Archive of ‘design love’ category

our most recent staycation at Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale, AZ | thelovedesignedlife.com #staycation #vacation #hotelvalleyho #holidaygift
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our holiday gift tradition to one another

For the past four years, since my youngest babe was brand new, my husband and I have forgone traditional holiday gifts to one another and instead planned a staycation at a local resort. We love exploring all the cool little corners of our hometown here in Arizona! It’s a great way to reconnect and escape

how we chose our location this year for family photos | thelovedesignedlife.com
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how to pick a location for family photos

Over the past few years, I have been sharing some of my tips for family photos. I am so happy to have received so much amazing feedback from so many people on my tips! [See previous years’ tips on how to nail your family photos here, and how to style family photos here.] So this

sharing our living room update reveal | thelovedesignedlife.com #livingroom #homedesign #theldlhome
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the ldl home: our living room reveal

This post contains some affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Some items included in this post were also gifted in exchange for me sharing with you my honest opinion. It’s funny, the living room has been at the top of my room redecorating to-do

the details of our guest room winter bedding update | thelovedesignedlife.com #winterbedding #guestroom #holidayready
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getting our guest room ready for winter

This post is sponsored by Kohl’s. I was paid for this post and received the included home goods as compensation. As always, all opinions expressed here are my own. It’s been a little while since I shared an update with you guys on our guest room, AKA the casita. We finished construction on what used

all the details from our tiny playroom reveal on the blog today! | thelovedesignedlife.com #playroom #boho
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the ldl home: our playroom reveal

Our little playroom has been one project I have been working on slowly over the past several months, and one of the rooms that has taken the longest to get together! With every room project I say this, but these things always takes longer than I want them to. I want to share a little

our pool with our new Big Joe outdoor sectional | thelovedesignedlife.com #backyard
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late summer backyard hangs

When we first were shopping for houses last year, one of our priorities was a having a big backyard, so we could have room for the kids to play, and because we knew we wanted room add on the casita for my parents [more on that later!]. We spent many years living in apartments with