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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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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…

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Home Office Reveal + How I Stay Organized

After redecorating my bedroom a few months ago, I couldn't wait to get started on decorating the office! I knew I wanted a gallery wall in the office since I didn't end up doing one in my new bedroom (I had one in my old bedroom) As such, I went to town on figuring out what we wanted the vibe to be for the gallery wall. In the past, when creating gallery walls, I've sourced all the artwork & designs myself and then framed them all individually. But to be honest, it's always been such a hassle, so I wanted something easier and more streamlined this time - more of a one-stop-shop if you will.

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Bedroom Reveal

Hello friends! My bedroom reveal post is FINALLY here and I’m SO EXCITED to share it with you all! Throughout the post, I’ll be sharing many different angles of the room and then doing my best to provide AS MUCH information as possible (this has literally taken me a century lol) on each and every single detail. But as always, if I miss anything please don’t hesitate to let me…

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7 Steps to Decorating Your Bedroom

Since the very beginning of this whole room-redecorating journey, I intended to share as much as possible with you all. In fact, I actually decided to redo my bedroom so that I could share it with you. I figured it would be a great opportunity to branch out and share different types of content that you all might find interesting. If you missed it, I shared the 5 reasons I decided it was time to redecorate my bedroom a few weeks ago and now I'm going to explain my process and HOW I did it. Rather than simply sharing my personal experience, I wanted to take it a step further and turn what I learned into a resource for YOU that could potentially help or inspire you with your own decorating adventures (so you can keep this one in your back pocket!). I recently sat down and considered my entire journey since October (about 6 months ago) and was able to detail out 7 general steps to decorating a bedroom that anyone should consider. And I'll be posting the big bedroom REVEAL next week (date TBD) and showing you how it all came together!

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Top 5 Interior Decorating Styles

Before diving into decorating my room, I wanted to get a read on the type of decorating style I preferred. But before I could really do that, I felt compelled to educate myself on some of the most popular styles. Today I'll be summarizing the research I did, briefly explaining the few major styles I came across in my journey to discovering which one I liked best.

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5 Reasons I knew it was time to redecorate my room

I’m so excited to FINALLY start sharing the adventures of redecorating my room that I’ve been slowly but surely trudging through over the past 3 or so months. There’s been A LOT of back and forth and I’m still not quite finished, but it’s been such a fun process nevertheless and I’m going to do my best to share all of it with you. Before diving into the design process…

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Introducing…Kate Spade Gallery Wall Prints for Sale!

Kristen Dee Photography I’ve been waiting for SO long (okay…it’s only been like 2-3 weeks) to tell you all about this exciting partnership I’ve been working on with Kate Spade. I shared a few sneak peeks over the past month and those only got me even MORE excited about sharing the full post. If you’ve ever been to a Kate Spade retail store, then you know that the decor and…

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Lately Around the House

        Since moving into my new (rental, of course) home here in Dallas, I haven’t gotten the chance to show you any snaps around the house. I’ve been traveling so much that I haven’t been home long enough to actually get moved in. I know that sounds crazy, but I’m just really good at putting it off (ha!). I finally got the chance last weekend to straighten up enough…

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Update Your Home with Nordstrom – Under $200 Finds

Home decor shopping has slowly but surely become just as exciting for me as pre-quasi-adult life (because let’s be real here, I’m really to adult status yet) shopping (aka when all I shopped for was clothes/shoes – the days when I didn’t get excited over purchasing a new ginger gar or tableware…). Or maybe I was just a late bloomer in developing my home decor interest? Regardless, I’m always on…

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Tory Burch Tabletop Collection

The older I get, the more my appreciation for all things domestic and grown-up-y continues to grow. And one of these grown-up-y things I’ve acquired an interest in over the past few years is tableware and decor details – especially those pertaining to the art of entertaining. Playing house with my room mates is fun, but playing hostess and planning little dinner parties is even more fun. And the best part…

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A Few of My Favorite Things – Desk Stuff + Decor

After posting this instagram earlier this week, I thought it would be fun to do a quick little round-up inspired by my little stash of lovelies that I put together/organized/separated-from-other-crap while packing up my Houston apartment. I tried to find links to available products for as many of the items as possible, but there were a few things that I wasn’t able to find. But I think I was able to link…

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May Giveaway: $100 to LuLu & Georgia

Image via my friend Caitlin of Little Dash of Darling Have you ever shopped at LuLu & Georgia before for home and decor?! If you haven’t heard of it, you should definitely check it out! How beautiful is Caitlin’s bedside table area in the photo above? I love the mirrored console table and the lamps (both from L&G!) Scroll over image above to shop the photo via black square hotspots. …

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White, Metallic, & Mirrored

I instagrammed this photo of my new room (at mom & dad’s new house) last week and got a lot of sweet and exciting comments from all of you – it seems that y’all are just as big a fan as I am! In addition to a few questions asked via instagram comments, I also received a few emails asking where we got some of the things in the photo above…