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Craft Class 101: Rock Salt Jars

Welcome to the first official KM Home Interiors Craft Class! Today’s lesson is my best seller: Rock Salt Jars. This project can be completed in a weekend and I’ve broken it down into 8 easy to follow steps. Read More

Design Style Guide: Farmhouse Chic

This month’s Design Style Guide takes a look at one of my personal favorites: Farmhouse Chic. This style has universal appeal and has taken over HGTV and the homes of DIYers everywhere in recent years. Read on to see what makes this style so popular: Read More

Getting Organized: The Keys to a Stress-Free Back to School Week

It’s back to school time. Across the country schools are getting ready to welcome kids back (or already have, depending on where you live). Here are my tips to have your most organized, stress-free back to school week ever. And don’t worry! Even if your kids have already gone back, you can still use my tips to get organized and have a stress-free school year. Read More

What My Time in Egypt Taught Me About Craftsmanship

Last week I shared with you how much I love to craft. It’s always been a part of who I am. So it’s no wonder I fell in love with the markets of Egypt during my trip a few months ago. Read More

Craft Class 101 – A New Series Starting Next Month

This week, I’m sharing a not-so-hidden secret about me. There’s another side to me that my Instagram followers can tell you all about – I love to craft! From an early age, I was always creating – whether it was designing houses with my Legos or cross-stitching dish towels for my aunts, I always had a project I was working on. Read More

Reader’s Request: How to Style Bookcases and Built-Ins

Do you have “shelfie” envy lately? If so, you’re not alone. The hashtag has taken over social media in recent months as people show off their stunningly styled shelves, bookcases, and built-ins. I recently received this message: “What am I doing wrong?! My “shelfies” are boring and just don’t compare to what I’m seeing online. Help!”

Here are my steps for achieving the right balance and style for shelves you’ll be proud to share: Read More

Design Style Guide: Coastal

This month’s Design Style Guide looks at Coastal – a breezy ocean style that brings to mind Caribbean colors, fruity drinks, and toes in the sand. This is a style all its own, nothing like the Nautical style typical of the Northeast. Read on to learn all about this relaxed look. Read More

Getting Organized: Tips for a Stress-Free Move to College

I know, I know. It’s only July and stores already have Back to School items filling their shelves. So annoying! While your elementary age children don’t need their backpacks just yet, your college bound kids should already be preparing to head off to school. There is a lot to coordinate for college. It’s not just pens and notebooks. It’s moving, sometimes across the country, dorm room necessities, and of course the vital shower caddy. Here’s everything you need to do to get ready for college life. Read More

Reader’s Request: Proper Plant Décor

A client recently contacted me regarding her out-of-control plants. I had previously advised her that no space is complete without a few plants. They add life and color to your space, making it feel more warm and inviting. She loved this tip and tried her best to take my advice, but it turns out, she may have gone a little overboard!

She writes:
“I know you suggested adding plants to enhance and liven the décor, but so far my attempts seem haphazard and it just looks messy. What am I doing wrong?”

Here are three tips I gave her for properly decorating with plants: Read More

The Key to Getting Your Home Sold Fast

The housing market is on the rebound and many people are looking to (finally!) sell their home. With all of this competition, how do you ensure your home stands out from the crowd? Home staging is this answer.

Many people are hesitant to put work into a place they are planning on moving out of, but this could be hurting the chance of a sale. Here’s everything you need to know about staging and why you must get it done before your next open house: Read More