Making over a bedroom can seem like an intimidating task. Bedding is expensive and it’s hard to change one piece without it feeling out of place. I love to keep a minimal bedroom style that is grounded in white. This way it’s easy to switch out new decor or a new toss pillow without having to overhaul the whole room. Here are some of my favorite simple bedroom styles to inspire you!
It’s finally time to open the windows and enjoy the sunshine in Minneapolis. After what felt like the longest winter EVER, we went from blizzards to 85 degrees in less than a month!
This is a great time to liven up your decor. I love adding lots of vases for the fresh flowers from my yard. I found an awesome fake leaf in the dollar section at Target to use as a placeholder until I can replace with real stems. This time of year, the more color the better.
We’ve finally made it to spring! I love this time of year when the flowers in my yard start popping up as if winter never even happened. I try to bring as much fresh flowers and greenery into my home as possible.
My favorite flowers are the peonies and lilacs from my yard because they smell amazing. Instead of giant arrangements that are difficult to maintain, I’m loving collections of jars and vases to create pretty displays. For my table, I mixed new vases from Target’s Hearth & Hand collection with an vintage bottle in a similar tone and added a pop with tulip stems.
When I first purchased my house, it was a huge space for someone just out of college who didn’t have nice (or any) furnishings. I made due with what I could pull together from hand-me downs, to things that I found on the side of the road and refinished. I’m so grateful for this time in my life because it taught me the value of working really hard for something and being creative to make due.
As I’ve been able to add more thoughtful pieces to my house, I’ve also had to learn the lesson of taking things away. As a decorator, I like to add more and more pretty things to a space, but sometimes doing less can be significantly more.
This year, I was so excited to decorate for Christmas and started decorating right after I took down my Halloween decorations. I ended up purchasing a lot of decorations on clearance after Christmas last year and its always a fun surprise to find all of the items that I forgot about!
I also added a lot of new decor from the Hearth & Hand with Magnolia brand from Target. I actually worked on developing the fabrics for this collection and we worked so hard to make the items a beautiful quality (opinions are my own- LOL!).
I feel like post-Christmas is the most awkward time of year for home decor. Its always sad (yet refreshing) to take down all of the holiday decor, but I never know what to replace it with. It feels to early for spring decor, but who decorates for valentines day?
This year I went for a minimal look with a few hints of spring as a refresh after all of the holiday decor. I may have gone a little overboard on the fake flowers, but there is still snow outside so its all I can do for now!