Home Chic: My Home!

dream desk

I’ve finally finished decorating the apartment and I am so proud of it! It’s the first time I have lived somewhere and had full control over decorating decisions. In San Diego I had roommates, in DC I had roommates and in LA I lived with my sister but in Dallas I live with my bf and he sorta let me take the reins.

Of course it’s not a house so you can’t really make it your own but decorating helps!

I took it one room at a time and worked slowly and I am so glad I did. When I finished one room and the excitement of seeing it completed wore off, I would get started on the next. It prolonged my enjoyment. Of course, the decorating is never really finished. I am always scouring Home Goods, antique stores, World Market and Pier 1 for more items. I just love making my home a nice place to be.

Below is my completed apartment!

Kitchen:

This was easy to complete considering it is a beautiful kitchen to begin with. Dark mahogany wood, granite counters, green sub-way tile back-splash, dark wood floor…all it took was a few easy touches. A golden peacock feather serving-tray from India, a cookbook display (which is extremely useful), a spice rack and a few odd- and-ends. It is my favorite room in the house.

dream kitchen

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Spring Home Updates

So spring is here! And the weather could not be more nice.

I for one love to update my home and wardrobe with each changing season. Here are some easy and fun updates for spring!

1. Fresh flowers and plants.

This is of course a no-brainer. There is nothing more spring than flowers. I found these at Trader Joe’s and all were under $5.

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3 Simple Ways To Make Your Home Cozy This Winter

So Winter is officially here! And that means snuggling up by the fire and drinking spice cider while reading a favorite book. If you’re like me, you love adding simple touches to your home to make it feel just a little more cozy. Here are some simple tips.

1. Candles!

If you are lucky enough to have a fire place, you can actually light candles inside it instead of logs for a more Gothic/romantic ambiance.

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