How to Style A Bookcase

Bookshelves can make for a stunning focal-point or they can look like a cluttered mess if you just randomly throw things in them. Ditch the disarray, and create a functional and streamlined display with these tips. 1.    Mix up the book placement.  No bookshelf is complete without books, but keep it interesting by mixing up your arrangement. Flip the spines in. Try a mix of vertical and horizontal arrangements. Don’t just go for any books—this isn’t the place for worn paperbacks. 2.    Try arranging your books by color. This might be a bit controversial for bookworms, but if you don’t have thousands of books it should still be relatively easy to find your book of choice. 3.  … Read More

How to Set A Very Merry Holiday Table

*This post contains affiliate links and gifted product from Grain Designs. As always, the opinions and design are my own. Welcome to how to set a table – Christmas edition! To keep the cost down, we reused many of the items from our Thanksgiving table. See that post here. However, a few small changes had a major impact on the appearance of our table and created a completely different vibe! We’re outlining what we did below. Step 1: Arrange your centerpiece. For Thanksgiving, we did this later in the process. This time, we set up our centerpiece first because the arrangement, sans place settings, has had a place at our table all season long. However, we followed the same basic formula as we did in… Read More

How to Set a Rustic and Glam Thanksgiving Table

*This post contains affiliate links and gifted product from Grain Designs. As always, the opinions and design are my own. Cooking a turkey is a lot of work, so who wants to be stressed about trying to create the perfect table too. To help our readers out, we did the leg work for you. We looked to nature to create a festive, fall tablescape this Thanksgiving. It doesn’t take long to set up, but still looks as fancy as your home cooked meal. Our table is pulled together, but not over the top. While I love a formal table, we are going for a more laid-back, glam look this holiday. Read below for a tutorial on how to recreate our simple and… Read More