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Erin Lepperd

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Recent Posts By Erin

West Elm Hack: DIY Ottoman Coffee Table

Taking an already gorgeous piece and molding it into something that is functional and fits into your lifestyle perfectly – that is what this West Elm hack is all about. Part ottoman, part coffee table, it wears many hats and can be used in so many different ways. Whether your resting your feet, your cocktail or using as extra seating, this gem is a winner. Grab the steps below and get ready to hack! Room...

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Anne of Green Gables Inspired Baby Shower

Kristy Rice, the huge talent behind Momental Designs, set out to shower her childhood friend with a day crafted around their shared love of the Anne of Green Gable series. From book favors with hand-painted covers to the narrative of Anne beautifully woven into each and every detail (including a fab cake table), this is a stunning ...

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White Paint Go-To’s

Picking paint is so hard. I'm indecisive by nature and then you add in the multitude of choices or the fact that it never ever looks like it does on that itty bitty paint chip. Which is why I rely heavily on great recommendations. And oh have we got them. These are tried and true white paint colors that work from designers that we love and their projects that we've favorited time and again.   For More...

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Behind the Blog with The Lovely Drawer

The Lovely Drawer is a bright and happy corner of the internet dedicated to the best DIYs, crafting ideas galore and a glimpse at the life of a London based designer, illustrator, stylist, crafter and all around cool girl. We caught up with Teri and got the dish on what makes this pretty machine run and priceless bits of wisdom she's collected along the way. Get to know...

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Flamingo Inspired Birthday Party

Flamingos are all the rage. Is it because they're pink? Tropical? Who knows but we're officially declaring them the "it bird" of 2015. And while I'm well past my second year of life, it isn't stopping me from snagging cute details for my very own Flamingle party. Colorful and summery is just the beginning of this shindig designed by ...

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Fresh Peach Bowls with Homemade Coconut Ice Cream

Crafted by Kara Stout, this summer recipe takes peaches and ice cream to a whole new level. And we won't even tell you how healthy it actually is. Why ruin all the fun? Homemade coconut ice cream, candied pistachios and fresh peaches are match made in heaven.  Learn how to make this crazy simple dessert below. It goes a little...

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Eclectic Charleston Interior

I am a firm believer in homes with history. It may be that growing up in California everything was so new and stuccoed so I  forever craved high ceilings and crown molding. This Charleston interior crafted by Liz Damrich checks off all the good bones requirements and is nestled with eclectic furnishings + really great art. See how an...

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Abby’s Slam-dunk Party Recipes

I am a total short cut encourager; especially when it comes to entertaining. There's no need to reinvent the wheel when that machine has already been party tested and approved. And menus and delicious bites are a MAJOR part of that. These 24 recipes are Abby's go to's; total slam-dunks that range from super easy to complete crowd...

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Tips for Decorating Your TV Wall

T.V.'s are a necessary evil. We get it, but why oh why must they be so unsightly? That's where Jess comes in to play. With these tips you'll be styling your way to a television wall that is far less ug and, dare we say, pretty? Symmetry, hiding plugs and upping your horizontal book stacking game are all a part of the fast lane to T.V. wall goodness. Read on to see how you can craft a beautiful backdrop for couch surfing.

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Sips for Summer: The Spicy Paloma

We're continuing our #SipsForSummer series in collaboration with the Glitter Guide + a bunch of fun bloggers to bring you a parade of yummy cocktails best enjoyed in the warm sunshine. Up next is a little ditty called The Spicy Paloma. Crafted by Sugar and Cloth, it offers up a refreshing mix of sweet and savory; perfect for sipping and toasting this summer.

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Industrial Summer Dinner Party

This gathering dreamt up and styled by Rebecca Gallop of A Daily Something was a night out for creatives and tastemakers in the Washington D.C. area. And for us? It's gorgeous inspiration for a summer dinner party done right. Sweet Root Village put together the most stunning greenery along with images of the day...

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Floral First Birthday Bash

This first birthday is elegance and whimsy all wrapped into one. And it has everything to do with the floral draped tables by Michele Gledhill Flowers & Styling, the watercolor cake by Yummy Little Cakes and probably the painted pineapples too. We have a thing for gilded fruit, what can we say? Crafted by Mom and...

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Lemon Lavender Ice with Vodka

I am convinced frozen lemonade is the most perfect beverage ever invented. I would drink it by the bucketful if left to my own devices. But alas sugar overdose and brain freeze are of concern...until I spotted this Lemon Lavender goodness. I'm throwing caution the the wind for this new summer favorite courtesy of The Kitchy Kitchen. She is a lady who not only knows her way around scrumptious recipes but also...

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Ikea Hack: DIY Console Table

We love ourselves a good Ikea hack. Oh yes we do. This version is courtesy of our in-house design star, Jess. She was on the lookout for a console table that would streamline her tv situation and not add bulk. One that was chic and still offered up storage for unsightly remotes and things of that nature. And from that, this yummy DIY was born. Grab the...

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SMP DIY’s on The Today Show!

We get so excited each and every time we get to hang out with the Today Show and Abby Larson's appearance this morning was no exception. She took over the Plaza for a full on crafting party to showcase simple projects that will take your outdoor get-togethers to a whole new level of pretty. There's pink, there's glitter and there's Matt Lauer...

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Do It Quick Projects to Add to Your Weekend Agenda

Whenever I spot a great DIY, I immediately scan the instructions to see how much time and effort is needed. If it's hard or takes too long, I'm out. I'm cut throat like that but these projects all make the Do It Quick List. DIQ's as we like to call them (thanks to Abby's BFF Katie who coined the term). They're easy DIY's that will add an instant update in no time at all. So pencil in a few of these gems this coming...

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Ice Cream Social Birthday

This is probably every little kid's dream birthday (and most grown-ups too!) all whipped up by Megan Wappel Designs with photography by Cream And Coal. It's a party surrounded by all things ice cream from make your own sundae kits, delicious flavors and a sampling of cotton candy thrown in for good measure.  And...

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Ikea Hack: DIY Upholstered Bench

From standard bench to upholstered beauty, this is an affordable DIY approach to those luxe benches we've been lusting over. And it's a versatile MVP  in the decor department whether end of bed, saddled up to a sofa or sitting pretty in an entryway. See why we love it so? For fully upholstered without the big price tag, roll up those pretty sleeves and get to work on this...

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Girly + Sophisticated Glamour Apartment Tour

Taking an apartment and making it feel like home is not always easy and I have a trail of rentals in my past to prove it; but this Dallas gem is showing just how cozy and gorgeous an apartment can be. It's a sophisticated yet totally fun mix of pattern and styles like an understated cheetah sofa meets white flokati pillows and things of that nature all designed by Maddie Hughes. Click...

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A Colorful Summer Bonfire with Pier 1 Imports

With the help of Pier 1 Imports and their colorful collection of outdoor furniture and accessories, we dreamed up inspiration for a causal backyard get together. This party calls for friends and family gathered around the fire pit on bright pillows, layered blankets, stools and swingasan chairs too! Plus, we love any excuse to make a pitcher of...

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