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Thanksgiving with Friends

Friendsgiving Blog Post by Tina Dahl Hi friends, Tina Dahl here from Kiss Me Kate Studio and I’m so, so happy to share this Friendsgiving celebration I styled.  It’s getting to be the time of year when we focus on what is truly important in life…our good health and friends and family.  What better way […]

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Thanksgiving Dinner Setting

  We all have our own special traditions and ways of celebrating Thanksgiving, mixing the old with the new.  Whether it’s tossing the football or watching the Macy’s Day Parade, it’s all about food, fun and blessings. At Anders Ruff we love traditions of every type, especially Thanksgiving. Prep work begins weeks before Thanksgiving when we start putting […]

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My Fall Living Room Decor with Budget Blinds Curtains (and AR Workshop fall signs of course!)

“I am so glad we live in a world where there are Octobers.”  I love that quote. Adria designed this and I created the fall wood sign for my fall mantle in my family room. (You can create one, too, at a class at AR Workshop!) My favorite thing about Octobers is the chance to […]

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Spooky Halloween Dinner Party

A Halloween Dinner Party is is the perfect way to celebrate this festively fun holiday as you’ll see from the smiling guests at this WISH BY APRIL event.     Favorite details from this Spooky Dinner party are: -Gooey and delicious Rice Krispy eyeball treats -The black chandelier with coordinating candles -Magnified skull and bones surrounding the treats -The […]

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A Virtual Tour of Anders Ruff Workshop

Eek! You know the saying, “If your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough”? Well, this dream was a big one, 6 years in the making! In June 2016, Maureen and Adria of Anders Ruff Custom Designs opened their own boutique DIY workshop, appropriately named Anders Ruff Workshop. Their vision was to use their design […]

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Lillian Vernon Partnership

For Home, Gifts, Lilly’s Kids, Personalization, Uncategorized Lillian Vernon Debuts Exclusive Design Partnership with Anders Ruff 1October 19, 2016 by Lillian Vernon      Designer Maureen Anders Lillian Vernon is excited to announce our new design partnership with Anders Ruff, the go-to online shop for unique and stylish invitations, stationery, printables and party accessories.  We have […]

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16×20 Photo Canvas Print GIVEAWAY

We are so excited to be teaming up with Canvas Factory and giving away a 16×20″ / 40x50cm Photo Canvas Print to one of you**.  The Canvas Factory has a simple mission: To make online photo printing easy and affordable for everyone.  And having the opportunity to go through their ordering process and receive a canvas print […]

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Halloween Sale (Printable and Home Decor)

We are currently running a sale on all our Halloween Instant Download Printables and Halloween Pillow Covers.  Use code SPOOKYAR to receive 40% off of our Halloween Instant Downloads and code ARW10 for 10% off of Halloween pillow covers.  This sale runs through October 31, but don’t wait!  You don’t want to get caught Halloween night without […]

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Fall is Back

Fall is back and with it comes all kinds of delights!  Cooler weather, weekends filled with football and chili, crunching leaves underfoot, and…HALLOWEEN!  And since it’s never too early to start planning for one of the most fun holidays we have a few photos to inspire your Halloween decor this year.  Treat yourself, your family, […]

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A Boy’s Retro Bowling Birthday Party

Hello, Anders Ruff fans! Jen Carver of Banner Events here with hopes I can bowl you over with this boy’s retro bowling birthday party I planned and styled for my 6-year old son, Max! I’m excited to share how we got the ball rolling while planning this fun party theme! I’ll walk you through all […]

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DIY Wood Signs from AR Workshop on Live TV – Charlotte Today at 11 am

Adria and Maureen were so excited to go back on Charlotte Today with Colleen Odegaard and Eugene Robinson.  Today, featuring AR Workshop, they showed how to create a simple fall DIY wood signs using scrap wood and some basic techniques. For some of their more boutique styled wood signs, be sure to check out their […]

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A Vintage Race Car Cub Scout Pinewood Derby

Vroom! Vroom! It’s Jen Carver here again from Banner Events sharing a vintage race car Cub Scout Pinewood Derby I styled with my awesome Cub Scout Pit Crew. If you’re familiar with the Cub Scout program, chances are you’re also familiar with the ever popular Pinewood Derby. This event challenges boys to design their own racecars using […]

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AR Workshop Boutique DIY Studio coming to Greensboro, North Carolina!

Hi everyone! I am sorry that it has been a tad quiet on the blog.  Adria and I have been swamped with our new DIY Boutique Workshop, AR Workshop, that we opened a couple months ago in downtown Pineville, NC. I wanted to announce some exciting news about a NEW AR Workshop licensed location coming […]

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Gift Ideas for Teachers

We have some great Gift Ideas for Teachers to thank them for a great start to what will definitely be an awesome school year!  While your child may only be in Week 1 of the school year, your child’s teacher has spent countless (and unpaid) hours prepping supplies and preparing lessons getting ready for Week […]

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Mermaid Bash (Mermaid Party)

This Mermaid Party is exquisitely decorated with a waterside dessert table and pink flamingo accents!  Sarah of Sarah Sofia Productions styled the event for her daughters 5th birthday celebration and all her mermaid friends.  With show stealing desserts and a magical mermaid ambiance this is definitely a party that will inspire you. What we love […]

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