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How To Afford All The Things You Want

At some point in our lives, we all start realizing that we need our own place. Not the one that you would be sharing with your parents or other people, and definitely not the place that you would be renting. Just a place that you could proudly call your home and where you could start planning your […]

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Ideas to Transform a Dull Corner Into a Focal Point

If you have a dull corner in your home that you find yourself looking at and wondering, “what can I do to make that better? Make it a focal point?”, look no further because we are here to help you out. Turning a boring, drab and dull corner into a focal point that will make […]

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Be Friendly: Design Your Home with an Ecological Budget

There is a good chance that you will do a number of things in your home and community with the environment in mind. After all, you will want to protect the world and its atmosphere for yourself and generations yet to come. Despite your efforts, there is probably more that you could do, especially during […]

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Kartell Release Their New “Precious” Collection

The 2014 Milan Design Week brought all sorts of different furniture together, with designs from across the world. Among the many new furniture designs, Kartell Furniture unveiled their “Precious” collection, which caught a lot of attention and continues to find itself in the furniture and fashion news. This flashy furniture drew a lot of eyes […]

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How to Make a House a Home

When you move into a new place, you often consider essentials you’ll need — utensils, a couch, a lamp, etc. But what about the hidden essentials? I term ‘hidden essentials’ the little things that create homeliness. I came across this situation after I moved into my new duplex and couldn’t get myself to feel comfortable. […]

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6 DIY Holiday Decor Crafts

You know what breaks my heart? There’s something about the season that entices people to go out and buy, buy, buy. There are so many fun, easy DIY projects that can be made this time of year. When it comes to holiday decor, why not make something completely you? Here are some fun, practical DIY […]

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What’s in My Medicine Cabinet (Update)

It’s been a while since I’ve documented my medicine cabinet! The last time I shared a glimpse of this was over 2 years ago and you can read that post here. Here’s the current inventory: Baby Shampoo: I use this to wash my make-up brushes. Bath Salts: Eucalyptus bath salts, rarely used. Perfume: I have […]

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5 Ways to Incorporate Functionality in a Small Kitchen

5 Ways to Incorporate Functionality in a Small Kitchen

The following is a guest post by Tali Wee of Zillow. Small kitchens don’t have to be organizational nightmares. Smart reconfiguring, innovating thinking and easy design updates remove clutter and turn small kitchens into functional and efficient cooking spaces. Less clutter also equates to less stress. A functional kitchen benefits both homeowners and potential homebuyers. […]

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Free Label Printables for Organization

Whimsical Labels /Modern Labels / Airy Labels Elegant Bathroom Labels / Refrigerator Labels / Herb Labels Happy Friday! I was cleaning my kitchen yesterday and redoing some of my chalkboard labels that had smudged when I figured I could do a quick resource round-up. So in short, here are a few fun printables I found […]

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Finishing the Living Room

These past few weeks I decided to take some personal time. I was feeling overwhelmed with responsibility both at work and in my personal life. And how had I been in my current place for nearly 9 months and not have finished decorating a single space? I was starting to feel unhappy coming home to […]

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