Home Coffee Station DIY

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National Coffee Day is September 29 so celebrate with your favorite barista or enjoy a quiet cup of Joe at home. A home coffee station might be a fun addition this month and it’s pretty easy to organize. We’ve gathered […]

Bench Seating Gets Cozy For a Crowd

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There’s something lighthearted and casual about family gatherings. Incorporate bench seating in a cozy space and snuggle up together. Benches are easy to spruce up with a cushion or a few throw pillows. Our favorites are vintage and add an […]

Yellow Home Decor: Warming + Cheering

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Time to add a little sunshine to your soul with a bright splash of color. A large swatch of yellow home decor can be an unexpected surprise in any home. Use a big brush and exercise boldness as you incorporate […]

Bistro Tables For Two, Please

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If you connect with the phrase, “two’s company; three’s a crowd”, a smaller dining area might be suitable for you. Tiny bistro tables are just right for small spaces and petite households. Our favorite setups take inspiration from European cafes […]

Hygge Tablescapes Are Simple + Elegant

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The saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers”. Bring a little bit of Mother Nature’s cheer indoors with simple hygge tablescapes. Take the less-is-more approach and give yourself something to gather on a nature walk. You’ll feel uplifted and at […]

Kitchen Utility Hooks Keep Everything Handy

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Now is usually the time we start looking around the house for places to organize. One of the best things you can add to your cart this month are kitchen utility hooks. They’re useful and versatile—take a look at some […]

Hygge Hostess Helpful Hints: Keep it Simple

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You don’t have to be a regular AirBnb hostess to keep your home ready for guests.  Use our hygge hostess tips to make visitors feel at home with minimal effort. The trick is to keep things cozy and simple.  A […]

Home Office Essentials For Today’s Modern Living

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Who uses formal dining rooms and formal living rooms anymore? Of all the spaces we create in our living environment, a home office is probably one of the most useful. Whether you dedicate an entire room or carve out a […]

Midsummer Hygge Helps You Keep Your Cool

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Vacations are winding down and everyone is returning home for the last few weeks of Summer.  Step back and relax with easy midsummer hygge essentials that will carry you well into September.  The Scandanavian way of life promotes simplicity, gatherings, […]

Color Blocking Decor For The Modern Home

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Time to pair things down and be more thoughtful with your decorating style. Implementing color blocking decor takes a certain level of restraint and an artful eye. Take a cue from fashion and incorporate this style into your home by […]