When you first start decorating a space, you need to start from square one. Aka, you need to begin with the basics of interior design. To be honest, there is nothing wrong with experimenting with new trends and techniques. But, it’s always most beneficial to know the fundamentals of design principles like the back of […]

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4 Design Principles Every Homeowner Should Know

Buying your first home or any new home can be exciting yet overwhelming. If it is your first home, you may think that you have to furnish every room right away. And then that’s when the pressure and stress sets in. It’s not as easy as designers and our favorite Instagram decor accounts makes it look. […]

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THE DO’S AND DON’TS OF FURNISHING YOUR FIRST HOME

I have always LOVED the Nate Berkus collection at Target. He offers high fashion style for a more budget friendly price tag. As I was browsing through Target’s website, I was so inspired by the pinks and natural colors that I wanted to put together a design of some of my favorite items from the […]

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SHOP THE LOOK

Happy Monday Friends! Being home during the holiday break definitely meant a lot of opportunity to envision how I wanted to finish up our living room and begin plans for the dining room. Extended periods at home never end well for Jerome, but he should be used to it by now. As I reflect back […]

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LIVING ROOM UPDATE AND FUTURE PLANS

Week 4: Home Gadget Gifts Happy Target Tuesday Friends! Can you guys believe we are only days away from Christmas!?! It feels like this month flew by in one big blur. At one point, I felt like I had everything under control, but with just days away I still have gifts to purchase! Eek! If […]

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TARGET TUESDAY: HOLIDAY GIFT SERIES

Happy Tuesday Friends! We’re down to two more weeks before Christmas and there’s still time! For this week’s Target Tuesday Holiday Gift Series I have the first time homebuyer in mind. I’ve put together a list of gifts to help out your friends who’ve recently become a new homeowner. Don’t forget to check back next week for the […]

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TARGET TUESDAY: HOLIDAY GIFT SERIES

Happy Tuesday Friends! With a little under four weeks to go for Christmas, I’ve decided to switch things up a bit. Every Tuesday I’ll be bringing you budget friendly Holiday Gift Ideas for the homeowner. Of course, since it’s Tuesday, all gifts can be found at my favorite store! Target! This week I’ve rounded up […]

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TARGET TUESDAY: HOLIDAY GIFT SERIES

Happy Tuesday Friends! This week’s Target Tuesday is all about the Dining Room Buffet. While I was browsing Target’s website, I stumbled on the cutest mint green sideboard. It’s super simple but something about it just stood out to me. The color really inspired me to try something different because I tend to stick with very […]

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TARGET TUESDAY: DINING ROOM BUFFET

Gallery walls can be a great way to showcase family photos, mementos or a fun way to showcase your family’s personality! One of my very first projects I did in our home was created a gallery wall in our entryway. I wanted our guests to capture the personality of our little family the moment they […]

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GALLERY WALL TIPS AND TEMPLATES

Happy Election Day and Happy Target Tuesday Friends!! I love an entryway that captures the personality of a family. My very first project in our home even long before we had furniture was our entryway. I knew I wanted a bench because we are those folks that politely ask guests to remove their shoes before […]

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TARGET TUESDAY: RUSTIC ENTRYWAY INSPIRATION