Home : the Greatest Setting for the Stories of Our Lives

December 16th, 2011
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It’s quiet here this morning. I can see my breath and feel a freezing sensation in my nose when I inhale. In the sky, there is nothing but an icy blue. A fog snuggles tightly into the edge of the valley as I walk over to the hangar. I want to hurry to keep warm; I want to slow down to enjoy the beauty of outside.

Journals have been flying off my shelves and right under so many Christmas trees. It’s an incredible experience to build all of these holiday packages for all of you! My work comes with a lot of chaos and noise. There isn’t much silence.

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How to : Furnish Your House with Old Furniture

July 28th, 2011
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All of the guest writers that have dropped by to say hi on Making This Home these last few months have just AMAZED me.  This next guest maintains that awwwe factor with a million awesome tips.  Jane from The Borrowed Abode is here to talk about used furniture.

I’ll be honest; two months ago, I had no idea how much furniture cost in the US.  I started fearing that Martin and I would be using cardboard file boxes for tables.  Then I saw Jane’s living room…. Jane’s $750 living room.  I just had to know…

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Christine’s Big Bed & Little Apartment

August 5th, 2010
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Today we’ve got another special treat.  Christine from the blog, Simple Savvy, is here to share some peeks into her bedroom with all of us.  (You might remember Christine from last summer when she shared her beautiful and simple wedding with us.)  Not only is she letting us into her home today, she’s also sharing some really amazing insight into the internal conflicts with what we think society says we need and what we actually need.   Or as Christine found out – what we can actually fit into our homes!

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