The How To Guide For Estate Sales

It was shocking to learn how many of my vintage besties have never attended an estate sale. Yes, walking into a complete stranger’s home can be quite intimidating, but estate sales are where I find the best stuff with the best prices. So, because not everyone is versed in this art of thrifting, I decided to write a complete how to guide for estate sales.

Complete How to guide for estates sales. Everything you wanted to know about estate sales by House of Hipsters

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Let’s Talk Swimsuits —The One Piece

Anyone else in the I hate shopping for swimsuits boat? Raise your hand high. For me it’s worse than going to the dentist on the 58th floor of the airport…the dentist, elevators, and planes are enough to make me grab a bottle of vodka and hide in my closet. Mix that whole batch of awfulness together, and you got my attitude towards shopping for swimwear. There’s nothing quite like walking into a fitting room with 27 suits in hand, sausaging myself  into each, and inevitably leaving empty handed with a frowny face.

swimsuits and cover-up wraps for spring break, vacation, and summer

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Home Tour — Marianne Brown’s Denver Dwelling

When Marianne Brown emailed me out of the blue and said, “Hey, my home is unique, cool and eclectic, would you like to feature it on your blog?” I said, “Heck ya I would! Home tours are hella fun.” 

Why do I like featuring homes that don’t belong to me? If you guessed, “Kyla, you’re that total weirdo that looks into homes on evening walks…not in a creepster way…but in a I want to see your pillows kinda way,” you’re completely right. Gotta home tour you think I should feature? What are you waiting for??? Sharing is caring, so email it over for review, and be sure to visit Ashley Redmond’s Tiny Treehouse home tour.

Marianne Brown Home Tour - Mid-Century Modern Minimal Home Decor

Today we’re touring Marianne Brown’s home in Denver, CO. She’s an incredible photographer and claims thrift stores are her sanctuary…my kinda gal. As most of you know, I’m a chair hoarder. Well, Marianne one upped that sich. She’s a sofa hoarder. Don’t believe me? Check out her Etsy shop chucked full of vintage beauties (and some great photography prints as well, I love the bull print). But mitts of that green 1970’s channel back…because that should be mine, LOL.

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Playing Favorites — 14 Etsy Pillows I’m Eyeballin’

I got 99 problems but a pillow ain’t one…well, that is until I try mixing patterns. Then I have all sorts of issues, but that’s a totally different blog post. My work around is if you buy enough pillows eventually you find the perfect mix. Solves all problems, am I right?

14 Etsy pillows I want right now

Most rooms in the new house are really starting to come together, and that means adding pops if color here and there. An easy way to do that is by adding pillows, but I don’t like spending a ton of money…and believe you me, when you start looking at Pierre Frey, Schumacher, and Kelly Wearstler prints, those suckas can cost a pretty penny. Lucky for you, I wrangled together 14 Etsy pillows I’m loving right now. 

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7 Home Decor Instagram Accounts To Follow

A while back a group of us were talking about how all the big wig sites post who to follow on Instagram if you love home decor. Ya, ya, we all know Emily Henderson’s Insta feed is fabulous. And how could we ever forget about Design Sponge? Oh, and always include SFGIRLBYBAY for some serious California chic eye candy. Don’t get me wrong, I love all of these accounts, but let’s dig deeper.

7 Home Decor Instagram Accounts to Follow

If you’re on Instagram, and you love home decor and interior design like me, Em Hen, Grace and Victoria aren’t unknowns. In fact, you’ve probably been following them for years. I’m throwin’ a side eye at you Domino, Domaine, Rue, Huff Post, and Apartment Therapy. So, who else is out there? Don’t fret, I’m here to share my secret stash of daily inspiration with ya. Here’s my top 7 home decor Instagram accounts (that you may not know) to follow. Ready, set, gram!

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