3 Budget Friendly Ways to Maximize Storage in Your Living Spaces

When we moved into our home we looked for and invested in furniture pieces that could serve multiple purposes. Storage can become a challenge in any size home, however, making wise furniture choices can help to solve many of these problems. Here are three of our favorite budget friendly tips for maximizing and organizing your own living space: Purchase double duty furniture- Every accent piece that we have in our living room has a storage option. Purchasing double duty furniture was must for us. We wanted the pieces that were equally as beautiful as they were functional. You can check our complete living room tour featuring double duty pieces here: h A tisket…A tasket…..You must have a

Creative Ways Give Back in Your Community

A few weeks ago I shared a few simple tips on how to host a royal tea in your community. For those of you who may have missed it, my husband and I host a royal tea each year for little girls in our community. I recently posted it this year’s tea and you can watch it here, https://youtu.be/4-m8Jt6Sbqs . Paint a Mural- Our studio is located is the historical district of our town. A group of artist recently painted beautiful murals on the sides of the buildings. The results have been absolutely stunning and make great photos for family outings. Share Your Skills this Summer- Many of the children in our communities spend their summers in camps or programs that do not have the funding needed

Tips for Decorating Small Spaces

Decorating small spaces can be equally as challenging as it can be intimidating. A little over a year ago, I was challenged with decorating a studio apartment for my nephew. He absolutely loved it. You can watch the process from start to finish here, https://youtu.be/5DdUsrfN1yc . Today I would like to share some simple tips to decorate small spaces beautifully and functionally. Purchase pieces that have dual functions- Because he had a studio apartment, we opted for a sleeper sofa in lieu of a bed or sofa. Use powerful patterns and bold colors to leave an impression- We used oranges, reds, blues and yellow hues in his space. The use of these bold colors added layers of interest and tex

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