Posts in Interiors + Decor
The Way A Workspace Feels Is Just As Important As The Way It Looks

Once upon a time the average work environment was very impersonal and lacked connotation. Now, all over the world, the idea of what a professional work environment should be has evolved — coupled with the way that people work within these environments. Organizations realized that designing a space that is conducive to its employee’s well-being, creativity as well as their potential, is of high importance.

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Is There A Correlation Between Design & Productivity?

Earlier this week, I shared a few simple ways that we can all work to incorporate a healthy work-life balance into our everyday lives. Be mindful, these tips and resources are useful for those who work a 9-5 or those who live the entrepreneur life. I believe it is equally important to consider our space and environments. Where are we working? How are we working and are we creating spaces that inspire us to be productive?

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My First Interview of 2019 w/ The The Pineapple Pen

Amber has a myriad of creative strengths from writing to graphic design and most recently, interiors. I first learned of Amber through her digital magazine, The Core. The gorgeous imagery coupled with wisdom-filled words that told stories of self acceptance, healing, wellness and comprehensive self care resonated with me. Interior design is an organic extension of this talented and beautiful woman.

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Black Architects To Research And Get to Know

It is a known fact that the world of Architecture remains overwhelmingly dominated by White males. It’s very common to visit today’s interior focused websites or read magazines and see very little mention of Black Architects. It isn’t that Black Architects do not exist, it’s just that the representation in the media is still so far behind when it comes to men and women of color.

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A Beginners Guide to Decorating With Faux Plants

I was recently working on a project, and a client nearly frowned at me when I mentioned the idea of accessorizing with faux plants. The purpose of decorating with faux plants tend to make people cringe. I love sprinkling a few faux plants or faux flower arrangements throughout the home. During the times you’re too busy to be a plarent (plant parent) faux plants are so much easier to care for than live plants.

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Interiors + DecorAmber Janae
Homebody By: Joanna Gaines

If you keep up with me on social media, you know that I’ve had a long-standing love for Joanna Gaines. Her incredible hair and ability to effortlessly transform a space has always been admirable. So, imagine my excitement when I discovered that she'd be releasing a new book titled Homebody.

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Interiors + DecorAmber Janae
Less Is More, A Mini Guide On Minimalistic Interior Decor

Minimalistic home design is a concept that many people are gravitating toward. From personal experience, the decluttering of my personal space has changed the look and feel of my home substantially. I've simplified without simplifying too much. I've decluttered while still making my space look and feel simple, yet pure. (Disclaimer: these images are not actual photos of my home.)

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5 Inexpensive Decorating Hacks to Reduce Your Anxiety

Suffering with chronic anxiety is something you can’t hit the switch on and it all gets better. It’s a very debilitating mental illness. There are many holistic solutions that most medical professionals don’t recommend. For me, I’ve tried many different methods, some being successful and some not. What I have discovered is that decorative changes in my home, especially my commonly most used spaces really make a difference.

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5 Reading Nooks That'll Inspire You To Create Your Own

It’s that time of the year when reading becomes the center of all our days. It is something about the Autumn and Winter seasons that makes me want to read every book in my library or buy tons of new books and read them. As it gets closer to the New Year, this is the time where I begin setting intentions and reading books to help prepare me spiritually and mentally to embark on another life-changing journey into a brand-new year.

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Culture. Workplace. Design and Lemonade?

Lemonade. Not the kind that you drink. I mean Beyoncé’s second visual album, titled Lemonade. The album is more than a projection of a woman’s feelings, feminism and brilliant storytelling. It’s an incomparable body of work. A project that the world can’t stop talking about. Art that brought billions of people together to discuss the creative inspiration behind the arranged visuals that projected a side of Beyoncé never before seen. It evoked creativity, inspiration and verity.

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