How to Prep Your Home for Fall (and Winter)

Jenna Colgrove cozying up on the Wilcot couch with a fur blanket and a knit throw.

White Sectional Couch | Fur Throw Blanket | Brown Fur Pillow | White Fur Pillow | Ivory Buckle Pillows | Beige Area Rug | White Area Rug | Coffee Table | TV Stand | Arc Floor Lamp

After chatting beauty, style, and 10 random things this move to Chicago has taught me, it only feels right to talk about home decor. Especially since Midwesterners spend a lot of time at home during the colder months. So let’s talk ways to make your space visually appealing so you’re not sick of it by December! After all, having company over and hearing them say your home is like something off of Pinterest really makes a girl feel good.

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How to Style a Bookshelf

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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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Home Decor Deals in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale and a Lili Alessandra Giveaway

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I teased about this a little on Instagram stories yesterday but there are some pretty amazing home decor deals in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale! From smaller items like these Voluspa candles to this stool you see in almost every beauty post! One of my favorite things to talk about here on Visions of Vogue is styling your apartment or home. And I love doing it on a budget. So if you’re looking for a little design inspiration, here are a few favorites from the sale!

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