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Brittany | Ellison Made 🌿  “Create the things you wish existed.” ◽️Product Maker + Home Decorator 🏠 ◽️Mom, Wife + Wellness Seeker 🙏🏻 ◽️FL native now in GA

Can we take a second to appreciate this darling, kid-friendly space from @tablefor5please 😍 I found it while searching our #mykiddecor feed ❤️ Make sure to tag your favorite kid-friendly spaces and I’ll feature some of my faves over the weekend. .
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My current situation is letting the girls roll each other up like burritos in our area rug for endless entertainment since my husband has a mandatory work event at the @braves game tonight 😏 Also, it stinks when you’re waiting for mom to cook dinner and then you remember, you’re the mom 😆🤦🏼‍♀️
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Our “green room” (affectionately named for obvious reasons 💚) gets so neglected, so I decided to give it a little love over the weekend, emphasis on little 🤣 I added the wall buckets, buffalo check pillows, wood basket of pumpkins, & storage under the coffee table. .
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Also, I think this is the first photo of the beaded chandelier that we replaced a few months ago. I love the huge statement making ones, but the prices were way out of our budget so for a little over $100, this packed the same punch without punching me in the wallet 💁🏼‍♀️
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#buffalocheck #greencouch #fixerupper #farmhouse #falldecor #neutral #green #modernfarmhouse #archmirror #wallbaskets #pumpkins #beadedchandelier #beadchandelier #ikea #hobbylobby #kirklands #monday #makewavesmonday #interiordesign #interior4all #mybohoabode #mcm #vintage

Let’s talk #Fall drinks. It’s probably safe to say that the Pumpkin Spice Latte wins the popularity contest, but I think a close second is warm apple cider. I remember picking out our pumpkin as a kid at the local patch where they would pass out kraft paper bags of popped corn and fresh apple cider to the kiddos.
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I wanted to make something similar to apple cider, but with less sugar and more health benefits so I made #switchel 🍂 Have you ever heard of it? It’s kind of like kombucha, except not 😝 Both drinks provide healthy bacteria that are good for your gut, but the process & ingredients are a bit different. .
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For this recipe, I filled a pitcher about 3/4 full with water & ice then added about 1 cup of @braggsacvhealth raw & unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar. Next, I added a dash of ground ginger and a few dashes of cinnamon. Then comes with the sweetener... I made it two ways. 1st batch, I used local raw honey and for the 2nd batch, I used @lakantosweetener maple syrup for a truly sugar-free, low carb option. Garnish with apple slices & a cinnamon stick. It’s definitely much more tart than apple cider, but if you like kombucha, you may like this! However, you can tweak the ACV to sweetener ratio to your liking. .
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Since it’s still hot here in Georgia, I’m drinking this iced version. I heard @truelemon had an apple cider version so I’m excited to try that when it gets warmer out. Do you have a favorite fall drink of choice?! .
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#acv #applecider #fall #falldrinks #psl #pumpkinspice #pumpkinspicelatte #falldecor #pumpkin #apples #homedecor #entertaining #kombucha #lowcarb #sugarfree #keto #applecidervinegar #healthy #wellness #guthealth #blog #blogger #drinkingvinegar #ketodiet #farmhouse #homedecor #fixerupper #lambsear #eatclean #lowcarb

Found this little gem while searching the #mykiddecor hashie and I just love how @sawdustandhighheels took a corner of her living room and turned it into a little entryway/drop zone for her family! .
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I don’t know about y’all, but we’ve finally gotten into a back-to-school rhythm and it is glorious now that things are a little more smooth sailing, but that first week or two was a whirlwind. I know I’ve said it before, but by putting a few organizational systems in place, it helps *all* of us stay sane! .
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My girls have 3 things to do as soon as they walk in the door. 1. Put their shoes away in their designated basket. 2. Hang up their backpacks and 3. Take their lunchbox out, put dirty containers in the sink and leftover food gets eaten before any other afternoon snack is given 👌🏻
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#entryway #dropzone #commandcenter #shiplap #homeinspo #organized #homedecor #fixerupper #interiordesign #interior4all #homeinspo #homesofinstagram #interior #homeblogger #decorate #farmhouse #modernhome #cottage #mybhg #friday

Alright party people 🎤 I want to know more about you! Whether we’ve known each other for years or you’re new around here, tell me something random, unique or a special quirk about you! .
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I’ll start with giving you 3 random things about me!
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1. As a kid, when MTV and VH1 were popular, I’d spend my time watching Room by Room on @hgtv & Good Eats with @altonbrown on @foodnetwork - To this day, those are basically the only two channels I watch. (Other than #TheOffice reruns on Netflix) Decorating & Cooking are two of my favorite creative outlets. .
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2. The sound of teeth scraping on silverware makes me want to rage against the machine 🙉😖
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3. Every night before bed, I turn on my space heater for a few minutes to get my blanket all nice & warm. Oh and I sleep on *top* of the comforter ‘cause it’s too restricting otherwise. My husband has a fan on his side of the bed & likes to sleep under the comforter 😆#oppositesattract .
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Your turn! 💚
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#beyou #unique #friends #fridayintroductions #throwbackthursday #havenconf #bekind #prompt #instagram #bio #aboutme #followfriday #fridayintroductions #random #randomfacts #homedecor #hgtv #fixerupper #foodie #foodnetwork #games #trivia #misophonia #ootd #throwback #tbt #momlife #entrepreneur

A little progress pic of the kitchen and the completed shiplap island. The next project is the BIG one... painting all the kitchen cabinets 🙌🏻 We’ll have to set aside an uninterrupted weekend to tackle it!
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But to recap our budget-friendly kitchen makeover so far, we: .
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❤️ Replaced the kitchen ceiling fan for this light fixture from @bellacorlighting .
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❤️ I “painted” the the kitchen tile backsplash with primer. You can find my how-to in my highlight reel. When we’re done with the kitchen cabinets, I will likely go over the tile with a sealer to give it more of a tiled look and for long term maintenance. Right now, it’s matte and the primer has held up incredibly well (prep is vital!). I’m a visual person so I want to see the cabinets done before deciding on the sealer sheen/finish.
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❤️ We did our faux shiplap on the island because it was such an easy way to transform it. There’s a how-to for this in my highlights as well.
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🙋🏼‍♀️Other than a coat of paint, what are some of your favorite budget-friendly ways to transform a space?! .
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#diy #beforeandafter #transformation #handyman #shiplap #fauxshiplap #howto #homedecor #interior4all #farmhouse #modernfarmhouse #fixerupper #homesifig #chipandjoannagaines #homeinspo #beforeandafterbabes #wtghomechallenge #kitchen #budgeting #ketokitchen #kitchenisland #cooking

You’ve probably never heard of Stanley Horowitz before, I know I hadn’t until I read this 18 word poem he wrote. It so perfectly & vividly depicts the beauty of Autumn as a culmination, a mosaic, of all the other seasons. .
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“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.” .
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This sign was just listed in the shop and can also come in a black background with white lettering, if you’d prefer ❤️ I’ll be hanging one in my own home I just love it so much .
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#fall #falldecor #sweaterweather #homedecor #fixerupper #farmhouse #farmhousestyle #poetry #decordailydose #homeinspo #etsy #shopsmall #handmade #smallbusiness #wahm #entrepreneur #autumn #autumn🍁 #pumpkinspice #cozy

Happy Thursday, friends! I was tagged to play along for the #beforeandafterbabes hashtag ❤️ I had the honor to meet many of these ladies at the @havenconference recently and they’re the real deal so play along if you have a good before & after to share! .
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So here’s our before & after... You don’t see much of this room because it is our favorite and that means we’re always in there which means it gets messy! My beloved couch pillows are usually on the floor, heaps of blankets across the couch - it’s just a cozy inviting space (our sectional is opposite the fireplace/TV) and since the kitchen opens up to this area, you can find us here 75% of the time.
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Swipe to the see the listing photo before we moved in. To make it more kid friendly, we swapped out the white carpet for wood laminate, then to make it more our style, I painted the fireplace surround and hearth, added white curtains, two tufted reading chairs and a few decor updates 💁🏼‍♀️ The greenery on the mantel is hiding our TV stand feet until we get around to mounting it - if we ever do 🤪
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#beforeandafter #transformation #homereno #fixerupper #update #modernfarmhouse #neutral #interiordesign #mybohoabode #beadgarland #fiddleleaffig #readingchair #fireplace #falldecor #mantel #manteldecor #decordailydose #dailydecortags #decordiorlovesfall #farmhousestyle #neutraldecor #homedecor #homeinspo #homesofig #hobbylobbylife #shopsmall #havenconf #bhghome #decorhashtagfeed

Even though our kitchen was recently updated by the previous owners, it isn’t exactly my style, but I saw the potential it had & it reminded me so much of our Florida home so I had a bit of an emotional connection at the time 🤪 Slowly, we’ve been making updates. First up was the backsplash & our current project is the island. We did our faux shiplap around the base and it already brightened up the space a ton! And I know I said we couldn’t do anything about the countertops, but I think something like the wood countertop in this photo 👆🏻from @beccabrownliving would be a great option! A lot of you mentioned concrete countertops, too!
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Are there any other *budget-friendly* countertop options you like? Or do you have experience with wood or concrete countertops? I’d love your opinion. The practical side of me says to leave it as-is for resale (brown granite), but the creative side of me says to experiment and make it my own 😬 .
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What’s a girl to do? 🤷🏼‍♀️🤔
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#kitchen #homeinspo #interior4all #homesofig #fixerupper #modernfarmhouse #countertops #cabinet #fliporflop #update #diy #homedecor #shiplap #kitchenisland

Confession: I’ve been making pumpkin spice lattes at home the past week 🤭 .
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Where I’m from in Florida, it’s basically Summer year round ☀️ so I’m very much looking forward to an actual fall season complete with sweaters, hayrides, cool breezes & more! While it’s not exactly fall weather right now, there are enough leaves in our front yard for me to gather up a pile and take a picture of our new doormat - It’s now listed it if you want to jumpstart your pumpkin-everything season, too 💁🏼‍♀️ It’s the little things, friends. Take joy in the little things. (I wonder if I’ll still be saying this in a few weeks after raking & bagging piles of leaves 🍁🤪) .
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#fall #autumn #falldecor #etsy #handmade #etsyshop #hellopumpkin #pumpkinspicelatte #basic #seasonaldecor #fixerupper #farmhousestyle #modernfarmhouse #autumndecor #handcrafted #handpainted #shopsmall #smallbusiness #decordiorlovesfall #myseasonalstyle #seasonaldecorsaturdays #stylingseasons #farmhouse #interior4all #seasons #havenconf

One thing checked off the to-do list ✔️ I shared in my stories yesterday how we were able to layer this large clock on top of the window frames. We used (2) 4” deckmate screws directly into the studs of the wall which allows the clock frame to sit on top of the frames, adding a bit more dimension. .
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It’s a blank canvas so now, I dream about how I’ll fill this space with all the fall things 🍁🍃🍂 .
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#fall #diningroom #fixerupper #modernfarmhouse #interior4all #homesofinstagram #neutral #autumn #falldecor #pumpkinspice #seasons #targetstyle #hobbylobby #tablescape #thanksgiving #benjaminmoore #reverepewter #decordiorlovesfall #decorationforallseasons #decorbetweentheseasons #myseasonalstyle #diy #handyman #honeydolist

First day of school for all three girls 💗
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Last night we prayed that our girls would be a light in their schools; kind & loving to all. Last year, my oldest experienced some bullying over the foods we packed in her lunch box. It made me so sad/mad, but we talked about different ways to handle it. I emailed the teacher just to be aware of it, but our daughter ended up doing something on her own that taught ME a lesson. When it happened again, she said “I just told her that she had a pretty bow and I liked her hair. It’s hard to be mean to somebody when they’re being nice to you.” 😭 It makes me tear up every time. My kids are no angels, but that was one of my proudest mom moments. 💁🏼‍♀️ Kindness matters!
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