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As a recent buyer of my first home (eek!), I’ve naturally become much more involved in this category as I venture into the world of decorating. I also did a couple of posts on what to expect when buying a house – documenting just about everything I learned along the way. I also share my home-decor updates and room reveal in this category as well as buying decisions and styling tips!

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My Laundry Room Reveal

My excitement level is at a solid 1000% right now because I am over the moon pumped to finally share my laundry room reveal with y’all! If you’ve been following along on IG stories, then you know this has been a long time comin’! It just took me a minute to get all my ducks in a row! But finally, here we go! And I can’t stop looking at these…

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How to Style a Coffee Table

If you’ve been following along on Insta stories recently, y’all know that I had to delay writing this blog post because I couldn’t decide how I wanted to style my coffee table (classic Brighton!). So yeah, I get it might seem kinda funny that I’m here giving you advice on coffee table styling but there’s always trial and error with interior design stuff. And I don’t want to be over here pretending I’m perfect and that it’s always a smooth and easy process (especially since I change my mind about what I like EVERY TWO SECONDS).

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How to Organize Your Fridge & Keep it That Way

I actually didn’t realize this until I went to write this post, but I’ve never had my own fridge. Whether living with my family or roommates, I’ve always been in a situation where fridge space was tight. And since most of us share our fridge with at least one person, we all know the struggle of keeping a fridge organized. Heck! Even living solo probably means a disorganized fridge at…

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How to Style Bookshelves

If you’ve been reading BTD for a while now, you know that I purchased my first home a little over a year ago. I’ve shared some home decor slash organization posts over the past year, but I’m hoping to do even more in 2018. Y’all seem to really like it! And if you’re following along on Insta, you might remember that I was styling my bookshelves on an Insta Live…

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Dining Room Details

Y’all. I have been MEANING to put together this post for WAY too long. But hey, better late than never! I get a lot of questions regarding the details in my dining room and I’m so excited to be sharing everything with y’all! I can still think of a few things I’d like to do to finish it off, but it’s good enough for now! And it definitely “feels” pretty…

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How to Organize Your Christmas Decorations

As most of you know, I went full out with decorating my house for the holidays this year. It’s my first official Christmas in my new house and I’m just a tad bit obsessed with the whole my space thing ya know? I’ve actually always been into decorating for the holidays, but this year I wanted things to be PERFECT. The only bad thing about getting more into every year…

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Christmas Decor Reveal

I'm so excited to finally be sharing my holiday decor with you guys! If you've been following along on instagram stories, then you know it's been a long time coming. This is my first christmas at the house so I wanted to make it special for the holidays. I actually got more into it than I thought I would. I've never really been that festive when it comes to decorating for any holiday, but now I'm all about it. Let me know if you have any questions about the decor items; we threw this post together pretty quickly. I plan on doing a shelving post after the holiday, but wanted to reveal the Christmas decor first. Comment below if you're interested in that post; it's been my favorite part of the process so far.

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How to Make Out-Of-Town Guests Feel Comfortable During The Holidays

I don't know about y'all, but whenever I'm a guest in someone's home and they go above and beyond to make me feel comfortable, I never forget it. Now that I have my own home, I want to be like those people! I want to be a place where guests, no matter if it's my dad or a friend, feel like they could stay forevs - and like they can use anything, do anything, and that they're not encroaching on me ya know? Because we can all think of situations where someone made us feel that way too, and it stinks.

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6 Simple Ways to Decorate for the Holidays

Isn’t it funny how now that we’re adults, it seems like the holidays sneak up on us like woah – but when you’re a kid, they can’t come sooner? Anyways, we’re officially in the holiday spirit over at the BTD headquarters, aka my house lulz. But y’all, it’s been so fun! I did a little decor shopping with my parents when they were in town, and then finished things up…

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Tips for Organizing Your Bathroom

Sometimes counter clutter and a messy bathroom can feel like it’s taking over your life, and it’s pretty much the worst. Even when you have ample drawers and cabinets, things don’t always make it back to their original home. I can admit that I’m guilty of this almost every day, even though my bathroom is freaking huge. Like, am I just that lazy or what?! Although I may not have…

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Pantry Organization Tips

My pantry is one of the areas in my house that I have yet to address because ugh. In other words, it has been a complete disaster since moving in. I haven’t gotten to it yet because I haven’t had the time to figure it out, but also because I’ve had the interesting challenge of living with 3 other girls that also have groceries and want to keep things separate. You know?…

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New Home Bedroom Decorating Update: Sources + What’s Next?

Hey guys! So I've actually been sitting on these photos for a few weeks, but I spent all weekend working on my house so it seemed fitting to finally update y'all on what's been going on with my bedroom decorating process. Its been fun to share the process with y'all and I enjoy hearing your feedback on everything as well. I love that I'm able to take everything slowly (decorating, I mean) and that I can share the journey with you - rather than just showing you the "reveal" or finished (perfectly done) product/room, you know?

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Living Room Update:: The Sectional Is Here!

So excited to FINALLY be sitting down to write this post and give y'all another living room update for y'all! The last time we talked about my living room progress, we were dealing with a space-shuttle-UFO-looking light fixture thing, but we've moved on from that and are back to having zero light fixture. BUT I have good news. If you haven't already seen from peeking at the photos, I FINALLY GOT MY NEW COUCH. Cue major, epic happy dance. I've been in interior-decor bliss this past week as I've gotten to stare at, drool over, and enjoy my brand new couch. And I've got to say, it is well worth the wait! And quite frankly, the investment too!

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How I Organize My Jewelry

In my opinion, jewelry is one of the hardest things to keep organized. Am I right? Without a good system in place - and speaking from some serious experience, delicate necklaces easily get tangled, earrings lose their pair, and bangles end up everywhere.

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My Closet Reveal

I am SO excited to finally get to share my closet reveal with y’all! As most of you might already know, I recently moved into my first home back in January. And ever since then, I’ve been working hard (in between travels…) to try and make this house a home and get settled in. I made a few adjustments to customize my closet (and I’ll share more on that later),…

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Living Room Update: I Hate the Light Fixture

Today’s blog post is about decorating my house – sort of. I guess it’s mostly just a way for me to update you on the progress of my living room. After sharing how much I hated my (new) light fixture on Instagram stories (and then later receiving questions and comments from y’all), I was inspired to share a little bit of the story behind decorating my house and where I…

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How to Host a Friendsgiving

Y'all, it's officially the holidays! The holidays come with a lot of busy weeks and stress, but I try to remember that it really is the best time of year. I get giddy thinking of all the friends and family I get to see the next couple months, and I just love how it brings everyone together. One of my favorite this-generation traditions is definitely Friendsgiving. I mean... a second time to eat Thanksgiving food surrounded by a bunch of your closest friends? CHECK YES! Sign me up!

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4 Chic Fall Decor Ideas

I cannot believe it’s already October and time to start thinking about the holidays! Even though it’s still way too hot in Dallas, the whole city is in fall decor mode and just ignoring the temps. I’m doing the same thing, because I’m just over summer. Halloween is one of those holidays that can be super fun or stressful. I feel like as you get older, you’re obviously not trick-or-treating…