Six Ways to Make Your Apartment Your Own

If you're single, young, or just love living in the city, chances are you rent an apartment. Growing up, I had fantasies of moving to a hip apartment in the city, lofted, brick walls, hardwood floors, and subway tile. I'm sure many people had this same fantasy. TV shows and movies glamourize this idea of what … Continue reading Six Ways to Make Your Apartment Your Own

The Beauty of Built-Ins

Aside from the common misconception of Interior Design being all about picking out paint colors and fabrics, designers focus on a lot of problem solving, which utilized both creative and analytic abilities. One of the challenges of Interior Design is finding a balance between beauty and practicality when it comes to storage. So how do designers approach this … Continue reading The Beauty of Built-Ins

Eight Design Tricks to Use When You Don’t Have a Headboard

One of the main tips to decorating a bedroom is that you should have a headboard. You may have passed without one in college, but if you want to have a dreamy bedroom, you HAVE to have a headboard. Why is this so important? It's just a headboard. The bed is the largest and most … Continue reading Eight Design Tricks to Use When You Don’t Have a Headboard

The Room by Room Guide to Decorating your Studio Apartment on a Budget

Your first apartment...freedom, confidence, excitement....lack of space. Most likely, if you're an urban millennial and moving into your first apartment, a studio apartment is all you can afford. You may bypass the minimal square footage at first, because the excitement of living on your own, in a big city no less, overshadows this issue. After the … Continue reading The Room by Room Guide to Decorating your Studio Apartment on a Budget

Maximizing Your Tiny Kitchen

Hello blogging world! So sorry I've been away for so long, but I promise it's a good excuse.... My boyfriend and I recently moved across the country, leaving our quaint and cozy hometown of St. Charles, Illinois to live life on the west coast in Seattle, Washington! It's a BIG change, and we've been busy … Continue reading Maximizing Your Tiny Kitchen

Feng Shui Your Kitchen

If you've been to any social gathering, then you know that it often will encompass food. From major events to Thanksgiving, to smaller occasions such as barbecues, we cook up and prepare meals in our kitchens to share with our friends and family. Our kitchens are a great source of vital life energy for our … Continue reading Feng Shui Your Kitchen

Five Glamping Ideas for Your Backyard this Summer

I am all for getting people to go outside. Since today's society spends 90% of their lives indoors, we could all use a little going out. There are lots of benefits to being outside, from breathing fresh, clean air, to getting exposed to our daily dose of vitamin D from the sun. Summer is definitely a … Continue reading Five Glamping Ideas for Your Backyard this Summer