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Target Tuesday

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Our favorite time of year always starts with a Target trip!

A healthy dose of inspiration and a few purchases to spruce our old decor gets our adrenaline pumping to start trimming our homes for Christmas.

Here’s what made our list this year!

november-target-tuesday-20161 | Would it really be Christmas without some faux fur? Of course it would, but we sure love this new staple for the season and this extra fluffy pillow HERE.

2 | We are really liking this perfect blend of greens in THIS cute wreath.

3 | Gold and white twine on a wooden spool anyone? HERE

4 | Ahh…a good old monogram, but with modern clean lines! You could hang these on your tree for family members’ initials, doll up stockings or make amazing gift wrap. $4 each, in store only.

5 | We love THESE wooden white ornaments from Sugar Paper. Cute enough for the tree (you’ll find them on Sarah’s this year) or the most perfect gift embellishment ever. Only $3 for the pair!

6 | These porcelain stars are new for the season but will be finding a home on my coffee table all year long! Large HERE, small HERE.

7 |  THESE bottle brush trees are perfect to mix with your old decorations to give them a more updated look.

8 | Three words: pom pom garland. Pure love! HERE.

9 | Every home needs THESE golden bells. Are you more modern or traditional? These work for both!

Em’s Halloween Decorations

Monday, October 10th, 2016

I’m way too of a scaredy-cat to get way in to Halloween….so we usually just have a few decorations up with nothing that will scare me if I go downstairs the middle of the night…haha!

It’s so fun having a two year old that is starting to notice the holidays and season changes and helps me put the new decorations up.

This year I just pulled few black decorations from the Halloween bin, and placed them on white cake stands and my open shelving. I love that it only took five minutes and gives us a little festivity for October.

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The black crows and creepy cloth are from the Dollar Tree.
THESE towels from Williams-Sonoma are a new favorite!

Happy Monday to you all, hope you have a great week.

-Emily x

Inexpensive Marbled Paper Art

Monday, September 26th, 2016

We are so lucky that a Paper Source opened in Utah a few years ago.
This is one of our favorite stores to visit, it always has us oohing and ahhing at all their goodies. We love a good stationary store, and always find them inspiring.

THIS marbled wrapping paper with its gold veining really caught my eye and thought it would be perfect framed.

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I popped it in THIS frame, and loved how these two pieces worked together.

For under $20 it’s made quite the statement, even if it is just hanging in my loo!

Em x.

Target Tuesday: Back 2 School for Mama

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

We love back to school time and the excitement it brings! Another fresh start for structure is just what we need after the lazy days of summer
(even if no one going back to school in our homes!).

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Target is killing it as per… and has us oohing and ahhing to up the cozy factor for fall.

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Have you found anything amazing at Target lately? Please share your faves!

A Baby Boy Nursery

Monday, April 18th, 2016


boxwood clippings | star grey and white nursery

boxwood clippings | star grey and white nursery

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boxwood clippings | star grey and white nursery

boxwood clippings | star grey and white nursery

boxwood clippings | grey and white modern nursery

boxwood clippings | grey and white modern nursery

boxwood clippings | grey and white modern nursery

Sources
bassinet: HERE | slipcovered chair: old from Pottery Barn | rug: TJ Maxx | dresser: HERE | nightstand: old from Target | lamp: similar HERE | peg rack: HERE | mobile: HERE

Blankets
stripe: Marshalls | grey HERE | love HERE | nordic stripe HERE (only avail in blue)

Em’s baby boy will be here in under a month….and we’ve finally got his room cleaned out and decorated for him!

It took a while to decide the color scheme. Emily kept on going back and forth between a b+w nursery or using softer neutrals of grey + cream. Grey and cream and natural wood tones felt more cozy and babyish, so eventually this color scheme won.

Once we decided on color it was time for the star statement wall, which really makes the room. It was a labor of love and took a really long time, but it was worth it! Come back tomorrow to find out the nitty-gritty of this process.

Jane is now 21 months so will make the transition to a toddler bed in just a few months. Her crib HERE will eventually make it into baby boy’s room.

His clothes are washed, diapers are stocked in his room ready. Now if we could just decide on his name! ‘Ben’ is up on the door for a trial run.

Do you have any boys names you are loving? We need some help!