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005: How to Nail Lighting Design: Choosing Fixtures, Planning Lighting & More

Lighting is intimidating β€” and for good reason: it can make or break a room. Cara dishes on the full how-to for lighting design including why lighting can transform a room better than a coat of paint, tips for planning out the lighting in your space, and how to choose fixtures to create a vibe + ... READ the POST

Bathroom Decor β€” 9 Ways to Give Your Bathroom Spa Vibes

Self-care isn't all face masks and bubble baths, but not going to lie β€” a spa-inspired bathroom with a luxe vibe can go a long way when it comes to helping you relax after a long day or leave the house feeling fresh & ready for your day. Here are 9 tips for how to give your bathroom #SpaVibes ... READ the POST

004: #RelationshipGoals – Why you each need your own physical space in your house with Rich Newhart

Whether it's a She Shed, Zen Den, Man Cave, or just a chair that's "your spot," you each need your own physical space in your home. Today I sit down with my husband, Rich to chat about why becoming aware of the role physical space plays in your marriage dynamic is important, plus sharing some tips ... READ the POST

Fun & Fresh Office + Studio Reveal

It's finally time to show you my office! I know the big reveal has been a long time coming β€” seriously, I teased it way back in the 11 Office Styling Tips to Freshen Up Your Workspace post from January. But the space has had a full transformation from the fashion-focused "cloffice" it was 2 years ... READ the POST


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003: Open concept: I knocked out a wall, now what??

In episode 03 it's just Cara behind the mic, chatting about the ins and outs of open concept spaces. She covers some pros and cons to help you decide if an open concept space is actually right for you. She also dishes her best advice advice for partitioning an open concept space β€” including some ... READ the POST

4th of July Decor Ideas that You Can Repurpose After

You need to get festive with patriotic decor, but don’t want a ton of bright red and blue elements hanging around your house afterward. If primary-heavy decor and star-laden prints simply don’t fit your home’s style and personality, you need a way to go all out for your 4th of July party that ... READ the POST

002: Scroll Saw for Beginners β€” DIY Signs & Home Decor with Lizzy Luder

Cara sits down with a scroll saw artist to talk about how to DIY gorgeous home decor & wood signs for your home using a scroll saw. We talk about why the scroll saw is an approachable power tool & why its so versatile. We also cover tips for designing a piece and how to create stick-on ... READ the POST


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