Category Archives: How Tos

Greenery – The Pantone Color Of The Year

April 21, 2017

The 2017 Pantone Color of the Year is Greenery, and no season is more representative of the color green than spring.  Greenery is inspired by nature and the trend is all about brining the outdoors in, adding a burst of freshness to your home decor.  Here are some of my favorite ways to incorporate the […]

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Spring Entertaining And Decor Tips

April 5, 2017
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Spring is a time for renewal…trees and flowers are blooming, color is re-appearing everywhere, and Easter is just around the corner! So I wanted to share with you some tips on how to prepare your homes for spring entertaining. Spring is one of my favorite seasons and it’s all about bringing the outdoors in. Which […]

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Incorporating Artwork Into Your Home Decor

March 29, 2017
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Spring is known as a season of renewal and rebirth, which is why it can be a perfect time of the year for reorganizing or redecorating at home. As you go through your spring cleaning rituals, it can be fun to rearrange — or rediscover — some of the artwork you’ve collected throughout the years. […]

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How To Make Any Bathroom Feel More Luxurious

March 10, 2017
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In normal day-to-day life, conversations about the bathroom are often considered taboo, but in the design world it’s one of my absolute favorite topics! The bathroom is typically where you first start your day after crawling out of bed, and where you last end your day before slipping back beneath the sheets. It is a space […]

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Three Major Ways To Bring Color Into Your Home

February 23, 2017
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Spring is right around the corner – or judging by this week’s weather in Charlotte, it’s already here – and nothing highlights the start of the new season like the re-emergence of bright colors! Just like handbags and heels do for your outfit, a pop of color in your home can completely transform the look […]

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Spring Is In The Air! Time To Update Your Outdoor Living Space

February 8, 2017
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It’s early February and we’ve already been able to enjoy several 60+ degree, spring-like days here in Charlotte, NC. I love getting out and enjoying the sunshine on these first few warm days after being cooped up indoors most of December and January. Something else that’s been hibernating this winter? My patio furniture and decor! […]

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How To Refresh Your Home Decor After The Holidays

January 4, 2017
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Now that the ball has officially dropped on a New Year, it’s time to sweep up the confetti and pack away the holiday decorations until next season. All the pinecones, holly wreaths, stockings and bows bring a special joy and excitement to your home in December, which can leave your space feeling empty or bare […]

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Olivia the Cat is Moving

June 2, 2016
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Olivia the Cat is Moving (and so are WE)! The search is over!  We’ve found the perfect neighborhood home that’s closer to our girls’ friends and school.  And while we are all so excited for the new adventure,  our new home is about 1,000 square feet smaller than our present home.  It’s also an older […]

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How to: Choose the Perfect Bedding

April 13, 2016
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One of my favorite pieces to design? A beautifully, made bed! There is something so luxurious and home-y about walking into your bedroom and seeing a gorgeous bed. Don’t y’all think so? I’m sharing some of my absolute favorite bedroom designs today AND tips on what to look for when buying your bedding. How to […]

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How I Keep It All Together

April 6, 2016
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Alrighty…being a mom of two very busy and active girls and owning my own design business and store can be NUTS! However, over the last few years I have learned quite a few tricks to make sure I stay organized and on top of everything. I am literally pulled in a million directions every day […]

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How to Accessorize a Bowl (and a fun video!)

March 28, 2016
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Happy Monday! We hope everyone had a great Holiday weekend and enjoyed lots of quality time with family and friends. We definitely did! One of the most asked questions we get at our store, Lauren Nicole Home: “What should I put in this bowl?” A bright, cheery and beautiful bowl can make quite an impact […]

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How to: Make Your Office a Productive Space

March 21, 2016
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Happy Monday, y’all! So many of us work from home or need an office space to get all of our work and organization completed. We’re sharing several MUST – HAVES in your office to ensure productivity and happiness. 1. Space Have a designated room or space that you can go into and out of (for […]

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How to: Make a Rental Feel Like Your Home

March 9, 2016
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We’ve all been there…rented a house or an apartment. Maybe you are in between homes right now or maybe you live in a city and renting makes the most sense. Renting can be a good thing, y’all! We’re here to share our favorite ways to make a rental feel like a home. Apply Fresh Paint […]

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Friday Faves – Our Spring Refresh Event

March 4, 2016

Happy Friday! We are extra excited today because we’re still happy from our Spring Refresh event Wednesday evening. We decided to share our favorite photos from the night for our weekly #FunFridayFaves! Before everyone arrived, Mom and I took a moment to take some pictures. I am so grateful for her, today and every day! […]

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Why You Need To Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets

February 10, 2016
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We shared one of our favorite ways to use our new Paint Couture paint line last week. Now, we’re back to tell you WHY you should paint your kitchen cabinets. If you just recently updated your kitchen with new cabinets, this blog post may not be for you. However, we can show you an easy […]

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A Real Picture Frame Transformation

February 5, 2016
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Happy Friday, y’all! We are excited to share a recent craft we did with our new paint and skills we learned from The Couture Collection. All of these paints are available online and at our store. If you are local, stop in today to learn more! Don’t forget to check out the events page too […]

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Super Bowl Entertaining: Taco Bread

January 29, 2016
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It’s been a while since we’ve posted a fun recipe, so we figured it was time to get Super Bowl ready with delicious food! This Taco Bread is ahhhhmazing and such a cinch to pull together. From start to finish, it took us all of 20 minutes. The easier the recipe, the better for this […]

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Our 2016 Resolutions: Part 2

January 13, 2016
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Alright, we’re back with Part 2 of our 2016 New Years Resolutions! Just in case you missed it, here is Part 1. Part 1 was all about de-cluttering: getting rid of the items that you don’t need! Part 2 is all about organizing and making a plan for you, your home and your family. You […]

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Inside Look: Lake Wylie Living Room

December 31, 2015
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Happy Monday! We hope all of you had a splendid holiday and enjoyed time spent with family and friends! We are back with our final installment of this Lake Wylie Inside Look! We’ve shared the dining room and the kitchen/breakfast area and today we are giving a peek into their living room. The kitchen, breakfast/dining […]

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Muffaletta Dip Recipe

October 9, 2015
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We have a new favorite around here and it’s this DIP! Have you ever had an authentic muffaletta sandwich? If not, go get one pronto! It’s a delish sandwich with lots of salty meats, cheese and olive spread (or tapenade). We aren’t sharing a sandwich with you today…because we made our favorite sandwich into a […]

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Touchdown Party

September 9, 2015
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Football season is among us! And you know what that means?! Tailgating! We love the idea of tailgating but what’s even better? Having a Touchdown Party in the comfort of your own home. 🙂 The centerpiece of our Touchdown Party last week? Crack dip. This dip is outrageously addicting, so I’m warning you now! Thank […]

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DIY Amy Howard Lacquered Mirror

August 31, 2015
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Amy Howard paints take any project to the next level! Here’s a fun DIY project if you want to add a bit of sass to your antique mirror. 🙂 Here’s what you need: Amy Howard at Home® Lacquer Primer Amy Howard at Home® Lacquer in Brisson Red Amy Howard at Home® Lacquer in Bright Idea […]

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How To: Stay Organized

May 12, 2015
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We live in a crazy world that constantly has us going, going, going and staying “on.” For me: I am first and foremost a Mom to 2 busy and active girls, a wife, an interior designer and a business owner of my design business and store! Needless to say, if I do not stay organized: […]

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