Learn how to organize blog photos to save precious time and find the images you need quickly and easily! I have been in photo organizing mode over the past few weeks! Between my personal photos and blog photos, I had thousands and thousands of digital files spread across several devices. I was sick of wasting...
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Create an organized entryway that’s both practical and beautiful so that entering and leaving the house can happen quickly and easily! In my experience, I have found that entryways tend to be magnets for clutter. It’s so tempting to walk in the door and just drop everything we happen to be holding in the entry...
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Artemide was founded in 1959 by Ernesto Gismondi, and the Milan-based company has collaborated with the world’s most talented designers to create numerous iconic modern designs, many of which reside in the permanent collections of museums around the world. As luck would have it, just a few towns away in the same decade, Michele De […]
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Take advantage of the longer, warmer days with a well-appointed outdoor entertaining area. Whether it’s a deck, patio or covered porch, alfresco season is upon us and we’ve put together 10 essential upgrades to your outdoor space for the summer. Ocean Outdoor Armchair from Cane-line Outdoor chairs that are both sleek yet plush can be […]
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Simple, yet classic, we’re seeing cool concrete furniture pop into modern workspaces and homes, both indoors and out. Most associate driveways and sidewalks with concrete, Urbia gives us a look into spring’s hot furniture trend: bringing concrete pieces into our living spaces. We’ll give you an inside look of the Urbia concrete products to help […]
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When it debuted in 1994, the Aeron Chair completely transformed the notions of the conventional office chair. It was supportive, adjustable, and had a distinctive, modern profile quite unlike the leather executive chairs that preceded it. Though it was a revolution for its time, those times have changed, and Aeron along with it. As of […]
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Rest In Peace Zaha Hadid (1950-2016). I spoke with Ms. Hadid back in February. Little did I know that I would be sharing our conversation in memoriam. As a one-time architecture student and all-around design enthusiast, I was honored to get the chance to connect with a world-famous architect and international design star. Ms. Hadid’s […]
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Learn how to organize photos you have in digital format so that you easily find the pictures you’re looking for! I love organizing rooms. Give me a messy, cluttered office or garage or closet, and I will probably squeal with glee and get right to work sorting, purging, and organizing. But when it comes to...
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The clean lines and stark edges of modern design doesn’t mean you can’t find a comfy modern bed. And since you spend a third of your entire life asleep, your bed had better be good. As the focal point of the bedroom and one of the largest (and maybe most expensive) pieces of bedroom furniture, […]
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From neutral palettes to dark walls, here are our top design ideas for creating a fresh modern nursery. Minimal + Neutral Give your nursery a soft and minimal look by opting for neutral shades of white pieces accented by natural woods. Keep wall decor to a minimum by strategically placing it where the baby can take […]
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Tis’ the season for decorating, so why not adorn your home in modern holiday décor? Here are 10 of our favorite modern holiday décor items to give your modern home a festive touch this holiday season. Winterland Tree Create a winter-inspired set-up with the Winterland Tree. It’s made from smoked oak veneer that’s been laser […]
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Iconic for its shapely molding and famous history, the Cherner Chair was considered a pinnacle of style from its inception. Built with a deceptively simple-looking wooden frame, the piece is actually the result of several unique manufacturing techniques. Not only is the chair built on great design principles and excellent craftsmanship, but the design itself […]
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Research shows that sitting for long periods of time can be detrimental to our health and wellbeing. Thus, the standing while working trend has been on the up and up over the last few years, but even standing for long periods of time can be damaging. The solution? Creating a working environment at home or […]
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Get rockin’ and rollin’ with our roundup of modern rocking chairs. From mod molded plastic to hand-carved wood, indoors or out, there’s a rocking chair for every taste and every space. We had a hard time picking our favorites, so here are a bunch of rocking chairs to check out, 12 to be exact! This […]
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From quaint historic houses to trendy tiny living, some homes just don’t have expansive bedroom space to spread out in. Awkward layouts and even a lack of closet space altogether can feel confining and frustrating to furnish. But you can still pack a big bedroom style into a mini master, narrow nursery, or small spare. […]
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Photo Credit: @destinationeichler Designing for small spaces can be tricky, and often requires some big thinking. Whether it’s a tight entryway, cozy patio or compact studio apartment, having the right pieces to compliment the space without overwhelming it is important. So we’ve put together our favorite lighting and furniture picks for making the biggest impact […]
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Celebrate the eight days of Hanukkah in style with our collection of modern Menorahs, holiday decor, and entertaining staples. So have yourself a happy modern Hanukkah. Menorahs The Menorah is the most important part about the Festival of Lights. Give your Hanukkah celebration a modern look with one of these beautiful Hanukkah menorahs. Quirky and […]
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Bare walls are just dying to be personalized, and with the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to put stuff up on your walls and make your house feel more like a home when company arrives. Take a look at a few of our modern wall decorating ideas for every room. No room needs […]
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Nightstand organization can be a total game changer! Create a beautifully organized nightstand that holds everything you need in one neat and tidy spot! Organizing my nightstand has been on my to-do list for a while now. I knew that taking the time to create well thought out systems would be beneficial, but it was...
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Learn how to create a DIY charging station in your nightstand to hide ugly cords and keep your devices charged at all times! Most of the projects we do around our house come about because something starts bugging me. Something is inconvenient or in the way. It’s hard to get to or just plain ugly....
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These closet organization ideas will help you tidy up your clothes so you can easily find what you’re looking for when you’re getting dressed. (And who doesn’t love a beautifully organized closet?!) If I could only choose one part of a room to organize, the closet would most definitely be it. The longer I work...
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This year, Finland is celebrating 100 years as an independent nation. In honor of Finland’s centennial, we wanted to take a moment to exalt the tenants of Finnish design and take a look at some of the many iconic modern design contributions by Finnish designers. First, a few facts. Finland shares borders with Sweden and […]
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If you’re planning on playing hostess for a modern dinner party, we hope you’re good at juggling. We’d like to suggest a helper or two for balancing your hosting duties, hint: it’s all about the modern trolley. Throwing a modern dinner party means more than just providing a delicious meal and a comfortable atmosphere. It’s […]
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Looking to create the perfect holiday table setting? Whether it’s for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, or Christmas, our guide to modern table settings is just in time for the holidays. Dinnerware For the base of your holiday place settings, stick with neutral plates, like the New Norm Dinnerware Starter Set in a creamy white. By going neutral, not only will […]
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An urban garden is not your grandma’s garden. In fact, it is not your typical garden at all. Urban gardens aren’t deterred by a lack of space; they take advantage of apartment balconies, patios and rooftops to create a personal jungle of potted plants, flowers and trees and the key to creating a great one […]
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The modern master bedroom might be an en suite (with a bathroom attached), the largest room in the home, or another distinction that makes it the best bedroom in the home. There’s no set rule that defines a master, so it might be up to the homeowner or realtor to decide which gets the title […]
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When it comes to decorating a nursery, one easy way to balance your modern edge with baby-friendly style is to stick to a monochromatic color scheme. Black and white are hardly boring, yet it’s a no-fail palette that can easily become a bold look for a modern nursery. Here are a few modern nursery ideas for […]
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Wall decor doesn’t have to strictly be two-dimensional pieces of art that come as a poster, print, or photograph. It can also mean pieces that are more three-dimensional, and perhaps, a little more out there. Your decor should be fun and make you happy when you see it so we’re exploring some playful wall decor that will […]
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It’s no secret that the “modern farmhouse” movement has taken off. This comfy-chic aesthetic conveys a sense of history but still provides for our modern-day taste and needs. Even for the at-heart modernist, there’s a way to channel this rustic, timeless look in a clean, uncluttered way. We like to think the modern farmhouse is […]
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When it comes to decorating a nursery, one easy way to balance your modern edge with baby-friendly style is to stick to a monochromatic color scheme. Black and white is hardly boring, yet it’s a no-fail palette that can easily become a bold look for a modern nursery. Here are a few modern nursery ideas for bringing in black […]
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Adding bold patterns and bright colors to a modern living room is the easiest way to enliven a space. Just add a fun rug, throw, or a set of pillows. It’s also a low-risk decorating move. Unlike, say, a neon-pink sofa or a dark red wall, it is easy to swap out accessories if and […]
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Use the IKEA RASKOG cart to organize every area of your house and make your days run more smoothly! A huge thanks to IKEA for sponsoring this post! My favorable opinion of cute and versatile organizing tools is 100% my own. This post contains affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosures here. All of...
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Home organization doesn’t have to be overwhelming! Organize every room in your house with these practical and beautiful tips and tricks that will have your spaces tidy in no time! Home organization can be tough, y’all! We all want to be organized. We pin all of the organizing pins. And we dream about what life...
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These simple budget bedroom ideas will take your space from “blah” to beautiful and give you the cozy haven you’ve always wanted! A huge thanks to IKEA for sponsoring this post! My favorable opinion of beautiful and affordable bedroom decor is 100% my own. For more information, see my disclosures here. Once upon a time...
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April calendar pages can help you organize your month, make the most of your time, plan upcoming events, and more! Grab these free April printable calendars and get planning! I really, really love monthly calendars. Like, a LOT! They are the number one tool I use to help me stay on track, work toward goals,...
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It’s amazing what you can accomplish in 100 days with a little bit of consistency! Take the 100-day goal challenge and get ready to make big positive changes! I can honestly say I have never imagined a scenario quite like the one we’ve found ourselves in these days. Worldwide pandemics seem like something you see...
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This quick and simple (and pretty!) vinyl roll storage idea will help you organize your craft vinyl in no time! I started crafting with a Silhouette Cameo cutting machine years ago. I love to make labels for organizing our home, personalized gifts for friends and family, DIY wall art, t-shirts, and more. Recently, I had...
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This free printable Stay-at-Home Binder helps people be more organized and intentional with their time at home! How are you holding up, friend? It has been quite a week, right?! If you are reading this at a later date, this post was published as we were in the midst of the coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic....
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This free printable two-week organizing plan can help you tidy up your house quickly and easily! Whew! What a crazy few weeks this has been! The events that have been happening around the world feel like they should be taking place in a movie rather than real life– it’s kind of surreal to me. [If...
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Nothing beats the wow factor of a chandelier which makes them a great option for adding ambient light to your outdoor entertaining areas. Hung above a dining table or in a covered patio, chandeliers are guaranteed to make a stylish statement. Be sure to choose a fixture that is damp- or wet-rated, depending on where […]
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Congratulations, you’ve finally got the corner office you’ve always wanted. Whether you’ve carved out a small place for a home office in a nook, cranny or corner, the proper lighting it is of utmost importance. Desk lamps with adjustable arms and heads are always a great choice for their flexibility and task lighting. Pendant lights […]
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LED lighting is the way of the future and for good reason. While they do have a higher upfront cost, LED lights are more efficient and last far longer than incandescent, fluorescent, or halogen bulbs, and can provide the warm or cool light temperatures your particular space needs. Not only that, but advances in LED […]
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Hallways are typically a poorly lit space in any house. Without natural light, you’ll need to rely on installed lighting fixtures to provide adequate ambient light. While chandeliers and pendants can accomplish this, wall lights are just as good an option. With many styles to choose from and ones that will throw light in nearly […]
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Exterior wall lighting is a great way to accent your home while drawing attention to interesting architectural features. Placed on either side of a door or set of windows, or used to break up a solid wall, exterior wall lights add curb appeal and a sense of modernity. Where safety is a concern, wall lights […]
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Canada has long been a wellspring of creativity and the country’s latest crop of modern designers are continuing that legacy in the form of cutting-edge modern lighting and furniture. Even more so lately, we’ve seen the Canadian design scene take its place among other hip designerly enclaves like Brooklyn and Scandinavia. And it just so […]
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Learn how to make custom canvas tote bags with a Cricut machine! These easy personalized bags not only look cute, but they’ll help keep you organized too! My boys recently started taking jujitsu, and they are loving it! I mean, just look at this cute little ninja master… 😂 You can call me a huge...
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This DIY star wall is a quick an easy way to create a fun and impactful accent wall in any space! Sometimes there are things that we need (or want) to have in our homes that aren’t necessarily pretty. Trash cans. Kids’ toys. Laundry hampers. The list goes on and on. When I was planning...
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March calendar pages can help you organize your month, make the most of your time, plan upcoming events, and more! Grab these free March printable calendars and get planning! I kind of have a thing for printable monthly calendars. They are the number one tool I use to help me stay on track, work toward...
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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. Learn how to make vinyl labels with a Cricut cutting machine and get ready to have the prettiest organized spaces! My very favorite part of any organizing project just might be the labeling. I mean, there...
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