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Things I Want to Remember

My blog is not only a way for me to share ideas it also serves as a sort of journal for myself when I want to remember something. I find myself taking screen shots all the time but if I let them sit on my phone too long I tend to forget why I saved them! I figured if I put them on the blog weekly I will not only remember why I saved them but I can get some…

Dorm Design – DePaul University

My daughter recently started college at DePaul University in Chicago which meant that we had to come up with a plan for her dorm.  I consider myself lucky because she let me help (I know some kids like to do it themselves) but I was given a very specific list of what she liked and what she didn't like. Her likes included: 1.  Organization that would be easy and simple. 2.  Gray, blush and neutral color scheme. 3.  Not a…

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Three Design Takeaways From West Elm

One of the best ways to stay current on trends and to keep your house looking fresh is by simply looking through the home catalogs you get in the mail.  I got West Elm’s this week and I’m loving what I’m seeing! The key is to flip through figure out what you are liking and seeing how you can incorporate those elements to your own space. #1.  First up is their paint palette for the Fall/Winter of 2016.  I love…