Making a House Feel Like Home

GUYS! WE BOUGHT A HOUSE in our favorite city, Philadelphia- and it was stressful and terrifying and hard and exactly the opposite of everything I thought it would be ūüôā BUT in the end, it was totally worth it and while I’m still adjusting, I’m happy to say that the new place is starting to feel like home.

I’m a firm believer that a new place doesn’t feel like your own until there are pictures on the walls and a big pretty carpet on the floor. That’s why when we moved in I knew I had to go interior shopping ASAP, so I hit up the usual suspects – HomeGoods, Pier 1, West Elm, and my two personal favorites, Facebook Marketplace and local thrift stores. I’m not even kidding – Facebook marketplace has some GEMS that have real character you can’t find in a store. Don’t knock it till ya try it.

Anyway, my personal interior style is distressed chic. I like bright whites combined with dark accent colors and lots of vintage pieces. While our house is still a work in progress, I think we finished my favorite room – the living room! Product details linked below – happy decorating.

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Click below for links to my outfit: 

Blush Wedges

Distressed Denim

White Tank IMG_1396IMG_1395IMG_1397IMG_1394

Click below for links to home decor: 

Throw Pillows (from HomeGoods as of recent, but I linked similar ones here)

Teal Pillow 

Navy Pillow 

Beaded Pillow

Studded Brown Leather Couches 

Personalized Throw 

Area Rug 

Marble Serving Tray 

THE BEST CANDLE I’VE EVER SMELLED¬†

Large Wall Clock 

Picture Frames (I found these at a flea market in Cape May, NJ but linking similar)

Copper Brackets 

Bar Cart

Curtains 

Follow me on Instagram to stay updated on all my home projects at @kaylievarela! 

 

 

 

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