Decor Capsule How-To

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With each move, I found the need to purge and minimize as much “stuff” as possible. This has included everything from clothes to home decor. When things have been stored for more than a year, you pretty much know you can live without it.

As we started living with less, I noticed the biggest change happening in my heart. I realized that happiness, contentment, and joy come from within—not from stuff or
Decor Capsule How-To
Decor Capsule How-To
I feel like a decor capsule can be anything you want it to be. You can design your capsule to span the entire year, or have one for each season. I have found that I tend to use the same decor base and build from there with each season.  For example, I love using both faux and dried florals for every season - they are just so versatile and a great base. I'm using the boxwood and dried florals for my Fall tablescape below, but they could easily be used for any other season too.  
decor capsule how to
Before starting a "decor capsule," finding your style and owning it is KEY. As we’ve been renovating and designing our home, I’ve tried to keep our tagline for Maison de Mings in mind… “American Heritage, Provencal Elegance.” That pretty much sums up what inspires us and our style. 
decor capsule how to
Today I wanted to share the process I go through each season and how I think about the “decor capsule” that I have created.

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Suggested materials:

  • Fall Decor
  • Decor Base Items
Amy Mings

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