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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


The joy of outdoor entertaining

As the temperatures rise each spring, my thoughts turn to my back porch. The gentle breezes, a great meal, and a table surrounded by friends and family… that is about as perfect as it gets for me. My porch is where I long to be in warm weather. This is where we linger with friends, […]

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Bachelor pad redesign – The before

I have to admit, most of the time when friends approach me about helping them redesign their homes, I decline. But this friend, in this situation, was a different story. One of my very best friends bought his first home, and as a bachelor living alone, it was a big step. I wanted to do […]