Craftsman House Makeover with Amazon Home | Before & Design Plan

The Craftsman House: A Modern Traditional Living & Dining Room Makeover with Amazon Home! See all the Before photos of this interior design project sponsored by @AmazonHome on jojotastic.com #ad #FoundItOnAmazon, #getmorewithprime #craftsman #livingroom #diningroom #beforephotos #interiordecor #interiordesign #moderntraditional
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You’re probably wondering why on earth I am tackling another makeover so soon after our kitchen reveal… and whose house this is! Recently, I was given the opportunity to team up with Amazon Home to makeover a space. After perusing the mix of furniture and decor they offer, I knew exactly what I wanted to revamp. I asked Andy, my soon-to-be father-in-law, if I could transform the living and dining rooms in his Craftsman house — and thankfully he said yes! Let’s dig into the before photos + the design plan.

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Declutter Like a Pro with These Realistic Organizing Tips

My Top 6 Realistic Organizing Tips To Help You Declutter — No Matter the Size of Your Home! #small spaces #organization #homerefresh #storage #storageideas #organizationideas #tidyingup #mariekondo #konmari #declutter

Whenever I’m anxious and overwhelmed, I engage in a stress-cleaning spree. To me, nothing feels better than a good ole declutter sesh. It is sooo cathartic. But with the influx of Marie Kondo, no shopping challenges, and minimalism, getting organized can feel really daunting — no matter the size of your home. I wanted to share some of my best organizing tips that are approachable and actually realistic in the hopes of inspiring you. So often it can be a lot to tackle, but with these tips, I find that getting organized is a lot easier.

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Small Space Squad Home Tour: Eleven Houses

Small Space Squad Home Tour: Inside a 1920s Fixer Upper, Home to Jenn of Eleven Houses! @elevenhouses #smallspaces #tinyhouse #livesmall #smallspacesquad #hometour #housetour #minimalist #moderndecor #modernrustic #modernfarmhouse

Typically, when I find new small space dwellers to interview for Small Space Squad, I get really, really excited. It’s not every day that you meet someone (even virtually) with the same lifestyle ethos as you! I was especially stoked when I ‘met’ Jenn Freeman from Eleven Houses. Jenn is an amazing DIY-er who is lovingly renovating a 1920s home on a budget. Oh, and she has Rebecca Atwood wallpaper in her bedroom, too! Can you see why I’d be drawn to her yet?? Let’s tour this historic, stylish small space.

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Weekend Wellness: What is Decision Fatigue?

All About Decision Fatigue & How to Combat It. #wellness #selfcare #brainhealth #productivity #productivityhack #decisionfatigue

Typically, I am really good at making decisions, especially of the split second variety. I trust my instincts, but when I don’t, I always take the time to do my research, bounce ideas of friends and family, and take my time. But now with our wedding less than 60 days away… I have found myself in the deep dark hole of decision fatigue. As a classic over-thinker, I spent some time looking up what exactly it is and ways I can ease my mind. Here’s what I’ve found so far!

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Homemade Mosquito Repellent Tiki Torches | DIY

How to Make Homemade Mosquito Repellent Tiki Torches. Banish bugs and add chic decor to your outdoor area with these essential oil-infused tiki torches made from vintage glassware. Get the full tutorial at Jojotastic.com #diy #summer #patio #essentialoils #mosquitorepellent #homemadebugrepellent #tikitorch #summerDIY #outdoorentertaining

The Fourth of July is behind us and summer is in full force — even here in Seattle! That means plenty of barbecuing, al fresco dinners, and evening spent drinking rosé on the back porch. Aka, total bliss. And, while the vitamin D and warm breezes are a definite perk, the buzzing mosquitoes are more than a minor annoyance. Rather than stocking up on the standard bug-repellant citronella candles, I wanted to make something a little more special. Enter: our essential oil-infused homemade mosquito repellent tiki torches, crafted from pretty vintage glassware (for that extra-special touch!).

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Q&A #6: All About Our Backyard Chickens

Q&A: Answering Your Questions about Our Backyard Chickens! #urbanfarming #backyardchickens #chickens #fancychickens #chickencoop #chickenkeeping #Q&A #questionandanswer

Sometimes I feel like there’s a split between what I share here on the blog and what I share on Instagram… specifically our backyard chickens! In an effort to be more transparent about every facet of our life AND to make life a little easier on myself, I’ve been trying to merge to the two more and more. Plus, apparently consistency is good for this blogging and social media thing? ANYWHOO. I get sooo many questions about how to keep backyard chickens, so it was high time for me to dig in and answer ’em all for you.

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Seattle Neighborhood Travel Guide: Ballard Edition

Seattle Travel Guide: What to Eat, See, & Shop in Ballard! Visiting Seattle and the Pacific Northwest? Check out these tips for the Ballard neighborhood in the Emerald City. #seattle #travelguide #ballard #cityguide #PNW #pacificnorthwest

I’ve gone back and forth a bit on whether I want to do neighborhood-specific travel guides for Seattle. Lately, I’ve gotten asked a TON for recommendations though, so here we go! The Emerald City has manyyy incredible neighborhoods, but I wanted to start with the one I call home: Ballard. There’s so much to share about this awesome corner of Seattle… so let’s dig in!

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