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a portfolio photo book example page and cover marquee.
September 12, 2019

How to Create a Portfolio in a Photo Book

The following guest post was created by Amber from Snippets of Design. Have you ever needed a professional portfolio to display your graphic art, photography, or other designs? If so, let me show you how easily I made one in a photo book.… 5 min read

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Adoption photo book cover and pages design.
August 26, 2019

Creating an Adoption Photo Book for Your New Child

The following guest post was created by Ruthie Hart. It’s been almost three years since we brought our son Gideon home through adoption and there are moments that still take my breath away. For example, when I think of his beautiful first… 6 min read

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Two cats rest very close together on their cat tree.
July 30, 2019

Cat Enrichment Ideas for Your Indoor Kitty

The following guest post was created by Emma Williams from We’re All About Cats. Indoor cats live longer, healthier lives than their outdoor cousins. There’s a drawback, though. Despite our good intentions and best efforts, kitties… 5 min read

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How to photograph a newborn with poses.
July 17, 2019

How to Photograph Newborns With Safety Tips and Poses

The following guest post was created by Kaylie Kempsell from Kaylie Ruth Photography. There is nothing quite as perfect as a newborn baby. Their tiny fingers and toes, their beautifully soft skin– every little bit of them is perfect. Your… 5 min read

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Pantry organization hacks with baskets to store food.
July 15, 2019

Top 10 Pantry Organization Hacks for Your Home

The following guest post was created by Janel Hutton from Nellie Bellie. Pantry organization can be a struggle for so many of us, regardless of if you are lucky enough to have a large walk-in pantry or if you’re looking for ways to sneak… 5 min read

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School organization hacks with a pencil pouch and notepads,
July 9, 2019

Top 8 School Organization Hacks to Keep You on Track

The following guest post was created by Denise from Frazzled Joy. Back to school time can be a little overwhelming. I have four kids and every year I think it will be better, but it’s always crazy! However, I have found a few things over the years… 4 min read

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DIY fall wreath for your front door marquee.
July 1, 2019

How to Make DIY Fall Wreaths for Front Door Decorations

The following guest post was created by Melissa from The Farm Girl Gabs. There is nothing more welcoming to a home than having DIY fall wreaths for front door decorations. The fall season is quickly approaching and I have been busy prepping for… 4 min read

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4th of July cookout decoration ideas and flags.
June 21, 2019

Fun 4th of July Cookout Decorating Ideas

The following guest post was created by Karin from Karin’s Kottage. Hosting a fun 4th of July bash in my backyard is one of my all-time favorite things to do. In this post, I am going to share some inexpensive and clever ways of how to host… 5 min read

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DIY Summer wreath concept with supplies and finished product.
May 13, 2019

Cute DIY Summer Wreath Idea with Instructions

The following guest post was created by Mckenzie from Girl Loves Glam. I love the lemon wreath trends that I have seen in so many stores lately. Lemons are such a happy fruit that adds a really playful look to home décor. I’m so glad that… 4 min read

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Flower pot painting ideas and flower pot supplies.
May 6, 2019

DIY Fairy Garden and Other Flower Pot Painting Ideas

The following guest post was created by Barb Webb from Rural Mom. Container gardening is the perfect solution for enjoying fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers and herbs throughout the year.  However, you still want to showcase your own… 4 min read

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summer decorating ideas for your home garden
May 1, 2019

Summer Decorating Ideas for Your Home

The following guest post was created by Amber from Snippets of Design. It’s finally warming up outside which means it’s time to brighten things up around the house as well. To help, I’ve made a list of some of my favorite DIY projects… 5 min read

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Baby shower gift basket ideas with toys and card
May 1, 2019

DIY Baby Shower Gift Basket Ideas with Story Book

The following guest post was created by Jeanine from Six Time Mommy. Baby showers are something everyone looks forward to! This exciting time of helping friends and family celebrate an impending arrival of their beautiful bundle of joy… 5 min read

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