Seven Steps to Decorating on a Budget

Since Jeremy and I have only been out of college for a year, we have a pretty tight budget. Jeremy is really wise with our money, so in order to reach long term savings goals and be able to enjoy little pleasures like a beautiful home, I have had to learn how to be wise…

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A Lot On My Plate: How To Hang a Vintage Plate Wall Without Plate Hangers

I love the juxtaposition of modern, rustic, vintage, and classic in home decor. That’s why I thought a classic white plate wall would be the perfect accent above our kitchen banquette with industrial table and mid-century modern chair set. I collected white plates of all shapes and sizes from thrift stores, yard sales, and Home…

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I’ll Stencil You In: Moroccan Stenciled Hallway from Royal Design Studios

Most 1950s ranch style houses were built without entryways. You simply walk into the living room. In our case, you walk into the living room and look straight ahead into a hallway. I really wanted to spruce up the first thing you see upon entering the house by doing something creative with the hallway. I…

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Tiny Tweaks

In the wise words of Hannah Montana, “Everybody makes mistakes. Everybody has those days. Everybody knows what? What I’m talkin’ bout. Everybody makes mistakes.” I mean it is true. Nobody’s perfect. I gotta work it again and again to get it right. Ok. Enough with the Miley references. You see, I’ve been back and forth…

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Gallery Wall 101

After 2.5 months of new-house livin’, I am finally starting to get things onto the walls. It automatically feels more like a home! The space behind the TV was begging for some love, and a gallery wall was the perfect solution. Here is a little look into my gallery wall hanging process and the stories…

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Pinspiration of the Day: Mantels, Coffee Bars, and Pallet Walls

Pinterest is the best. and the worst. the very worst. It’s the worst because it makes me want to do more than I have time and money to do. It is the best because I find all sorts of inspiration. Today I am sharing a few of my favorite pins as of late and the…

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