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Tori Tippin

Tori Tippin

Contributing Writer for Fracture. HGTV and The Office enthusiast. Celebrating 6 years of Starbucks Gold Member status.

8 Tidying Lessons Learned From The Konmari Method

Aspirations and necessities. Everyone’s got their priorities organized in these two buckets. One mistake people make is putting a tidy home in the “aspirations” category. To be honest, I didn’t realize that a clean home belongs in the “necessities” category until I read Marie Kondo’s book. A tidy home directly correlates with your personal well-being. Coming home to a messy house after a long day adds things to your subconscious “to-do” list and makes it hard to relax. Marie’s book is full of …

Thoughtful gifts are worth the effort

There’s nothing quite like the moment when you see their eyes light up as they open the perfect gift from you. If you haven’t bought your Valentine’s gifts yet, time is running out. Especially if you’re hoping to avoid the cliches, and make your Valentine’s Day this year something to remember. Don’t worry, we compiled a pretty comprehensive list of ideas for every person in your life, from significant others to friends and family. The rest is up to you. …

10 Home Decor Resolutions for 2017

Forget losing weight or — gasp! — giving up wine for the New Year. A truly great resolution is something you enjoy working on just as much as you enjoy the results. So enough with the punishing New Year’s promises. This year, why not try a home decor resolution instead? Here are our top ten decorating resolutions to get your home in its best shape ever as you ring in 2017. 1. Ready, Set, Tech! Get prepped for new projects …

15 Instagrammers that Help Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

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 …

19 Interior Designers You Should Be Following

Before the age of social media, interior designers seemed inaccessible and out-of-reach. We obsessed over perfectly put-together homes in magazines, but had no real access to the designers behind the magic. Today, we’ve got interior design inspiration at our fingertips. Interior Designers share their personal brands on social media, and following our favorites allows us to see their design process in a whole new light. Social media has made interior design accessible, and the inspiration is tangible. Check out 19 …

5 Ways To Decorate Your Walls With Photos

Whether you’re the avid HGTV watcher, frequent Pinterest user or home decor enthusiast, you’ve definitely seen some stunning gallery walls that are to die for. Planning your perfect space can get overwhelming and especially time consuming. We’ve put together a list of wall decor trends and inspiration so you can make your decor the perfect conversation starter. 1. Balance and Placement If you’re worried about placement and balance when creating a photo collage, here’s what you can do: Cut paper to the size and shape of the …