Home Decor

Orange Sofas Will Brighten Your Day

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Photo courtesy: @thrifty_abode via Instagram

Needing an energy boost?  Rejuvenate your living rooms with orange sofas in warm tones that will perk you right up.  Orange is the color or adventure and social communication.  Be brave and reupholster a tired old beige sectional.  Mix in gold colors for an extra dose of enthusiasm! Where to Place Orange Sofas Outgoing and uninhibited, a large, attention-grabbing piece […]

Monstera Deliciosa Tropical Plants

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Photo courtesy: @tropicaloco via Instagram

“Feed me Seymour!” The latest, greatest, should we even say, “hipster-approved” plant Monstera Deliciosa is filling up empty corners in carefully curated homes across America. Somewhat sexy and extremely confident, its broad leaves and easy care routine make it a welcome house guest.  We love to say it’s botanical name with flair.  It kind of sounds like a Harry Potter […]

Cancer: Home Decor Goes With the Flow

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Photo courtesy: Pinterest

Hey baby, what’s your sign? We’re enthralled with the hidden art of astrology and how the stars align with personalities. Just for fun, we’ve put together a reference guide to adding decor for each sun sign. Since this is the month of Cancer, we’ll give you tips for finding the right decor that suits your nurturing personality. If this isn’t […]

Water Element: Feng Shui Decor Goes With The Flow

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Photo courtesy: My Domaine

Welcome to another installment on the five elements of Feng Shui. This month, we will look at the water element and how it works to speed up or slow down the flow of chi. Chi is energy that works like breath (or air) and it moves through your home like a stream. If you are feeling hectic and rushed, you […]

Home Office: Make it Cozy + Keep it Organized!

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Photo courtesy: A Beautiful Mess

One of the best things about working from home is the myriad of creature comforts within reach. Counteract potential distractions by making your home office a specific space where you can focus. Keep the space well-organized so that the space encourages regular meditation and bursts of creativity. Here are some of our favorite spaces and easy DIY projects for customizing […]

Gemini: Predictable is Another Word For Boring

Gemini astrology home decor | Bohemian yellow leather chairs | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Clay Austin

Hey baby, what’s your sign? We’re enthralled with the hidden art of astrology and how the stars align with personalities. Just for fun, we’ve put together a reference guide to adding decor for each sun sign. Since this is the month of Gemini, we’ll give you tips for finding the right decor that suits your bright personality. If this isn’t […]

Area Rugs: How to Tie a Room Together

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Photo courtesy: Chandler Kim

There’s nothing quite like a beautiful floor to set the stage for any room.  If you’re interested in adding area rugs to your home, there are a few tips and tricks to consider.  Before you start worrying about colors and prints, be sure you are filling the space correctly.  There’s a lot of room for creativity, but it’s good to […]

A Peacock Chair Gives You The Royal Treatment

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Photo Courtesy: Lula + Georgia

Summertime.. and the living’s easy.  Time for seating in natural fibers such as wicker and rattan to come front and center!  Nothing looks better propped up on a porch or by a sunny window than a gorgeous peacock chair.  Take a look at how designers are adding Bohemian charm to their no-so-humble abodes.  Every girl deserves to be queen for […]

Earth Element: Keep Clutter Under Control With Feng Shui

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We just celebrated Taurus this month and in the same week,  compiled some easy cleaning lists for your home.  Coincidence?  I think not.   Feng Shui is the study of energy and focuses on five major elements: earth, metal, water, wood, and fire.  Clutter tends to accumulate when the earth element is out of balance.  Learn how the five elements work together (and […]

Taurus: Home Decor You Can Depend On

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Artist: Luke Mattson | Photo courtesy: Urban Outfitters

Hey baby, what’s your sign? We’re enthralled with the hidden art of astrology and how the stars align with personalities. Just for fun, we’ve put together a reference guide to adding decor for each sun sign. Since this is the month of Taurus, we’ll give you tips for finding the right decor that suits your stable personality. If this isn’t […]

Stained Glass For Dreamers and Dancers

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Photo courtesy: Foxtons

Ah, Springtime.  As fickle as the weather gets, we find ourselves seeking rainbows.  Take a look at some of our favorite stained glass inspirations and make your home dance with color.  We love the way light plays on walls and floors, it can make an ordinary day seem quite magical.  Not in the budget?  We’ve also got some fun window […]

Aries: Home Decor Tips That Pack a Punch

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Photo courtesy: Bethany Nauert

Hey baby, what’s your sign? We’re enthralled with the hidden art of astrology and how the stars align with personalities. Just for fun, we’ve put together a reference guide to adding decor for each sun sign. Since this is the month of Aries, we’ll give you tips for finding the right decor that suits your dynamic personality. If this isn’t […]

Organization Ideas For Every Room in Your Home

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Photo courtesy: Style by Emily Henderson

Spring cleaning can be fun if you approach it the right way. We’ve compiled some of our favorite organization ideas that will uplift any room. Pretty up an entryway, or install some easy open shelving. Take advantage of the space you’ve got; it’s worth the effort! You’ll fall in love with your home all over again and will free your […]

Pisces: Get the Right Energy Flowing in Each Room

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Photo courtesy: Modern Macrame

Hey baby, what’s your sign? We’re enthralled with the hidden art of astrology and how the stars align with personalities. Just for fun, we’ve put together a reference guide to adding decor for each sun sign. Since this is the month of Pisces, we’ll give you tips for adding touches for this compassionate friend. If this isn’t your sign, think […]

Spring Hygge Decor in 5 Cozy Steps

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Photo courtesy: MK Sadler

Did you fall in love with the warmth of Hygge last season?  Keep the coziness going with some of our favorite Spring Hygge decor tips. The Danish concept of comfort goes beyond hot cocoa and fuzzy blankets.   It’s actually more about camaraderie and teamwork.  When the weather is terrible, Danes have mastered the way to make the best of it.  Pulling family and friends […]

Shower Curtains Under $50: What’s Your Style?

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Photo courtesy: Steven Leva via the Glitter Guide

Spring cleaning time is around the corner and February is the best time to get a head start. Focus on your bathroom this month while everything is on sale! We found gorgeous shower curtains under $50 for our 5 favorite decor styles. Fabric curtains should be washed regularly and can last a year or more. To help remove stains, use […]

Bedroom Feng Shui

Bedroom Feng Shui tips | Girlfriend is Better

We all know the importance of getting a restful night’s sleep. Adding a little Feng Shui to the bedroom will create a sanctuary that you or your partner will want to escape to more often. Creating a soothing environment that nurtures you should be at the top of your list this month especially! Using the right types of furniture, fabrics, […]

Aquarius: I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler

Aquarius astrology home decor guide | Mid-century modern rainbow dining chairs | Girlfriend is Better

Hey baby, what’s your sign? We’re enthralled with the hidden art of astrology and how the stars align with personalities. Just for fun, we’ve put together a reference guide to adding decor for each sun sign. Since this is the month of Aquarius, we’ll give you tips for adding touches for this futuristic friend. If this isn’t your sign, think […]

Eames Lounge Chair: Mid-Century Modern Must-Have

Eames Lounge Chair + Ottoman | Mid-century modern furniture | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Design Within Reach

January is wrapping up and hopefully you’ve been getting your home office squared away. Feel like something’s missing? Consider adding a little dignity to your decor with an Eames lounge chair. The gorgeous wood paneling makes it as masculine or feminine a piece as you choose.  It plays well with contemporary decor and works as an artistic space filler in […]

Teal: 6 Ways to Add Clarity + Balance to Your Home

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Photo courtesy: Fusion D.

In color psychology, shades of blue and green work to create emotional balance and stability. Start the new year with fresh shades of teal and turquoise. Your home will benefit from the soothing effects of this peaceful color in no time! We pulled together some of our favorite applications of the hue for inspiration. Teal Brings a Sense of Clarity […]