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Monday, February 9, 2015

Home 101 ~Style Me Pretty

Earlier this month Style Me Pretty posted an article called "Home 101."  I thought it was such a fantastic list of things to learn and do in regards to your home that I thought I would share it. Enjoy!!!






                 



Home 101 Everyone Should Know




HOW TO STOCK YOUR BAR

For impromptu guests and evenings in just the same.


HOW TO MAKE A CHEESEBOARD
Because knowing this little tip will make entertaining a total breeze.






HOW TO SET A TABLE
So that you don't have to google it every time you have a dinner party!


                 











HOW TO MAKE GROCERY FLOWERS LAST

Make the most of those $$ blooms that you splurged on!







HOST AN AL FRESCO DINNER PARTY
Now that you know how to make a cheeseboard and set the table properly, it's time to bring the festivities outdoors! Well, maybe in a few months.


HOW TO STOCK YOUR STATIONERY BAR

Stamps, check. Informal notes, check. Address Stamp, check. Everything you'll ever need for easy thank you note writing.



HOW TO MAKE AN ARRANGEMENT FROM YOUR YARD
The easiest ways to use clippings from your yard to create a spectacular centerpiece.



HOW TO FROST A CAKE
Do we need to say more?


MAKE A PERFECT CUP OF TEA
For your girlfriends on a cold Winter day.


HOW TO MAKE A BED

Like the hotels do. Not like you did when you were nine.



HOW TO PREPARE FOR GUESTS
So that they come and go with a smile as big as their face.



HOW TO DECORATE LIKE A PRO
These amazing secrets will have you decorating your pad just like the homes you see in the glossies.

HOW TO CHOOSE COUNTER~TOPS

If you're a lucky homeowner...this is all you need to figure out what counter-tops are right for you.

HOW TO DECORATE A RENTAL

And if you're a rental kind of girl - these are easy, non-permanent ways to gussy up your space.



HOW TO CLEAN ... ANYTHING
Whether it's with fresh lemon or a handful of herbs, these natural cleaning tips are always good to have in your back pocket.






HOW TO ORGANIZE A GLASS PANTRY OR OPEN SHELVING
Whether you've hopped on the open shelving bandwagon or you have a pretty glass doored cabinet in your kitchen, these little cupboard tips will get you (and keep you) organized.



HOW TO ORGANIZE YOUR PANTRY
So that food is easy to reach, easy to put away and always gets used.


DECORATE AROUND YOUR TV
Because isn't that our new reality?





HOW TO DECORATE A BLAH SOFA

Cover, distract and wow. Easy ways to make a blah sofa look gorg.



(all photos via Style Me Pretty)

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