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Free Printable Watercolor Gift Tags

In lieu of the often silly gift tags we see in stores, try your hand at these chic watercolor tags that are an absolute breeze to make. Paired with simple, understated paper - we're envisioning a glossy white or a simple kraft - these tags feel personal, elegant and utterly lovely. See even more inspiration for gifting in our 2014 Holiday Mag. Wrapping paper (we used this...

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DIY Ornament Decorating Kit

In a world of teacher gifts and co-worker white elephant parties, these clever gift kits make the art of giving feel whimsical and spontaneous. Filled with clear glass ornaments plus all of the decor fixin's, these kits are anything but ordinary. See even more in our SMP Holidays Mag out now! Large gift box (we used this...

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DIY Gold Wreath

Who says wreaths need to be made of holiday greenery? Glam it up this season with an easy, all you need is a glue gun approach to wreath loveliness. These gold inspired wreaths instantly make your house feel modern and chic - but the best part is that you can tuck them away and they will look just as glam next year! Find even more holiday ideas and crafty goodness in our SMP Holidays Mag out now!

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DIY Gingerbread House Kit

Every year when I was younger my amazing (or insane, depending on how you look at it) mother spent the month of December turning our kitchen into a gingerbread factory. She made gingerbread house kits for everyone - family, friends, babysitters, you name it! It's a great gift for anyone on your list, because you'll be giving them all the fun of decorating a house without any of the mess or fuss of baking it themselves. See even more DIY ideas in our...

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DIY Christmas Tree Basket

This year, we wanted to treat our tree with something a little more refined, a little tidier than the standard Chistmas Tree skirt. We gussied up an inexpensive basket with a bit of paint and a few sequins and popped our tree inside, set gently on top of a few boxes. The result feels tailored and elegant and a look we just might repeat again and again. Find even more inspiration in the SMP Holidays Mag...

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Late Summer Flower Walk + DIY Wildflower Arrangement

I can't think of a better way to soak in the summer than a long walk in the fresh air, gathering all the blooms you can hold! For those of you stuck in the city, we've got Avenue Lifestyle's pretty wildflower walk in the Netherlands to tide you over. The gallery of Anouschka Rokebrand's images is so dreamy, you'll feel like you're walking onto the set of a Jane Austen film. Bonus: all the steps to making...

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Rustic Local Dinner Party

I can't think of a better way to enjoy the summer than with a gorgeous al fresco dinner made of the most delicious local foods around! Threaded Together Photography created an organic setting in a rustic barn using mismatched vintage pieces, dyed linen runners, and seasonal flowers from Barbie's Blooms. Paired...

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S’mores Push-Up Pops

Is your mouth watering yet? Because mine certainly is! S'mores push-up pops - they're now a thing. A beautiful, wonderful, delicious thing. Because if there were ever a way to get a sticky, ooey gooey, chocolate-y treat into your mouth in a mater of seconds, the push pop is it. Instant deliciousness! Serve em' at a birthday party, around a campfire, or for breakfast on Thursday morning (we don't judge!) Photography:...

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Italian-Inspired Baby Shower at Villa Woodbine

You simply can't ask an event planner to keep her hands off her own special occasion, and that's perfectly all right with us- because the result is a baby shower from JCG Events so beautiful it could rival any wedding! The Masis gathered inspiration from their trip to Tuscany and designed the shower around a luscious Italian brunch. With stunning photos from Katie Lopez, you'll want to pore over every detail...

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Bright & Cheery Nursery

What happens when a stylist and designer has a whole new room to decorate in the house? Pure nursery magic, of course! Ann-Marie dreamed up a bright, happy space for her daughter-to-be filled with colorful DIYs and fabulous thrift finds, and the results couldn't be prettier. Even more photos of Ann-Marie's radiant glow and darling nursery details from Sorella Muse Photography in the...

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Gold Dotted Floral Baby Shower

I dare you not to fall in love at first sight with this delightful baby shower from Petals of Love & Courtney Yee! The soft mint and peach colors, the shower of golden dots, the lush florals... it's everything an expecting mother could ask for! And if welcoming a little one isn't on your agenda this year, just think how...

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DIY Fourth of July Flower Arrangement

When I'm gaging my love level for a DIY, I take two things into consideration. 1) The ease at which said DIY can be crafted (I prefer heavy on the easy) and 2)  The ability to use that project in a multitude of arenas. Well this DIY is ringing in at an A++. Meet the overachieving Strawberry Flower Arrangement fit for a 4th of July wedding centerpiece or a patriotic backyard bash. See even more right here....

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DIY Patio with Lowe’s

If you've been following along with my DIY patio project on Lowe's Instagram this week, we're finally at the big reveal!! After a long weekend of sweaty work (ok, since I'm pregnant, I can't really take credit for any of the heavy lifting), my husband and I were so thrilled with how...

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Landscaping Tips & Tricks with Lowe’s

If you're a new homeowner like me, you might find the idea of trying to beautify your yard a little daunting. Not to worry! After tackling the landscaping around the patio I created in my backyard, I can guarantee there's nothing to be scared of - even a little greenery goes a long way in making your yard look finished. I teamed up with Lowe's to round up some of the best tips to help...

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Lowe’s Patio Inspiration

Ever since my husband and I bought our house last year, the back entrance has essentially been a dirt patch. Muddy in the rain, dusty when dry, and all-around drab- it was in desperate need of a makeover! We also lacked a space to entertain friends outdoors. I knew what we needed was a patio that could serve as both a welcoming entrance and a relaxing dining area for lazy summer meals. Where to begin? By gathering photos of inspiring patios, of course! My house is an 1890s New England...

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Wild & Free Birthday Party

Chalk this birthday party up under the ahhhdorable category! Krista Lii dreamed up a modern, stylish party for her two little ones based around her family's motto of "All good things are wild and free", and the results are spectacular! Cute details abound in this party infused with natural elements, free-spirited kiddos, and chic sweets. Don't miss any of the inspiration- there's more in the...

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Garden Chic Baby Shower

A party this pretty could only have been designed by a group of wedding planners! A Savvy Event threw a baby shower for one of their own in a sun-dappled winery, complete with a buffet of stylish sweets, gorgeous calligraphy, and oversize peonies. There are even more delightful shower details from Milou and Olin photography in the gallery! From Milou and Olin...

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DIY Spring Bouquet

If there's one DIY skill that comes in handy time and time again, it's floral arranging. Whether for parties or gifts, it's always great to be able to whip up a little something fresh and gorgeous! Sonya Khegay's tutorial for a soft, delicate, pastel bouquet is exactly what you need to stun your friends and family. See more pretty petals right here! Tall vase or jar Garden shears Floral tape Twine Scissors Fresh Flowers, we used: •...

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Fava Bean Toast

On the very off chance that Caitlin Vartanian's, recipes for meringue with fresh berries or summer salad giverny didn't do the trick, I have a good feeling this springtime app with seal the deal. Because...

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A Natural Tea Party

When time feels like it's on fast-forward, it's so lovely to take a quiet moment to enjoy some of life's simple pleasures! Mandy Forlenza Sticos' beautiful, natural tea party is the very embodiment of "stop and smell the roses". After drinking in all this inspiration, I'll be making room in my calendar for a relaxing afternoon filled with friends, flowers, and tea! Soak in all the pretty from Fallon Chan in...

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