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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diy Ikea hack flush mount light

I’ve been wanting to replace several “boob lights” around the house for the longest time but wanted to do it on a budget and didn’t really know what I wanted to get. Cue Ikea hacks on Pinterest. I was browsing to find some inspiration and stumbled upon a diy project by Kelly Boyd Design. So, […]

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diy mural ideas to try today

Wallpaper is back in a big way and has been for quite a while now, but in true budget-conscious fashion, I love the idea of swapping expensive wallpaper for a mural/accent wall. Even if you don’t think you can draw or paint, I am convinced that anyone can create a mural. You just need a […]

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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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DIY stenciled tiles

For the longest time, I’ve tried to pinpoint my design style or esthetic, but then I though: “Who cares?” Every time I look at houses online or in magazines, I always say I would love to have that style, but no matter what, I always gravitate toward old, vintage, or diy upcycling. Catching a pattern […]

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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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