My favorite items from the new Amazon home lines

Amazon's doing some pioneering with their new ways to buy clothing (Prime wardrobe!) and housewares. I'll save the clothing for next time and focus on their two new exclusive housewares lines that channel minimalism and industrial-chic in pretty cool ways. Have you seen them yet?!

Here are a few of my favorite pieces in both collections so far…

Killer Halloween home decor finds to get seriously spooky

When I saw this illusion ghost pillow, I knew my current Halloween decor had no chill. It's upgrade time, y'all. I'm talking vintage Halloween goods, channeling horror movies, creepy cute prints, and wall decals you'll have to pry from my cold, dead hands. Those are going up year-round!

Halloween's-a-coming, so let's go see what killer Halloween home decor we can add to our earlier-each-year decorating repertoire…

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The ultimate list of interior design styles for home decor n00bs

When it comes to decorating, there is an enormous number of interior styles to choose from. Designers and decoration enthusiasts have come up with a seemingly endless list of possible style combinations — and they often given a precise name — which could be confusing to many people.

So let's start with the basics… Here's a list of the most prevalent decorative styles and what might they look and feel like in your home. That way you can start narrowing down to the perfect style for you!

My son's Nintendo and Mario-themed bedroom

When I learned I was pregnant I knew immediately that my child's room would include elements from my old favorite original Nintendo games.  I started working on items for him right away, many of which are still in his room today.