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Arrow Fastener Giveaway

Happy November my loves!  If you are still recovering from the sugar coma that follows Halloween, then know you are in good company right now.  We thought it was the perfect day to have a giveaway for you guys, cuz we love you.  As you know, since we recently became first time home owners we have been […]


Easy DIY Gold Thanksgiving Mason Jar Craft

Hey loves! Happy Halloween! Prepare I am preparing myself for the sugar high and following sugar coma – Amiright? Are you the type of parent to steal all your favorite candies from your child’s treat bag and stash them for yourself? I’m not alone here, am I? Please tell me I am not the only one […]

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Easy DIY Blue Mason Jar Hostess Gift

If you are looking for an easy DIY hostess gift for the holiday season then I have your answer.  This hostess gift is perfect: vintage blue mason jar that your hostess can reuse as a vase, cookie mix so that the she has something on hand for future visitors, and these adorable mason jar measuring […]

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$75 Anthropologie Gift Card Giveaway

The arrival of fall signals a wardrobe change: scarves, boots, hats, and more. The friends of illistyle want to help you update your wardrobe with this $75 Anthropologie Gift Card Giveaway! Enter via the Rafflecopter widget below for a chance to win! Happy Fall my fashionistas! a Rafflecopter giveaway


Caffeinated Crafters Link Party #22

Welcome to week twenty-two of the Caffeinated Crafters link party! We’re so happy to have you here with us each week! Thanks for your support! As the Halloween season winds down, we’re turning our attention to all things fall and Thanksgiving. Some great decor ideas were linked up last week (along with TONS of great […]

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How to repair interior window sills damaged by dogs

The huge front picture window of our home needed some love because we have a curious German Shepherd, Kara, who is constantly putting her paws up there as she conducts Neighborhood Watch.  This has meant our builder-grade window casings (just texture and paint right over the metal flashing) were torn up and dirty.  So we […]


How to make mini pom poms

If you guys have ever seen those cute little teeny tiny pom poms and thought, “How do I make those?”  I am here to tell you: “easily.”  Making mini pom poms is a breeze.  Here’s how to make mini pom poms: You will need: Yarn (any color you want) Yarn Needle A Fork Here’s how […]

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Buffalo Plaid Styled Three Ways

Plaid is one of the most iconic patterns of the Fall season, and buffalo plaid just may be the hottest version this year. From scarves to dresses to tops, it’s everywhere! But are you wondering how to make it work in your wardrobe? I’ve got three style ideas for you! 1. Layered with a scarf Keep it simple […]