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Our Calming Blue Bedroom

It’s been a year and a half but I think it’s safe to say…we have finished our bedroom. When you move into a new house it feels like the work is never done; you’re always wanting to update new things, pick out final touches, et cetera. It took us a while with our bedroom. We had Ikea bedding and curtains and knew we wanted to upgrade, as well as adding tasteful yet minimal decor. We also updated the things you can’t see but make our bed our oasis. We upgraded to a new memory foam mattress topper with temperature techonology (to keep me warm and Z cool), as well as a new fluffy duvet, since we both had  had ours since our college days.

I think we’ve finally achieved a happy balance in our bedroom-for now! I still dream of updating the side tables but have a very specific design in mind, so those will take patience. But other than that, I LOVE our bedroom; I love our cloud bed and it’s truly the place of rest and relaxation in our home.

West Elm Velvet duvet & Shams (get them here!)
Throw pillow from Crate & Barrel
the fluffiest duvet found on Amazon (seriously, get it here)
Visco mattress topper (get yours here for under $100!)
West Elm curtains (get them here)(love these too)
Anthropologie finials (get them here)
“No Vacancy” Print c/o Oliver Gal Artist Co (see it here)

Paint colors:
light blue is Lookout Point by Benjamin Moore
dark blue is Adriatic Sea by Benjamin Moore

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Won’t you settle Down Baby Here Your Love Has Been

Ever since I heard the howlin’ wind
I didn’t need to go where a bible went
But then you know your gifts seemed heaven sent
fall trends with DC Blogger Sahra

Photos by Mark Chen

Ah, this weather. It’s the reason I keep moving south. The lack of humidity in the air, the cool nights that turn into warm days amidst a yellow sunshine; the audible crunch beneath your steps. Fall in DC is a beautiful time (mostly), with balmy days and crisp evenings. I LOVE IT. Today was a beautiful 71 degrees and I’m so not mad to be back to wearing dresses sans tights, and am pretty stoked to get a bit more wear out of this off-the-shoulder dress.
fall trends with DC Blogger Sahra
fall trends with DC Blogger Sahra

Dress via ASOS (get it here for $22!)
TopShop flats (snag em here!)
clutch c/o Linell Ellis (here!)
Hat via H&M (similar here!)

fall trends with DC Blogger Sahra

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I Think I Like You But It’s Complicated

I want it all to remind me of the first time
Willing to fall into forever if I think it feels right


date night for the edgy gal

Leather, spikes, studs. Edgy style personifies me so when new DC boutique Rosies and Rockers approached me to work with them I knew we’d be a perfect match. Reminiscent of my adolescent days of growing up trying to shop in Hot Topic (and my mother forcing me to return my purchases the following day), but with a glamorous feel of sexy body hugging and diamond accents, I chose pieces that reflected my versatile style. Perfect for a hot date night out, all this dress needs is the right accessories and some vampy lipstick.

Dress c/o Rosies and Rockers (get it here!)
Spiked necklace c/o Rosies and Rockers
Saefty Pin necklace from Nissa Jewelry
Vintage/Thrifted bag via Saver’s

Been there, done that
this tortured heart is not for wasting

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Recent Features

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted where I’ve been featured lately, probably because I wasn’t getting many features. Lately, though, QSS has been booming and I couldn’t be more ecstatic and excited! And with more to come, I hope to continue to aspire to inspire!

In order of most recent, be sure to click through for the original posts!

District Style: Style Setter of the Week

Refinery 29: Seasonal Style

LittleBittyCityOne’s #WCW

KoGod Marketing Conference at American University

Again, I’m so honored by all of these experiences! Be sure to be following me to keep up with all my postings, features, and adventures!

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