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08.22.17

Home Tour Update: One Week to Go

I'm talking about styling, shooting, and where we're running our home tour.

I'm talking about styling, shooting, and where we're running our home tour.

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08.21.17

The Best Black and White Art from Minted

From decorating my home to ordering wedding invites, Minted has been a go-to …

From decorating my home to ordering wedding invites, Minted has been a go-to design source over the past few years. Their art is budget-friendly and so easy to customize–framed in pretty much any style you can think of, matted, and available in almost any size. If you’ve followed me here …

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08.08.17

A Look Back at my Lakeview Apartment

It’s It’s been a while since my last home tour ran on The Everygirl …

It’s It’s been a while since my last home tour ran on The Everygirl so in case you missed it, here’s a look back at my Lakeview apartment. It was my 5th home in Chicago in just 6 years–a 2 story apartment on top of 2 Penny Blue on the Southport …

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07.26.17

Budget Friendly Home Decor and A $500 Giveaway

I'm partnering with Kirkland's to share some favorite home decor finds and a …

I'm partnering with Kirkland's to share some favorite home decor finds and a $500 giveaway so one of you can make some updates to your home! …

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07.11.17

What to Buy at CB2

I've rounded up the best new pieces along with some old favorites, too.

I've rounded up the best new pieces along with some old favorites, too.

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06.29.17

What to Buy at Williams-Sonoma

The best and most versatile essentials from Williams-Sonoma, West Elm, Pottery Barn, and …

The best and most versatile essentials from Williams-Sonoma, West Elm, Pottery Barn, and Rejuvenation. West Elm Marble Coffee Table Shop now On sale from $24-440 Herringbone Jute Chenille Rug Shop now From $24 - $385 Jute Boucle - Light Flax Shop now Gold Tray Shop now Black Matte Flatware Shop …

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06.28.17

Giveaway: Win $500 to Annie Selke’s Dash and Albert

After making a few changes that I’ll share once my home tour goes …

After making a few changes that I’ll share once my home tour goes live in the next few months, the living room is finally done. Today, I want to talk about the best, coziest, and prettiest update I’ve made to our place–this new rug c/o Annie Selke’s Dash and Albert.

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06.19.17

How to Update Your Kitchen On a Budget

A look at this $2000 kitchen remodel (including supplies and labor) and a …

A look at this $2000 kitchen remodel (including supplies and labor) and a few items to warm up the space once it's done.

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06.14.17

15 Home Decor Finds Under $100

From accent tables and rugs to mirrors and pillows, my 15 favorite home …

From accent tables and rugs to mirrors and pillows, my 15 favorite home decor pieces, all under $100 …

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04.27.17

Home Tour Update: Entryway and Marble Shelves

A first look at the entryway, a few design updates, and what's on …

A first look at the entryway, a few design updates, and what's on my list before my home is photographed in June! …

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03.30.17

10 Essential Pieces for Your Home

Living in 5 homes in 6 years and redecorating more times than I …

Living in 5 homes in 6 years and redecorating more times than I can count has helped me learn what pieces I really love. There are a few key pieces that I’ve found are essential or just too good to pass up, like this discontinued IKEA mirror priced at under …

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03.27.17

When I Lived Alone

Before moving in together last fall, Conor and I talked a lot about …

Before moving in together last fall, Conor and I talked a lot about our plans for the future. It was always a part of our plan to get engaged but doing so has made the fact that I won’t live alone again a feel a lot more real. I’m so …

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02.10.17

Condo Update: Recent Purchases

There’s nothing like freezing temps to motivate you to finish decorating your new …

There’s nothing like freezing temps to motivate you to finish decorating your new home. Because these days, staying in is all I feel like doing, so I’ve been spending lots of time scouring the internet for furniture and accessories. Now that we’ve figured out the layout of our living room, …

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01.27.17

10 Neutral Coffee Table Books

I know I’m always talking about owning less, but between my coffee table …

I know I’m always talking about owning less, but between my coffee table and media stand, I can’t seem to have enough coffee table books. There are lots of great fashion books out there, but it shouldn’t  surprise you that I prefer the black and white ones that focus on …

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01.26.17

GIVEAWAY: Win $500 to Rove Concepts

As you all know, I moved into my new home after selling almost …

As you all know, I moved into my new home after selling almost all my furniture. When it came time to decorate our new home from (almost) scratch, we knew we wanted a statement piece or two and when we came across the Flag Halyard chair at Rove Concepts, we …

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01.12.17

Living Room Update

Moving 6 times in 6 years will teach you a thing or two about …

Moving 6 times in 6 years will teach you a thing or two about making a new place feel like home. But living through construction and not having furniture or a kitchen for 2 months is a lesson in patience–especially for someone who usually unpacks within 24 hours. Years ago, I would have completely …

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12.15.16

Condo Update

As of yesterday afternoon, the last of our lighting fixtures were unpacked, ceiling were …

As of yesterday afternoon, the last of our lighting fixtures were unpacked, ceiling were medallions installed, and the final touches were made on our kitchen. There’s still a good amount of decorating to do–nightstands, curtain rods (and curtains), a new dining table, and a few other additions, too. But this place is coming …

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12.01.16

Getting Your Home Ready for the Holidays

Thank you all for the comments on my last post. It isn’t easy …

Thank you all for the comments on my last post. It isn’t easy to travel, post as usual, or to do anything, really, but I’m trying to get back into the swing of things, at least a little bit. We’ll be back home in a few days and I’m hopeful …

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11.10.16

Light it Up

It’s time to take a break from the election and even from fall posts …

It’s time to take a break from the election and even from fall posts about sweaters and scarves. Because today, we’re talkinga about lighting, which is one of the most important decor decisions you’ll make during the decorating process and an excellent way to up your decor game in a somewhat simple …

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10.25.16

My First Apartment: Before and After

We're back from California and tonight will be our first night in our …

We're back from California and tonight will be our first night in our new home. And since I'm starting over after selling almost all my furniture to my landlord, I thought I'd recap the last time I moved into a home with less than a handful of pieces of furniture. Because …

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10.13.16

Renovation and Moving Update

We moved our things over to the new place a few days ago and leave …

We moved our things over to the new place a few days ago and leave for California today, returning the 25th. Hopefully to a livable home. Here’s a peek at what our place looks like right now, minus the “kitchen” which is still an empty room. The walls are all being painted Farrow and Ball …