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Ever notice how sometimes it’s so much easier (and seemingly effortless!) to feel gloomy, uninspired or unmotivated? Though at times feeling cheerful, inspired and motivated can require extra effort, going the extra mile to tap into those areas of ourselves are well worth the effort as they help our creativity not just get going, but stay afloat, be more resilient and keep growing out of our comfort zone. 

In terms of interior design, when we hear the word FESTIVE, we often equate it with big Holidays like Christmas, Hanukkah or New Year, however, there’s always a reason to celebrate! Read on as we break-down how to create a FESTIVE vibe in your home year-round, and for quick and easy guides for selecting the best fragrances, colors and fabrics for each season in your home!

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We hear you, it’s MONDAY. For some, Mondays are a cause of celebration, for others Mondays are accompanied by a feeling of dread or gloominess. Wherever this Monday finds you, read on as we highlight a few practical ways that we can practice optimism in our every-day lives while building our own selves up.

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To be honest, we haven’t done our #goalsandtones in a long time, but the truth is, it’s a practice that we really enjoy! Back in June of 2018, an article via Inc Magazine by Andrew Thomas inspired us as it spoke about considering how we feel throughout the week and how we actually want to feel throughout the week, prompting us to combine headspace and the feeling body. To have intuition and guidance of emotions, creativity and execution of the mind. This article stopped us on our tracks, and as a creative business, it initiated a practice of picking a word...

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It's 2020!  So many words to describe how we feel stepping into a new decade, but we're choosing to feel EXCITED this week.  As a new year begins, it can feel like some of the EXCITEMENT that the Holidays brought is fading away as the messages around us quickly shift from coming together to celebrate, to going off and working on the resolutions we've made for ourselves.  So how do we help ourselves stay EXCITED through our homes as we bid farewell to the Holiday Season and say hello a new year and a new season ahead?  Check out a few tips from our own lessons learned.

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This is an interesting part of the year.  We go from the excitement and wonder of the Holidays, setting goals to ensure our success and constant gatherings to keep us engaged—to putting away the decorations that brought the sparkle, settling into the arduous pursuit of our goals and going back into empty houses away from parties, gatherings and shared meals that filled our homes with laughter and warmth.  Though “normal” is a striking contrast to “festive”, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the shimmer and excitement is not there, it just means maybe we need to look a little bit harder....

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