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How to Style Your Home with Consistency

Boho Decor Inspiration

A big goal for me this year is to create a cozy and comfy environment in our home. I want my family to have a safe and peaceful place to land at the end of a hard day. I think it’s a worthy goal. And while I can Pinterest with the best of them, sometimes I struggle to successfully implement the vision I have for my home.

It’s frustrating when your home is lacking ‘flow’ in terms of design and decor. And it’s not always obvious why you’re failing to achieve the consistency you’re looking for. But there’s no more need to struggle because I’ve found that there are some simple steps you can implement in order to learn how to style your home with consistency.

6 tips for how to style your home with consistency. Do you struggle to establish a consistent design for your home that truly reflects your style? Follow these 6 guidelines to help you learn how to style your home like a pro!

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My house is a semi-detached, basic design, cookie cutter type of home. It has no natural character of it’s own so I need to create it all from scratch.

(I’m not trying to put down my house, I’m just stating the facts. I’m incredibly grateful for the home we have the luxury of owning. It’s what we could afford and provides us with all the space we need! I believe firmly in not being house-poor, so I’m planning to bloom where I’m planted and make the very best of it!)

Up til now, all our furniture has been a mis-match of inexpensive college and kijiji finds. It’s stuff we’ve had for years since it’s all perfectly functional and there’s never been a need (or disposable income) to replace it.

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How to be an Organized Mom

Keep your family totally organized using this one free app!

I’m a list-maker. Always have been. I make detailed grocery lists, and epic to-do lists and lofty goal lists. But often those lists go unread by other members of the family, *cough* husband *cough*, and things get forgotten. And then I get frustrated. Can you relate? Moms just have so many things to remember and schedule and plan in order to keep the family moving forward. It’s exhausting. But I’ve discovered this free tool that has helped me learn how to be an organized mom!

Moms are busy. And they have to remember all the things all of the time! Use this awesome hack to simplify life and learn how to be an organized mom!

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I can’t even tell you the number of times that I have carefully written out a list for my husband before he leaves the house, only to have it lying forgotten on the coffee table. Anyone else’s husband do this?!

Not to mention, now that the boys are getting older, they have soccer practices and swim lessons and appointments that all have to be remembered.

It is so handy to be able to keep all that information in one spot where we can all access it.

 

What is Cozi?

Cozi is a free family scheduling app.  I was hesitant at first because I’m a pen + paper kind of girl.  But so far, Cozi has really delivered.

You can use it to store your grocery or shopping list, multiple to-do lists (one for him and one for you!) as well as maintain a calendar of events.

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