Fun Home Decor Items I’m Wanting

Every spring and fall, I get the desire to do some small tweaks to my decor. You know, nothing major; replace a few pictures and add a few knick knacks. For the past few weeks, I’ve been suppressing my desire to buy random home decor pieces. However, there are a few random, fun home decor pieces that have been chilling in my online shopping carts. I’m at the point where I’m either going to start buying them piece by piece of delete the whole cart.

Fun Home Decor | STAINED COUTURE

Before I come to a decision, I thought it would be appropriate to share the home decor pieces that I’ve been wanting for awhile. If not to buy, to at least document what my fun home decor style aspirations looked like at this time.

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Tweaks I’ve Made To Increase Productivity

We all have and will reach a time when we reach a state where it feels like we’re not progressing. Thankfully, there is a instant cure to this feeling; makes some changes. A couple of months ago, I felt like I plateaued in my daily life, which is normal. I was just cruising through life, but not progressing. Also, I realized that this was causing my daily productivity to decrease. So, after realizing that this was happening, I decided to make some minor changes and tweaks in my life to increase productivity in my life. Although some of the changes were small, the payoff has been huge.

to increase productivity

Maybe you’ve reached a point ion your life where you feel like you’ve hit a bump in the road. If so, check out these small tweaks that I recently made in my life that has caused my productivity to go through the roof. This is just an example of how small tweaks can make big changes.

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LINK-END ROUND-UP: April 20, 2018

Stained Couture’s weekly series, Link-End Round-Up, features interesting reads I read from around the internet this week.

Link-End Round-Up: April 20, 2018

Happy Friday! I hope you had a great week with plans to have an even greater weekend. In case you can tell from the spring in words, I’m in great spirits! I’m super happy, because today is 4/20, but not for the reason you think. Actually, 420 is my angel number, which is the number that I identify that my angels guides are talking to me. I know, sounds super trippy. However, whenever I’m looking for a sign about something currently on heart and mind, I feel that I get the answer whenever I see “420”. Typically, your angel number is any sequence of numbers you see often and for me it was 420. If you interested in learning more about angel numbers and their meanings, visit this site.

A couple of weeks after spending the previous weeks drowning in pending due dates and life, my boss granted everyone on my team a bonus day. A few days after, still reeling from the previous weeks, I said a quick prayer asking when I should take a mental health day. I decided to open my calendar and blindly picked a day and my finger landed smack dab on April 4. If that wasn’t a sign, then I don’t know what is? So, I’m spending today unplugged from people, for the most part, and to do some mindlessly pleasing activities. For example, I have some art projects I want to work on and to place my plants outside for awhile to get a little sunlight with me. Also, there might be some sips of wine will catching a breeze with 90s R&B playing and incense lit. Chilling.

Currently, I’m still trying to decide if I’m going to attend the Memphis Hot Wing festival tomorrow. It’s going to be on Tiger Lane this year instead of downtown, which means I won’t have to deal with downtown parking. Plus, it’s less than a 5-minute drive from my house. Me going is really just contingent on the weather being kind and my energy being high. *fingers crossed*

I feel like I was extra chatty in this week’s Link-End Round-Up, but I had the energy. Well, here’s the surviving another week and an amazingly great weekend. Cheers!

LINK-END ROUND-UP: April 20, 2018

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Spring Clean Digital Life

Although it might be hard to tell my the weather on some days; spring is here. If you’re like me, you’ve already started or finished your spring cleaning. However, when you hear “spring cleaning”, most people think of just their home, but that’s just the beginning. This is also the perfect time to spring clean digital life.

Spring Clean Digital Life

In the past, I’ve talked about digital detoxes and how to declutter your digital spaces. This time, I’m going to delve into updating and maintenance for your digital life. Keep reading to see have your digital devices and spaces just as clean as your living spaces.

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Affordable Vintage Tees from Urban Outfitters

One of my favorite things in life is a well-worn, soft vintage tee. I like to think of myself as a comfy tee connoisseur, because I know the feel of a tee that will age nicely. Unfortunately, it can take a long time to wear out a tee from crisp and constructed to soft and worn. Thankfully, we don’t have to wait it out, because there are plenty of affordable vintage tees. Not only are there options, but affordable options.

Affordable Vintage Tees / STAINED COUTURE

I shared some vintage rock tees a couple of years ago, but I found some newer and worthy options to share. Keep reading to see what I spotted when I should’ve been working and checking emails.

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