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5 Tips to Create Your Media Room

I’ve never had a house big enough for a dedicated media room, but it’s definitely on my wish list for someday. I like the idea of keeping the TV out of the living room, and having a separate space for movie nights and big events like the big football game coming up this weekend. Whether […]


Let the Window Planning Begin!

Scott and I have been hard at work renovating our almost 130-year-old house for well over two years at this point—and I mean hard. Weekends and weeknights are dedicated to most things home, including everything from painting walls and tiling floors to refinishing our favorite vintage finds (to name just a few!). To this point, we’ve spent the majority of […]


5 Decorating Resolutions for the New Year

Happy 2016! I love the fresh start of a new year, and I always enjoy the ritual of New Year’s resolutions—reflecting on the past year, and setting goals for the one ahead. That said, despite the best of intentions, resolutions often fall to the wayside within just a few months. So this year, I decided […]

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2016 Refresh: Layering with Drapes

You know that phrase everyone says—”Out with the old, in with the new”? Well, what if you didn’t completely throw out the old, but instead simply added some new?! With the new year here, I am all about freshening up a space—giving it new life and a new look. One great way to do that […]


How to Give Your Home a Fresh Look After the Holidays

The presents were opened, the Christmas tree is long gone, and the fruit cake is a hard rock. As you survey the room, you realize it looks … well … empty. So now what? I love the holidays, but I also love putting everything put away and starting with a fresh slate. But just because the […]

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New Year, New View

Instead of thinking new year, new you—why not try a new view? Elevating the look and feel of your home for 2016 can be as easy as updating your window fashions. Installing new shades or blinds can drastically change your view and even offer perks like UV and glare protection, temperature control, and sound absorption, […]

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A Season of Giving, A Season of Thanks

Before fully looking forward into the new year and the opportunities for change and improvement it will bring (resolutions, anybody?), I wanted to take time to really reflect on giving thanks for what I have appreciated this year. ‘Tis the season, after all! And thanks are definitely warranted when it comes to my fellow Bali […]


Christmas Inspiration: Rustic Chic Trees

Gold, glitter, and glitz not your thing? I’ve got you covered today with some of the most beautiful rustic Christmas trees ever! While I know some people go for the sparkle at Christmas time, I happen to be more of a fan of neutrals, soft colors, and rustic all around. Rustic doesn’t automatically mean rough looking—it’s […]


How to Bring Scandinavian Style into Your Home This Winter

Scandinavian design is really popular right now, and winter is the perfect time to incorporate some Nordic style in your place. After all, Scandinavian winters are super long, so they know better than anyone how to combat darkness and beat the winter blues. Want to apply some of those principles to your own home? I’ve rounded up some simple […]