• Free Art Prints for Summer

    I'm back again with one of my favorite series on the blog - free art! And this time I'm sharing prints free art prints for summer. So far I've shared my favorite vintage prints, prints for fall, ...

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    Free Art Prints for Summer
  • Summer Shelf Decor

    After a trip to the beach last week, I came home inspired by the sunshine and breezy weather to add some summer shelf decor to our DIY built-ins. I edited them down, removed dark-colored books, and ...

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    Summer Shelf Decor
  • 5 Simple & Easy Ikea Hacks

    Our home is full of easy Ikea hacks! Our entryway, my office, our bedroom suite, and even our living room contains furniture made from Ikea. A lot of my major DIY projects have been done using ...

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    5 Simple & Easy Ikea Hacks
  • Favorite Valspar Whites

    Just like any other paint colors, whites can be hard. Some are too yellow, some too blue. And there is nothing worse than a dingy white that can look dirty. Since sharing my favorite grays, I've been ...

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    Favorite Valspar Whites

inspiration at home


Hello! Welcome to Designed Simple. Over the years, I have learned to live a more simple life and that has started to reflect in my home. A few years ago, I purged almost every item in our house and started over. It was one of the best decisions I ever made and I want to inspire anyone else who is overwhelmed with too much stuff, too much clutter, or is feeling stressed about their home.

Here you can find many DIY tutorials for furniture, millwork, accent walls, etc, as well as organization tips for every room in the house, and lots of affordable home decor.

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