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Melissa Baran

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mbilodeau@stylemepretty.com
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A handful of beautiful blooms, handwritten notes and pretty parties… These are just a few of the lovely details that keep me going every day. As a blogger, designer and lover of entertaining and stylish soirees, I'm so blessed to be doing what I love day in and day out at Style Me Pretty.

I live on the coast just North of Boston with my husband and our two sweet pets. When I'm not coordinating pretty features for Style Me Pretty, you can find me designing or writing for my personal blog, Bisou Style, crafting a delicious meal, playing with decor or obsessing over gorgeous calligraphy.

I am beyond thankful I am to be doing what I love every. single. day. Working with some of the most talented vendors and bloggers I've ever met is an honor and I can't wait to keep curating the pretty for you!

Recent Posts By Melissa

24 Baby Names Inspired by Supermodels

Naming a human is a hard job. Some couples look to their families for inspiration in selecting a first name or middle name for symbolic meaning. But for some, Grandpa Ernie or Aunt Ursula might not be fitting for your wee one. Where else to go for inspiration? We've covered gorgeous celeb-inspired names—and today...

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11 Things to Add to Your Dream House Wish List

We all strive for our dream house, right? And even though all of our ideas of a dream house might differ from one another—I think we can all agree that having at least a few of these luxe items in our homes would be the bomb dot com. From a grand entrance to an...

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The Dreamiest White Bedroom You Will Ever Meet

Remember when we got to step inside Monika Hibbs gorgeous abode two years ago? We fell hard for her white and pink-splashed home with every piece in it's perfect place. With two sweet babies now, we're starting to think she's wonder woman—especially after seeing her dreamy white bedroom design. Can you even? Step inside...

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8 Ways To Bond with Your Baby Bump During Pregnancy

Waiting for your little one to come into the world is such an exciting time. To see what their sweet face looks like, hold them and kiss them. That 9 month wait can make most parents-to-be anxious for the moment to come—but thankfully there are lots of ways to bond with your bump while you patiently wait. Start the slideshow below for a handful of fun ideas! Try these DIY Paper Flowers for a Baby Shower!

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3 Easy Hairstyles for the Mornings that You Just. Can’t. Deal.

We've all been there... those mornings when anything and everything goes wrong and you just. can't. deal. These are the days when we need to pull from our lazy hair, don't care library. Am I right ladies? Thankfully, we've got three hairstyles that fit the bad morning bill, including down, half-up and up-all-the-way. Get the tutorials here!

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10 Gorgeous Convertible Cribs that Can Grow with Baby

Chances are, the first few months of your little one's life will be spent snoozing in a bassinet by your bed so you can hear (and monitor!) all of those little breaths, snores and coos. Yet still, most parents nest their hearts out months before baby comes by creating the perfect nursery, complete with a crib where baby will eventually dream. Take that transition a step further with a convertible crib that'll grow...

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A Gender Neutral Nursery with the Prettiest Wallpaper Backdrop

My new favorite nursery design choice? Wallpaper. We're seeing it in sweet spaces for little ones time and again, and it's such a fun way to make baby's space truly unique. Case in point? This dreamy nursery designed by Lark & Linen for Sarah Lane, complete with a kitty hamper, plush buddies...

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The Top 5 Things You Should Splurge on in Your Home

When it comes to making your house a home, the most important thing to remember is balance—prioritizing the pieces you should splurge on and save on. There are plenty of pieces to save on or go the DIY route, but these 5 pieces are 110% worth the splurge. Are there any other items you chose...

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30 Dream Kitchen Moments that’ll Make You Want to Renovate

I'm betting if I were to take a poll for favorite room in the house, kitchen would be the winner. It's the heart of our homes, from preparing meals for gatherings to washing your little ones in the farm sink to arts and crafts at the island. Maybe that's why we all strive for a dream kitchen. Thinking of renovating yours to experience all of those...

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30 Short + Sweet Baby Names

Whether you're looking for a lovely little first name or a middle name to pair with a lengthy first name, short and sweet is the way to go. From boys names that'll take them from wee one to wise one, like Gray or Theo, to girls names like Eve and Rose, here are 30 cuties to choose from! Make DIY Wallpaper Panels for your bebe's nursery! More inspo for your bebe this way...

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A Dream Home Renovation Complete with Oversized Kitchen Island

This kitchen island is the king of all kitchen islands. Complete with a sink, four pendants floating above, four bar stools, storage and the prettiest blue hue? It is with no question, the show-stopper of this home renovation by Danielle Campbell Design Inc. And basically a dream for any entertaining-lover. View the full tour captured by...

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10 Show-stopping Wall Mirrors that Make a Statement

From ornate bone inlay to bamboo tropical vibes to distressed beauties, I have a slight obsession with mirrors. They're the one design element that seems to transform a space in an instant and make it ooze with character. Are you in the market for mirrored loveliness? You're sure to find at least one out of these ten show-stoppers to love! More ways to pretty up your home...

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12 Stylish Stools to Complete Your Kitchen Island

When we moved into our home, it took us two months to decide on stools for our kitchen island. Who thought stool shopping was so tough? Being chair-less for 8 weeks was no fun, but I was determined to find just the right fit for our space, and eventually we did (the winner). In the same design dilemma? Peruse...

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6 Ways To Lengthen Your Lovely Lashes

In my opinion, mascara is to makeup what jewelry is to an outfit. It's the finishing touch that pulls everything together and makes you sparkle. But sometimes the same old mascara routine can feel a bit dull and you want a little more length. Try these 6 tricks to amp up your lashes for a more dramatic look! You might also love...

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32 Classic Baby Girl Names + Matching Nicknames

I always loved my great grandmother's name: Delphine. She was a petite little French woman who went by 'Del', always had a tall glass of beer with dinner and painted sweet landscape pictures in her spare time. She was mémère to me, but her classic name will always hold a place in my heart. On the hunt for a classic name for your baby girl? Here are 32 gems along with sweet nick names to match. Make DIY...

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6 Things To Avoid Doing in the Morning

Are you always running late? Pushing it with deadlines? Generally just feeling like you've done a million things but never have a truly productive day? It might be time to take a good hard look at what your morning looks like. That first hour of your day can often make it or break it—from hitting snooze to checking your phone, avoid doing...

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No Time? Try this Super Easy Last-Minute Party Punch Recipe.

As a strive-to-be-the-hostess-with-the-mostest woman myself, I fully admit that planning a party can be a pain in the booty. No matter how much prep and detail you put into a shindig, there's usually one thing that goes wrong. The worst one? Forgetting the cocktails. I've done it once before—but never again, with this genius last-minute recipe from Chloe of Boxwood Avenue. Created by...

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10 Perfect Lipstick Shades to Pucker Up in this Summer

Pucker up, ladies! We're in the thick of summer and that means donning shades of coral, watermelon, peach and nudes on your kiss. From date nights to summer weddings to all those soirées in between, here are...

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5 Ways To Avoid Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

Motherhood is a beautiful thing and a growing bump (along with those pesky stretch marks)? Means a healthy babe. So ladies, embrace that bump along with any little love marks that accompany it—but if you want to avoid looking like you've got a map of the interstate on your belly? Try these five tips! Try this effortless hairstyle during your pregnancy!

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10 Ways To Make Your Baby’s Nursery One-of-a-Kind

When it comes to welcoming your little one into the world, it's only natural to want the very best for them. From a unique name to the cutest clothes, and of course, a one-of-a-kind nursery to bring them home to. And even though baby might not be in the...

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