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Photo by Cathy Mortensen Design

What inspires a direction for room decoration? Anything can, even a change of season. Buds, bulbs and blossoms are enough to inspire any decorating endeavor. I had a room that needed to bloom. So, I tried to … Continue reading




Happy Home Workout Spaces

Photo by Your Home Only Better

There’s no subtle way to put this. It’s time to prepare for bikini season! I believe beautiful surroundings inspire our best work — whether intellectual or physical! Creating a lovely place to work out might be all … Continue reading




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Photo by Joan Kosmachuk

I have a confession to make. Every year around this time I go rabbit hunting. This is the season to find adorable bunnies and rabbit themed dishes, linens and containers at HomeGoods. Even if you don’t believe … Continue reading




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Photo by Style MBA

My wedding is next month in Napa (more details here) and to prepare properly for my bridal shower, my sister and I stocked up on everything HomeGoods. From cupcake stands to picture frames we used … Continue reading




Upper Cabinets 1b

Photo by I Don't Know How She Does It

Kitchen decor doesn’t always come first in our list of priorities and, more often than not, a beautiful flower arrangement or a couple of jars will suffice our eyes. For those of us that have lower … Continue reading




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Photo by Joan Kosmachuk

I love the use of mirrors outdoors and have been planning to incorporate a few into my shady backyard garden. When I spotted this mirror at HomeGoods, I knew I had found the perfect match to … Continue reading




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Photo by Cathy Mortensen Design

I always like a pretty powder room for family and guests that visit, so it’s nice to freshen them up once in a while. It doesn’t take a lot of time or money to make … Continue reading




Indigo Blue 2

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