High vs Low Quality: When To Spend.

Hello ladies! I decided to start off this Monday with something I’ve been sitting on for a while. What items should you splurge on and what items can you save on? That is the million dollar question. Who has the time and money to spend on discovering this out for themselves? Lucky for you, I did the research for you and I have the answers your looking for!

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I have put together a list of items for “splurging” and a list of items for “saving”. I am all for the phrase “quality over quantity” and really think that if you have a few key splurge pieces, then you can get trendy save pieces each season and your closet will be classic and well suited to your style all year round! Ready to dive into this? Okay. Continue reading

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Defining Your Personal Decorating Style.

A week or two ago, I was at the store get things to decorate my little apartment when I stopped and realized I had no idea what my personal decorating style was and if it correlated to what my husband’s was (while he doesn’t like to spend hours at the craft store — rude, I know — he does have a small idea of how he would like our home decorated, and I would like us both to be happy). We are living in a tiny one bedroom apartment right now while we finish school, so we haven’t done too much decorating (especially since we aren’t allowed to put holes in the wall). I am hoping when we graduate and can get a little bit bigger apartment, we will be able to take the style we developed together and really put together a beautiful home. Continue reading

Twinkle Lights: Transform Your Space.

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If you were to look in my bedroom right now, you would see that around the perimeter of my ceiling, I have Christmas lights. But it’s not Christmas, Taylor…

Okay, I know that but here’s the best thing about Christmas lights: nobody ever said you couldn’t use them all year round. It’s called mood lighting. Personally, I adore twinkle lights of all kinds. The most popular would be the classic Christmas lights (white in color, pointy little baby size bulbs, most often seen on festive pine trees). But now you can find them in other fun styles as well: fairy lights, globe string lights, rope lights. The ways to decorate a space is seemingly endless. Continue reading