Free Printable Valentines Cards

Valentine’s day is just around the corner, and now is the perfect time to start thinking about showing appreciation for those you care about. In my last post, I shared some fun craft ideas, and today, I’m sharing free printable card designs.

Print these out on a pretty cardstock to add to a handmade gift! Be sure to hit the download button for the high res version and scare according to the size you want on the print window. You could also download and send as a digital file too!

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Easy Ways to Refresh Your Home for Spring

Spring is a great time to renew your house. From a total overhaul to just updating a few new pieces, you can transform your room to feel fresh and new. If you’re not in for a big update, there are a few key pieces that are relatively easy and inexpensive to change out.

The great thing about a lot of these items is that they can last through the rest of the spring and summer, so you only need to shop and update one time! Keep reading for my top items to get the most bang for your buck to celebrate the spring season.

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Spring DIYs You’ll Actually Love

It’s starting to look like we’ll still be hanging out at home for most of the spring, so I wanted to gather some fun craft ideas that you might actually really like. I really try to avoid Pinterest fails, since I’ve spent a lot of time and money in the past trying to DIY something that I should’ve just bought.

These DIYs are great for yourself or to make as a gift for someone special. Now is a great time to show appreciation for the people in your life. Most of these would cost you $20 or less to make as well!

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Self Care Tips to Try Right Now

It’s been an overwhelming few weeks, months, years. What seemed like a short term stress has now become daily life, and its important to acknowledge it and ensure you are taking care of yourself. Self care is a buzzword right now, but what does that really mean?

For me, it might be something like ordering a nice meal for takeout, going for a run, or treating myself to new skincare. But, it can also be little things you do in your daily routine. They don’t have to be grand or expensive, but just taking those little moments to rest and pause.

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How I Stay Motivated to Run in the Winter

Running in the winter is challenging, especially if you live in a climate with an extreme winter like Minnesota! I don’t love the cold, but I’ve learned to live with it. Of course, you can always hop on a treadmill and get your run in, but I’ve found getting outside in less than ideal conditions makes me a stronger runner come spring. Outdoor winter runs can also be really fun and beautiful when you learn to embrace them.

Over the years, I’ve discovered a few tips and tricks to ensure I keep my motivation all winter long!

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My Simple Bright Spring Décor

January is always a hard transition for your home décor. Its time to put away all of the holiday festivity, but it also really doesn’t feel like spring. I like to use this transition time to reduce clutter and brighten everything up a little bit.

It feels so good just to empty out your rooms and put away all of that holiday décor. I sort of like starting with a really blank slate in each room, and then deciding where to go from there. Since I’m trying to be smart about spending this year, I really tried to work with pieces that I already had, and just styled them in new combinations.

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