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Jessica Simmonds-Short

Jessica Simmonds-Short

Digital Marketing Intern for Fracture. The next acai bowl or cup of coffee is just a scoot ride away. Go Gators.

For many renters, home decor fanatics, and parents of ever-changing kids, designing your home to last the ages can be a difficult feat. The constant struggle of wanting to redesign your living room, but not wanting to change the paint prevents us from creating the house of our dreams. We’re back at it again with the home decor hacks, this time putting down the paintbrush and whipping out our decor catalogs. It’s time to add that perfect pop of color …

Bedroom closets: plain, overlooked, and rarely appreciated. Until now. Transform that dull but oh-so-necessary storage space into a decorator’s dream, without requiring a decorator’s budget. Paint, stencils, contact paper and a few creative storage solutions will boost the bodaciousness of your closet. Our upgrades will upgrade your closet so much, you’ll actually look forward to opening its doors. 1. Color Culture A white closet is a boring closet. Give your closet an energy boost by painting its visible walls in a …

We’ve all made a decorating mistake or two in our lives – that’s part of the fun of  a first apartment and learning about style as time (and budgets) allow. Here’s a few how-not-tos to set you ahead of the curve, whether decorating your first place or your fifth. 1. Toilet Rugs We’ve all seen them; some of us wonder if they reproduce on their own in some dark warehouse. Toilet rugs – the oddly colored rugs designed to fit …

The rules of decorating must never be broken, or so you’ve been told. Here at Fracture we believe that when it comes to home decor, rules are meant to be broken. “This pattern doesn’t go with that one.” “Those two pieces of furniture are nothing alike, therefore they can’t be in the same room.” It’s time to throw these old myths out the window and free yourself from their chains. Gear up and get ready to decorate any room in a …

Moving away to go to college is hands-down one of the most exciting experiences in your life. You load up your car with your brand new dorm decor, only to find that your school has just about a million rules about what NOT to do when it comes to decorating your dorm room. How are you supposed to banish the boring look from your new space? Don’t give up on your dreams for supreme style just yet – there are plenty of …

Back-to-school season is the perfect opportunity for a fresh start – a new wardrobe and outlook to go along with the new school year. Help your kids enjoy this time of new beginnings with a bedroom makeover on a budget. Simple upgrades such as a fresh paint color on a dresser, new drawer hardware or even a custom area rug gives their bedroom a brand new look. Out with the old, in with the bold! 1. Ombre Upgrade Hand-me-down dressers: so …