Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Weekly Link Roundup {This & That}

Good Tuesday to you! I'm creating a new weekly roundup of links, photos, recipes, words or whatever else stirs me. I hope you'll enjoy it as much as I do.
  1.  Have you ever wondered what Janis Joplin would look like if she were still around today? This article shows what some of my favorites would be looking like.
  2. Nick Ortner wrote a book on 103 Disempowering Beliefs that hold us back from achieving the success we want. Find out for FREE how to eliminate our thinking process that makes us go into THAT place.
  3. This shirt    \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/  \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ \/ from here.
     4. I'm really loving all the cute pieces of furniture you can make on the cheap. Click here for ideas!
        5. I've been really contemplating trying a float spa in my area. Have you read about it? If you've done it, please share!

Happy Tuesday!

xo, rachel

Monday, September 21, 2015

Minimalist & Chic Interior Design Ideas

Minimal and chic interiors
While interior design trends can come and go, there's one style that will always be around. And that's the minimalist theme that will always ensure that your home is looking crisp, smart and neat.

If you're looking for a few ways in which to give your home a chic minimalist twist, here are a few ideas

The power of white

Few colors can have as much of a minimalist impression as that of using white in your home. Clean white painted walls can add elegance and definition to just about any interior space, and it's a great way to de-clutter any overly fussy themes that may have emerged.

The highly stylish blog Weekday Carnival revels in the clean white aesthetic that is perfect for adding clarity in a quick and cost-effective manner. This style can be applied in a variety of areas, and it's perfect for bedrooms that can often become overly crowded with personal items. And with some clever size options such as the compact small double from Bedstar, the use of select furniture and clean aesthetics can overcome the problems of space limitation and not sacrifice your personal style choices

Scandinavian chic
The Scandinavian nations have long held a fantastic global reputation for their clear and perfectly styled interiors. With clean white walls, a great use of natural wood textures, and some modernist furniture, the Scandinavian look is perfectly suited to the modern home.

If you're looking for inspiration, the Nordic Design company have some great ideas and pictures that can provide a world of interior design options. The great thing about these Scandinavian themes is the way in which the modern, minimalist themes complement the more natural tones to develop an interior style that is chic yet calm and natural.

Getting organized
Having a good clear out and donating any unwanted items is a good way to implement your new chic and minimalist style. All too often our homes become museums of old relics, but by having a thorough sort-out, you'll quickly be able to to focus on the bare essentials.

The issue of storage can often cause a few headaches when trying to achieve a smart interior look. But even in the most compact of living spaces, there are a variety of smart storage solutions that can free up a lot of space and help you to enjoy your newly organized home. And as minimalist chic requires very little in the way of investing in new furniture, it won't break the bank either.

I hope you enjoyed these fun ideas!

Best, Rachel

Monday, September 14, 2015

7 Ideas for HIP fall decor!

We know that this time of the year all the big box stores plus many other retailers bring out the decorated, googly eyed pumpkins and scarecrows filled with hay. You know what I'm talking about, right? Break the chains and get inspired to bring something new into your home. Here are some fun ways to do just that!
Check out Hip Ideas For Your Fall Home Décor
by Rachel Will at Mode

Which idea will you use?

Love, Rachel

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