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Revamp Reveal: My Regency Inspired Bedroom


As a child, our home was always spotless, overly fancy, and very structured with an un-expected spark. My mom had a love for gold accents, antique furniture, and quirky touches.  As I got older, it was clear that I grew to be a lot more like my mother than I could have ever imagined, and I’m not talking about her…

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Tutorial: Dining Chairs Go Sappy to Shag


Every month, my friend Kathryn and I pick one day to request off work for a “friend day”. It’s our one day each month that we meet up early in the morning for a doggy play date, and then spend the rest of our day home store hopping, plant shopping, and doing everything else we can’t do with our husbands.…

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Ink & Lace Giveaway + Exclusive Discount


I could not be more excited about this collaboration with Lorena Balea-Raitz, creator of Ink & Lace designs. I have to admit, when Lorena and I were first planning this giveaway, I was a little embarrassed by my lack of ability to make a decision. Her prints are the perfect combination of clean, funky, and unpredictable which I absolutely love.…

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Recipe: Easy Red Velvet Cookies With White Chocolate Chips


I always joke that IKEA is my second home but for some, it’s their only home! I’m talking about the Sicilian strays. Sicily has an enormous problem with strays. Their struggle is so bad that as I was shopping in the lamp section a few weeks ago (for a ridiculously cute and well priced floor lamp that I will show…

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How to Add Size Better Than a Vicky Push-Up Bra


Unless you’re someone of the A-list breed who has 99 problems but square footage ain’t one, why wouldn’t you want to add a little more square footage to your home? There are a ton of ways to trick the eye and false advertise what’s under that roof from your choice of furniture to your choice in art. Here are several…

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Trash to Treasure DIY: Vintage Nightstand Transformation


When we initially moved into our new home with close to nothing to furnish it with, I wanted to decorate it with a plan. I figured I’d start with the areas others would see the most like the living room, dining room, and downstairs bath, and then move my way up to the second floor. I swore to myself that…

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Create Your Perfect Workspace With These 8 Essentials


This weeks was just one of those weeks. The kind where you feel completely uninspired. The weather sucked which left me with severe cabin fever and my cabin fever only made me feel isolated and blah. Every time I’d received a text, I found myself wanting to pour out negativity and I hate being that girl. The truth is that…

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DIY Ikea Hack: From Cheap to Chic Dining


Ikea is a great place to shop when your ballin’ on a budget, but just because you pay a cheap price to furnish your home doesn’t mean your space has to look that way. Normally, I wouldn’t purchase something non-vintage with the intentions on putting work into. However, because full price at Ikea typically means I’m spending around $20, it’s totally…

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2 Reasons for Broke Renters to Use Tape


So far my years as a renter have been pretty fortunate. I’ve never encountered a landlord who wasn’t nice enough to let me paint the walls with the condition that I paint them back before I move out. However, I have heard of other renters you aren’t so lucky. Still, sometimes it just isn’t worth the money or the hassle…

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6 Steps to an Organized Pantry


You just went grocery shopping but putting it all away feels like a game of Tetris. There’s no place to fit anything because your pantry is stuffed with things you don’t even remember you have. You constantly have to choose between wasting  your money on buying something you could’ve sworn you bought last time, or wasting your time trying to…