Category Archives: The Great Outdoors

How to make a simple Spring Floral Wreath with burlap, faux flowers and a banner.

Simple Spring Floral Wreath

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Did you know that March is National Craft Month? Now that’s my kind of thing to celebrate! Wayfair recently asked me to be part of their Craft Redux campaign, and I jumped at the opportunity to participate. The challenge? To re-make or reimagine the first craft project you ever posted on your blog.

Sign me up! I love a good craft challenge. For me, this meant a chance to re-invent my Spring floral wreath.

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Adventures at the 2015 Country Living Fair

Country Living Fair 2015 in Columbus, Ohio

If you’re brand new around here, you may have missed me gushing over the Country Living Fair that came through Columbus, Ohio this past weekend. This was my second year attending the Fair, and this year I meant business! And by business, I mean gathering up my best girlfriends, meeting up with some fellow bloggers, and making a weekend out of it! Because if I learned nothing after last year’s experience, I learned to leave the hubs at home and make it at least a two-day affair.

My head is still spinning from all of the amazingness we saw, from beautiful handcrafted jewelry to an incredible array of artwork, vintage lovelies, clothing and more. Oh, and I can’t forget the gorgeous styling. Part of the fun is seeing how each vendor and artist styles their booth. Talk about inspiration! And I have plenty of photos to share with you today…

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Win 2 tickets to the 2015 Country Living Fair in Columbus, Ohio!

Country Living Fair Columbus Ohio Ticket Giveaway

Win 2 tickets to the 2015 Country Living Fair in Columbus, Ohio!

Even though I have mixed feelings about Fall, I am pretty darn excited that the Country Living Fair in Columbus, Ohio, is only weeks away. I absolutely love fairs like this one—tons of vendors selling unique, handmade goods and upcycled treasures. Is there any better way to spend a weekend? I think not.

And if you love fairs like this, too, then keep on readin’! Because I’m giving away a pair of Weekend Pass tickets to the Country Living Fair in Columbus, Ohio!

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DIY Clay Pot Lighthouses

DIY Clay Pot Lighthouses. www.twopurplecouches.com

Some men like to display memorabilia of their favorite sports team. Some men are all about their fishing gear. Somewhere along the line, my dad developed an admiration for lighthouses. And it’s become sort of a family joke ever since.

So when I first came across these Clay Pot Lighthouses, I knew Dad needed one for his garden.

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