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Adding Plant Vibes without Real Plants

Plants are having a moment. So much so, “plant lady” is the new “cat lady”. Even I was bitten by the plant bug and acquired a few plants this year. However, adding plant vibes to your space can be very time consuming. Although there are many low maintenance plants out there, even they may need more attention than you have to give.

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Thankfully, there are plenty of ways you can add the look of plants and greenery without having to buy real, water-needing plants. Like I mentioned, I’ve acquired a few plants this year and it has been difficult. I even have a slowly dying plant in the corner of my living room to prove it. Keep reading to see 3 ways you can add “plants” to your space without having to add plants to your space.

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Dreamy Beautiful Bedding

For the past 10+ years, I’ve been the girl that usually goes with all white bed linens or soft solid colors. However, I’ve recently started to step put of my comforters comfort zone and explore different colors, prints, and textures. Actually, this is long overdue, because every adult woman should have a fabulous collections of beautiful bedding options. Well, that’s what I’ve been telling myself every time I wander upon some lovely high thread count Egyptian cotton or linen bedding that costs almost half of my paycheck.

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Although I feel like I’ve been pinning a lot of bedding inspo, there have only been a few that have totally taken my heart. I shared a couple of them below.

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What I Should’ve Invested For My First Place

When I first moved into my first place many years ago, I was more concerned on having my own place than I was about having stuff in it. From I recall, I think the only thing I had in my first apartment was my bed, which was super comfy. I think I also had an entertainment center that just gave my age away, because I don’t believe entertainment centers are still a thing. However, like most people, I slowly but surely added other pieces. Within the first 6 months, I got a small tan sofa/chaise hybrid, pub style dining room set, and other pieces. At the time, I thought it was smart to go with basic pieces in contemporary style, which I thought was my style. In hindsight, I was playing it safe for no reason and cringe at those choices.

What I Should've Invested In My First Place

Don’t get me wrong, I would get compliments on my space all the time, but probably due to it looking like a staged home. I guess all those Saturday morning watching HGTV paid off. Now that I’m older, I realize that I should have been investing staple pieces that I love and design around. So, keep reading to see what 3 items I should’ve invested in for my first place.

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Inexpensive Wall Art Ideas to Style Your Space

There are so many elements to take in consideration when we’re trying to style our home. There are the foundational pieces, such as sofas, tables, and beds. However, my favorite part is the decorative items, such as pillows, plants, and wall decor. For the past couple of months, I’ve been obsessing over finding wall decor that not only fit my style, but my budget. Ugh, I could either find artwork that fit my style, but not my budget and vice versa. However, I eventually found some inexpensive wall art that fit both.

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Keep reading to see fabulous and affordable ways to add some wall art to your spaces.

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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.

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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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