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Photo by I don't know how she does it

Among other tones of blue, indigo is on the top of the color list for this spring season. Often used in nautical themed rooms, this beautiful and elegant color can also be found in Japanese style decor, … Continue reading




denim in decor - make your home feel as comfortable as your favorite pair of jeans @HomeGoods #DesignHappy

Photo by Ralph Lauren

Denim can be romantic, rustic, dressed up, dressed down and almost always has a story to tell. For me, it was the perfect choice to bring the colors in our family room together and hint … Continue reading




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Decorating with wall art is an easy and an inexpensive way to update a room. Many times, I like to cover old canvas picture frames with either wallpaper or fabric. Wall art can be anything … Continue reading




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Photo by Sterling Social

Hollywood’s biggest night is this Sunday, February 22, and it is one of the most anticipated for movie lovers. During this grand event, the film industry honors some of the year’s best cinematic achievements. For me, a “Best Picture” is a movie … Continue reading




Fashion to Furniture: Pastels

February 6, 2015
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Photo by Style MBA

Pastel tones are an instant mood lifter when it comes to fashion and decor. During the winter I love adding hints of pastels (light blues and blush tones are my favorite) into my home furnishings. … Continue reading




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Photo by Cathy Mortensen Design

Now that winter has settled in, it’s time to curl up around a crackling fireplace. But sometimes that beautiful focal point in the room isn’t so nice to curl up around. Living with “weeping mortar” brick, … Continue reading




Simple Bathroom Styling Ideas 6

Photo by Gloribell Lebron

A space as small as a bathroom can sometimes feel cluttered and out-of-date.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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Photo by Style MBA

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




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Photo by Surround Yourself

The reviews are mixed. Some of us love Pantone’s Color of the Year and others, well, not so much. Most of my home is in shades of burgundy, black, tan and sage, so I fall into the … Continue reading




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Photo by Joan Kosmachuk

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 … Continue reading