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Home Inspiration for 2021

Finding home inspiration is so important to the creative design process. I am constantly saving images and ideas to try to bring back to my own space. It has been 10 months of being a home owner and I am finally feeling like things are coming together. However, I feel like I will always be constantly improving my space. So here are some things I am loving and looking to incorporate in…

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Christmas Décor Plan for 2020

Today I am sharing what I have been working on around the house in terms of Christmas Décor! This is my first time going all out with Christmas décor since I have my own house and don’t plan to move anytime soon. I am starting to slowly grow my Christmas décor over time, and plan to save money by shopping clearance after Christmas. So this year I want to focus on the…

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Grandmillennial Christmas Décor

I love decorating for Christmas, but finding décor that is not tacky can be challenging. I’ve found some great décor options and thought it would be fun to share what I’ve found. My Christmas strategy is traditional red and green décor with accents of blue and gold. What new holiday décor are you purchasing this year? Would love to see it! This post contains affiliate links. By purchasing from these links you…

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Affordable Bedroom Update

My master bedroom was one of the last rooms to get touched after our move in. We already had bedroom furniture for one, but also our strategy was to design the most visible rooms first. But the bedroom is probably the room I spend the most time in, and it was making me sad. However the final straw was just deciding that our squeaky bed was ruining my sleep and shopping for…

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Skill 5: Learn to Design

We’ve made it to the end of this series. This has been a lot of fun to write, these are topics that are really important when it comes to designing your home and I felt like a five part series was the best way to explain the whole process in depth. Now that you have all the skills and done some shopping, it is time to put everything together. Start with a…

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Skill 3: Learn How to Find Your Style & Inspiration

Before you can start to style your home, you really need to understand what your design style is. If you don’t, you may run the risk of buy lots of pieces that are not cohesive together and can make your space look chaotic. Where to Find Inspiration I will continue to stress how important inspiration is. You don’t have to come up with all the ideas yourself, there is no shame in…

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Skill 2: Sew and Reupholster

This skill is really for all things textiles. As I mentioned in the introduction post, textiles are a great way to bring in color and pattern (and are easy to change when you get sick of something). Recommended: 5 Skills for a DIY Designer Home This post will cover Sewing Pillows Window Treatments Reupholstery A Note on Fabric Sewing The easiest way to do this is to get a sewing machine. There…

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Skill 1: Refinish Furniture

Once you realize you can refinish furniture, the possibilities are endless. There is so much great second hand furniture out there for cheap that just needs a second chance. There are three main ways you can transform furniture that we will talk about: Painting & Staining Hardware Decorative Accents Painting & Staining The most obvious way to transform an old piece of furniture is to paint it or stain it. There are…

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5 Skills to Learn for a DIY Designer Home

I’m so excited to announce my first ever series on the blog. Recently I’ve been doing research on interior design and what it is that interior designers do to give their clients’ homes that “wow” factor. I’ve combed through podcasts, videos, blogs, and many other resources to glean this information over a period of time. Through this research I have come up with the five main skills to focus on I will…

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Dining Room Design

The dining room has been one of the last rooms to get attention around our house. This was not because we did not want to, but more because we were searching for just the right pieces (and the right price). If you can’t already tell from the title of this blog, I love hosting. And more importantly, I love doing it on a budget. As soon as we began our house hunt…

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