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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 …

All You Need To Know About Styling A Bar Cart

Avid home decor and entertaining enthusiasts, this one’s for you. Over the last few years, we’ve seen one particular trend change the interior design game – bar carts! Bar carts are adorable, useful and incredibly versatile. You can set them up with your favorite mixed drinks for a house party, with popcorn and twizzlers for a movie night, or with mugs and coffee grounds for a fabulous coffee cart. No matter what the occasion, the best part is that you can style …

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 …

Unique Decor Ideas for the Ultimate New Year’s Eve Party

The holidays have officially wrapped up and it’s time to celebrate new beginnings, in style. Instead of your classic New Year’s party this year, spice things up a little with these fun themes. You and your guests are sure to have an unforgettable night! 1. Get Out & Glamp Time to take the party into the wilderness… Well, at least to your backyard! Glamping (glamorous camping) is the perfect way to bring your party both indoor and outdoor. Deck your space out …

How to Bring New Life to Old Holiday Decorations

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 …