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Are You Styling Your Coffee Table All Wrong?

Cute coffee tables are a mainstay in a well designed living room. But if that table is naked or, worse yet, strewn with confused bits and bobbles it can put a major damper on the whole space. Christine Andrew of Hello Fashion is coming to the rescue with 5 must haves for a well executed tabletop. And if her...

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Insider Tips for Pulling off Your Best Ever Dinner Party

Rebecca Chan is an expert when it comes to pulling off a great party so who better to turn to when planning your own little shindig? She teamed up with Fete Boutique and ARTIESE Studios to bring you the 5 rules to throwing your best ever dinner party and doing so without breaking a sweat. From great sips to sweet endings...

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How to Rid Your Home of an Ex without Throwing his stuff out a window

Breakups are never fun but one good thing that can come out of that heartache is reclaiming your bedroom. Say adios to that lame band poster or the hand me down nightstand you never liked and give your sleeping space a gorgeous and 100% you revamp. Online Interior Design company, Laurel & Wolf, is dishing 5 easy tips for a post breakup redo sure to...

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Designer Secrets to a Beautifully Styled Bathroom

Your entryway styling game may be totally on point but chances are your bath is lacking in chic vignettes and beautiful accessories. This often forgotten space deserves a little style love too. With a few key components, your bathroom will be running with the best of them. Art, window treatments and accessories that pull double duty are part of the master plan. Tour a small but mighty bathroom re-do from ...

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5 Ways to Organize Beautifully in the New Year

Jeremiah Brent knows his way around beautiful things. Not only is he a design genius but one that appreciates decor and accessories that pull double duty.  Mash that eye for gorgeous interiors with a knack for organization and you have this short list of his must haves for organizing your home in the prettiest of ways. #4 for sure needs to make it's way to my...

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The 5 Reasons You Should Be Designing with White

If you talk to an interior designer, they usually have at least 2 favorite white paints tucked in their back pocket. These are their go-to's and with good reason. White is as timeless as can be and provides a stunning backdrop, no matter your style. It's like liquid gold in the color (or colorless) department. Just ask...

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Six Questions to ask an Interior Designer Before Signing the Contract

Thinking of taking the plunge with a mastermind of interiors? Before you get all good and cozy with your favorite designer, be sure you've navigated these six questions from James Wheeler of J. Wheeler Designs that will ensure you've found just the right match. Covering everything from the design process to glowing references, here are...

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Secrets to making big things happen in your career

If there are two women who know the ins and outs to career building, it's Jessica Camerata and Cathy Anderson. From their individual style blogs to a shared venture, The Blog Societies, they've proven time and again, they have what it takes to succeed in the business world. And they aren't afraid to share their secrets.

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12 Designer Secrets to Styling Your Dream Home Inside and Out

This design-savvy power house has a long list of wow moments on her resume. One of those being the hit show ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. So to say she knows a few secrets to dream home status is an understatement. Read along as Veronica Valencia of the Design Hunters fills us in on 12 ways to gorgeously style your home...

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Learn How to Throw the Ultimate (+ Gorgeous) Kids’ Party

We first fell in love with Sweet Vivian's nursery. It's one of our favorites to date and now her 1st birthday, planned by mama bear and Lulu & Georgia founder, Sara Sugarman,along with the ladies of Beijos Events is swooping in as...

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Do Away with Matchy-Matchy and Mix Metals Like a True Designer

Gone are the days of matchy-matchy and in is a cool eclectic look filled with mixed metals. From kitchens to bathrooms and cozy living spaces too, we're seeing this trend pop-up everywhere. But mingling different finishes can be tough to maneuver. Not...

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Get the Inside Scoop on Patterned Tile from this Interior Design Pro

Patterned Tile is having a major moment in interior design. We've spotted it in everything from a mudroom floor, to a gorgeous bar...

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10 Tips for Child Proofing Your Home Without Sacrificing Style

There's nothing like big plastic door knobs and cabinet latches to put a total buzz kill on your interior design efforts. I speak from experience all. But instead of lamenting over all the ugly it takes to keep your kiddos safe,  take these 10 tips into consideration from the Queen of making child proof look chic. ...

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The Ultimate Wine Tasting Guide (Clink! Clink!)

One of my very favorite summer pastimes is sipping on a crisp glass of wine with the sun kissing my shoulders. With a cheese board in arms reach, of course, and good company! Hosting a wine and cheese party is such an easy way to gather your friends without having to cook a big meal. Take a...

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Fit Everything You Need for a Girl’s Getaway in Your Weekender Bag

There are usually two camps. The Pack Lighters and the Pack Everythingers. Unfortunately for my husband, I fall in the latter group. But that's all about to change. Ashley Brooke is schooling us in the art of packing smart and still managing to feel like you are rolling deep with your closet posse. Follow these...

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10 Tricks for Removing the Toughest Stains (Ahem, Red Wine)

Here comes the sun and out go all those dark winter clothes that have been swapped for a sea of summer whites. And if you're anything like me that means refraining from red wine, coffee...

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8 Things To Avoid Packing for Vacation

When your family buys you a luggage weighing device for Christmas (me a few years back), you know you're an extreme packer. I said goodbye to my excessive packing days in that moment and never turned back. Friends, light traveling is the way to go and if you can master it, you'll realize how freeing it actually is. Start here with these 8 items to avoid toting with you when you...

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7 Interior Designer Tips for Picking the Perfect White Paint

If my Pinterest home board says anything about me, above all it speaks to my love of white. To me, it's anything but boring—but choosing just the right white for your space? Can be quite a challenge, or worse, a disappointment if you don't get it right. Which is exactly why we're taking pointers from the pros at Blackband Design. Grab their tips...

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Not Sure How To Decorate Your Hallway? Try These 20 Design Solutions

Hallways. Oh, hallways. Everybody has them but few know the nuances to pulling off a a cool, well styled space. It doesn't have to be all barren white walls and long empty corridors and these 20 homes will show you the tricks to a well designed corridor. Who knows, it might just become your new favorite hangout. Say bye bye to blank, white-walled runways and hello to...

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How To Stop Being Late All the Time

Are you always the last empty chair in the office, or the last to show up at a party? Being chronically late can add a layer of stress you might not even realize you're subjecting yourself to. Remember that one time you were early? Didn't it feel good to have an extra 30 minutes at work to settle in before diving into email, or have your cocktail in hand already when everyone arrived to the restaurant? See...

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