A gallery wall can seem like an intimidating project, but it’s not if you approach it with a plan. Be sure to use a pencil and level, a stud finder for big pieces or appropriate drywall hooks, and paper the same size as your frames to practice the layout on your wall before hanging. 

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What’s a tailgate (or cookout, or Saturday) without cornhole? 

Depending on your desire to DIY, making personalized boards can be an afternoon or weekend project. 

You can get bare-wood cornhole boards, then stencil and paint your own designs.

Or, if you know your way around power tools, here are instructions for making boards from scratch… er… lumber. 

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Love how the crisp white ceiling and trim make the wall color pop. This also reminds us of our color of the week, Zen

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Get your Halloween on. Loving those pumpkins.


Halloween is all grown up and ready to party! Get ready with décor that’s frightfully tasteful and charming too. Create the feel of a haunted estate with rustic finishes and glam touches like crowned skulls. Boo-tiful!

Halloween decor

Patterns are meant to be mixed, not matched. A great way to get started is by finding patterns with a similar color woven through, or pair patterns printed in neutral hues.