Design Tips for Fall: Using Fiber Art As Your Focal Point

Focus on Fiber

Every great room has one common denominator: a fabulous focal point.  It’s where your eye naturally wanders when you behold any great space.  Similarly, every cozy room shares one simple element: inviting textures. So why not start with cozy fiber art as the focal point? By letting your focal point inform the rest of your design decisions, you can create a cohesive space that feels considered and warm without over-embellishing. Continue reading “Design Tips for Fall: Using Fiber Art As Your Focal Point”

Cozy Up for Fall!

Fall brings breathtaking beauty and comfort with its dramatic foliage and cooler temperatures, but the season change foretells of potential downsides, too — shorter days, an empty nest, and hectic holidays on the horizon can send many of us over the deep end!  Luckily, being proactive can keep doomsday at bay, and reconnecting with our living space can keep fall stress-free! Continue reading “Cozy Up for Fall!”

De-clutter With Wendy’s Leather Dragon Book

A child’s stories and musings should never be forgotten, but it’s often hard to manage and store years of your child’s work without having it just sit in the basement. Nobody is going to see it or appreciate it there.

Wendy Ellertson’s Leather Dragon Book gives you an opportunity to not just keep your child’s stories, but show them off. Let’s be honest, who isn’t going to want to look inside a leather book shaped like a dragon? Even non-mythical stories can find a fitting home within the pages. It’s just that cool.

Still with us? I thought so. See our captivating interview with Wendy, where we discuss her leather dragon books in more detail, below: Continue reading “De-clutter With Wendy’s Leather Dragon Book”

De-clutter without De-valuing

Are you emotionally paralyzed too?

If you’re like most of us, you wish you could de-clutter your home but you don’t have the heart to do it. Clutter stresses you out but the idea of parting with your stuff is simply unbearable. It’s a vicious cycle that just gets trickier when you’re living with a clutter lover.

A new study suggests we’re all in the same boat: We want to reduce clutter but are emotionally paralyzed when it comes to saying goodbye to it. We’re either too attached or believe our stuff is actually worth something.

So how do we get out of this rut? Here’s how I did it:

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