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How to decorate your home from start to finish – even if you don’t know where to start. Tutorials include: how to mix and match patterns, decorating with vignettes, decorating with family photos, choosing the perfect area rug size for your space, how to install baseboards, how to paint furniture, and more.

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How To Make Dried Orange Slices + 8 Ways to Use Them This Christmas

How To Make Dried Orange Slices + 8 Ways to Use Them This Christmas

In this post: Dried orange slices are a beautiful and versatile Christmas decoration that adds a touch of holiday cheer. Learn how to make them — plus eight ideas for how to use them here. Dried orange slices are a pretty, natural, and nostalgic way to decorate for Christmas. Plus they’re really simple to make….

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Get a Beautiful Designer Look When You Paint Your Interior Doors!

Get a beautiful designer-inspired look when you paint your interior doors. Use a bold color for a shot of drama or a muted color for additional low-key style.  This post was sponsored by Valspar Canada. All opinions are, as always, our own. For our full disclosure policy click here. Bloggers and designers have been painting…
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How to Decorate Your Home: The Foolproof Plan in Just 3 Steps!

In this post: Feeling unsure of your decor choices? Don’t know how to create that cohesive flow in your decor? Here’s the foolproof 3-step plan for how to decorate your home! You want your house to feel like home. To look stylish. Cohesive. Pulled together. Just like your favorite homes on HGTV.  And you would love to…
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How To Mix Throw Pillows and Patterns With Style + Free Printable Cheat Sheet

In this post: Confused at how to mix throw pillows and patterns so they look good? Here’s a handy cheat sheet for you!  Like the earrings of an outfit, throw pillows can complete a room’s look. They are also a fun way to play with color and pattern in a relatively inexpensive way! Especially if you…
Read More How To Mix Throw Pillows and Patterns With Style + Free Printable Cheat Sheet
Guest bedroom bench with William Rae art

Farmhouse Style Guest Bedroom Makeover Reveal (Wk 6 of 6)

See our farmhouse style guest bedroom makeover reveal – styled two different ways!  Can you believe it’s finally time to reveal our farmhouse style guest bedroom makeover?  In case you’ve forgotten, or you’ve been otherwise busy, we decided to tackle a simpler project this time around for the One Room Challenge. Last time we participated,…
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Where I Found All Our Boho Farmhouse Style Throw Pillows

I’m completely in love with neutral, textured boho farmhouse style throw pillows. Here’s where I found ours…and where to get more! As I’ve been sharing our living room on Instagram – the big reveal is coming when we finally finish the coffee table – y’all have been asking about our new farmhouse style throw pillows….
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Finally, a Powder Room Makeover We Absolutely Love!

In this post: We’ve updated our powder room no less than three times since we moved here two years ago. But finally, we have a powder room makeover we love! This post was sponsored by Lowe’s Canada. All opinions are as always, our own. See our full disclosures and policies here.  If you’ve been reading our…
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