Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Home Decor Inspiration

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Anyone else start a new year, take down their holiday decorations and all of a sudden want a decor refresh?! You're not the only one.
My inbox has been flooded in the new year with of a lot of messages about home decor, home style & questions on where I buy most of the items for my home. I have to mention, we just moved, so getting a fresh new start in a new place was a great way to clean up, get organized and focus on decor details.

Now, let me start this post with the obvious - I'm no interior designer. I mostly shop at Home Goods, Pottery Barn, and Target (which by the way has some amazing pieces at the moment!) I have a couple of tips for how I personally decorate, but that might not be for everyone and that's totally ok! Just like fashion, everyone has their own sense of home decor style - from bohemian, to farmhouse, to french chic, to modern. You like what you like!


Here are some of my tips & tricks when it comes to decorating your home:

1.) Pick a color scheme - what are you going for?! Light, dark, neutral, colorful?! I'd say that my style is a mix of farmhouse and french chic so I usually love neutrals & whites. I'll add a pop of color with flowers or a throw blanket as the seasons change and I try to keep the bigger pieces in the room neutral. I absolutely love this farmhouse coffee table & I have this neutral machine washable rug coming my way next week! I also love this light runner rug as well. (And yes, I know what you're thinking. I'm about to have a baby and all this light decor is not realistic. Well, I know people who make it work so I'll just deal with that as it comes!)

2.) Get rid of clutter - This is a big one. Everyone has clutter! I honestly feel like I'm constantly picking up "clutter piles" and I don't even have kids yet. Pick pieces for the room you are decorating that have storage. Drawers, shelves with baskets, a trunk for blankets. This helps at least hide the clutter instead of having it out and about for everyone to see.

3.) Pay attention to detail - It's all in the details. I'm a total type A personality, so the littlest things catch my eye. Everything has to flow, go together and style well. From the look/color of the coffee table books to the coasters, those little details matter and can change the look of the room. P.S. I got these coasters for Christmas and love them, as they are both affordable and pretty!

4.) Add texture - Adding texture to the room adds contrast, shape and style. You can easily add texture with a pillowthrow, or pouf.

5.) Have a focus piece in the room - I love having a bigger piece in the room to catch the eye. We just got this amazing wall clock and it really does finish the look of the entire living room. Whether a big clock, a farmhouse window mirror, or a big piece of art, having a piece that's bigger in size will catch the eye of your guests and really draw attention to the room.

Here's to a fresh start, a clean house and some pretty new details in your home!
Thanks for reading!


  1. I love your style inspiration board. I'd like to know what application (software) you use to create the layout and design for the blog post. Thank you so much!

  2. Lovely ideas and advices! I love much minimalistic look when it comes to interior and often use much natural colors too. Byt when I start decorating and adding accents - flowers are my power. The simplest room looks amazing with some flowers added.