5 Ways to Organize and Showcase Accessories in Decor

5 Ways to Organize and Showcase Accessories in Decor

If you have more jewelry, hats and purses than you know what to do with, this post is for you.

Let’s say you have an affinity for accessory collecting. You’re not full-blown Hoarders level, but you’ve been known to… dabble.

Suddenly, your grandma’s sentimental heirloom necklace, once delicately draped on a dish, is swallowed into an accessory abyss.

Anybody? Only Monday through Friday?

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100+ Decor Gifts Under $100 For Every Enthusiast in Your Life

100+ Decor Gifts Under $100 For Every Enthusiast in Your Life

Is there a more satisfying feeling than watching a loved one’s face light up after tearing into your gift that is so “them?” Only if a puppy jumps out of the box they gave you.

On the flip side, what about when you foist [a word I’ve added to my lexicon thanks to Curb Your Enthusiasm] a generic gift onto someone out of holiday obligation?

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In Our Faces: The Trend We Thought Wouldn’t Stick Around

In Our Faces: The Trend We Thought Wouldn’t Stick Around

Face it: there’s something about abstract face art.

Whether it’s because you swear the eyes are following you or it figuratively breathes some life into your space, it’s an art trend that clearly has legs.

In fact, a recent Apartment Therapy article reported that, according to Etsy, Etsy’s on-site searches for "faces" were up 38 percent compared to 2017.

My home is no exception to this face trend.

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Goldilocks' Gold: The $5 Secret For Glamorizing Any Decor

Goldilocks' Gold: The $5 Secret For Glamorizing Any Decor

All that glitters is gold—but why does that gold always have to be so yellow or brassy?

Nailing down the right tone of gold paint reminds of highlighting my hair—it’s a rarity when my roots don’t leave the salon too brassy, yellow or grey and washed out.

That’s probably because my porous hair is screaming for a conditioning treatment, but we’ll tackle that another day.

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Seasonal Decorative Disorder: Fix It By Doing This

Seasonal Decorative Disorder: Fix It By Doing This

Seasonal Decorative Disorder. Let’s make it a thing. Wikipedia, anyone?

I’m hereby defining Seasonal Decorative Disorder as a condition marked by the following: 1.) getting swept away with one of the four seasons; 2.) incorporating the living daylights out of a color palette surrounding it; 3.) standing back to admire the victimized room; 4.) noticing…

it’s screaming. It’s screaming summer, spring, winter or fall—and any day initiating the next season is profusely rolling its eyes.

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5 Other Interior Bloggers I’m Fangirling Over and Why

5 Other Interior Bloggers I’m Fangirling Over and Why

Let’s dissect the title of this post for a second before we dive in. Shall we?

Fangirling: behaving in an obsessive and excited way. Whether you know me personally or not, you can probably feel it through my writing—I’m excitable.

Insert a cup of coffee (or glass of wine) or two and I’m practically swinging from the chandelier Cia-style. Working the room, if you will.

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The Easy 5-Part Picture Recipe for a Gallery Wall that Wows

The Easy 5-Part Picture Recipe for a Gallery Wall that Wows

This should probably just be called ‘The 5 Parts to a Gallery Wall That Won’t Make You Gouge Your Eyes Out.’

I Googled ‘gallery wall trend’ for kicks, but I wasn’t prepared for so much animosity channeled towards a group of inanimate objects. Headlines screeched why they’re the ‘worst,’ why the trend is ‘outdated’ and why it needs to be ‘over for good.’ Most articles argue big wall art is back to stay.

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15 Timeless + Glamorous Elements for the Redecorating Addict

15 Timeless + Glamorous Elements for the Redecorating Addict

To me, decorating means you have an affinity and passion for interior styling. You pride yourself on your ability to glance at a blank slate, formulate a design vision and strategically execute it.

When you have a love for redecorating, one thing’s inevitable: you’re going to keep decorating that same damn room, space or corner until the end of time.

Strike a chord?

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Glam Entryway Vignette Curated With All T.J. Maxx Finds

Glam Entryway Vignette Curated With All T.J. Maxx Finds

“You don’t go to T.J.Maxx looking for something… you have to let T.J.Maxx tell you what you’re looking for.” -random Tweeter named Reghan

I’d like to thank this random person on Twitter and Buzzfeed [named Reghan] for her articulate summation of the T.J. Maxx phenomenon. Nailed it, sister.

Things that weren’t ‘nailed’: this T.J. Maxx commercial created the year I was born. Join me in this cringe-worthy adventure. Dork chills are guaranteed. You’ve come a long way, T.J. baby.

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3 Designs for Those Lusting Over Leopard Print

3 Designs for Those Lusting Over Leopard Print

"As far as I’m concerned, leopard is a neutral.'“

Fashion designer Jenna Lyons said it eloquently, didn't she? This quote may conjure a chuckle from those adhering to the textbook definition of neutral [unmarked by strong characteristics—everything leopard is not], but let's face it.

A neutral in the interior design world is an element that can complement any color or design scheme.

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Wild & Free Bohemian Glam Guest Room Reveal

Wild & Free Bohemian Glam Guest Room Reveal

The guest room: shunned middle sister?

Our guest room was the Jan Brady of the house - 'nice' - but not exactly turning heads. We love entertaining and having guests stay over, but the red carpet treatment for their bedroom experience has been more of a roll-out-the-tattered-grey-shag-bathroom-rug. 

It wasn’t until I started spending a little more time in this room, thanks to my husband’s snoring [no longer an issue due to a marriage-saving mouth guard], that I was forced to bore into the eyes of this room's barren soul.

Its soul: a bed, a picture and two mirrors against painfully white walls—staring directly into the [broken-doored] closet. 

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3 Design Dupes for the Pillow Obsessed

3 Design Dupes for the Pillow Obsessed

Three dupes walk into a bar.

I’ve got nothing—except possibly your attention?

A dupe, which I can only guess was coined by a fellow millennial, is short for duplicate. It's long been used in the world of makeup artistry. 

The philosophy is this: why buy a high-quality product at a high price when you can buy a replica of equal [or possibly even better] quality for a satisfyingly lower price?

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