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Link It or Lump It Party 56

Happy Sunday, everyone! It’s that time again for the amazingly awesome Link It or Lump It linky party! For those of you who haven’t heard of Link It or Lump It – it’s a fantastic party that occurs weekly on Sundays starting at 6am. Come link up your great projects, make some new bloggy friends, and potentially get featured! So… Read more →

crisp fall

Crisp Fall Printable

Happy Friday, friends! We’ve all made it through the week! What are you going to do with your weekend? I’m working a wedding on Saturday with my dear friend Ana and then on Sunday it’s my last weekend shift at the library! Yahoo! It’s very fall-y today and considering that official fall (September 23rd this year) is only a few… Read more →

coffee bar

Tea and Coffee Bar

Hello friends! It’s finally a rainy and chilly day over here in the PNW. “Finally?” you say, “Isn’t it always rainy in Seattle?” Surprisingly, it’s not! We actually have very beautiful and often times hot summers here in Washington state. It’s been in the 80s and sometimes reaching 90 for the tail end of summer (which is really hot for… Read more →

lamp makeover

Desk Lamp Makeover

Happy Hump Day! It’s Wednesday once again, friends. What are you up to? It’s always a busy day at Sooter Cottage! An exciting part of news: I decided to put in my two weeks notice at the library, so after next Wednesday, I will be able to devote a ton more time to Dwell Beautiful! I’m SO excited to be… Read more →

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Link It or Lump It Party 55

Happy Sunday, everyone! It’s that time again for the amazingly awesome Link It or Lump It linky party! For those of you who haven’t heard of Link It or Lump It – it’s a fantastic party that occurs weekly on Sundays starting at 7am. Come link up your great projects, make some new bloggy friends, and potentially get featured! So… Read more →

fall favorites

Fall Favorites Project and Recipe Round-Up

Friends! It’s getting to be that delicious time of year where everything is crisp, colorful, and completely awesome – Fall! I absolutely adore fall. Probably even more than I like summer! (Gasp) It just has all of my favorite things – the gorgeous colors of the changing leaves, hearty and savory foods like soups, pastas and pies, warm and cozy… Read more →

tassel garland

DIY Tassel Garland

Happy Wednesday, friends! How’s everyone out in blogland? I’ve had another set of busy past few days but two big things to note is that I turned 26 on Sunday and my wedding anniversary was yesterday! If you missed out on my anniversary post – check it here. It definitely feels weird to now be officially on the older side… Read more →

wedding anniversary

It’s my 3 Year Wedding Anniversary!

My hubby, Nate, and I have been officially married for 3 years today It’s crazy how time flies! We feel like we’ve known each other forever but at the same time the wedding feels like it was just yesterday. What I do know is that these past 3 years (and really the 5 years that I’ve known Nate) have been… Read more →

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Link It or Lump It Party 54

Happy Sunday, everyone! It’s that time again for the amazingly awesome Link It or Lump It linky party! For those of you who haven’t heard of Link It or Lump It – it’s a fantastic party that occurs weekly on Sundays starting at 7am. Come link up your great projects, make some new bloggy friends, and potentially get featured! So… Read more →

printable quote

Be Still Printable Quote

Happy Friday, friends! What are ya’ll up to this weekend? I’ve got another busy weekend ahead of me – headed out to my mom’s cabin for Friday night/Saturday to hang out with the fam and then my birthday is on Sunday! I’m going to be the big 2-6. How crazy! I’m on the way out of mid-twenties… how scary is… Read more →

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When to DIY or Hire a Pro

  Hello, friends! It’s a brand new month – September! My favorite month out of the whole year! Not only does it boast my birthday (the 7th) and my wedding anniversary (the 9th) but it also is simply one of the best times of year. Just sayin’. The weather is still relatively nice as summer winds down but we also… Read more →

state canvas art

DIY State Canvas Art

*This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase through these links, you’ll help support Dwell Beautiful (at no extra cost to you) and you’ll end up with some amazing products you can use for all your DIY endeavors!*   I’mmmmmm baaaaccckkkk! Hi friends. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? But it’s a new month (and my favorite month to boot)… Read more →

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Link It or Lump It Party 53

Happy Sunday, everyone! It’s that time again for the amazingly awesome Link It or Lump It linky party! For those of you who haven’t heard of Link It or Lump It – it’s a fantastic party that occurs weekly on Sundays starting at 7am. Come link up your great projects, make some new bloggy friends, and potentially get featured! So… Read more →

michaels crate

The Great Crate Challenge!

Hello friends! More apologies for being MIA – still dealing with my dad’s affairs – but I’m EXTREMELY excited to announce that me and 9 of my bloggy friends are participating in The Great Crate Challenge! (Let the ooh’s and ahh’s commence!) Each of us has taken a plain Michael’s crate – available here – and transformed it into our… Read more →

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Link It or Lump It Party 52

Happy Sunday, everyone! It’s that time again for the amazingly awesome Link It or Lump It linky party! For those of you who haven’t heard of Link It or Lump It – it’s a fantastic party that occurs weekly on Sundays starting at 7am. Come link up your great projects, make some new bloggy friends, and potentially get featured! So… Read more →

painted tin trays

DIY Painted Tin Trays

*This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase through these links, you’ll help support Dwell Beautiful (at no extra cost to you) and you’ll end up with some amazing products you can use for all your DIY endeavors!* Hi everyone. I apologize for being MIA these past few days. I found out on Friday afternoon that my dad had been… Read more →

farmhouse

Farmhouse Decorating Ideas

Good morning friends! I hope you’ve all had a lovely weekend/week thus far! It’s been really thunderstormy/muggy in my state llately, which usually NEVER happens, so I’m looking forward to some drier and less… electric days ahead. Hubby and I are hoping to spend some time clearing out our backyard so we can lay some new grass and add a… Read more →

link it or lump it

Link It or Lump It Party 51

Happy Sunday, everyone! It’s that time again for the amazingly awesome Link It or Lump It linky party! For those of you who haven’t heard of Link It or Lump It – it’s a fantastic party that occurs weekly on Sundays starting at 7am. Come link up your great projects, make some new bloggy friends, and potentially get featured! So… Read more →

great gatsby themed

Great Gatsby Themed Party

Summer is in full-swing and I just love a good summertime shindig. Drinks, dancing, good food, great friends, just living the night away footloose and fancy free! Ever since moving into our house, I’ve been itching to throw a really good party for all our friends. I love themed parties and one of my most favorite themes of all for… Read more →