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Sentimental Toy Box (Favorite type of decorating!)

My favorite word when decorating is without a doubt is sentimental.  If you use something with meaning in your design I can promise you, it will outlast that pillow you picked up from the big box store! Back in October when we had Cooper's first birthday party my dad gave me my old toy box I had as a girl.  I'd forgotten about it but as soon as I saw it, I remember lots of memories of emptying out the…

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My Design Style (Sentimental Decorating)

Sentimental decorating is my favorite of the design style posts I have written about this week.  In my mind it's truly what makes your house into a home.  It doesn't have to match, it doesn't have to be perfect or expensive but I guarantee if you use items that evokes or memory or meaning to you it will be your favorite item in your space. In the kitchen... (The Farmers Nest) I absolutely love the idea of framing recipes that…

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My Most Important Design Rule

People ask me a lot how do I pull a room together, do I have any secrets.  I don't have any secrets and there's nothing magical to it but I do have an important design rule...use something that is sentimental to you, even if it makes no sense to anyone else. This space is on my main floor next to the half bathroom.  I found the piano bench at a thrift store.  I love the legs.  I decided not to…