Bench Seating Gets Cozy For a Crowd

bench seating | built in nook wood platform | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Bobedre

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 […]

Creative Home Office Spaces Work Smarter

creative home office | vintage school chairs shared desk gallery wall | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: The Urbanite

Finding yourself working from home? Carve out a creative home office space that is custom-tailored to your working style. Having a specific work space enables you to focus and also allows you to close shop at the end of the […]

Oversized Graphic Tees Like You Just Don’t Care

oversized graphic tees | plaid mid-length skirt boots modern grunge | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Style Bistro

Some of us adjusted to quarantine a little easier than others. Stay-at-home fashion like oversized graphic tees made their way out on the streets this season. Street style girls are rocking favorite vintage finds that are all about self-expression. These […]

Hygge Tablescapes Are Simple + Elegant

hygge taalescapes | natural decor vintage wildflowers | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: What Should I Eat For Breakfast Today

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

kitchen utility hooks | hygge open shelving baking storage | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Apartment Therapy

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 […]

Landscape Paintings Keep Decor Calm, Cool, + Collected

landscape paintings | gallery wall vintage art collection | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Dust Jacket Attic

Nothing is more serene than a mountain stream, forest glade, or private beach. Evoke the peacefulness and calm of Mother Nature with landscape paintings. A sense of stability will overcome your home and you will be reassured, “this too, shall […]

Bathroom Sinks That Don’t Suck

bathroom sinks | vintage French country gallery wall | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Life at Clover Hill

With Spring cleaning around the corner, we decided to focus this week on the bathroom.  Take a look at our favorite bathroom sinks and consider giving a powder room a min upgrade.  A sink sets the stage more than you […]

Bookshelves Should Live in Every Household

bookshelves | kitchen French country | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Pinterest

You don’t have to be an avid reader to have a loving collection of books.  Bookshelves will remain one of our favorite home decor furnishings—even in this digital age.  They add tons of character to any space and every homeowner […]

Hygge Hostess Helpful Hints: Keep it Simple

hygge hostess | wool blankets guest cozy entertaining | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Winter Garden

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 […]

Pianos Take Center Stage in Home Decor

pianos | vintage nook mid-century modern plants | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Apartment Therapy

Small gatherings will warm your heart when winter’s chill drives everyone indoors.  We love pianos for such occasions because they add informal music to the atmosphere.  A small upright in a social location will lift everyone’s spirits. Add a few […]

Bust Statues On Trend For Art Lovers Of All Types

bust statues | black stone Greek inspired gallery wall | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Lacewing

If you’re an art history lover, you will love our latest trend in home decor.  Not just for art galleries, bust statues provide instant elegance to any room style.  Our favorite finds will suit formal and eclectic tastes alike. Add […]