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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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10 Ideas for Styling Bookshelves

Bookshelves can be gorgeous, but the styling is not always an easy task. You want your bookshelves to be a reflection of you and your home, without looking cluttered. I’ve rounded up 10 ideas of ways to style your bookshelves. Books Frames and Artwork Decorative plates Greenery Figurines Teacups Photo Albums Jars and Vases Busts Certificates Books This might seem obvious, but I also encourage you to take a look at all…

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The 10 Best Interior Design Instagrams for Grandmillennial Style

The most helpful thing when shopping for a styling your home is to find inspiration (more about that here) Much of what I shop for and buy is inspired by something I saw, usually on Instagram. I love following interior designers, then finding ways to take little bits of their style and use that as inspiration for my own. So I thought it might be helpful to share with you my favorite…

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What is Grandmillennial Style?

You may have seen the term “grandmillennial” thrown around on social media, but what exactly does it mean? I first heard the term “grandmillennial” at the beginning of this year, and when I saw the style I fell in love. For a while now I have been drawn to the more classic designs, things most of us would associate with grandmas. The term was coined by Emma Bazilian who wrote this article…

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How to Style Your Living Room on a Budget

When we moved in we had no furniture for the living room. This is not an exaggeration, we had no furniture in this room for almost two months. This empty slate was equally exciting and daunting. I loved that I could start from scratch, but it was a huge task. Thankfully once we got started, things started to fall into place. It Starts with a Sofa The room started to take shape…

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Decorating My Home Office

I love being able to have a space that is 100% mine. I’m a very creative person and so having an office to write my blog and do creative projects in is really valuable to me. The other great part is that I can decorate it exactly how I want. So all the decor ideas that my fiance doesn’t like for the rest of the house can go here. I didn’t have…

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