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Creating Personal Spaces in Your Home

Creating Personal Spaces in Your Home

Creating Personal Spaces in Your Home Hi guys! I would imagine that due to COVID-19, y'all are spending a lot of "together time." Yup. Same here for us. Give me a virtual high five. Lots and lots of togetherness coupled with the fact that today is the last day of...

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Shelf Decor and Styling Tips

Shelf Decor and Styling Tips

Shelf Decor and Styling Tips Hi guys, I hope that you had a great weekend! I had a fabulous weekend and feel relaxed and recharged. It's exactly the kind of weekend that I needed to get back in the mood to blog. I also got the gift of a little downtime which I am...

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The Most Beautiful Powder Rooms Ever

The Most Beautiful Powder Rooms Ever

Connecticut in Style: DESIGN FILES Happy Monday guys! I promise that there is a lot of powder room inspiration in today's post - and I can't wait to share it with you! I'm a little obsessed about Powder Rooms. I don't have a lot of obsessions, but powder rooms rank up...

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Creative Bedside Tables

Creative Bedside Tables

Creative Bedside Tables Grab some coffee, I have lots of photos to share! This week, I stumbled across this amazing bedside table (above) and I fell in love with everything about it. It is the perfect size, it is functional and it's gorgeous to look at! This bedside...

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Best Hanukkah Gifts for the Home

Best Hanukkah Gifts for the Home

When our friends celebrate Hanukkah, which begins on December 12th this year, it's important to me to give them gifts that are both meaningful and beautiful. However, it's been a little nerve-wracking in the gift giving department for me. I don't know a lot about the...

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Five Easy Care Houseplants

Five Easy Care Houseplants

I woke up on Sunday morning and actually said (out loud) "Oh, the sun is out today." Yep. It's been that bad here in Connecticut. We've had days, maybe weeks, of rain and or cloudy skies. It's getting monotonous. And depressing. I think that I must be one of those...

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25 Gorgeous Kitchens with Farmhouse Sinks

25 Gorgeous Kitchens with Farmhouse Sinks

25 Gorgeous Kitchens with Farmhouse Sinks | farmhouse sink crush | If the heart of every home is the kitchen, then the heart of every kitchen is the sink. The sink is the most used area of any kitchen and deserves disproportionate attention compared to other elements...

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Just Because It’s Pretty

Just Because It’s Pretty

Just Because It's Pretty | a blue and white combination in the corner of our bedroom | For the love of pretty. So guys, in preparation for a blog post, I set up this little vignette in the corner of our bedroom. My color inspiration was blue and black (I'll get to...

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For Like Ever, The Cult Poster

For Like Ever, The Cult Poster

For Like Ever, The Cult Poster. Please tell me that you have seen this poster. It pops up a few times a year as I am flipping through interior design magazines. The design is so unique, it practically jumps off the page. I feel like the people who own this poster are...

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A simple way to pick paint color

A simple way to pick paint color

a simple way to pick paint colorPicking the right paint color for your walls can be a daunting and expensive process. When faced with redecorating a room in our home I start in the usual places. I search online, browse through interior design books and magazines and...

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10 Chic Campaign Desks

10 Chic Campaign Desks

10 Chic Campaign Desks   One of the greatest byproducts of writing a blog is how much I have learned. While scouting online for images of campaign desks, my research revealed some interesting facts about the origin and history of campaign desks. I didn't know...

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12 Chic Floating Bedside Tables

12 Chic Floating Bedside Tables

What do you call it? That indispensable piece of furniture next to your bed? A nightstand or a bedside table? I've always called it the latter, and I think that whichever term you use, may depend on where you were raised. I tease my midwestern husband about calling...

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Kitchen Makeover Reveal

Kitchen Makeover Reveal

  Kitchen Makeover Reveal - UPDATED! I added more before and after photos that shows better images of the entire kitchen The kitchen was officially finished on Friday, yahoo! The kitchen makeover involved a different wall color, new window treatments and new...

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Neutral Palette, Dreamy Bedroom

Neutral Palette, Dreamy Bedroom

When my husband and I took on our home renovation, our bedroom was the very last place to get finished. We obviously had a bed and tables, but it wasn't pulled together in a cohesive manner. When I finally turned my attention to it and got it done, I felt a little bad...

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Color of the year? Simply White

Color of the year? Simply White

I could not be more pleased with Benjamin Moore's choice of color of the year! Simply White (OC-117) is so soft and serene and a great choice if you want to create contrast with elements that you want to use in the space. When I think of all white rooms, I imagine...

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5 Tips for Gorgeous Gallery Walls

5 Tips for Gorgeous Gallery Walls

{Image Credit: Habitually Chic} My appreciation for people who have a desire to create a gorgeous gallery wall continues to grow. Gallery walls can be installed precisely with identical frames spaced exactly the same distance from one another, or they can be...

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A Girl’s Nursery finally comes together

A Girl’s Nursery finally comes together

CT in Style - A girl's nursery finally comes together in pink and brown. When I found out I was pregnant with Catherine, I immersed myself in buying her clothes that were girly and pink. I went over the top and I didn't care. If it was pink and had a ruffle, flower or...

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Ideas for Bamboo Shades

Ideas for Bamboo Shades

Today, I'm sharing ideas for bamboo shades. I absolutely love bamboo shades and think that they are a great addition to any room in your home. Just take a look at all the images in this blog post to see what I mean. From the dining room to the bedroom, bamboo shades...

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Round Dining Tables

Round Dining Tables

Due to the shape of our long and skinny dining room, we have a rectangle dining table. When we entertain, the table opens up to seat 10 and it fills up the room quickly and makes it instantly festive (okay, we are crammed in). Depending on who we are entertaining, we...

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Fireplace Mantel Designs

Fireplace Mantel Designs

If you live in a home with a fireplace, the chances are that it is the focal point of the room. And if you are like us, during the fall and winter months our fireplace is filled with logs ready to be lit so we can have a fire whenever we want. During the colder...

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Dreamy Fairy Lights

Dreamy Fairy Lights. There is something so captivating about starry string lights, I find them a little mesmerizing. I love the way these fairy lights make my home glow during the holidays and I decided not to wait until December to use them again. I took them out on...

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Entryway Ideas and Inspiration

Entryway Ideas and Inspiration

Entryway Ideas - CT in Style, a Connecticut-based lifestyle blog. We have a small entryway at the front entrance of our home. While most entryways have a coat closet, ours is too shallow for that. I've tried every which way to carve out a closet, but it's not...

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Martha Stewart’s Maine House

Martha Stewart’s Maine House

Take a tour of Martha Stewart's Maine House - CT in Style, a Connecticut-based lifestyle blog by Sarah O'Brien. This image is so Martha. Reminiscent of her work spaces in her famous Turkey Hill Road residence in Westport, Connecticut - Martha has made space for a...

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Alexa Hampton

Alexa Hampton

CT in style At first I wasn't sure if I was at the right venue. I'd been excited for weeks in anticipation of attending the Near & Far Aid Pre-Tour Designer Breakfast featuring interior designer, Alexa Hampton. And although it looked like her at the podium - she...

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Miles Redd

Miles Redd

From Connecticut to the Bahamas, Miles Redd travels miles and miles to design some of the most gorgeous and exciting interiors. Named as one of Architectural Digest's Top 100 Designers in 2014, Miles Redd embraces vivid colors and vibrant patterns like nobody's...

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Studio McGee

I don't fall in love easily. But when it happens, it is instant. I fell in love with my husband at first sight in the lobby at work (true story) maybe someday I will write a post about that (we'll see). In the meantime, I have fallen in love with a husband and wife...

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Leopard Print

Leopard Print

I have a never-ending love affair with leopard print, both in my closet and at home. I like it equally in large and small doses depending on the color palette. If I am wearing mostly neutral or navy blue, larger doses work brilliantly. At home, it works beautifully...

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