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Tori Tippin

Tori Tippin

Contributing Writer for Fracture.

If your Christmas lights are on the blink and your holiday decorations are more “ho hum” than “ho ho ho,” it’s time for an ornamental overhaul. We’ve got the fix to your holiday decor frustration. Instead of dumping everything and starting over, fix and freshen up those outdated decorations. The merry makeover season has begun. 1. New Life for Last Year’s Lights Even if you packed the light strands neatly away last winter, problems happen. Individual bulbs or even an entire …

It’s that time of year, ladies and gentlemen. You’ve most likely already started to think about your holiday shopping list and have begun strategizing your plan of attack to swipe the best deals of the season. Chances are, a majority of you probably have a lot of people you still need to check off. No worries, we’ve got you covered. We know shopping for the holidays can be a drag, so we put together some thoughts and suggestions. Regardless of …

For the aesthetic enthusiast, this one’s for you. There’s nothing quite like that feeling of satisfaction when you come across an Instagram account that embodies your dream design style. Following that account feels like you’ve found your new home decor BFF, and you can’t help but double tap every post (#Goals). A while back, we put together a list of our favorite interior designers, but this time we’re featuring Instagrammers that take the cake. Our aesthetically pleasing Insta Pro’s range …

Moms are great for teaching us the important things in life… and even a little bit about adulting. But we’ll bet Mom didn’t mention much about home decor (mine sure didn’t). Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. 1. Take Your Time Decorating doesn’t have to mean outfitting the entire room (or home) with items found in one mad shopping spree. Take your time: buy pieces as you can afford them and let your “collection” of furnishings and decor pieces grow …

Having an awesome kitchen doesn’t require a huge budget. Instead, rethink a few everyday items to come up with your own epic-level improvements. Your friends will think you’re a creative genius. 1. Raising the Bar A towel bar isn’t just for towels – it makes an amazing, out-of-the-way holder for those always-in-the-way pot lids. Look for thin, inexpensive towel bars that stick out about two inches, since these are an optimal size for holding lids in place.  Install one or …

Repeat after me: it is most DEFINITELY 5 o’clock somewhere. Nothing screams summer quite like the oversized swan floaties, Jimmy Buffett playing on repeat, and one too many margs. For those of you who have outdoor living space, summer is possibly the time of year that you use it the most. But for plenty of us in the southern half of the state, it’s the fall season when the weather starts getting cool enough to really enjoy some R&R outside. It’s time to …