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Home is where the heart is…

Okay, I admit it. I’m barely a twenty-something and I love HGTV. The idea of making the place where you call home comfy and gorgeous just sounds like a grand idea. I even read the HGTV magazine more than I read Vogue or Glamour (..and that’s saying something).

However, no matter how many times I read the magazine or watch Color Splash, I can never sum up the energy to do something with my tiny bit of space I call home. It’s also hard to do anything about my space when it’s so tiny versus the homes you see them makeover on tv. So I have taken to the internet to see what others have accomplished with their smaller spaces–inspiration time!!

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Emily Schuman (of Cupcakes and Cashmere) and her gorgeous living area!

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What an adorable and quirky kitchen!!

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The thought of a navy tufted sofa (like this one in Glitter Guide’s Emily Henderson feature) makes me giddy–no lie.

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Nikki Rappaport’s studio (as featured on The EveryGirl) is the perfect mix of chic and bright and comfy.

So badly do I wish to style my next apartment here in Oregon so I can have this place feel even more like home. Does anybody have any quick (and easy) styling tricks that they’ve tried? Would love to hear them!

As always, have a wonderful day!

-C

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Back Just in Time (..for the New Year)

Well, it definitely has been awhile since I last blogged! I honestly am so glad for the break that I decided to take from Short Sweet and Lovely. However, I really did not think it would last for as long as it did. I’m happy to say that I will be able to blog more during the Winter and it definitely will provide me the “happy space” it originally was meant to be, which during the Winter Term in Oregon is a blessing.

Also, as it being the beginning(ish) of the New Year so with that I must share some of my new favorite things!!

Beanies 

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This Gap beanie is the perfect accessory, as shown by Laura of On the Racks.

Tutus

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A tutu that is girly and bedazzled? Yes, please!!

Animal Print

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Emily of Cupcakes and Cashmere brilliantly pairs her leopard coat with a knee length dress and black booties.

Unusual Placement of Pearls 

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Inspired vintage Chanel shades, Anna of Tulip Louise herself becomes an inspiration–would love to do this DIY!

Those are just a few of my favorite things right now!! I hope all of y’all had a wonderful holiday season and New Year with loved ones!

Have a wonderful day! 

-C