How to Create the Perfect Fall Hostess Gift

If you're looking for a cute hostess gift to bring to Thanksgiving dinner or a fun party, we’ve got you covered! These adorable DIY pumpkin flower arrangements are the perfect fall hostess gift, incorporating the number one fall essential (a pumpkin, of course!) and seasonal flowers! ...more
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How To Make a Home Decor Plan That Will Save You Money

I took a great class in college called Housing the Family. The object of this class was to learn how to budget everything it takes to furnish a home. For 10 weeks we were assigned to window shop online and create mood boards to decorate every room of a house. By the end of the semester, we had a detailed list of all the items needed to furnish a home from start to finish....more
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Big Views and Fancy Fixtures at a Preserve Estate

Have I mentioned how lovely fall in Park City is? The air–if it can be so–is crisper. The light is warm and rosy and lays sideways in the afternoons. The leaves are golden across the valley. And let’s just say evening open house event attendance is quite high because who wouldn’t want to drink in as many moments of this as you possibly could:...more

So? Are you French Country?

So you think "Toile" is a neutral...A little trivia on Toile ~ Toile is the French word for cloth.  Toile was first produced in Ireland.  Yes!  Ireland!  However, in about the 1750's Toile caught on in Britain and France, and there they became known as Toiles de Jory.  Jouy was the actual town near Versailles which became known for manufacturing "cotton" fabrics.  ...more

DIY: Lavender Ball

A good hostess is also a good housekeeper and good housekeeping means a clean and inviting home environment. So what's more calming and inviting than the pleasant aroma of lavender? Not only is lavender one of my most favorite scents, but many people swear by its therapeutic benefits. This multi-purpose herb can be used in so many ways, so why not beautify your home visually and aromatically with this fun and simple DIY project!...more

Wanderlust Style: Maps as Decor

A few weeks ago we shared with you how we use vintage suitcases to bring that wanderlust style into our home. We love vintage maps as well, and we wanted to share some of our favorite inspirations, including a great DIY that currently graces our living room....more

How To Make A Fall Silk Floral and Straw Front Door Wreath Tutorial

 One of the floral crafts I love creating is wreaths.  As far as home decorations are concerned you can never have enough wreaths. They're just so much fun to work with and so versatile....more

Redecorate! How To Design a Room Using a Color Palette

One of the first steps in designing a room is choosing a color scheme. The internet is full of color palettes with real paint colors ready for anyone to use, but once you choose a palette, what is next? ...more
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Houseplant Love: Care Tips For The Fabulous Fiddleleaf Fig

 Nell Foster is the writer and gardening expert behind Joy Us gardenYes it’s true. The Fiddleleaf Fig, or Ficus lyrata, is one of my very favorite houseplants and always has been. I’m crazy for its huge, tough, leaves which are shaped like violins and look like road maps....more

View Had Me Like Whoa: 7815 Falcon Ct in Park City, Utah

I frequently see homes upwards of $5M that are terrible. (The Mo’ Money principle.) The higher the price tag, often the more specific the home and the less agreeable it will be to a larger number of people. You can see why: if you’re going to own a home that expensive it’d better be exactly the way you want it....more