Buying your first home is one of the biggest, most exciting, and nerve-racking decisions you’ll ever make in your lifetime. I am always encouraging people to take the leap and just go for it! Here are my tips for buying your first home.View Post
On Friday I shared my latest DIY home decor project: a hutch transformation with a beautiful metallic floral wallpaper and brushed brass with frosted glass drawer pulls.
Today I wanted to share how to decorate a bookself and give more detail about the pieces I used while decorating my hutch
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Today marks the first segment of a new series I’d like to start with all of my do-it-yourself projects I’ve been working on both at my house and my condo. For the first DIY home decor segment I present you with the hutch I recently remodeled.
One of the big selling points of buying my home for me was all of the original and charming built-ins. My favorite being a floor to ceiling hutch in the dining room. The color, however, needed to be changed. It was the worst color brown you could imagine.
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Summer is here, and it’s time for cookouts, luaus, and cocktail parties. Nothing says summertime quite like some fresh ocean fare, but you probably don’t want to break the bank serving a surf n’ turf entree to dozens of party guests. Instead, try out some of our favorite lobster appetizers to class up your next cocktail party. These bite-sized delicacies are perfect for serving large groups, and they’ll have your guests lining up at the snack table much faster than they do for crudités. Click on each title for the recipe!View Post
Chinoiserie home decor (pronounced sheen·waa·zr·ee) is one of my favorite decorating elements. You may recognize it better by its other term “ginger jar.” Chinoiserie is a French word and comes from the term: the imitation or evocation of Chinese motifs and techniques in Western art, furniture, and architecture, especially in the 18th century.
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Whether you’re just getting started on your skincare journey or you’re looking to purchase some new treatments, understanding the active ingredients in your skincare products is crucial for maintaining clean, healthy skin. Recognizing what active ingredients or ‘actives’ are and the role they play in your beauty supplies can teach you a great deal on what it means to properly care for your skin. Not only will this allow you to find the right products, but it’ll also help to outline which steps to follow in your daily skincare regime.View Post
A lot of the content on Laura Lily is dedicated to one of my greatest passions, home decor. With that said, I would like to start highlighting some of my favorite furniture brands here. First up is a brand called TOV Furniture that combines boldness with elegant style at an affordable price point.