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Thoughts and advice about living and loving life authentically from Cynthia Harper

How to DIY Your Own Kitchen Range Hood

When my husband asked me what I wanted for my birthday, I immediately replied that I wanted to do a house project.  I’m not sure that he was too thrilled about this, but it was my birthday and he agreed that would be fine.  And the project I chose was a custom range hood for […]

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How to Create a Fresh New Space Without Spending Any Money

This blog post is different from so many others out there.  Why?  Because I am not telling you about the latest & greatest things you need to go buy in order to have a better, more stylish home.  I’m not including long lists of links to products that you need to purchase to create the […]

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7 Easy Tips for styling your shelves. Modern farmhouse kitchen. Cynthia Harper.

7 Easy Tips For Styling Your Shelves

Step 1: Clear Everything off the shelves.  It’s always easiest to start fresh with a blank slate!  And dusting is optional 😉 Step 2: Add a couple tall flat items in the back that will fill vertical space, like artwork or letterboards.  If you are styling kitchen shelves, then consider adding cutting boards which can […]

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Modern farmhouse kitchen renovation with subway tile and open shelves

Before & After: Our Kitchen Story – Part 1

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS: When we moved into our home at the end of 2012, it was very clean and well-maintained, but it was definitely still stuck in it 1990’s builder grade state. But I didn’t even care because I was so excited to be in a home that had 2 of my dream attributes: a mantle […]

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Add texture to your home with baskets.

Simple Tips for Adding Texture to A Room

I’ve had many conversations where people tell me that they feel like rooms in their home are just falling flat.  Often times, they’ve even purchased items for the room recently, but still are not in love with the space.  They feel like something is missing and they aren’t sure what?!  While there can be a variety of […]

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Best faux greenery for your home. Where to buy fake plants.

Best Options for Faux Plants that Look Real

I get asked quite often for tips on how I keep my plants alive and thriving.  But the truth is…they’re not thriving…they’re fake!   Give me a real plant, and you are pretty much giving it a death sentence. Lol.  Just ask my husband.  I often forget to water real plants, because life gets busy and […]

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5 Simple Tips for Adding Spring to Your Home

When seasons change, I often find myself feeling compelled to switch things up in my home decor.  However, I like to decorate for the seasons in simple and subtle ways.  So here are my top 5 effortless budget-friendly tips for creating a subtle spring vibes in your home! TIP #1: Add a grouping of greenery […]

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