Upcycled and DIY Mid-Century Modern Decor

Upcycled and DIY Mid-Century Modern Decor

Mid-century modern decor, with its clean lines and atomic symbols, is as popular as ever in today’s homes. Reproductions and modern-made versions inspired by MCM styles fill trendy home decor stores. As authentic pieces get harder and harder to find causing prices to surge, many of us are taking an upcycled or DIY spin on things using items found at thrift stores. So, if you’d like a little mid-century inspiration before your next thrifting run, then you’ve come to the right place.Read more ›

Mid-Century Modern Wall Decor from a Collage Frame

Mid-Century Modern Wall Decor from a Collage Frame

As you likely recall from this initial thrifting post and this follow-up thrifting post, we are still in the process of decorating our home. I’m still hunting for mid-century modern wall decor, and spotted this collage frame while at a Habitat ReStore last year.Read more ›

DIY Home Decor Ideas to Make Your Home Personal and Unique

DIY Home Decor Ideas to Make Your Home Personal and Unique

Your home is your haven. It’s where the heart is. We all want our homes to look and feel warm, inviting, personal, unique, and like an accurate representation of ourselves. The best way to make a home original includes home decor ideas that add individual touches and create special features that elevate the home from builder’s grade average to personal and unique. Read more ›

Cheap Home Decor: How To Decorate Your Home on a Budget

Cheap Home Decor: How To Decorate Your Home on a Budget

We all want a stylish, well-decorated home that fits our personality and feels cozy and inviting. Unfortunately, buying home decor can be very expensive. Yet, there are ways to decorate a home on a budget that won’t look cheap but rather luxurious, bespoke, and personal.Read more ›

Tips for Thrifting Like a Pro and Scoring The Best Deals

Tips for Thrifting Like a Pro and Scoring The Best Deals

Thrifting is no longer something that only your grandmother and frugal fashionistas do. Nowadays, it’s a great way to save money on quality clothing and other treasures. Celebrity endorsements have also made it more popular, with artists like Macklemore singing about thrift shops.Read more ›

Old World Decor Inspired by Indiana Jones

Old World Decor Inspired by Indiana Jones

With the new Indiana Jones movie about to drop, my husband and I have been re-watching the original movies. I forgot how much I enjoyed them- the treasure hunting, the global adventures, a young Harrison Ford (wink). But it also dawned on me how much I love the Old World Decor throughout the films- and how much I wish I could see all the prop-antiquities they used.Read more ›

Thrift Store Home Decor (Part 2)

Thrift Store Home Decor (Part 2)

Last June, I put together a blog post that showcased all of the thrift store home decor that we had acquired for our new home. If you recall, I’d talked about how our decor style/taste had changed drastically. And when we built a new house in the Charlotte area, we were virtually starting from scratch when it came to furnishing it.Read more ›

Framing a Vintage Painting

Framing a Vintage Painting

After sharing this secondhand story on my Facebook page and Instagram Stories, I decided I should share it here on my blog, as well. Not everyone is on social media (or follows my accounts), after all! Last year, I shared a blog post that detailed many of the furnishings I had thrifted or collected for our new home. And one of those items was a vintage painting of Paris that we’d purchased at a nice consignment shop here in Charlotte.

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Dark Academia Decor from the Thrift Store

Dark Academia Decor from the Thrift Store

Dark Academia decor isn’t exactly a home decor style that you might see in the major magazines or HGTV shows. But it’s a decorating aesthetic that is making the rounds on social media and it caught my eye immediately- especially from a thrifting point of view!Read more ›

Modern Fall Decor for the Fireplace

Modern Fall Decor for the Fireplace

I wasn’t entirely sure what this was when I first spotted it at the thrift. But when I got close enough to inspect it, I realized it was a folding candelabra of sorts. I thought, “Well, this will look lovely in front of our fireplace”…and slowly an idea for modern fall decor started to percolate in my mind.Read more ›