How to design a child’s room to promote energy flow and relaxation

Lately, I’ve been thinking about designing to serve a greater purpose than simply making things look pretty and creating a calming atmosphere has been at the forefront. My motivation for this is my 9 year old gal, Annabelle. She tends to get anxious and has trouble sleeping so I’ve decided that her room needs some […]

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green and pink color combo

I am continually fascinated by color and how it makes me feel. Not to sound too dramatic, but it can lift my mood or make me feel completely depressed. Working on my latest design school assignment, I’ve also realized that I don’t like to pay attention to what matches together, per say. If I think […]

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budget DIY dressing room

        When we moved into our house over three years ago, there was an extra bedroom upstairs that automatically became an office/catch-all for crafting, etc. It was always a mess so I envisioned converting it into a dressing room, especially since my bedroom closet isn’t the most functional space. I originally thought […]

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10 cool space-themed bedroom ideas

by vanessa gillis My kids’ bedrooms have always been a thorn in my side. For whatever reason, I can’t seem to get it right. I’ve pinned a million images and have an idea in my head, but I can never seem to pull it all together. I know, first world problems…Part of the reason I […]

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10 big girl bedroom decor ideas

I did it. I sold the crib. I didn’t really think about it as I was going through the process of trying to sell it, but as I helped the soon-to-be parents load each piece of baby memories onto the back of their truck, I felt tears start to bubble up. We’ve had that crib […]

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Accent Chair Tips and Tricks

In my house, accent chairs are a must. Whether new or upcycled, they can really finish a room. I still love my dusty rose thrift store mini wingback. It defines the whole living room and is a definite talking piece, especially since my father-in-law picked it up for me from a random person’s online add. […]

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Spring Antiquing

Happy Monday! We’re in the middle of a blizzard around here, so I can’t help but dream about the nice weather to come. With Spring cleaning comes the urge to change things up and part of that for me means antiquing! We don’t have huge antique markets where I live, but a road trip is […]

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