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 [...]
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 [...]
Most people wish they had more money for decorating. I would argue you can find more money in what you are already spending. A good place to start is making sure you love it before you buy it.
Buyer’s remorse, missing a return deadline, and ultimately living with things you bought, but don’t like is [...]
It doesn’t matter if you plan to hire a decorator or do-it-yourself, you can’t avoid knowing these 6 things.
There’s a dirty little secret most decorators and interior designers would never tell you. It’s what they really think about some of their clients.
When they put out their portfolio and hang up their shingle they [...]
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