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Inspiration and Design Style

My Inspiration and Design Style

I feel like I've been struggling a bit lately trying to figure out what my design style is, I feel like I love pretty much everything and when you are drawn to so many styles I think it's easy to get carried away and get off track in your own home.  (Guilty!) I've spent the last year purging and being mindful of what comes into our home and with that I feel like things are coming together and I'm becoming…

Learn to Take Better Photos

I am in no way a photography expert but when I look back to when I first started blogging I'm pretty certain I can say my photographs have improved.   Today, I thought it be fun to talk about one of the things I've done to learn to take better photos. It's simple, I look at other people's photos and I ask myself what I like about them and why they work. Houzz This photo is a corner shot of…

Small Thrift Store Finds

I get a lot of questions about my thrift store finds and so I thought I'd share some of my thought process that goes on when buying items for my home and for clients.  A big furniture find is always fun but mostly I find lots of small thrift store finds.  Recently I spotted a small espresso maker for $1.48 at my local City Thrift and swiped it up immediately! I'm a total visual person and tend to spot tiny…

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Large Statement Mirrors

When I was searching for a mirror for my living room in the beginning of the year I ended up finding a really good selection of large circular mirrors from Pier 1 and wanted to pass it along to all of you!  They all make a big impact and the prices are fairly reasonable especially when it will most likely end up one of the focal points of the room!  (If you go to their website and sign up for…

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Pretty Pillow Covers

My name is Laurie and I'm addicted to pillows.  I seriously have a problem but I feel like I'm getting better because instead of buying the whole pillow I've started buying pillow covers to just change out the pillows I already own.  It takes up less space and it cost less too! One of my favorite sources for decorative pillow cases come from Hobby Lobby (I know I'm shocked too!)  They are currently half off this week and most of…