Modern Foursquare Living Room Reveal

#SSModernFoursquare living room is complete! This living room was given a fresh new look with new furniture, accessories, paint, window treatments, and artwork. I fell in love with the original woodwork from the first time I saw this room, and we allowed it to take center stage by brightening up the rest of the room’s

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Modern Organic Living Room Refresh on a Budget

This post is written in partnership with AllModern. This time of winter always makes me a little stir-crazy. I find myself craving change, and am always thinking of little ways to change up our decor or furniture. If you’ve been thinking about doing a living room refresh, now is the time! I’ve partnered up with AllModern to share some

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3 Subtle Ways to Decorate for Fall

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler and to be honest, I’m not sure how I feel about it just yet! But the reality is that fall is coming up quickly, whether we’re ready or not. Decorating for fall doesn’t have to mean Halloween decor, 7 million pumpkins, and cheesy “Welcome

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Seven Ways to Update Your Living Room Under $500

This article is part of a new line of content here on the Sima Spaces blog called the “Sima Spaces Sunday Seven”! Each Sunday, I’ll be sharing a roundup of seven somethings- design tidbits, renovation advice, organization tips, source roundups, decoration ideas… and more! Be sure to sign up for my mailing list (in the sidebar!) so you don’t miss out. This is part 4 of a

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3 Patio Design Plans at Every Budget Level

The weather is warming up, the sun is shining, and grass is slowly turning green again, which must mean one thing… patio season! I seriously live for patio season- sitting out on a comfy chair surrounded by family and friends, cold drink in hand, chips and guac on the table. But this year I’m in

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Seven Ways to Update your Kitchen on a Budget

I’m launching a new line of content here on Sima Spaces- meet the “Sima Spaces Sunday Seven”! Each Sunday, I’ll be sharing a roundup of seven somethings- design tidbits, renovation advice, organization tips, source roundups, decoration ideas… and more! Be sure to sign up for my mailing list (in the sidebar!) so you don’t miss out. I’m launching the inaugural Sunday Seven posts with seven updates for your kitchen. This is the

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Our Basement Remodel Design Plan

We’re quite a few steps (read: all of the steps) away from being able to do finish work on our basement, but it hasn’t stopped me from dreaming about the design plan! In case you’re new around here: we’re doing a full gut and remodel of our basement, including adding two bedrooms, a bathroom, a laundry room, living

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Modern Wall Sconce Lighting that Won’t Break the Bank

Great lighting can make all the difference in a space. Sconce lighting can help to create both depth and interest in a room. In our basement remodel, I’m planning on doing wall sconces in quite a few different spots. Due to the height of the ceilings, interesting ceiling fixtures aren’t really an option, so I’m

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Plans and Budget for our Hallway Bathroom Remodel

This post was written in early winter 2018 on my original website, OurFiftiesFixerUpper.com. We have since finished our bathroom remodel- see how it turned out here! After spending some time pricing things out, I’ve decided on the final finishes for our bathroom remodel! I’ve always gone by the motto that stylish design shouldn’t have to

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