Easy Steps to Style a Shelf

Easy steps to style a shelf, featuring my Ikea Vittsjö shelves.

As part of my dining room update, I added a few Ikea Vittsjö shelves to the main wall for storage and to help ground the space. Up until now It’s sort of been a disaster, but this week I finally buckled down and made it look a little more attractive instead of like a catch-all dumping ground. Styling a shelf is not my favorite hobby, so before attempting the project, I did a lot of reading to help me out. Here’s what I learned…

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Home Inspiration From Iceland

Stylish home in Iceland

During our time in Iceland, one of my favorite places to stay was at this air Bnb in Stokkseyri. Stokkseyri is a small town on the coast, with a population of only 500 people. The gray barn house was designed to be maintenance free, and was beautifully decorated by our host Kristinn’s wife (who is an amazing interior designer). I just love to stay in places that have smart design.

Remember my post about drawing home decor inspiration from hotels? Similarly, I’ve used this place as home inspiration from Iceland, and as a jumping off point for a little home refresh, so I thought it would be fun today to share some of my favorite finds that remind me of our little slice of design heaven in Iceland.

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Fall Declutter Checklist

Fall Declutter Checklist, free printable and tips for cleaning the clutter for the Fall season.

I know that so many people are huge fans of Spring cleaning, but if I’m being real I need more than one season to clean and clear the clutter from my house. My declutter season is basically every single day of the year, not just in spring. It always helps for me to make a list at the start, then work my way down it so that I can keep track of the progress I’m making, and actually make progress instead of taking my sweet time. In case you can’t tell by my massive closet cleanout, I’ve started in on my Fall declutter checklist and can’t wait to finish it up. Today I’m sharing a free printable and 10 simple tips you can use or alter for your routine and home.

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