Have you ever bought something that you loved, then got it home and liked it a little less because you weren’t sure how to use it?
For me it happens with clothes and accessories all the time. I bought a pretty scarf in a gorgeous color. I get it home and try wearing it a [...]
Do you ever wish there was an “easy button” for decorating? Would you like an easy button when you move into a new house and you’re overwhelmed by everything on your to-do list? Or after twenty years when you look around, don’t like what you see, and wish you could start all over? Or every [...]
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 [...]
Let’s be honest, half the time decorating feels more frustrating than fulfilling. It feels like one big guessing game. Sometimes you’d rather give up and flip through a magazine instead.
All of that makes you feel even less creative. You wonder what you’re missing. Was the decorating gene left out of your DNA? Are the [...]
My boys and I spent the summer days learning from each other. Because I work from home, my kids are naturally curious about what I do. So I tell them. I’m writing a story on picking paint colors. Or I’m teaching other [...]
How long did it take you to find the last piece of furniture you bought? What if you could cut that time in half (at least)?
This post will show you how.
Before I started interior decorating professionally, it felt like I was on always on an endless search for whatever I envisioned in my [...]
Doesn’t it always seem like by the time you want something, it’s out of season for retailers? Like the swimsuit you need for vacation in February. Or the outdoor furniture and decor you want in July and August. It was in the stores back in April, wayyy before you even could enjoy the outdoors.
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 [...]
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