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17 fresh Christmas decor ideas borrowed from the Scandinavians​

It’s finally the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas decorating is my favorite part of this entire season and this year I’m feeling particularly inspired by Scandinavian design. Simplicity, texture, crisp whites, natural elements like evergreen boughs or rustic wood, and pops of contrasting color (in small doses) feel refreshing and modern right now.
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Natural Wood Kitchens? Yay or Nay

Internet, remember when we all freaked out a few years ago about brass hardware? And we were all “NOOOOO it’s so dated!” Except … it wasn’t the shiny gross ’90s brass. It was super chic in brushed finishes and sleeker design. Well, gird your collective loins — because wood kitchen cabinets are BACK and they’re chicer than ever.
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13 fall tablescape ideas to break your decor rut

Happy Saturday! Quick reminder – don’t forget to follow along with my Instagram takeover at Better Homes & Gardens this weekend. I’m sharing loads of happy color inspiration… Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away and it’s one of my favorite holidays.  The most comforting thing about any holiday we celebrate is the element of tradition. We always
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DesignSponge – Lake House Tour

Design*Sponge was one of the first blogs I ever read, and I couldn’t get enough. I heard Grace Bonney speak a few weeks ago at the BHG Stylemaker event, and was happy to see that she’s as lovely and well-spoken in person as she is online.  They featured our lake house in a home tour yesterday
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