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Capital Home Show: My Make It Take It DIY Workshop!

My Make It Take It DIY Workshop! How was your weekend? Mine was amazing! I held my Make It Take It DIY Workshop at the 2016 Washington, D.C. Capital Home Show. My first…and it was a fantastic experience! Here I am cheesing it up by the sign… We made custom-painted doormats at my workshop. I …

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Blog Photography: What Gear Do You Really Need?

Blog Photography: What Gear Do You Really Need? Hey bloggers! I bet you’ve seen a million posts about blog photography. Well make that 1,000,001, because I’m throwing another one at you. Except I’m not going to tell you to run out and drop thousands on a professional DSLR camera because you probably don’t need one …

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Shop Here: An Afternoon at Second Chance in Baltimore, MD

We recently had the opportunity to check out Second Chance in Baltimore, MD. It’s a huge 200,000 square foot warehouse full of salvaged finds—well worth the trip! Second Chance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that deconstructs buildings and homes, salvaging material and selling it to the public. Their motto is “providing people, materials, and the environment with a …

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How to Take Styled Overhead Images

Wondering how to take styled overhead images for your blog or social media profiles? Here’s how to get gorgeous results with minimal gear! Take your photography to the next level by learning a few simple lighting tricks. How to take styled overhead images If you’re at all involved in the blogging world, you’ve probably heard …

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Shop Here: Habitat for Humanity ReStore

You’ve probably heard of Habitat for Humanity, but have you heard of Habitat for Humanity ReStore? I hadn’t until last year, when my dad told me about a ReStore in downtown Frederick, MD. ReStores are nonprofit home improvement and household goods stores that sell gently used items like furniture, building materials, and appliances. Since ReStores …

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