How to Style a Bookshelf

how to style a bookshelf

Affordable White and Glass Bookshelf | Gold Hands Bookends | Gold Burst | Pink and White Pineapple | Prosecco Candle | Shell Vase | Gold Dipped Vases

Ever since we moved last fall, our books have been sitting in boxes in a hall closet. Feeling uninspired and focusing more on other rooms in our home, finding a bookshelf wasn’t at the top of my list. I didn’t think I missed seeing them. That is, until I found this one and decorated it on Sunday afternoon. Hence the post on how to decorate a bookshelf!

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Affordable Outdoor Entertaining with Bed Bath & Beyond

*In partnership with Bed Bath & Beyond.

outdoor table and chairs

Table and Chairs (3 colors available!) | Teal Dinnerware | Orange Dinnerware | Teal Cups | Salt and Pepper Grinder (we love this one!) | Corn Grillers | Placemats | Cloth Napkins

With summer almost over, I decided to finally get some outdoor entertaining items. Great timing, right? Yeah, I know. Matt’s been telling me about this since about February. In my defense, the weather in Chicago doesn’t allow for even thinking about outdoor dining until June. But that’s neither here nor there. See what we got and what you can find at Bed Bath & Beyond!

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Friday Five: 7 Tips for A Sun-Sational Summer Dinner Party

outdoor summer dinner party

Back in April, I worked with one of my favorite home decor brands, Kathy Kuo Home, to share how to create a cozy corner. Well, with temps on the rise, there’s no longer a need to get cozy. It’s time to move things outdoors! With that in mind, I asked Kathy Kuo to share her tips on throwing a perfect summer soiree. The dinner party to end all dinner parties! Here’s what she had to say…

And yes, I’m cheating on the Friday Five a little with a Friday Seven!

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Bedroom Refresh: Navy and White Bedding

navy and white bedding from serena and lily

Duvet Cover | Border Frame Euro Shams | Cayman Sheets | Casablanca Pom Throw | Eva Tassel Pillow | Bohemian Floor Lamp (on sale!) | Accent Chair

When Matt and I were doing long distance, apparently I went a little overboard with the girly decor on our new home. If you saw my reveal of our guest bedroom, you know what I mean. Pink velvet pillows? Still one of my favorite home decor purchases to date! Matt didn’t seem to mind either (except for the fact he hates how many accent pillows I have – more on that here). That was, until we had company…

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