Boston Cream Cake by KristenDuke.com. This decadent cake is assembled in under 10 minutes
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Family Meal Plan #6 by KristenDuke.com

Fabric Pennant Banner {30 Feet Long}

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I am in love with this extra long Fabric Pennant Banner. When I was planning my Girls Fancy Room Makeover, I knew I would use one wall for a Giant Gallery Wall. With that said, I didn’t want to use the opposite big wall with more big pictures, but what could I do? One day it popped into my head that a super long pennant banner spanning the wall would be fabulous, fancy, and fun!… Continue Reading

Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful Free Printable

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When I was growing up,  my church would often share thoughtful quotes called MormonADs with images in the youth magazine we’d get each month. One of my very favorites (from 1986) that I had a poster hanging in my room was this Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful quote and scripture from 1 Samual 16:7 which says, “the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh… Continue Reading

How to turn Images to One Color {Photoshop tip}

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It’s been a while since I posted a photo tip, and this is also a Decorating with Pictures idea!  I’m so excited to share How to turn Images into One Color in Photoshop. It’s a very artistic twist for pictures, and I love how this turned out. I shared the image below on my Girls Fancy Room Makeover, and my girls think it is so fun! Since I already had my Fancy Gallery Wall in… Continue Reading

Pink Wood Planked Walls

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I knew I wanted to use hot pink for my Girls Fancy Room Makeover, because they love it so much (so do I). I’d describe what was in my head to my friends (creative bloggers and locals) and I’d get this look of….”Oh, that sounds interesting.” I fell in LOVE with the wood planked wall look and had seen it a lot for accent walls, but wanted to fill the room with more of it… Continue Reading

Girls Fancy Bedroom Makeover

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I’ve been dreaming of this day for over six months, to be finished with my Girls Bedroom Makeover and reveal and share it with all of you! If you remember back last fall, I begged everyone I knew to vote for my girls in a room makeover. We were in the top ten, and they made the cutest little video with a song that we’ve been singing for 6 months….”We need our room to be,… Continue Reading

Stencil your Ceiling with Cutting Edge

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Have you seen the wall stencil rage around the blogosphere?  I’ve been eyeing varying stencil designs for quite a while, and was THRILLED to get my hands on a Cutting Edge stencil. I can’t reveal to you the entire space yet, but I’ve been working on my girls room to make it fancy (if you remember, they were top 10 contenders for a room makeover from Vintage Revivals last fall).  I’ve brainstormed ideas with my oldest… Continue Reading

Riley Blake Designs Quilt

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I am so excited to share with you the beautiful quilt my friend made for my girls room with Riley Blake Designs fabric! I am quite obsessed with their beautiful designs, and I’m equally thrilled to be able to give away some fabric to a reader today! But first, the quilt! I love a beautiful quilt with modern fabric, but I’m not what one would call a “quilter.” I’ve actually made 3 myself (first, second,… Continue Reading

My entry for the Vintage Revivals Epic Room Makeover

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This is how my girls room looked just after we moved in 2 years ago. Simple, sweet, and soft. I loved the lavendar and mint green for the baby stage, and it’s been the colors for my oldest since she was a baby (7 years). You can tell, but the comforter is lavendar on her bed, and the baby crib betting is a sweet green and lavendar damask. And butterflies, what little girl doesn’t like… Continue Reading