About Cristin

Interior Designer + Organizer + Blogger - Love to create functional, yet style-savvy spaces. Embracing quality over quantity. Loving life. Living now.

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Decorating with Baskets

farmstyle dining room // decorating with baskets // @simplifiedbee

I often talk about using baskets for stylish storage options, but baskets are terrific too for decorative accents throughout the home. I’ve spotted a few favorite images features woven beauties in a variety of spaces including the dining room. kitchen and a babies’ nursery. I’m loving the incredible wall below featuring beautiful African baskets – what a head turner!

african basket artwall // decorating with baskets // @simplifiedbeeantique baskets // kitchen // @simplifiedbeelarge decorative basket as wall art // @simplifiedbeenursery room with baskets // decorating with baskets // @simplifiedbee

:: get the look ::

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1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6

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Read full story By on June 27, 2018 in antiques, Bedroom, curated look, design trends, dining rooms, Features, home accessories, home organization, interior design, Interiors, Kitchen, Living Room, living rooms, original artwork

Fathers Day Gift Ideas

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Father’s Day is this Sunday and finding just the right gift for dad is not always easy. For my Dad (who loves to travel) I’m thinking of this handsome roll up to transport chargers and other tech accessories. I haven’t decided on what to give my husband just yet, but I know he would love this. Here are some other fun Fathers Day gift ideas that may work for your dad!

fathers day gift ideas // @simplifiedbee

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1 backpack // 2 yeti cooler // 3 portable bluetooth speaker // 4 bomber jacket // 5 running shoes

and some more gift ideas for dad:

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Read full story By on June 11, 2018 in 5 favorites, Features, gift guide

Stylish Home Organization Inspiration

Spring has sprung! With the fresh start, cleaning and organizing the home takes precedence. Sometimes the tasks are so large and tedious that we don’t know how or where to start. When I feel overwhelmed about organizing the laundry room, kitchen pantry or a bedroom closet I look for inspiration. A go to spot is always Pinterest. Here’s some stylish home organization inspiration that motivates me and hopefully you too!

organized pantry // @simplifiedbeestylish + organized closet // @simplifiedbeewire baskets // linen closet organization // @simplifiedbeecustom cabinetry // mudroom // @simplifiedbeeorganized jewelry drawer // @simplifiedbee

image sources:

1. apartment therapy 2. the style scribe 3. simply organized 4. home bunch 5. annie selke

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Read full story By on May 16, 2018 in cleaning, Closets, Decluttering, home organization, Interiors, Kitchen, kitchens, laundry room, laundry rooms, mudrooms, Organization, organization tips, Organizational tips, overcome procrastination, pinterest, Tips/Tricks

5 Favorites :: Summer Activewear

Swimsuit season is almost here and that means one thing… hitting the gym, court or running trail is a must. Turning up the volume on working out isn’t always easy, so getting motivated is key. One way I get motivated (sadly, but true) is to add one or two new pieces to my workout routine. New running shoes, shorts and tank are on my list for summer activewear. Here are a few more favorites. . .

activewear for summer // @simplifiedbee #activewear

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1 black tank // 2 sports bra // 3 running shorts // 4 lounge pant // 5 training shoe

and even more options . . .

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Read full story By on April 26, 2018 in 5 favorites, fashion, Features