Category Archives for Lifestyle

10 Healthy Habits to Have A Good Day

Whether you are a morning person or not, starting the day right early in the morning is going to affect how your entire day rolls. Attracting optimism first thing in the morning is always the best way to keep your mind calm and your body healthy. Of course, having a positive mindset and living a healthy life play a huge role in this, but did you know that there are actually tiny bits of healthy habits that you can squeeze in your morning routine so you can have a good day? In this article, we would like to share you the 10 Healthy Habit that you can do in order to have a positive and great day ahead of you. Continue reading

Party Planning: Style For an Elegant French Dessert Party

If you are a fan of everything French and everything that is basically Parisian entices the wholeness out of you, then you are going to love French Dessert Parties. It is not the usual gatherings wherein you get a whole meal buffet catering happening or when your visitors just randomly barge in jeans. Of course, if you are planning to do something classy and elegant, inspired from the sophisticated French culture, you can never miss out on planning an authentic French dessert party. Continue reading

A Dramatic Evolution Of Wedding Dresses In 100 Years

Every year has its own signature fashion and these wedding dresses went along and did share its own trend. Years have passed but these wedding dresses have outlived those decades of generations without getting out of style. Millions of women have walked down the aisle wearing their gorgeous bridal gowns and not one glance has been stolen away from these beautiful brides. We’ve seen vintage styles but we might not have seen much more. So, have you ever thought how these wedding dresses looked like over the years? 10 years, 20 years, 50 years? Maybe we should go back a little more. 100 years, perhaps? Continue reading

Designing Homes with Style: Emily Henderson

Having stylish interiors for our home gives a very fulfilling feeling for many of us. While designing our very own home is such a fun and satisfying thing to do, it is true that it’s not always easy. To successfully design your home to perfection, you’ll need time, money, effort and most of all – inspiration.

In line with amazingly beautified interiors, we thought of talking about Emily Henderson. If you are a home aficionado and if you watch HGTV on a regular basis, you are probably highly familiar of her. We can’t help but be in great awe whenever we browse around her glorious interior designs!

How it all began: Emily Henderrson’s Journey to Styling

Emily Henderson is a stylist, TV host and author well-known for very creative home interior designs. She’s currently 37 years old and she started in the home styling business in 2007. While Emily graduated with a degree in History and English from the University of Oregon, she landed into many different jobs not related to her course. She moved to New York without any clear career path but what she solely had in mind is to pursue her dreams.

With so much hard work and passion inside Emily, she carried on to a more creative journey. She applied to be on HGTV’s Design Star show and because of her immense creativity and talent, she won. Since then, she also produced a TV show of her own called Secrets of Stylist. This led to her prominence and fame in the field of home designing. She even gained a huge following of fans, including top celebrities all across the globe!

Interior Design Blog

“I started this interior design blog in 2010 as a journal of my style and home projects with the belief that design should be approachable, informational and accessible no matter what budget.”

Emily Henderson has a particular sense of style that truly enamors home enthusiasts. According to her, she has a signature touch which involves a mix of vintage pieces. She believes that a room without any type of vintage piece is soulless. Whether it’s a furniture that draws function or sentiment, it truly adds a unique touch to every home.

Emily Henderson’s Most Popular Creations

In Emily Henderson’s official blog, she showcases some of her greatest design work through her online portfolio. As we browse through her numerous amazing work, we have come across exceptional ones that truly epitomizes individualism in interior designing. Check out some of her work straight from her online portfolio which you can see right here.

Blue & White Sun Room

Photographed by Tessa Neudstadt, this beautiful interiors embrace the delightful sea breeze with its minimalist furniture. Its subtle touch of blues gave life to its neat, white walls. We can notice how the color complements to how the window attracts natural light! Isn’t it a relaxing view?

Ban Do Office

If there’s a place girls should go party to, it’s Ban Do’s studio! It has this quirky pink interiors that brightens up everybody’s mood in an instant. Emily described her feeling while working on Ban Do Studio’s design as “Love at first site and the perfect whirlwind romance“. Well, based on how everything turned out – it’s definitely love!

Pillowfort Playroom and Nursery Makeover

Emily used Target’s new kids decor line, Pillowfort, which consists of really wonderful and affordable decoration pieces for kids. The colors are very pleasing – perfect for young kids! We also love how creative the pieces are which would greatly benefit the young one’s creative mind.

The Fig House

Photographed by Ryan Phillips, this modern interior design gave way to marry antique wooden pieces to modernized colored furniture. It’s a very innovative combination that turned out gorgeously beautiful! The colors of the interiors gives a warm and delightful feeling that transcends into something vibrant and uplifting mood.

Weekend Crashers

Here’s another modern mix of vintage furniture along with artsy frame placement. The colors are definitely a delightful mix. In addition to that, hanging art and photos in random frames also makes a beautifully creative way to save space.  Read: Biggest Room Decorating Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Lake House

Well, this is not quite the “lake house” from the Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves romantic flick. However, just as how that was beautifully designed, this one gives it enchanting interiors too! According to Emily Henderson’s blog:

This lake house was a massive renovation with a not-so-massive budget. It was meant to feel like a really casual, fun, easy weekend home, for a pretty adorable family. The client and I were very much aligned in styles and she was just as happy with thrift store finds (like that wicker elephant) as she was splurging on a sofa. There were some challenges, of course, but generally it was a lovely project with a super happy ending.

Bri Emery’s House

Bri Emery is the blogger genius behind DesignLoveFest and Blogshop. Emily Henderson was the one who designed her new space by adding touches of unique furniture to match Bri and her boyfriend’s creativity.

STYLED – Book by Emily Henderson

Now a New York Times Bestseller, Styled is a book authored by Emily Henderson which takes you to a whole new styling approach in terms of beautifying your humble abode. Styled aims to free you from having your personal style trapped inside a box. As Emily says, “The single biggest problem I confront with my clients, friends and family is ‘style paralysis’. They are just stuck and because of that they don’t do ANYTHING for fear that what they will do will waste money, time or generally be embarrassing and lose them friends.”.

Styled is a complete and honest guide for people who are not sure about what kind of approach should they take in terms of interior designing. It aims to be exact and simple as it walks you through pages of interior designs to let you come up with your own style. Emily Henderson wishes to guide you on how to add a distinct personality to your home – your own way! Need more ideas in designing your own home? Check out Top 8 Tips to Maximize a Tiny Home

How to Have a Perfect, Hassle-Free Road Trip

Summer is here and it’s that perfect time again to plan a road trip. As the weather becomes a bit friendlier, road trips become more and more ideal especially among friends. It’s a kind of a unique, spontaneous journey that you share with people in order to have fun while strengthening relationships. In addition to that, road trips can leave you footprints of great memories to share and go back to. However, it is true that road trips can either be a fun journey or a disaster. We are pretty sure you have already heard your fair share of road trip horror stories! Well, in this article, we would like to share some tips in order for you and your friends to experience the perfect road trip. No hassle, no stress – only fun, friendship and excitement! If you feel like planning a road trip with your group of friends soon, here’s an article you shouldn’t miss. Continue reading

How to Plan a Family Camping Trip

Going on a camping trip is quite a revitalizing and learning experience not only for kids, but for adults as well. Now that summer is quickly approaching, planning a camping trip easily goes to mind. While going on a camping trip is definitely a journey jampacked with adventures, planning a successful one requires time and effort. It is true that spontaneity is good in terms of trips like camping. However, when you are going on a camping trip with a bigger group, most especially including kids, careful planning is an absolute must. With a well-planned camping trip, you and your family will be able to make the most of every moment – with no hassle and stress included! Here are some easy tips to put on your planning checklist before going on a camping trip. Continue reading

8 Breakfast Ideas to Refresh Your Day

The best way to start your day right is to kick the morning off with a scrumptious breakfast. When we say scrumptious, it does not necessarily mean that your breakfast should only include fine dining ingredients meant for the king. Actually, there are tons of awesome breakfast ideas that will change your morning routine big time. If you are tired of the usual breakfast set of toasted sandwiches, scrambled eggs and hot coffee, then you are definitely on the right article! Continue reading

Simple and Easy Tips to Decorate Your Living Room in Style

Whether you have a tiny space or a huge living room to decorate, there are definitely a number of ways for you to make the most out of it. The living room is a very important part of our homes in terms of having it perfectly decorated. It serves as the whole physical visuals of your entire home and your own personality. A single glance on your living room talks a lot more about your personality, don’t you agree? This is why a lot of families consider more effort in decorating their living rooms. Continue reading

Dos & Don’ts of Summer Wedding Guest Outfit You Would Like to Know

Wedding, it need not be your special day always to give a though about the dressing. Conversely, it also does not mean you must not look gorgeous and make few heads turn. What to wear as summer wedding dress is a bit tricky. This is because even if it is not your wedding, your focus is that with the summer wedding wear, you should not get stressed out. Only then you can find a right groomsman to dance. Continue reading

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