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Interior Design Tips

Good clutter: a maximalist’s guide

There really is such thing as good clutter. Although I definitely binge-watched (the whole thing in one night) Get Organized with The Home Edit, and I’m super on my organization shit now — that doesn’t necessarily have to clash with a lil clutter. There are minimalists who advocate for scaling down the number of items …

Lifestyle

Creative anxiety: what it is and how to battle it

Having a creative outlet to express yourself, especially if you’re making money doing it, is a huge privilege. On its face, it seems like the ideal situation. Literally the definition of waking up every day and doing what you love. But there can also be a dark side: creative anxiety. Turning your passion into something …

Interior Design Inspiration

Justina Blakeney: Designer Spotlight

I decided to start a new series on the blog called “designer spotlight.” And it’s basically exactly what it sounds like. Every month or so, I’m gonna highlight a designer — whether it’s interiors, furniture, fashion, etc. In this series, I wanna dive into the designers background and what I love so much about their …

Interior Design Trends

Biophilic Design: connecting to nature in a modern world

Let me start this out by saying I’m not a huge nature person. I’m not someone who craves being in the great outdoors all the time. Most of the time, I’m very content in a concrete jungle. But I will say, even as a hesitant partaker in nature, I can absolutely acknowledge the psychological benefits. …

Interior Design Inspiration Personal

My bright + colorful office: a fun workspace

If you’ve been here a while, you know that my office has been a work in progress. It was a room that I put off for a while because it intimidated me. And then I just kind of threw it all together in a night and shared my previous, rushed office update with you. Needless …

Interior Design Tips

Couch Styling: Top 6 tips for a perfectly styled couch

The couch is one of the most important features in a home. Not just because it’s one of the biggest pieces, but also because it’s a place that you usually gather with people when they come over. So having a good ass couch is important — both in terms of look and comfort. But how …

Education

A comprehensive review of The Interior Design Institute

It’s been several months since my first installment in this series, and it’s crazy that I just finished up my final module! Now, I have all the knowledge to share with you and I can’t wait to jump in. This is going to look a little different though. The thought of having to go through …