2021 Interior Design Trends To Watch

2021 interior design trends

Whether it’s leaning into the work-from-home lifestyle or creating a warmer atmosphere, 2021 interior design trends are all about making the new normal work for us. As we close out 2020 and prepare to enter a brave new year, more people than ever before are updating and modifying their living spaces. In this post, I’ve … Read more

4 Places To Shop Open Box Deals on Home Decor

4 places to shop open box deals on home decor

Open box deals are one of the best ways to score a major discount on home decor.  While this special type of clearance item has been around for years, up until recently it has almost exclusively been for tech products.

Nowadays, however, you can find open box deals on just about anything if you look hard enough.

In this post, I’m going to break down exactly what open box deals are, how they differ from regular sales, and where to find highly discounted open box home decor.

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5 Ways To Afford Home Renovations

It’s no secret that many people aspire to renovate either their current home or the home of their dreams.  These renovations may be purely cosmetic, a point of safety, or anything in between. Unfortunately, home renovations are often quite expensive, especially if you’re unable to do the projects yourself. Worry not, as with proper planning … Read more

6 Kitchen Innovations That Are Changing The Game

kitchen innovations

If you been researching ways to give your kitchen a little update, you’ve come to the right place.  In this post, I’m going to share 6 kitchen innovations that will make a huge impact on your space.

While I won’t be talking about kitchen colors today, there will be a post on that in the near future.  Instead, I’d like to focus on foundational innovations.  These are things that make your kitchen function like never before.

Let’s get started.

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7 Places To Find Glam Cabinet Hardware

Glam cabinet hardware

Basic cabinet hardware can be found at just about any big-box retailer or home improvement store.  Glam cabinet hardware like you see in those Pinterest perfect kitchens are a little bit harder to track down.

Moreover, depending on the materials used and construction method, decorative hardware can be incredibly expensive.  Would you pay $160 for a single knob or pull?  I certainly wouldn’t.

But, I do love the look of shiny, glitzy, glam hardware.  It makes your kitchen or bathroom look upscale and intentionally designed.

In this post, I’ll share 7 places to find glam cabinet hardware at an affordable price.

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8 Soothing Bedroom Paint Colors

Soothing Bedroom Paint Colors

A calming and soothing bedroom environment has become more important than ever.  Second, only to minimalizing clutter, choosing a soothing bedroom paint color is key to creating a retreat within your home.

With so many other spaces in our home being used as multi-functional spaces, there is little retreat to be found from the hustle and bustle of the day.

Here are 8 soothing bedroom paint colors to help you create a relaxing retreat within your home.

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9 Easy Appetizers For Small Gatherings

Easy Appetizers For Small Gatherings

Easy appetizers are the only kind of party food I know.  If it’s going to take me more than 10 minutes to prep, I’m not into it.  I save the more complicated, experimental dishes for nights when I’m not trying to please a crowd.

The last thing you want is to spend 45 minutes prepping a dish, just to accidentally overcook it, or under season it, or the myriad of other kitchen mishaps that can happen.  Especially right before you’re expecting guests.

My party planning formula is simple.  I prepare 1 appetizer option for every 2 people.  If I want to do more, then I will, but at a minimum, for a party of 6, I will have 3 different appetizers prepared for my gathering.

Here are 9 easy appetizers that can be thrown together for a small gathering in a hurry.

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10 Kitchen Faucets Worth The Splurge

Kitchen Faucets Worth The Splurge

While kitchen faucets might not seem like a big deal, but it can make a huge impact on your space.  Back in the day, there weren’t a lot of features or finishes to choose from.  The kitchen faucet and sink for that matter were seen as purely utilitarian things.

One handle for hot water, one for cold, a swivel spout, and a side sprayer if you’re fancy.  Now faucet sets include soap dispensers, elaborate bridge faucets, pull-down sprayers, separate drinking faucets, and even touch on controls.

Another difference between now and 25 years ago is the price.  With all that new functionality and sleek design came a big price hike compared to the old school style faucets.

That being said, there are some models that are so stunning that they’re definitely worth the splurge.  A statement faucet is not only functional but a showpiece for your kitchen.

So, if you’re looking to make a statement with your kitchen, here are 10 faucets worth the splurge.

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11 Favorites From Kelly Clarkson Home

Kelly Clarkson Home

An icon and music industry mainstay, Kelly Clarkson is best known for winning the very first season of the hit reality competition show, American Idol.  But soon, many will know her as the creator of Kelly Clarkson Home.

In the years following her victory on American Idol, Clarkson saw her fame skyrocket even more, with chart-topping singles and a slew of awards.

More recently, Clarkson has been busy hosting her own daytime talk show and helping aspiring vocalists on NBC’s The Voice.

But this packed schedule hasn’t stopped her from launching yet another incredible project – a home decor collection with one of the country’s leading e-commerce companies, Wayfair.

“I’m excited to introduce Kelly Clarkson Home to you all. Home has always been an incredibly special place for me; it’s my sanctuary where I unwind and spend quality time with family and now, more than ever, we are all looking to find peace and comfort in our homes with our loved ones. It’s also a place where I’m very creative and am often inspired,” read a statement issued by Clarkson.

“It felt natural to curate a collection that offers elegant yet accessible furnishings that allow everyone to make their house a home and a reflection of who they are.”

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12 Kids Wallpaper Patterns & Room Ideas

kids wallpaper patterns

When it comes to decorating a nursery or kids’ room, always think of your design as temporary.  Your child’s needs continue to evolve and their interest will change.  And, when they do, one of the ways you can transform their space is to install a new kids wallpaper pattern.

While there are lots of different ways to go about decorating your child’s room, a carefully chosen, high-quality wallpaper is one of the best choices you can make.

In this post, we’ll discuss the different types of wallpaper available, the most popular themes for kids, and take a look at 12 top-notch kids wallpaper patterns.  Let’s get started.

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