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Our business is home staging, but we get to wear many hats in our work and personal lives.  We are boss babes, moms, and home decor enthusiasts.  On this blog you'll get to read a little bit about all of the above! 

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We are lucky enough to have some super home décor staples right in the area, so we took a field trip to check out some of our favorite finds at Pottery Barn, Crate & Barrel and West Elm. We love to shop local, but there is something to be said for these classic stores - they consistently deliver. Check out our gift guides below and as a courtesy reminder, try to get your shopping done early. These items go quick and with excessive shipping times, it's a good idea to get a head start for the season!



POTTERY BARN - Pottery Barn continues to be a go-to for us and with good reason! I cannot get enough of their vases lately, especially all the rustic, artisanal styles. They are also one of my first stops when I need a hostess gift. So many fun ideas, with fabulous price points for the holiday season.


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CRATE & BARREL - I could wonder around Crate & Barrel all day, getting inspiration from all their showcased rooms. It makes me want to redo every room in my house! I currently have my eye on the set of marble bookends for the shelf in my husband's office and that faux potted poinsettia is so cute for the holiday season.


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WEST ELM - West Elm always seems to have new and interesting home décor finds. We are a big fan of their furniture and just ordered some of their dining chairs for our new office!! On the gift guide, I really have my eye on the marled basket weave throw. While Steph and Melinda love to ride horses in their spare time, I love to cuddle up with a book and I can't think of a more perfect blanket for the occasion. I also really love the metal loop decorative item, perfect to top a stack of books and the petrified wood on a stand would look amazing in some shelf styling.


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We are so excited to finally move into our new warehouse space. Our advice to homeowners when they are selling their homes is to keep the bathroom crisp and clean, typically recommending that they use a white or light gray paint and to avoid any tricks or trends. While we're keeping the office and other common areas at the warehouse really light and neutral, we decided to have a little fun in the powder room. We've seen so many fun examples of wallpapered bathroom and we were inspired to go big in this one small space.


The warehouse bathroom is pretty tight and we decided to go for a moody design and actually use wallpaper. We know that wallpaper might not be on trend forever and even more so, we know that we'll probably want an update in a few years, so we're opting for peel-and-stick wallpaper over traditional wallpapers. Melinda has hung peel-and-stick wallpaper in her daughter's room, so we're letting her lead the charge for install.


A small bathroom is a great place to be bold with design, largely because of the small surface area and the fact that it's fairly easy to make swaps and updates with lighting fixtures and vanity hardware. Below are the top contenders for our warehouse bathroom design, as well as the links to shop the looks.


We have a white pedestal sink and we opted to go with a simple matte black faucet. Beyond that, we're going to mix and match different elements of each design in the actual space. We can't wait to share our final result, in the meantime, we challenge you to go a little bit outside your comfort zone...if and only if, you are not planning to sell your house in the very near future!!


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We have some amazing local stores in St. Louis offering everything from home décor to clothing to organizational and inspirational goods. We are rounding up some of our top gift ideas from our local favorites. These are the shops that we hit up any time we need a gift, and more often than not, when we are shopping for ourselves. These local shops all have an online presence, but be sure to stop in these gems to check out all the goodies and meet the amazing teams who run them!


CIVIL ALCHEMY - Civil Alchemy is typically my first stop for gifts for my besties (and myself, and my husband). On top of all the beautiful clothing and accessories, they also offer an amazing selection of home goods and liquor, as well as beautiful floral arrangements. I may already own 4 of the items on our gift guide :)

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GOLDEN GEMS - Golden Gems is a super amazing stop for gifts for the #bossbabes in your life. They offer so many products that make going to work fun. If you love making lists and owning pretty notebooks, look no further.

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STORY SEVEN - Story Seven is a lovely boutique in downtown Webster Groves offering beautiful home goods and fun accessories. I'm dying for the leopard blanket, obviously. They are also a great stop to get hosting necessities for your next holiday get-together, like cocktail napkins and candles.

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THE WHITE RABBIT - We love the White Rabbit, another Webster Groves gem. They have so many beautiful home decor items and unique accessories. It's definitely a must stop for hostess gifts!


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LESS BITTER, MORE GLITTER - Another amazing shop for all things fun and happy! Less Bitter, More Glitter has a wide selection of inspiring and uplifting gifts, perfect for stocking stuffers. I certainly have my eyes on those mustard gloves!



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