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My DIY Workspace Makeover & Two Free Printables!

So Fresh & So Chic // My DIY Workspace Makeover!

This post contains compensated affiliate links. Thank you for supporting this blog and the brands I love! Last year, in an effort to find a solution for my desk situation, and keeping in mind that it had to be a DIY workspace makeover, I wrote a post on 7 ways to decorate the space behind your … [Read more...]

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The Best of H&M Home for Fall!

The Shop at So Fresh and So Chic // My top picks of the best of H&M Home for Fall!

* This post contains compensted affiliate links. Thank you for supporting the brands I love! Guys, I'm totally crushed there's no H&M Home store in all.of.California. I know, say whaaat?? Barring that, the next best thing is shopping H&M Home online and I cannot wait for you to take a … [Read more...]

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15 Dark and Sophisticated Rooms to Welcome Fall

So Fresh & So Chic // 15 Dark and Sophisticated Rooms to Welcome Fall in Style

There's something so comforting about Fall, isn't there? For me, Fall is all about tailored wool coats and knee high boots, crisp morning air, and dark and sophisticated spaces (without a hint of pumpkin spice anything, thanks!). Here's a post I wrote last year on how to style your home for … [Read more...]

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15 Gorgeous Armchair Vignettes & How to Style Them

So Fresh & So Chic // 15 Gorgeous Armchair Vignettes and How to Style Them!

According to Houzz, "In the world of interior design, a vignette is a small, pleasing picture formed by grouping several objects — think of it as a pocket-size arrangement that tells a story about you and your home." When I was in Toronto this summer, I spent a lot of time at my best friend's … [Read more...]

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7 Stylish Ways to Display Houseplants!

So Fresh & So Chic // 7 Stylish Ways to Display Houseplants! #forthehome #houseplants #sofreshandsochic

We grew up with lots of houseplants from impressive rubber plants and cascading "money" plants to large pots of peace lilies in the drawing room. One of my earliest memories is my mom asking someone for a cutting of one of their plants. (Odd, I know!) And although its been many years since she's had … [Read more...]

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Inspiration: The Iconic Herringbone Pattern

So Fresh & So Chic // The Iconic Herringbone Pattern: Inspiration and Ideas for Incorporating It Into Your Own Home! #sofreshandsochic #interiordesign #herringbone

I'm a huge fan of patterns and prints. I love geometric, Islamic-art inspired patterns- their complexity is beautiful when you consider they are borne simply of basic shapes calculated to fit into and around each other for a breathtaking final look. I also love the quatrefoil or Moroccan tile … [Read more...]

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11 Amazing Last-Minute Christmas DIYs

So Fresh & So Chic // 11 Amazing Last-Minute Christmas DIYs! #sofreshandsochic #christmas #diy

It's the 20th of December! How on earth did that happen?? Didn't the year just start, she says, as she does every year. That said, I'll be mighty happy to see the back of 2016. July onwards, things just went from bad to worse, not just for us personally but it seems for the world in general. … [Read more...]

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6 Ways to Add Luxurious Hotel Style to Your Bedroom

6 Ways to Add Luxurious Hotel Style to Your Bedroom #sofreshandsochic #forthehome #interiordesign

For Labor Day long weekend this year, we decided to take a short trip and head to a lovely resort in San Diego. The city has a lovely marina off Shelter Island and our hotel happened to be right on one end of it. This meant the kids had a cute little private beach to play on, there was lots of … [Read more...]

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Traditional Rugs in Modern Rooms

So Fresh & So Chic // Get the Look: Traditional Rugs in Modern Rooms #interiordesign #homedecor #sofreshandsochic #traditionalrugs #modernrooms

I have such a huge thing for mixing styles. The Mr. isn't always too keen on it- he prefers to pick a style and own it (love his commitment!). It's not a negative thing per se but I think that it runs the risk of looking contrived if you're not careful. I love the casual "found and foraged" type of … [Read more...]