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There is Light Despite All the Darkness

How can we use our gifts to bring light and life to others? I have been asking myself this question in light of current events. I have created these free print-outs as an attempt to help others find light and beauty in dark and confusing times. The download includes a free print, scavenger hunt and a list of ways to help you find beauty and light during difficult and confusing times. Hang them in your home, use them to help you create rhythms in your life to focus on light and beauty. If you post anything about these on social media please tag me on Instagram @field_and_forest_design. I would love to see how you use them. Click here to download the...

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Embracing Home with Lauren of The Dahl House

  I first met Lauren at a random dinner that a friend set up for some local creative business owners a few years ago. I have since taken a watercolor class that she taught and loved following her interior design and thrifting posts on social media.  Lauren was kind enough to share her home with us and some of her thrifting tips as a part of the Embracing Home blog series. You can find her personal design blog here. --------------------------------------------------------------------   -Tell us about your home/family:My husband Mike and I have lived in our home going on five years this coming fall. We have two boys, Ari age four, and Maxwell age one. Our home is like most family homes,...

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Embracing Home With Marissa of Heartwares

As a part of my Embracing Home series, I want to introduce a friend of mine. Marissa is a creative over at Heartwares where she creates custom cloth photo books, banners, blankets and pillows.  She had an art business before I did so I have gone to her for questions as I started my own. She was gracious enough to share her home with us as a part of my Embracing Home blog series. We have worked together the past few years planning and decorating our church building. I love Marissa's thriftiness and creativity. She has an eye for decorating and bringing things together. I love how you can see her creativity and personality throughout her home. I hope that...

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Embracing Home: Small Spaces

This month, in the Embracing Home series, I am talking about small spaces. Whether you live in an apartment or have a smaller home, this one is for you.  I have struggled at times in embracing the size of our home. A little over a year ago I was so discontent and ready to move. But I have since had a change of heart and absolutely love where we live. We have great neighbors, we are within walking distance of the Falls of the Ohio which we go to multiple times a week, and our home really does have lots of great qualities.  So what changed? A big part of my struggle was comparison. You know, that thief of joy?...

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Video Outtake

A few of you have had questions or have been a little confused about what a magnetic frame is so my husband shot a video of me explaining our Reclaimed Wood Magnetic Frames. After shooting a video of me he wanted to do his own version. You can find my version on the Reclaimed Wood Magnetic Frames listings on this website. But I just had to share his too. Enjoy!😂    

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