The Apartment Diaries: Start of my Sanctuary (AKA the Bedroom)

The Apartment Diaries: Start of my Sanctuary (AKA the Bedroom)

My bedroom is one space that I wanted to be a mixture of relaxing and have tons of my personality everywhere from the artwork to little pop culture references. Excuse the not made bed, Pixie likes to unmake it. And I'm not embarrassed that my room isn't perfect. I really like how it looks so far. I still have some stuff in here to unpack or get rid of but I thought I would show the start of turning my room into a sanctuary.…

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6 Easy Ways to Style a Coffee Table

6 Easy Ways to Style a Coffee Table

One thing I've love to decorate in the living rooms are coffee tables. Growing up my parents never decorated our coffee table, and it's always something I enjoy when watching HGTV or scrolling through the home design tag on Pinterest. So I thought I would explore this topic how how to style your coffee table.…

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Inspiring Window Bay Seating Areas

Inspiring Window Bay Seating Areas

I love going on Pinterest and looking at random home design elements to dream about one day having a place of my own. And one thing I have always loved are window bay seating areas. They are just a cozy spot to cuddle with your little animal, a blanket, and a book. I especially love them during a rain storm as you can watch the weather without being in it... not that my dog Pixie would agree with me on that. But on a nice sunny day, I could totally see her up on the bay seat bathing in the warmth.…

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Turn Your Bathroom Into Your Own Personal Spa or Retreat

Turn Your Bathroom Into Your Own Personal Spa or Retreat

After a really stressful day or week, I love to kick back and relax. One of my favorite things to do is take a bath with soaks and bubbles. And what's more relaxing then a bath but one that looks like it's in a spa. So how can you make your bathroom especially one that you rent into your own personal spa or retreat? …

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Studio Apartment Designs That Can Maximize Your Use Of A Small Space

Studio Apartment Designs That Can Maximize Your Use Of A Small Space

In a few months, I'm going to be moving into an apartment of my own and the more I've been debating on it the move I've come to the conclusion to move into downtown Minneapolis. Or somewhere extremely nearby there so my commute to and from work is shorter. Due to this the price of apartments goes up like crazy meaning I'm switching my mindset from a one bedroom apartment to a studio apartment. Though I might get lucky and find a one bedroom apartment that fits into my budget.…

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How to Make a Statement With Your Entry Way

How to Make a Statement With Your Entry Way

When you enter your home or apartment, the very first thing anyone will notice is the entry way. You want it to make a statement without it getting in the way. If you don't have a lot of place, you don't want any big furniture that makes the space even smaller. Especially if you live in a state where people need to take off boots or coats, or if you have delivers to bring in. You need the space open up to accommodate for this activity. But if you do have a more open area, you can totally add these types of pieces that can be used to make that statement as well as serve as a place to drop things off. So how do you make that statement area in your entry way?…

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Easy Ways to Add Coastal/Hamptons Touch to Your Home

Easy Ways to Add Coastal/Hamptons Touch to Your Home

This is the final article in my "Easy Ways to Add a (BLANK) Touch to Your Home" series. I will be covering the Coastal or Hampton home decor style. There are a few different styles of Coastal so we're focusing more on the Hampton or American style. This coastal style is defined by relaxation and comfort. With basic elements, lots of natural light, warm lights, and ocean hues. As well as reflective surfaces, soft furnishings, and nautical decor. So how do you add this home decor style into your home?…

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Easy Ways to Add a Bohemian Touch to Your Home

Easy Ways to Add a Bohemian Touch to Your Home

Next up on our "Easy Ways to Add a (BLANK) Touch to Your Home," we're focusing on the Bohemian style which is summed up lots of colors throughout your home. From the furniture to the accents. There is an explosion of color and patterns everywhere. But it's not just about the color, it's also about showcasing life, culture, and world travels. Which is almost the exact opposite of a lot of the other home styles that focus on clean lines and minimalist appearance. Bohemian homes are carefree and exciting. So how do you add this home decor style into your home?…

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