Corina

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Jun 122014
 
via adoreyourplace.com

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Ever wondered?

Ever wished there was a checklist?

You love your living room. You love inviting friends over and having coffee while catching up on the latest news. You love the family evenings spent there talking about the highlights of the day or the plans for the weekend. Sitting on those couches is really comfortable.

But you wonder if there’s something missing. Continue reading “Are you missing any of these 7 living room essentials?” »

May 162014
 

what psychology can teach us about the color greenIf you think that the effect of decorating goes beyond a pretty room to look at, you are right.

Were you inspired after you decorated your last room?

I was.

Do you think colors have certain effects on your mood? You should.

Home décor is part functionality, part beauty. Having a functional home makes my daily routines faster.

Having a beautiful house makes me want to entertain.

Seeing my favorite shade of orange around my house always makes me happy.

I’m sure you noticed that some colors make you happy. Other colors give you a sense of relaxation. When you picture the color green, you probably think of nature, growth or maybe money and success.

However, most of us feel that what we “know” about color are old wives tales, that there is not much scientific theory around color.

Until now.

Continue reading “What Psychology Can Teach Us About The Color Green” »

May 022014
 

5 steps to getting the best deal on your custom framing jobDid you get sticker shock the last time you had to frame a piece of art? Me too!

Want to learn how I saved 50% on my custom framing job? Keep reading.

James, the framing expert, told me, “framing is comparable to buying furniture.” What? Ouch!

That didn’t help much. Continue reading “5 steps to getting the best deal on your custom framing job” »

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Apr 242014
 

The top 7 decor trends you should avoid in 2014 V2Have you ever bought the most beautiful pillow just to realize one year later that it’s out of style? And you got tired of it? If you are older than 25, like me, you probably know what I’m talking about.

How much money did you waste on those trendy purchases?  Hopefully not much. Well, if you want to avoid throwing more money away this year, I’ve done some 2014 trends research and came out with a list of things you should think twice before buying.

Continue reading “The top 7 décor trends you should avoid in 2014” »

Apr 162014
 

how to decorate for easter and keep it modernDo you ever feel like your house transforms into a kid wonderland for Easter? Did you feel like the adults coming over were left out?

I love decorating for Easter. I love pastels. The childish décor all over the house, I could live without.

When I see those cartoonish Easter bunnies, I feel like I’m in a pastel version of a jumping house. Some of these are questionably cute. Some are borderline creepy. All of them are definitely not cool. Continue reading “How to decorate for Easter and keep it Modern” »