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How to Style and Hang a Plate Wall

Decorative plates, especially blue and white ones, are a staple in grandmillennial home decor style. Recommended: What is Grandmillennial Style? But the whole styling and hanging of the plates can seem like a big task. First you have to find plates that all look cohesive together, find a way to arrange them, then hang them on the wall. I don’t know about you, but I am always afraid of hanging things up…

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How to E-Design a Room Layout without Photoshop

Designing or redesigning a room can be stressful. It takes a lot of thought and time to find pieces that work well together in your space. I am a very visual person, and one thing that has helped is creating a mock up of the room layout online before buying furniture. This process can be done in four easy steps, and is actually a lot of fun. Find the furniture/decor pieces Download…

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5 Websites for Affordable Furniture without Sacrificing Style

Furnishing an entire home or even just one room can get expensive quick. If you are like me and have moved into a bigger space, it can be especially daunting. Often the process of buying a home or just moving is very costly, meaning you might not have much money to spend on furniture. Below are my top five websites for purchasing affordable furniture Target Wayfair Walmart Overstock Ikea Target Target is…

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How to Install Sconces without Electrical

Sconces can make any room look sophisticated, but the thought of wiring electrical is daunting. You may have thought about installing sconces at one point or other and automatically dismissed the idea because you did not think you could do it. Here are three easy steps to installing sconces in your home without having to mess with electrical Buy your supplies Glue the puck light to the socket adapter Install the sconce…

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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 Find Affordable Curtains for Your Style

When we first got our house the large windows in the bedroom were daunting to me. I needed affordable curtains to be able to cover those windows within my budget. I had never gotten a curtain rod that big, and feared that the rod plus the curtains would be insanely expensive. I did some research and found that I could get the look I was wanting within my budget which was exciting.…

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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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Quarantine Habits to Keep

This post is different from what I normally share, but I had a lot of thoughts that I just wanted to share (some are even home related). I’ve been back to work for almost a month now and have spent a lot of time readjusting. Let’s be honest, quarantine was a weird time. But, being the eternal optimist that I am, I wanted to come out of this looking at the bright…

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Best Things to Buy at Estate Sales

As mentioned in a previous post, estate sales are one of my favorite places to find vintage home decor and antiques. They have a fun energy and I love seeing people’s homes. There are certain things I look for in particular when I am at estate sales, and I thought I would share. Dinnerware and Stemware If you want some nicer dinnerware without the high price tag, estate sales are a great…

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The Best Way to Stencil a Wall

This is another heavily requested post. Ever since I started posting my progress to Instagram and in Facebook groups I’ve gotten questions. This is going to be a post all about my feelings about stenciling and my best advice for anyone considering 1. Get the Right Supplies As I have mentioned in other blog posts, doing a home project right starts with getting the right supplies. Paint. First, you will need paint.…

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