Summer Camp Fashion: Flashback to the 70s

Summer camp fashion 70s inspired | Staff ringer tees | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Bubby and Bean

One of the highlights of our year here at Girlfriend is our annual family camp out.  Nostalgia from childhood trips and anticipation of upcoming nature time has indubitably inspired this week’s styles.  Our version of summer camp fashion combines 70’s-inspired clothes with handmade accessories.  The result is funky and playful, with a couple of DIY crafts you can wear or share! […]

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 […]

Rose Water Naturally Hydrates + Evens Skin Tone

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Here’s our latest beauty crush! We recently discovered rose water and after a few spritzes, are totally sold on the stuff. Delve into the world of facial toners and find out all you can about this amazing-smelling hydrator. Mist, mist, mist! You will seriously become addicted. Read on to find out how to keep your skin super fresh and your […]

Cleaning Lists, Tips + Tricks: Whistle While You Work

Cleaning lists tips and tricks for easy house cleaning | vintage housewife | Girlfriend is Better
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We’re here to make your life easier! Breaking chores up into small daily tasks helps you keep your house clean. The trick is to find the right cleaning lists that you can truly stick to. It allows you to turn a blind eye to other items that need attention, because they are already on the schedule! In addition, we all […]

Stained Glass For Dreamers and Dancers

Stained glass living room window | French country bedroom | Girlfriend is Better
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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 […]

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 […]

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

Best shower curtains under $50 | Bohemian decor | Girlfriend is Better
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 […]

Celestial Decor: Sun + Stars Abound in Your Abode

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Add a touch of wonder and enchantment to your home this season with inspiration from the sky. Use celestial decor to spark imagination and creativity as you move through the holiday season. Encourage spirituality with rattan weaves and golden metalwork. Take a look at some of our favorite furnishings as you embark on your own vision quest. You’ll find your […]

Christmas Tree Your Life With Hygge

Christmas decor with Hygge | Outdoor tree ornaments | Girlfriend is better
Photo courtesy: Classy Girls Wear Pearls

Nothing welcomes the holidays like the coziness of Hygge. We found some Christmas tree ideas that are as easy as taking a walk in the woods. Add a touch of nature to your home with the Danish style and simplify your life. You will love these creative and cost-effective ideas. Hopefully, they will inspire you to take the less-is-more approach. […]

Floral Curtains Warm Up Your Bedroom

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As we turn to Fall we’re discovering ways to warm up decor while still staying cool. Floral curtains in light cotton fabrics are perfect for bedrooms. They still let the light in while softening the edges of window sills. Take a peek at our favorite window treatments in island and country styles. DIY Floral Curtains Handy with scissors and craft […]

Coin Necklaces on Trend For French Girl Cool

Coin necklaces summer French girl cool | Girlfriend is Better
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You’ve gotta’ love social media for coining phrases such as “French girl cool”. The combination of effortless style and feminine charm is all in the details! Take a look at how our Paris girlfriends are layering delicate coin necklaces. Keep your messy bed head and espresso in check with a simple gold medallion. Or two. Coin Necklaces à la Carte […]

Stair Risers That Rise to the Occasion

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Photo courtesy: Deliciously Ella

As you walk up a set of steps, where does your gaze focus? Time to take a second look at your stair risers and see if they could use some improvement. Better yet, add some unexpected character to this much overlooked area in your home. A simple update such as wallpaper or tile could breathe new life into any staircase. […]