the haps

somedays i don’t have much exciting going on here, but i still feel like i have so much to share!  over the last seven years of blogging, i have been blessed with many friendships in the blogging world, and am still constantly inspired by them and several other bloggers that i wish i knew!

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even though i’ve never met emily, i’d like to call her a friend.  isn’t it weird how blogging does that?  she is constantly inspiring me!  this week, she has created some free easter printables for us!

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i need this in my home!  so excited to print this out.  i’m thinking i may even try to watercolor some of the letters…

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alissa is a real life friend who i met through blogging years ago.  she has since grown her blog and brand and created a wonderful media group that i have been pleased to be a part of on several occasions.  alissa just revamped her look with a new blog and it is nothing less than stunning!  grab a cup of coffee and go sit down with her for awhile.

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myquillin, aka the nester, has been an inspiration to me since i started blogging.  i’ve had the pleasure of meeting her in person several times and she is a joy to be around!  when i first opened my shop, the nester gave my business the biggest boost it could ever get by collaborating with me to make customized nesting place posy pins for her readers.  i will forever be grateful for her support!

the nester has written a book!!! her tagline “it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful” has always hit home with me, and i can’t wait to pour over her book!  you can pre-order yours now!

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this girl brings jesus into every room she walks, and i’m grateful to be able to call her my sister (in-law).  denise and her girls are visiting this week.  she is the kind of friend/family that you can get comfy with right away and know she isn’t judging or critiquing, just loving on me and sharing her always encouraging, sometimes challenging words.

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are you following along with east coast creative‘s creating with the stars?  it is almost too much.  inspiration overload.  i can’t  even.

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and here’s a sneak peek at something that has been in the works for months and months.  apparently, i am the slowest decision maker in the world.  i’m all hurry up!  then wait……… i want to think on it for awhile.  but right now, i’m in love!  things still need a bit of tweaking, but i am excited to be making progress!  huge thanks to my ever-so-patient designer joanna (when she was little, she babysat my oldest!).

ok, there’s your daily dose of inspiration overload!

house tour – nicole’s home {upstairs}

here’s part 2 to nicole’s home tour!  i already shared the first floor, here’s the upstairs!

as i mentioned before, nicole is not a blogger and won’t be able to share all her sources – sorry!

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just off the entryway is a set of stairs heading up…

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and a fun little peek over the railing back to the entry.

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master bedroom at the top of the stairs

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master bath

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the boys’ room

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kids’ bathroom

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daughter’s room

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office (unfinished)

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laundry room