Fall is the perfect season to host an outdoor movie night in your backyard! It’s that time of year when outdoor furniture is still outside and it gets dark earlier than the summer which means your little kiddos can enjoy the movie night as well. It’s so nice to transform your backyard with cozy blankets, […]

round up of budget friendly bar carts

Can you believe it’s already November? Before we know it Thanks No. 1 Modern bar cart with patterned sides that looks great as is, but would also look amazing painted a pop of color! Plus it’s only $157. No. 2 This lucite bar cart is a personal favorite of mine. Look at those chic lines! […]

For the longest time our backyard was mainly just grass and a little small area where we laid down some pavers so that we could set out a little plastic table/chairs during the summer. Not exactly ideal for entertaining. For the past couple of years we have wanted to build a deck and enjoy the […]


Are you all done with your holiday shopping? I’m almost finished! I ordered things right after Thanksgiving and gift wrapped everything this past weekend. Of course, I’m still waiting on a couple of items to arrive. Shipping has been nuts this year! I have come to terms that certain gifts are probably not going to […]




I’m always on the lookout for budget-friendly options when it comes to trendy decor. Basket bowls are currently having a big moment in the design world. I see them pop up all the time on rooms in instagram and in magazine spreads. They are pretty, they add color and texture and have a great boho-chic/ […]

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Budget Friendly Basket Bowl Wall Decor


Last week my friend, Monica from Monica Wants It opened up a shop called, Monica Benavidez that is filled with beautiful budget friendly Chinoiserie inspired home decor pieces. Monica adores Chinoiserie designs. We are actually both hosts of a hashtag party on instagram called #chinoiseriechicstyle. Her favorite pattern in Chinoiserie design is called tobacco leaf. […]

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Budget Friendly Chinoiserie Home Decor Finds !


Pink has always been a go to color for me. I love it barely there or bold and bright. I have gotten away with injecting quite a bit of pink in our home even though I live with a bunch of men! Luckily for me, Jon is always open to pink and the boys are […]

pink interiors, rugs

Pretty in Pink: Turkish Rug Edition


Now, you know I love an amazing custom pillow, but I know that’s not in the budget for everyone. So, when I find an amazing deal I must share it! Amazon has become my treasure trove of amazing finds at amazing price points. I was doing a little searching the other day and found tassels, […]

great buys

Colorful Pillows for Under $25!


As a decorator I do a lot of sourcing for clients. Yes, a good amount of it is to the trade and not always something people can just order online, but a good chunk of it is always affordable finds from big box retailers. Today I’m rounding up my favorite decor finds for October that […]

favorite things

Favorite Decor Finds for October


-A copy of The Power of Pattern arrived this week and it’s a beauty. If you love the idea of color and pattern, but are a little afraid of it then this is the book for you. It shows you so many beautiful interiors and spotlights amazing fabrics that will inspire you to tackle it […]

friday finds

Friday Finds…


Whenever I’m thrifting I always fall in love with the gorgeous hardware on many of the furniture pieces. Have the time I just want to ask if I can buy the hardware and give them plain knobs to use instead. Hardware on furniture is one of those things that a designer always notices, because like […]

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Treat Yo Self: Greek Key Hardware

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My living room is one of the rooms that evolved drastically from when we first moved one. Originally I painted the walls chocolate brown and did accents of white, blue and orange. That lasted maybe 2 years.

Our dining room sat empty for months. Okay maybe it was empty for just a handful of weeks and then we couldn’t take it anymore and put in a folding table and plastic outdoor chairs, but in my mind that was still empty.

On the main floor of our house we have a Florida room. Being that it’s a Florida room it is a considered a 3 season room, because there is no heat in the room. The previous owners used it as an indoor patio with outdoor furniture and it looked like this when we moved in.

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