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Photo by styleMBA

Whether on or off the runway, grid print patterns are huge this season. From Milan to London, it’s hit the catwalk in full force. I am a huge fan of grid prints, as you can see … Continue reading




Warm up the Guest Room for Fall Company #DesignHappy @HomeGoods

Photo by Your Home Only Better

I love the beach. In fact, the guest room in my last two homes reflects that beachy love with playful pillows and crisp curtains. (Note the use-what-you-have strategy from the New Jersey house to the Connecticut house.) But … Continue reading




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Photo by Elle Decor

Now that my fiancé and I are moving in together, there are a few minor renovations we will be doing to his place, especially updating the bathrooms. We are not going to do a full … Continue reading




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Photo by Cathy Mortensen Design

We all enjoy rooms with architectural details like fireplaces, picture windows or built-ins. These are focal points in a room to arrange furnishings around. But how do you design a room without these architectural aesthetics, … Continue reading




The joy of basement laundry @HomeGoods #DesignHappy

Photo by Your Home Only Better

Your basement laundry doesn’t have to feel like a dungeon! In fact, basements are the perfect spot because: 1. You get exercise going up and down the stairs. 2. You typically have more space (especially … Continue reading




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Photo by styleMBA

Now that New York Fashion Week has wrapped up, I am excited to bring one of my favorite runway trends straight to your living room: neutral tones. This year, neutral tones, paired with black and … Continue reading




Pimp your Cube and get #DesignHappy @Homegoods

Photo by Your Home Only Better

Do you feel like you spend more of your awake time at your office than you do at home? Why not give your home-away-from-home workspace the same love you give your home! When the editorial … Continue reading




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Doesn’t it seem like school just got out for the summer a few weeks ago? It is hard to believe that it is back to hitting the books already, and that means some of the … Continue reading




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Photo by Apartment Therapy

You walk your student into their dorm room. The walls are drab. There are two twin beds, two desks, a linoleum floor and two tiny closets. Now what? I’ve been there. It’s hard to take them off to … Continue reading




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Photo by Halb Halb

When it comes to moving in with your future life partner — in my case, my fiancé — there are some ground rules that must be laid down before all of the fun begins. For … Continue reading