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We have a small non-working fireplace in our master bedroom that I positively hated. Here's the before picture, below. Even adding this great mirror from HomeGoods could not detract from its unattractiveness. It's a mottled brown, ceramic tile ...Continue reading
8 super bowl party ideas

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Are you ready for some football? I know we are! The Big Game will be here before you know it and today, I am sharing eight football party ideas that will knock your socks off! For … Continue reading

Simple Bathroom Styling Ideas 6

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A space as small as a bathroom can sometimes feel cluttered and out-of-date. Accessories will always enhance this area, but I try to think of them as organizing tools that will help conceal what I don’t … Continue reading


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Trends are a good thing, if you don’t take them too seriously or invest too heavily. Why? Because a trend is like a temporary vacation at a permanent destination. We all love a change of … Continue reading

Change a Rug, Change a Room

January 21, 2015
Change a rug, change room @HomeGoods #DesignHappy Blog

Photo by Your Home Only Better

No time to paint? No worries — changing a rug is actually faster and less messy! We’ve been in our home for over two years now and decided not to repaint the freshly painted beige walls. We’ve … Continue reading


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I like to think that I have a HomeGoods influence on my friends. They come over, they see my blog, they shop with me at the HomeGoods store and ask me for decorating advice. I … Continue reading

Popcorn 8

Photo by Deb Wolf

January 19th is National Popcorn Day! Are you a popcorn lover? Personally, I don’t need an excuse to eat popcorn. You can make it a fast, healthy and inexpensive snack by avoiding prepackaged microwave bags. It’s … Continue reading

easy kitchen storage ideas

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Our kitchen is the heart of our home. We use it to eat, use our laptops, do homework, sit around and chat and drop all of our stuff on the counter! Our kitchen isn’t that … Continue reading

Tiny Tables Top the Trends

January 15, 2015

Photo by Cathy Mortensen Design

Tiny tables seem to be popping up all over as sleek, stylish accents to adorn, as well as service sitting spaces. These tiny tables aren’t meant to hold a lamp, but are more of a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe half of January has already gone by. One of my resolutions this year is to enjoy the little things. By this, I mean simple little pleasures in my … Continue reading


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Sometimes in winter, those gray skies and cold temperatures just make you long for spring to arrive — with warmer temperatures, new growth pops up out in the garden and birds sing as they flit around … Continue reading