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A Beginner’s Guide To Mixing Patterns

  Have you ever looked at Instagram fashionistas and thought, "I love how they mix patterns, but I just don't know how to do that for myself"? Or saw someone on the street who rocked a patterned top and skirt, but couldn't figure out why the items looked so good together? You can mix patterns like a… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide To Mixing Patterns

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Frugality

How To Spot Designer Details In Thrift Store Finds

    There's thrift store items that I've kept forever and some that got returned within a year. I return (and buy) items less often now after noticing why the items would end up getting returned. What was the difference? I started to really analyze the quality of an item by looking at specific aspects of… Continue reading How To Spot Designer Details In Thrift Store Finds

Frugality, Simple Living

Inexpensive, Natural Home Decor

Have you ever watched Fixer Upper on HGTV, or more accurately, got sucked into watching 3 or more episodes in a row? Joanna Gaines' rustic & natural, but elegant style always turns a ho hum home into a restful oasis. The fabulously frugal thing about this style is that it frequently repurposes antiques, reclaimed wood… Continue reading Inexpensive, Natural Home Decor

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Where to Find Fabulously Frugal Photo Frames

I looked everywhere for beautiful photo frames for our apartment. Searches at Walmart, Target, Kirklands, Marshalls, and TJMaxx were uneventful. The frames were either too cheap-looking, gaudy, or just not my style. And then I stumbled upon the photo frame heaven that is Michaels. Michaels has the BEST frame selection of any store I've been in, hands down.… Continue reading Where to Find Fabulously Frugal Photo Frames