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007: Getting Clarity on Your Home Projects & Eliminating Overwhelm to Create a Home You Love with Christin Cieslarski

Raise your hand if you have a running list of home projects you want to get done. Now raise your hand if that list feels overwhelming. Whether you're a new homeowner or have had the same pad for years, we all have things we want to change, improve, or fix about our home. Today we sit down to talk ... 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

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 — including some ... READ the POST

002: Scroll Saw for Beginners — 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

001: Organization! Learn how to Organize for Real (from a Professional Organizer)

Time to talk organization. Did you just cringe? That's ok, you're gonna love this episode. Cara sits down with a professional organizer to talk about why organization isn't perfection, how to actually cut through the overwhelm to get your sh*t together, and learn about some coping mechanisms that ... READ the POST

002: Designing Fashion – What its like to design for J. Crew, GAP, and more with Annie Bloj [NSB Podcast]

Episode 002 n this episode, I sit down with Annie Bloj to talk all things fashion design. We get some insider insight into how trends are set, the full process of designing a piece from sketch to rack, and what a regular day-to-day for a fashion designer looks like. Annie shares her story and how ... READ the POST

001: How to Mix Patterns like a Pro with Cara [NSB Podcast]

Episode 001 n this episode, I talk mixing prints. Rocking mixed prints can be difficult if you really want to achieve an elegant look vs. looking overly playful or colorful. Mixing prints elegantly is actually pretty simple. I've got a super simple 2-step strategy to mixing prints like a pro, plus ... READ the POST


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