Shopping For Bedding — White Sale

If your read my last post, then you already know the New Year is THE time to wipe the slate clean. January is all about getting organized and giving your home a refresh. It’s also the time to keep your eyes peeled for the ever popular White Sale. I for one have been on the lookout for some deals on new bedding for the guest room.

Over the last year, I’ve been trying to perfect that messy yet cozy looking bed in this space. Do you know what I’m talking about? The perfect “Pinterest” bed. Mixing and matching patterns, combining linen with cotton. As you can see, it’s pretty much been an epic fail. I’m ready to give up. It’s just not cohesive. One thing I’ve determined problematic is the bright white looks too stark against that earthy leather gym mat headboard. It needs to be warmed up. Maybe a blush or gold or ivory?

Vintage gym mat leather headboard in bedroom. Neutral decor.

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Holiday Gift Guide — The Hard To Buy For

We all have that one person — the one you wrack your brain and drive yourself crazy over during the holidays. Finally after a month of stressing out, you wind up just chucking an iTunes gift card at them. I’m talking about the hard to buy for person. The one who only buys from obscure unique stores. The one who has everything. Since I’m queen of the hard to buy for, I’m sharing some of my super secret shops.

Holiday Gift Guide – Unique gift giving ideas for the hard to buy for people.

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Holiday Gift Guide — Cyber Monday Deals

I don’t know about you, but I’m not a big Black Friday fan. The crowds, the lines, the waiting. This gal’s got no time for that. But Cyber Monday, well, that’s a whole nuther ball game. However, to be honest, I kinda shop Monday for myself. The biggest discounts at my favorite online stores all happening on the same day. I can’t not help but make it partially about me. So what is it that I’m eyeballing? Well that’s what I’m here for. I’m sharing all the deals and steals.

Holiday Gift Guide – Unique gift giving ideas on Cyber Monday

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Holiday Gift Guide — The Etsy Lover

How is it this time of year already? I’m not really sure where 2017 went, but holiday gift giving is upon us. Since I’m always poking around the internets, looking for unique items, I thought why not round up some of my favorites! For the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing my ultimate holiday gift guide series. Basically it’s everything I want for Christmas, Hanukkah, my birthday, Valentine’s Day, really, any occasion. Just give me all the things. Today’s holiday gift guide is for the Etsy lover. Oh, and even better, everything should be under $100! No time to dilly dally, ’tis the season!

Holiday Gift Guide – Unique gift giving ideas for the holidays. Etsy finds.

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Warm and Cozy — Roundup For Your Home

You know that old weather saying, “in like a lion, out like a lamb”? That’s pretty much every Fall here in Chicago. There is no easing into the cold weather. One day it’s 95° and the next, bam, it’s 21° and snowing. Which is presently what’s happening outside my window. But there’s something about that first snowfall. It’s magical. I curl up under a warm, cozy blanket and sip my wine slow.

Tis the season for warm and cozy home decor. Velvet tufted sofa and fur blanket. Image Via Anthropologie

To help ease my body into the frigid temps, I tend to treat myself. Something to make the next few months couped up inside a little more special. Here’s a little round of the warm and cozy home decor I have on my wishlist.

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