How To Make Black Walls Work

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Black is bold. Black can be a neutral. Black walls can truly make a statement. I will be honest, years ago I never in my right mind would think of painting walls in my home black.  Don't dark colors make a room feel smaller?  Wouldn't dark walls make a room feel depressing? (by the way, the … [Read more...]

Embracing the Beautifully Imperfect Home

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As the snow is piling up in my neck of the woods (it's about 3' + high) , as of late I've been spending a lot of time indoors.  As much as it feels suffocating at times, it's also been enjoyable to take in the beauty of our home that is coveted by the surrounding walls & roof above. I started … [Read more...]

Living Room Makeover: Black + Bold + Budget

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Happy Wednesday my friends! I am so excited to share that another room makeover is on the horizon. This time last year, the focus was on the 2nd floor spaces (master, kids rooms - boy & girl, bathroom), but now it's time to head back down to the first floor to give the living room a … [Read more...]

18+ Office Organizing Ideas: Purge the Piles of Paper

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I am overwhelmed by the amount of savvy and helpful organizational ideas  + tricks out there on the web.  And the best part, most are inexpensive and easy to implement NOW. Sometimes the hardest part of organizing taking the steps to start!  Instead of fretting, thinking, or planning, just jump … [Read more...]

13+ Closet Organizing Ideas: Combat the Closet Clutter

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It's Day 3 of Organizing Ideas for the Home! Over the past 2 days, I've shared over 30 ideas + tips for organizing the KITCHEN & the BATHROOM.  It’s now day three and we’re moving on to CLOSETS.  From the clothes closet, to the kids closet, to the entry closet, to the linen closet... Let's … [Read more...]

15+ Bathroom Organizing Ideas: Inexpensive + Easy!

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For some organizing is fun (some meaning the 1% of you anal peeps out there), but for most (the other 99% of us - me included) it can be a bit grueling + tedious task to get organized. But admittedly, once a space, a closet, or a room, is organized, I always feel empowered, happy, and a huge weight … [Read more...]

20+ Kitchen Organizing Ideas: Tips that will Change Your Life

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This post is more for me than for you... hehe.  After reading it from the first word to the last, you will never have to go anywhere else for more kitchen organizational ideas & tips. I HAVE YOU COVERED - I promise! Interesting enough, this post started off as a round up of organization … [Read more...]

6 Foolproof Steps to Purge + Organize + Renew your Home

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With the 859,934 organizational pins on Pinterest, I'm already feeling a bit behind + overwhelmed and it's only the 5th of January!  Deep breath. Deep breath.  Please tell me I'm not alone... BUT I am strongly pushing away those anxious thoughts and instead putting my efforts on living with … [Read more...]

2014 Year in Review… a look back

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I feel like I say this way too often, but seriously, Where does the time go? As another year comes to an end, I love taking a few minutes to reflect + reminisce on all that I've worked on & accomplished over the past 12 months.  And it has been quite a year, for sure. From being featured … [Read more...]

Living Room Layout Ideas

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There's often many ways to layout furniture in a space, but sometimes it can get overwhelming or downright impossible to figure out the best arrangement.  No 2 rooms are alike and a rooms function + focal point is different for every household, so furniture arranging can be a bit tricky. I found … [Read more...]