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"Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?"
Matthew 6:26

What makes charcuterie boards fun is that there are no strict rules you have to follow. You can get creative with it and put your own favorite combo of ingredients together. If you want to keep it simple and not spend a fortune, try using these 5 ingredients. They’re an excellent foundation and will keep […]

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I was invited to write on industry standards for the latest issue of Modern Texas Living. You can read the full article on pages 38-39 where I go more in depth on each measurement standard. Here is an excerpt from the article! Not all rules are meant to be broken and good designers know where […]

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I’m starting to see some big furniture companies finally go away from the matching bedroom set (where the bed, nightstand, dresser, mirror, and chest of drawers all look the same). I always say you should mix it up. For example, if you have an upholstered headboard, use wood side tables and an interesting dresser. Your […]

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There’s a reason I carry so many trays at shopfromsusie.com. They are truly the most versatile piece of decor you can own. However, some of my clients struggle with knowing how to style their trays so I’m putting together another how-to to help you guys out!  The most common spots for a tray in your […]

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This last week I had the sheer pleasure of visiting my dear friend Tina’s (@to_mimishousewego) lake house! Wow! Her home is so beautiful and so full of love, I truly didn’t want to leave.  Tina had asked me to come help her style these big built ins on the second floor landing of her home. […]

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Hey girl, hey! The seasons are changing and I decided to refresh my mantel for Summer! When I think of Summer I think of fresh greenery, whites and neutrals contrasting with brighter colors and natural elements like terra cotta and wood. I definitely wanted to use all of the NEW products we listed at shopfromsusie.com […]

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Mother’s Day is coming up and I have grouped together a few thoughtful gift ideas for any special mom in your life! Let’s shower them with great pieces for their home that fit their own lifestyle.  The Baker For a mom who loves to bake and loves being in the kitchen, our Mom Tea Towel […]

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When it comes to choosing paint sheens (or paint finishes), many times home owners pick the wrong one! Then they end up having to put more money into a project/space. Well, worry no more! I’ve put together this guide to take all the guesswork out of your next paint job.  To understand it easily, paint […]

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One of my favorite seasons has finally started to peak around here in Texas with the warmer weather we’ve had lately. This season is exciting to me because it’s the best time to start your own garden or even plant new seeds in your existing garden! I like to plant herbs during this time of […]

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Ah, throw pillows! These bad boys are the easiest, most inexpensive way to freshen up your decor. You can switch out your pillows with the seasons or keep them year round, but their colors and patterns have so much potential to add dimension and coziness to your space! I am so excited to roll out […]

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Hey girl, hey! I saw this Vintage Pottery DIY project on Jaci Daily’s feed and have been wanting to try it ever since. We’re going to take some old pottery and make it look even more aged using black paint and mud! I decided to use antique olive jars. These natural, terra cotta pots are […]

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Coffee tables are a place to display more personality with your style. You can go out of the ordinary with your accessories while also maintaining function and purpose with other pieces, which is why coffee table styling takes some thought. Here, I’ve taken the guess-work out of it. Books & Magazines for Guests to Browse […]

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I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with my good friend and real estate agent Elizabeth Gleason. Elizabeth is a top-producing agent for Rogers Healy & Associates in Dallas, TX and an expert in her field. I asked her the questions you guys submitted in IG stories and I’ve gotta say, I felt so […]

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I just returned from Atlanta market and I could NOT be more inspired! I will say, I was not a fan of this emerging trend in Dallas, but after seeing it so beautifully put together in Atlanta, I’ve converted. What was the difference in the two markets? Subtlety. Any style or trend that becomes too […]

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Hey girl, hey! On Instagram this week, I talked to you guys about a TV show called The High Low Project where the host would design the same space twice— once with more expensive items and the second time with cheaper alternatives. My Grandma likes to call this “Champagne Taste on a Beer Budget!” I […]

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All photos Cortney Dani Photography We are officially entering the busiest time of the year, especially at our shop! Now that Thanksgiving is over, everyone’s ready to decorate their Christmas tree. So I have rounded up all of my top tips and tricks to give you guys. These will help make decorating your tree an […]

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Hey girl hey! It’s officially time to start breaking out the fine china because Thanksgiving is right around the corner. The holiday season is full of traditions and my traditions revolve around food, so it’s time to gather your family and start cooking. My grandmother has so many recipes that we make, but today I’m sharing […]

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As featured in Modern Texas Living Magazine on pp. 14-16. All photos courtesy of Cortney Dani Photography. Windows and drapery are an elemental part of every room I design. My clients always ask, “do we have to use curtains?” and I offer them the sage and timeless advice my grandmother once gave me. She said, […]

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When it comes to choosing a rug for your entryway, dining room, living room, or bedroom it can become a challenging process. To create an easier and more relaxing shopping trip for you, here are a few simple tips and tricks on what size rugs you should use in your space!  Entryway The entryway is […]

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One of my favorite parts of Fall is the pumpkin carving! We don’t get crazy with it, but it’s become a fun tradition. This year I thought I would try roasting the pumpkin seeds when we were done. The kids were very impatient with the amount of time it took to clean all the goop […]

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This week on instagram I collabed with my friend Amy (@cutertudor) on her 5 Way Wednesday segment. In case you missed it, here are some tips I shared on how to style mini wreaths in your home. You can shop our vast selection of these faux floral rings HERE. First, I styled my Boxwood Candle Ring […]

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Hi y’all,Hope you had the best Labor Day weekend ever! I know I did…Did y’all catch the Labor Day DIY blog post we put together? If not, no worries and check it out HERE. It is filled with lots of fun stuff for the summer or really just whenever you need to keep the kids occupied! […]

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