I watched it live- did you? Needless to say, I’m obsessed with April the giraffe and her baby boy- I kept the live stream on my laptop all day and checked in on the little guy- so cute! And I’m predicting that she’ll be a big trendsetter this season. Giraffes will be everywhere, at least- I hope they will be! So if you’ve got the fever like I do, here are some quick giraffe décor picks for your home.
Does your home have a bad case of the flats? Flat sofa, flat tables, flat art, flat floor. I’m beginning to fall asleep just thinking about it. A flat space leaves your home feeling cold, uninviting, and stale. In other words, flat is flat out boring. So let’s shake things up a bit and add some personality and warmth into your home by following these five easy steps for decorating with texture. Your home will start feeling better,
This weekend I did something that I put off for a long time- I threw away all of my design school materials. They were taking up space and I didn’t need them anymore. And while I thought it would be hard getting rid of hours of work and thousands of dollars of supplies, I realized that the six year journey I took to heal from my mother’s death wasn’t about the materials I had left,
Whether or not you work from home or not, home offices are becoming a household staple. And they can become a hot mess if they aren’t kept in check! Check out these five simple products to take organizing your home office from dumpy and scattered to neat and sleek!
Organizing Your Home Office Product #1: An Accordion Folder/Filing System
We have got to get that paperwork under control! Some of us may need a filing cabinet,
I’ve got gadgets and gizmos aplenty. I’ve got whooz-its and whatz-its galore. You want thingamabobs? I got twenty. But who cares? No big deal. I want mooooore. Oh! Pardon me. I was just fantasizing about being a mermaid again. But while I’m on the subject of whooz-its and whatz-its galore, Ariel needed some home storage solutions, ’cause it was getting pretty cluttered in her mermaid pad. And while I’m not big on having home storage gadgets and gizmos aplenty,
If you’re anything like me (and I bet you are), you know that the key to a stress-free, functional home that is the envy of all of your friends is to start with a good foundation. And that foundation needs to be clutter-free and organized! I seriously can’t stress this enough! So for your home organization efforts to pay off, let’s chat about five mistakes people often make, and how to avoid them.
Home Organization Mistake #1: Keeping Too Much Stuff
I could be a broken record on this!
Clutter. It’s gotta go! No matter how you hide it, cover it up, or pretend it isn’t there, it’s dragging you down. And if you truly want the stress-free, functional home that is the envy of all your friends, all of those cabinets, drawers, boxes upon boxes have to be not only organized, they need to be purged! Instead of being afraid to open your closet for fear that Lord only knows what will pop out and attack you,
I waited. I knew it was coming. I was nervous. I mean, nothing could outdo last year. Rose Quartz was my everything. Have you seen how much I love pink? And last week it was announced. Greenery. Greenery? Geez, it’s awfully bright! Wow, now that I think about it, my clients never ask for green. Chartreuse, yes, and maybe a deep hunter, but Greenery? I took to my Instagram party (which, by the way you should totally join here–
Every holiday season and around my birthday, Nathan (that’s my husband BTW) always asks for my wish list, and d’ya know where I send him? Anthropologie. Nowhere else. I’m kind of obsessed- like I have a wishlist that I check every Tuesday because that’s markdown day obsessed. Like I want all of my furniture to come from Anthropologie obsessed. But when we were first married in 2005 (OMG I’m old!) we couldn’t afford the pricier items in the shop,
It’s that time of year! And if I’m being completely honest, the holidays kinda get me down. My mom passed away just before Thanksgiving in 2010, and things just aren’t the same. But this year I was determined to get myself out of this ba-humpug state of mind and at least get a new tree and ornaments. And I’m not talking about the typical Christmas tree with lots of red and green and tinsel all over- oh no!