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Organizing tips and tricks!

I’ve been hearing people talk about simplifying their lives and getting rid of things…which all sounds well and good, unless you’re someone with hoarding tendencies, like me. The dialogue in my head sounds something like, “What if I need this half sheet of patterned paper someday? That T-shirt from high school might come in handy…like, […]

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Ideas for bringing the indoors outdoors

Now that the weather is finally beautiful all over, it is time to really step up our backyard game! For me, that means bringing the indoors̵–out as much as possible. To create a space that feels like an extension of your living room—one that feels comfortable, decorated, and most of all, fun! Here are some […]

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A little window design inspiration, from Europe!

I recently returned from a fabulous trip to Europe for my fifth wedding anniversary, and I can’t believe all of the beauty that I saw there.  I realized that I have a “thing” for pretty doors and windows…the more colorful the better! I thought that this was so fitting to share with you all and […]

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10 creative ways to use sheer curtains

I love sheer drapes. They’re light, breezy, and can add a touch of romance and decadence to any space. And there are lots of creative (and beautiful) ways to use sheer drapes—they’re not just for your windows! Here are ten of my favorite examples. Would you try any of these ideas? 1. To decorate a […]

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8 ideas for adding interest to the wall above your bed

If you’re like me, you’ve spent quite a bit of time on Pinterest collecting ideas for your home. When you start looking at beds and bedrooms, you realize rather quickly that there are endless possibilities for decorations above a bed. Sure, you can put a picture there and call it a day, but there are […]

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Finding inspiration in contrasting shades

In the last few weeks, Scott and I have made a lot of progress tying up the loose ends in our living room. Together, this is where we spend the majority of our time, and with this in mind, it was one of the first spaces we tackled upon move-in. After dealing with a lot of […]

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Splendid DIY Wine Glass Shelf!

There are lots of creative solutions for wine bottle storage, but what about your wine glasses? Today I have a DIY Wine Glass Shelf tutorial for you that is not only functional, but looks pretty awesome too! Supplies Needed to Make Two Wine Glass Shelves: 1 Pine plank – 1x8x8 (this will make two 4-foot shelves) […]

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Color crush: Pink & Gray

A couple weeks ago, I checked out the swatches from the refreshed line of Bali Cellular Shades, and I have to say, I’m impressed! These cellular shades, available in an array of new colors and styles, are the most energy efficient part of the Bali line. They’ll keep your house warm in winter and cool […]

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Taking the plunge with bold colors! Adding color to a room with window treatments

Have you ever wanted to go big and bold with something in your home, but you’re scared out of your mind to do so? That’s what was happening to us a few weeks ago when we were trying to decide on a window treatment for our living room. We wanted to be bold and go […]