Thursday, April 28, 2016

De-Cluttering Your Space

Spring cleaning can be over-whelming, especially when you are pressed for time. Break up organizing your home into smaller projects throughout the month to avoid a day spent stressing out about cleaning. Hit a couple of spots every day and you will have a clutter-free home in no time!

Clean out drawers whenever you have extra time; you will be surprised what you can get done in 15 minutes! You can pick up organizing containers at any office store, or get creative and make your own.

Take out any articles of clothes that you have not worn in the past 6 months. You can bring them to your local consignment shop, or if you are in a rush donate them to your local GoodWill or Salvation Army. Making the extra space will make it easier to organize your closet later on and give it a "boutique" feel. Splurge on some nice hangers and storage solutions. This will upgrade your closet and make getting dressed an experience!

Throw out or donate any hair or makeup products that you have not used. Organize them according to products that you use on a daily basis, that way your essentials are easy to reach.

What are your favorite spring cleaning strategies?

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Staying Trendy this Spring

Spring is here! And how lucky we are that the Pantone Colors of the Year lend themselves so easily to this season. Don't know much about the Colors of the Year? Rose Quartz, a soft pink, and Serenity, a soft blue were chosen as the first twin colors this year. Pantone sets the standard for not only the interior design industry, but also in fashion, makeup, floral, graphic, and many other design-based fields.

If you were a little hesitant to adopt these colors when they first were announced, now is the perfect time to introduce them into your space as a fun spring update. Whether you want to subtly incorporate these colors in a table setting or remodel an entire room, these images will make you fall in love with Rose Quartz and Serenity!

Monday, April 4, 2016

Friday, April 1, 2016

Don't Worry, Be Happy

Happiness is a state of being that we choose everyday. Choose happiness today by acting on these 10 tips.

1. Be thankful.
2. Challenge yourself.
3. Love the life you have now.
4. Smile!!!
5. Meditate on positive thoughts.
6. Forgive and let go of grudges.
7. Do activities with passion.
8. Practice compassion.
9. Foster relationships with others.
10. Worry less.