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Melissa

Cropped Artwork – Displaying Abstract Pieces

After working on the gallery wall for my bedroom, I had an idea. An idea that I’ve used in some of my work in the past and that I’ve seen in the work of my friend, Annie. It’s like a peek-a-boo… Continue Reading →

Easy Color Block Frame

I’m loving finding new ways to color block things. I feel like it’s the minimalist’s approach to jazzing things up without creating a whole lot of visual clutter. I’m excited to share with you a simple, fast and temporary way… Continue Reading →

Add Some Glitter to Your Plain Mat Frames

Hi there! This is Celeste from Few Blocks East filling in for Melissa Esplin while she gets ready for Alt Summit. I wanted to share one of my favorite ways to customize framing. Framing as a process is so expensive, and… Continue Reading →

Display Christmas Cards and Art

You know, it’s hard to have all those gorgeous Christmas cards perfectly on display. If you’re like me, you don’t have anything yet to display those lovely cards from people you love. Or perhaps you’re miss popular and your current… Continue Reading →

Rustic Modern Jewelry Organization

Organizing and decorating has been on the mind for the last 6 years as we’ve jumped around from place to place. I’m excited that Chris and I are finally in a place where I can put holes in the walls… Continue Reading →

DIY Chalkboard Wreath Plaque

I have a really hard time decorating for holidays. We’ve moved just about 9 times in the last six years so it’s a feat if I even get regular decorations on the walls. And I just haven’t felt the motivation… Continue Reading →

DIY No-Sew Door Muff

Hello there! It’s Melissa from I Still Love You. I’m thrilled to be contributing on Make & Takes for the home! We just purchased our first home this summer, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to make it our own…. Continue Reading →

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