People. I have a SERIOUS case of Fall Fever. It’s bad (or is it good? 😉 ). On Monday I had my first pumpkin spice coffee of the year and I about blew a gasket! Pure joy right here:
Since we bought our new home, I have been beyond excited to decorate for the seasons. As I started imagining our fall-inspired home, I got a little nervous about our walls being mostly gray and blue – colors I don’t usually associate with fall decor.
To add to my worry, all the beautiful fall-inspired homes I see on Pinterest have light yellow, beige, or white walls. Of course, fitting in perfectly with the fall theme. 🙄
It’s time for Home-Deco-History Post: Round 2! Ding, ding, ding! We’re taking a deep dive into mirrorhistory.com (who knew there was such a thing?), trusty Wikipedia, and an intriguing science journal to help us reflect on mirrors. 😆 #PunIntended
Mirrors are clearly an integral part of our lives. In fact, a recent study revealed that on average, women look in the mirror about 16 times per day while men look about 23 times per day. 😎
I have a hard time getting rid of anything with mediocre value. Last month I found all my high school graduation cards from 5+ years ago, looked through them, then put them all back in the Ziplock bag and back in the box. I could not bear to toss them. 🙄
Since moving into our house, one of my biggest challenges has been finding a place for all of our stuff. You know the type – books you’ve collected over the years, knick knacks, old Pinterest projects, presents you didn’t really like, etc.
As I began unpacking more and more stuff after our move, I became more and more overwhelmed. So much stuff. So much clutter. I think those “minimalists” are on to something.
Throw pillows. Baskets. Decorative Balls. Rugs. Do you have an elevated pulse? If so, you probably have a case of Hyperdecorism: an obsession with home decor. Look it up, it’s real. JK! I made it up.
I definitely have a case of Hyperdecorism. I also have a case of, “when I begin decorating I have a theme in mind, but it never seems to come together as I picture it.” I never feel like it never turns out “Pinterest-worthy.” Do you know what I mean? Does this happen to you?
Please tell me you’ve seen this shape. I am seeing it EVERYWHERE right now! Take a look:
I didn’t realize the extent of its popularity until we began buying home décor. Now we have two rugs and several sets of sheers with this design! And this is probably definitely just the beginning…
My curiosity got the best of me and I began to wonder… Where did it come from? What does it mean? After looking for a good 30 minutes, I was only lead to dead ends. Leave it to my superhero husband to find its name in approximately 30 seconds. It’s called…