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Pickling your shiplap refers to the process of treating wooden shiplap boards with diluted paint or a stain solution to achieve a weathered, aged appearance. Creating Charm with Shiplap Shiplap has emerged as a timeless favorite in home décor, revered for its rustic elegance and versatility. But maybe it’s time for a shiplap update! For […]

How to Pickle Your Shiplap | A Warm + Rustic Wall Application

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sheep skin against pickled shiplap wall

Silhouettes have a timeless appeal, capturing the essence of a moment in a striking and artistic way. Let me show you how you can create a beautiful silhouette from an average phone photo in less than 10 minutes using Canva! Taking the photo I knew that I wanted side profile portraits of my kids. I’ve […]

How to Create a Classic Silhouette from a Regular Photo.

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front view of silhouettes

With the holiday season upon us, what better way to add a touch of natural beauty to your festive decor than with the fragrant blooms of paperwhite bulbs? These delicate flowers with their dainty white petals and sweet scent can be forced indoors just in time for Christmas! Paperwhite blooms I remember my grandma filling […]

How to force Paperwhite Bulbs for Christmas

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paperwhite flowers


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