I recently shared that it was the 5 year anniversary of when I got laid off from my dream job as a product designer at Target. For me, my job wasn’t just a job. It was something that me and the people around me had worked so hard for. I was a straight A, all of the honor clubs and sports, deans list while juggling jobs and internships type of person. I had done everything to earn my job, and did everything right while there, but still was one of the unlucky people who got let go that day.
One of the easiest ways to decorate a room is to base it all in white. It’s the simplest color choice you will ever make! White is timeless and really easy to style with other neutrals or pops of color. The color also looks beautiful with natural wood tones, especially wood flooring. I don’t have any all white rooms in my house, but some of these inspiration images have me rethinking my color palette!
I realized from my “loving” pinterest board, that I have been pinning tons of images with the color terra cotta in it lately. The color has been popular for the last year or so, but as we transition from summer to fall, it’s such a pretty color to add to your wardrobe or home!
The warmth looks so pretty in interiors, and makes plants and other cool tones pop. I also found some really pretty stationary that feels so new and sophisticated, instead of the same old blush pinks.
For apparel this color can bring a lot of flattering warmth. I love pairing terra cotta with more neutral pieces for a pre-fall outfit. It’s also a beautiful color for lipstick or blush as we transition to fall!
Keep scrolling to see some of my favorite takes on terra cotta.
Buying nice home decor is enough of a challenge, but sometimes styling it once you get it home can be even harder. Being able to style decor is what can take your house from plain to instagram worthy. Some people have a natural gift to make things look pulled together, but for some, it’s a challenge.
This guide will help you style any type of side table– from an console table to a night stand. The styling principles can also be used for just about any part of your home.
One of the next projects on my home remodel bucket list is my bathroom. I already did a pretty extensive remodel before I moved into my house by refinishing the tile from yellow to white. (You can read about that project here!)
I also put a new floor down and painted the walls. But, I’ve never really loved my bathroom counter or vanity. The stone top is stained in a few places and has yellowed. The vanity is old and just not great. My goal for the project is to replace the vanity and the top to make the bathroom feel new and updated. Depending on how that project goes, I may choose to redo the floors as well, because they are a little plain jane.
July. Hi summer. Now is time to enjoy the long summer days and to follow your own path. Remember to take care of you this season and don’t let the summer pass you by without accomplishing something you want in your life.
Here is a collection of what I’m loving this month, and a few of my summer goals that I want to work on.