Create a home you love to come home to! Shop my home decor favorites here >>

My daughter's townhouse entry got a big makeover with simply paint, affordable small space furniture and functional accessories! This is the BEFORE...come see the AFTER here >>

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Love the home you have. 🏑 No matter what size, shape or state it's currently in, the ❀️ you invest will always come back to you. πŸ“š

Share in the comments one thing you LOVE about your home!

You can find my 6 books full of encouragement, decorating tips, and organizing ideas (including my NYT bestselling book Love the Home You Have) here >>

Getting your house ready for fall and winter? A set of cozy chairs and bookcases filled with books will invite everyone to curl up and stay awhile.

5 Must-Haves for Your Fall Home >>

Image: New England Home

The Cozy Fall Shop >>

I'm loving the warm tones of these floral pillows for fall πŸ’› Do you like incorporating warmer colors during the fall and winter seasons?

Pillows source >>

Shop these pillows and more home decor in my Cozy Fall Shop >>

Tell me, what do you think of open shelving? I love how much charm it adds to this kitchen!

Come to the blog for more lovely kitchens with open shelving >>

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This chunky knit blanket is what dreams are made of πŸ™Œ

Blanket source >>

Shop this blanket and more home decor in my Cozy Fall Shop >>

You can add more interest and warmth to a room by incorporating a variety of organic, unique and even opposing textures.

Lessons in texture:

If this isn't the coziest basket ever, I don't know what is. Find it and more of my favorite fall home decor items in my Cozy Fall Shop!

One of my favorite design elements in a home is charming outdoor lighting. I love the lights in this entry (from the Southern Living Farmhouse Restoration Idea House). Come see more inspiration for exterior lights and lanterns! >>

Reader question: "Hi! I love your blog and your design style! I have a question about how you decide to decorate the walls in your home. How do you decide which walls need something and which ones to leave blank? Your rooms seem to have the perfect balance. Is there a trick?" I put together a new post with 10 of my own helpful guidelines for decorating walls, read my answer here! >>

Fall changes in our home can be as simple as cutting some fall branches for a vase, swapping out some colors or patterns, or if you are really going for a new look you might even be inspired for new furniture or an architectural change!

Ways to Inspire a New Fall Look for Your Living Room:

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A cozy home will feel lived in, but we don't have to sacrifice style for function. Come check out these six unexpected ways to create a cozy entry!

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I'm loving this cute "Gather" pillow from my Cozy Fall Shop πŸ’›

Pillow source >>

Shop this pillow and more home decor in my shop >>

4 Key Design Tips for a Kitchen Remodel >>

I love to mix a little vintage into my home, it adds such richness and character!

A few of my Instagram buddies and I shared our favorite vintage decor in a fall blog hop last week. If you missed it, come see! >>

There is so much happiness and peace in embracing what is truly "perfect" for us. Hint: it's not always what we *think* we should have or want.

This was our fireplace BEFORE...come see the new AFTER! >>

If you're considering adding planked walls in your kitchen but wonder about what material to use, I wrote a post awhile back to answer some of the FAQ we have about ours! Our walls are concrete boards and the ceiling is tongue and groove cedar. You can read more details in this post >>

Y'all. Go make these pumpkin squares STAT. You can thank me later.


Monogram mug source >>

In the mood for some fall nesting? Come check out my brand new Cozy Fall Shop (full of my fave home decor and furniture!) >>

NEW POST! 5 Must-Haves for Your Fall Home (and the Cozy Fall Shop)>>

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5 Things Every Small Bedroom Needs (plus lots of great sources for affordable furniture and accessories!) >>

Room Sources:
Curtains >
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Mudcloth blanket >

How to Mix & Match Kitchen Hardware Finishes & Styles >>

How lovely is this? I'm featuring the beautiful portfolio of Chango & Co. and more of this East Hampton home on the blog, come see! >>

New Post:

Creative Studios and Craft Room Inspiration >>

Photo: Country Living

How to Get Organized In A Small House >>

Image via: Better Homes and Gardens

Gather: 15 Beds Under $500 - The Inspired Room

Who is dreaming of a cozy new bed? Here are 15 stylish beds under $500!

Do you have a kitchen island? Check out our round up of sources for freestanding kitchen islands and carts! >>

Photo via Williams Sonoma

How To Set Daily Routines That Will Transform Your Life >>

Are you shopping for new countertops? It can be a bit overwhelming to make a decision! I've got all the details on our Quartz counters on the blog! >>

Lovely Bathroom Storage Solutions >>

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9 Ways to Decorate Above a Bed >>

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Where We Got Our Dutch Doors & FAQ >>

Come as you are doormat >>

More fall doormats >>

This is my very first fall season in my kitchen. I’ve been SO looking forward to experiencing what it feels like in here this time of year. Come take a fall tour! >>

Rug >>

Kitchen sources and paint colors>>

Come take a tour of this lovely Street of Dreams home! >>

10 Tips for Arranging Large Living Rooms (and other awkward spaces) >>

Photo via Better Homes and Gardens

Truth!!! I need this on my front porch...anyone else? πŸ˜‚ Come see our ultimate round up of favorite doormats...the sources for all including this one are here! >>

How to Make a Lamp (easy DIY tutorial!) >>

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7 Ways to Cozy Up Your Fall Fireplace (and a round-up of great fireplace accessories!) >>

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I love you more than pumpkin flavored everything. πŸŽƒ Except True Confession: I don’t like pumpkin spice lattes at Starbucks. Some coffee shops have great PSL, yes. But Starbucks? No. πŸ™ˆ Anyone else? πŸ™‹πŸ»

Pumpkin Tea Towel Source >>

Kitchen Sources >>

Jack knows how to set the tone for a cozy Sunday night! 😴

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Who’s ready to get cozy? 😁

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You’ve likely heard me refer to transforming a home for fall with a cozy element known as β€œtexture.” My first post on texture in my home was September 2007 πŸ˜‚. A decade of texture talk. 😁 People are still asking me questions about texture, though, so today on the blog I’m sharing some tips for adding fall textures to a home! NEW POST >>

So, I recently had a style epiphany. Come see what it was and how I incorporate vintage and modern style into my home! New Post >>

Wish you were more organized? Come find out the 10 habits of people with organized houses! >>

Share in the comments, do these habits describe you? Or not so much? ;)

Have you downloaded this adorable free autumn print yet?

"Autumn, you get me!"

Get your free print here! >>

I'm craving this Mulled Cranberry Apple Cider right now! See the easy recipe here >>

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The Autumn season is definitely the time when homebodies are all about making living rooms feel cozy and put together. But if your rooms ever feel "in limbo" today's post is for you!