How to Decorate A House You Don’t Love

I know there’s a good chance you don’t love everything about your home. Sometimes, when I look at all that still needs to be done in our fixer upper, even after fixing her up for over 5 years, I feel like we made a HUGE mistake in ever thinking we could finish this house.   […]

How to Make Decorating Decisions that Count

Have you ever wished you had a stylish best friend, bossy big sister, or a like-minded next door neighbor who could help you with all your decorating decisions? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just snap a photo of your family room and send it to her for advice, knowing that she’ll point you […]

Are You Committing Hygge Abuse?

Hygge, losely defined as setting the mood for coziness, and then actually being cozy with others, is having a moment right now, and rightly so.   Especially during this time of year when winter keeps not going away, the idea of Hygge, and getting our home and hearts all warm and cozy can be a […]

Timeless Over Trend

the style files The warm, the cool. The simplicity, the details. The stillness, the movement. The cozy, the minimal. To me this image has it all. And depending on which style and trend forecasts you read (forecast, forecast, and forecast), it could all be on its way out. old brand new At the Emily Henderson […]

3 Tips to a Wintry, January Home

I finally packed up our Christmas decor which is always part thrilling and part depressing. When I think about our January home I want it to still feel wintry and warm and inviting, let’s face it, winter has just begun. But I also crave some empty space, less clutter and simplicity. Here are a few […]

Styling Your Bed Like A Cozy Minimalist

If you’re hosting over the holidays you’re probably putting fresh sheets on the beds. I love mixing up small patterns and sometimes I’ll use a different patterned fitted sheet, flat sheet and pillowcases just to add some interest. The trick is to make sure all the background undertones are the same—so keep either a white […]