The Ultimate Face Lift: A Good Paint Job

I had been daydreaming of painting our kitchen cabinets for some time: our (almost) 9 year old kitchen was starting to show signs of age and was beginning to feel dated. I had some hesitations, such as budget (I don’t know why but the idea of spending money to paint was difficult to digest. Maybe…

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Fall Home Refresh

If you’re going for that all-white look – I’m probably not your gal.  I love, LOVE cozy neutrals but I’m also really into warm metallics, pattern play, lots of layers, and…COLOR.   Doesn’t this space radiate warmth and well-being?  And (almost) everything featured on this board is on sale right now over at @bellacor (I’ve…

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Ciao Bella! Blake’s First Birthday Deets

Our amazing little love nugget turned one just a couple of weeks ago! I know right? I decided I wanted to pull something together and celebrate this special milestone in Blake’s life, but it was also important to me to not feel even the slightest bit stressed. I thought I would share my strategies and…

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5 Easy Tips to Elevate Your Bedroom NOW

I don’t know about you, but my bedroom is where I spend time regenerating, resetting, refreshing (really all the positive “re-words”). It is my sanctuary! But while we’re social-distancing and, thus, spending more and more time at home, I realized perhaps I can share a few tips to help you make your space feel special. …

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Bell Prep: Playroom to Classroom in a Weekend

Welcome to Bell Prep 📚✏️ . I don’t know how virtual learning has been going over at your house, but our first week of virtual learning (a few weeks ago at this point) felt super chaotic. Between my husband working from home, me working from home, a baby, a Kindergartner, and a 2nd Grader, it…

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My Love Language: Blake’s Nursery

This is my love language, right here. I am sharing some pictures of the baby’s room because I recently came to a realization: creating beautiful spaces, preparing meals, being organized, etc. – it is my love language! In the past I have received thinly-veiled criticism for being a “perfectionist” and at times I have found…

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