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Home Envy: Pops of Color

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I’ve always gravitated towards rich, earthy tones and black and white photos when it comes to decorating a living area. Exhibit A: My last apartment consisted of a grey couch, chevron fur b/w print throw pillow, Audrey Hepburn b/w throw pillow, a few prints on the wall, and a small side table with a few books laid on top.

I always thought taking a minimalistic approach to design was best. Wrong. It was the safest and required the least amount of thought.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m still all about being minimalist; however, my color palette has definitely expanded since I decorated my last apartment.

-C

(All images can be found on my Pinterest board)

Home Decor, Life

Apartment Inspiration

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It’s weird to think I’ll be moving out of the building I’ve lived in for close to 4 years in a week. As I leave my college apartment, I have also been trying to find reasonably priced pieces to transition my next place to represent my post-grad life.

Does anyone have any suggestions on where to find reasonably priced furniture that is a mix of modern lines and vintage pattern while also looking and being quite comfy?

Best, 

C

(All images from glitterguide.com)

Life, Trending

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