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Designed to Last: Our Journey of Building an Intentional Home, Growing in Faith, and Finding Joy in the In-Between

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“Ashley and Dino bring light and hope for relationships in this beautiful book. Explore Designed to Last with open eyes and an open heart, and discover how to find joy in the in-between.” —Liz Marie Galvan, bestselling author of Cozy White Cottage and LizMarieBlog

Design a life intentionally. Grow faithfully. Create something beautiful that will last!
Over half a million readers have joined the journey of Instagram sensations Ashley and Dino Petrone. Through their popular online community Arrows and Bow, Ashley and Dino share their adventures, mishaps, and joys of building a life together using an unexpected element: design. Now, in their much-anticipated debut book, Ashley and Dino invite readers into their home and relationship through their trademark honest and hilarious storytelling. They share both never-before-revealed and fan-favorite stories, including
  • getting engaged after only three weeks!
  • why they chose to wait until their wedding night
  • moving into an RV with three kids (and they’re still speaking to each other!)
  • the unexpected, painful circumstances that led them to find deeper hope
  • turning Ashley’s creative hobby into a thriving business . . . and so. much. more!
Ashley and Dino are the first to say they don’t have all the answers, but they welcome you to join them as they share the struggles and successes that come from intentionally staying committed to God and each other. Because when you build with faith, creativity, and love as the foundation . . . you build something designed to last. Includes exclusive photos and bonus DIY decorating tips!

ISBN-13: 9781496455123

Media Type: Hardcover

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers

Publication Date: 04-05-2022

Pages: 304

Product Dimensions: 7.20(w) x 8.10(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

A note from ashley viii

A note from dino xii

Part I Spark

01 In it to win it 3

02 Ten and a half months of crying 23

03 So much new 39

04 Hobby jobby 61

05 A seismic shift 75

Part II Simplify

06 Less is more 95

07 180 square feet 111

08 Finding joy in the in-between 127

09 The cost of change 145

Part III Soar

10 1,300 square feet 167

11 The pancake challenge and the upward spiral 181

12 Major expansion 201

13 Dumpster fire 215

14 Living by design 237

15 Welcome home 259

A closing note from ashley 274

A letter from dino to his kids 278

How to date your spouse 281

Discussion guide 283

Notes 285

About the authors 286