Because I never went to design school, I am certain I missed a very important class on what not to say about design. But I don’t care. After decorating three homes of my own and helping hundreds with their rooms and decorating styles, I am comfortable saying things like this:
“I don’t believe in trends.” [...]
WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS BEFORE PICTURES, AS IN BEFORE PINTEREST-EXISTED PICTURES. THESE PICTURES WOULD NEVER BE RE-PINNED, BUT THEY ARE PART OF MY DECORATING STORY. THEY HELP ILLUSTRATE HOW DRASTICALLY MY CHANGE IN APPROACH IMPACTED MY DECORATING AND HELPED ME CREATE A HOME I LOVE (THAT ALSO HAPPENS TO BE PIN-WORTHY).
Before I owned my [...]
We spend a ridiculous amount of time thinking about the small decisions. In the grand scheme of life, what color you paint your walls is a very small decision. But many of us probably spend more time thinking about wall colors, then we did about choosing which college to go to.
There are lots of [...]
I hear it over and over again…
It doesn’t feel finished I don’t know how to pull a room together Something is missing I can’t put my finger on it It just feels off
Here’s the thing, you probably aren’t missing anything.
You just don’t know how to use what you’ve already got.
Most people [...]
I put my power tools away, hung up my paint brush, and stopped going to the thrift store.
I used to see something cute at a store and my first thought wasn’t, “Oh, cute. How much is that?” My first thought is, “Hmmm, I wonder how I could make that.” Seriously, before I even know [...]
My laundry room just got a major upgrade!
In a few short hours, I took my old country-style dining table (a bachelorette days leftover) and turned it into my new favorite piece of furniture!
I thought staying fit and eating healthy after 30 meant giving up every food I loved!
Our healthy eating journey actually started about two and a half years ago. Like most major life transformations, we had mis-starts and stumbles along the way. But we learned something valuable from each one that led us to where [...]
Editor’s Note: Please join me in welcoming Michelle, from Counting Willows. Michelle is a former CPA, so the girl knows a thing about efficiency. I was impressed with several of her guest posts on other sites where she shared honest and practical tips. I asked her to contribute [...]
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