Here are the bachelor pad essentials that you must have to turn your place from awkward teenager to distinguished gentlemen.Read More
Does the thought of a vision board bring to mind some girl on instagram, doing yoga on a cliff, and talking about finding her spirit animal… well I’m here to tell you vision boards are the shit! You’re probably thinking about a girl in yoga pants now and I might have lost you but let’s stay on track!Read More
For so long high end furniture was only Available to people in luxury homes. MANY HOUSING MARKETS HAVE BECOME UNAFFORDABLE CAUSING URBAN DWELLERS TO SEEK OUT LESS SQUARE FOOTAGE AND EVEN USE ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS LIKE TINY HOUSE’S. LARGE BULKY CUSTOM FURNITURE IS A THING OF THE PAST. Below is my go to list of places to shop for YOUR SMALL APARTMENT, BUNGALOW, OR TINY HOME. Enjoy :)Read More
If you're a guy and you're reading this, you likely care about having the right tools in your kitchen that will make you seem like a pro at hosting, even if you have no clue what you're doing. Whether you want to outfit your bachelor pad with the right chef essentials to impress your date or to prove to your buddies that you have more class than they do, the info I’m about to spill will do wonders to boost your hosting confidence.Read More
Simple Bachelor Pad Decorating Rules That Any Guy Can Follow
Less is more
Start by decluttering your space if needed to make the things you really love shine even more!
Along with decluttering make sure the space is clean,
no dishes in the sink or clothes all over the floor!
You probably see colors as blue, red, yellow, green etc… don’t overthink the color scheme. Going into Sherwin Williams and looking at restful grey or robins egg blue might have your end spinning by the end and you might even walk out of there with a bright yellow and green because you know your a Timbers fan. You’re going to regret it big time when you go home! Stick with some warm greys or tans as your base paint color and add in splashes of dark blue or orange in accents to liven the place up.
No your sports posters hanging up with thumbtacks does not count! Invest in some real big art to add to your walls.
Buy things you love!
Don’t let your mom push some fru fru shit on you that is her style and trust me no girl wants a mama’s boy.
Show off your interests and personality!
If you play the guitar find a nice stand for it in the living room, love a sports team? It’s ok to show off some of your collection but remember we’re not looking to go to the baseball hall of fame everytime we walk in your living room.
Stay away from…
the giant sectional with the built in fridge, cupholders, and full recline… I know you want to be comfortable but I also know you don’t want that sectional to suck up your ass until you fall in a deep depression & gain 40lbs playing Call of Duty all day.
Have a functional space
While still having a few things just for show like that awesome vintage globe you found.
An area rug
should always be large enough to go under all the furniture legs at least. You don’t want Aladdin's magic carpet floating in the mind of your room. Ground it by putting it under the sofa legs.
Get some green!
Plants will liven up your space and clean the air it’s a win win!
Let’s be honest… your not looking to buy 7 accent pillows…maybe not even ready to buy one accent pillow. This list of essentials will keep things stylish and clean without looking sterile. Hope it helps you elevate your style to have a living room that invites your guests but also doesn’t cause you to buy a bunch of unnecessary shit!Read More
Who doesn't love a good thrift shop! Especially here in Portland we have soooo so many! Here are a list of 4 thrift shops I love and find amazing things at!Read More
Scrolling through Pinterest envying those perfectly decorated spaces? Feeling full of house shame because you think your house can never be Pinterest worthy?Read More
Spring cleaning is just around the corner! You know - that magical time when you scrub the shit out of your home only to have it look dirty again in a month....
Well, let me help you out! I have a super fast tip to help you keeping your shower doors free of soap scum and water marks!
I know their are a ton of other decorators out there! You could choose anyone of them....and you might get stuck with a crappy one. Hopefully not!Read More
So I recently went to the Las Vegas World Market; which is basically a huge trade show with all of the up and coming furnishings and home decor! I really want to be on top of the technology and designs that are being released! That way I can offer you guys the best service possible!Read More
When you think Bachelor Pad what immediately comes to mind? Run down pleather sofas with the vinyl coming off, pizza boxes everywhere, crates instead of tables? Well hopefully this bachelor pad inspires you to step it up, Bachelors! You don't have to live that way!Read More
Particle board.... VOC's and crappy quality that I might have turned a blind eye to in college actually matter to me now. I don't want things too just break on me. Who wants to spend all those hours assembling the crap for it to just break! Here are a few reasons why I hate IKEA!Read More
OK so maybe I tricked you a little with that headline but seriously! Us girls care about what kind of bedding you have! You are not in college anymore and it's time to upgrade! No more hand me down sheets and mattress ick! Let me help you get all the essentials to a cozy bed that doesn't give you pillow cancer!Read More