to do…

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When we moved into this house, I started gathering all kinds of ideas for what I wanted to do to update this room. I dreamed up everything from adding a window seat, to bookcases, to built ins, to some trim work, to refinishing floors, to a new fireplace surround and a fireplace insert for cozier […]