1. Updating my Kitchen with the Adorne Collection by Legrand

    This week I got started on my Spring Cleaning and I wanted to focus on the most popular room in the house, my kitchen. Out with the old… chipped dishes, left-over Holiday decor, the list went on. One swap that I hadn’t considered for my todo list, but quickly realized was essential, was switching out my old electrical plates and light switches. When I updated the kitchen when I moved into the house last year, I switched the pendant lights and the cabinet pulls, but I actually never thought to update the light switches, thus leaving older, chunky switches on my beautiful white walls. It was’t until I came across the Adorne Collection by Legrand that I realized how cool and sleek light switches could be, with the added perk of being technologically advanced. I am excited to share a look at my “ready for Spring” kitchen and a look at some of the adorne collection I selected.

    Ok so starting with my adorne collection updates… I went from very outdated light switches and plates to sleek and cool ones called the Whisper Switch. The coolest part is that the Wi-Fi Ready Whisper Switch and Dimmer allow you to control all the lighting right from your phone or tablet!! You can turn off every light from bed, or even program settings for “morning time” or “date night” which automatically sets the mood for your room. As a hostess on the regular, this is perfect for all my entertaining nights!

    Now a few decor swaps I made to my kitchen to make it Spring-ready!! First, I wanted a bright centerpiece for my kitchen island, so I used oversized ginger jars to house two large floral arrangements. I just love the freshness of the blue hydrangea. Then along my backsplash I decorated with lots of pastels. I displayed bright and colorful coffee table books, my aqua kitchen aid mixer, and even a new print from GrayMalin. In another corner of my kitchen I displayed a cluster of Pellegrino bottles, a fab budget friendly decor trick. Then my kids love their mini kitchen, so I set out a mini cake stand of little pastry cakes and even a few tiny arrangements.

    I hope this post inspires you to get started on some Spring cleaning and updates of your own!

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    Thank you to Legrand Lighting for sponsoring this post

    Photography by Yesi of Simply Lively

  2. Updating your Doors with Schlage

    Last year I changed the interior and exterior door handles to Schlage and it has completely enhanced my home technologically and aesthetically! When we bought our home last year, the knobs were a hodgepodge of mis-matched golds, most of which were tarnished. I wanted sleek new knobs that matched our aesthetic, with Schlage I found just that. For my powder room and bedroom doors {featured above}, I chose the Birmingham Lever with Wakefield trim Bed & Bath Lock in Satin Nickel which has privacy locking. Then for the doors that have a deadbolt {the the doors to my patio and pool below}, I chose the Accent Lever…

  3. White & Bright Decor Favorites

    Ever since the Holidays ended I have been ready for a home refresh, craving a mix of whites and neutrals in fun textures. The core of a room starts on the ground, and so many of you have asked me about my neutral rugs in my home, so when I came across this handwoven rug with natural fibers in a gorgeous durable neutral on One Kings Lane, I had to share! Then how about all these accessories… from the Vineyard Geodes to the Trellis Motif Ginger Jars, neutrals have never had so much character! Then I am obsessed with these Donna Karan Home Pillows…

  4. Prep your Guest Bedroom for Holiday Guests

    As a follow up to my Home Tour {which was actually just featured on Style Me Pretty Living!}, I wanted to share a closer look at my guest bedroom. From November through the New Year we have guests staying with us nearly every week, so we wanted to make the space extra special, with a few festive updates to get in the Holiday spirit. Today I wanted to share the updates in detail as well a few other essentials I have found make the room even more guest-friendly. Happy Hosting! Fresh Bedding. Make sure the bedding is cozy, make sure to have enough enough pillows, and…

  5. Holiday Home Tour

    Welcome to my Holiday Home Tour! I am so excited to share a glimpse into our home and all of the festive decorations we put up for the Holiday season. I just love beautiful Holiday decor and I am in love with everything I used to update the space since my Fall Tour. I am really looking forward to all of the Holiday events I will be hosting so be sure to continue to check in both here and on my instagram! Wishing you a Happy Holiday Season! Family Room: Bar Cart: similar | Nutcrackers: World Market | Custom Ornament & No Peeking Hangtag: White Elephant…

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