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Kirsten Grove, the woman behind the popular interior design blog, Simply Grove, has released a new book for those who are looking for unique ways to refresh their space. Simply Styling: Fresh & Easy Ways To Personalize Your Home, takes you room by room, item by item, providing tips on how to style everything from bookshelves, mantels, furniture and more. All with budget-friendly ideas, Grove takes her experience as an interior stylist working in New York and Los Angeles, and makes the... process approachable for anyone looking for styling advice. The author gives us a peek into her new book and the stylish homes that can be discovered in Simply Styling, one styling tip at a time.Continue to 2 of 7 below.
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Living Room Styling
Grove starts with the living room taking us inside chic spaces like this open plan living area. Focusing on creating a personal space, tips include a cheat sheet of the main areas to be styled in the space. Everything from the sofa to accent tables, walls, rugs and lighting. In this particular living area, the book explores the fine details of styling, like upholstery. In this home, leather is a perfect option that will look even better as it wears over time.Continue to 3 of 7 below.
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Dining Room Styling
In the dining room, Grove gives practical tips on styling a space that is not often used by the family every day. More often a transitional space that can be used part time as a workroom or an office space, the dining room has some key furnishings that can be styled to create a personalized space at home. In this dining area Grove shows us how mid-century modern furnishings can come together to create a streamlined space. The addition of a funky chandelier, is just the type of piece that can be... splurged on in the dining room.Continue to 4 of 7 below.
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In styling the kitchen, Grove provides an important reminder that this space is in fact the heart of the home. The stylist's philosophy is to bring warmth to this space through color, texture and accessories. In this kitchen, white cabinetry and finishes are contrast with a gray island. Surrounding the island is a set of rustic wood stools that certainly bring a sense of warmth of home.Continue to 5 of 7 below.
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An unexpected part of this book is a section on how to style vignettes. While many homeowners may struggle with how to finish off a main area like a living room or dining room, vignettes can be that much more challenging. These small moments in an interior can be hard to identify, but Grove shepherds the reader through with ease. A checklist of items that can make a vignette shine are listed among the pages of the book's living room section. And beyond the basics like pottery and vases,... Grove provides practical steps for curating the perfect vignette at home.Continue to 6 of 7 below.
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In styling the bedroom, we are reminded to make it feel like a relaxing retreat, giving this space hotel-style treatment. From styling with fresh white linens, and using all the right layers, including throw pillows and blankets, Simply Styling will help you to create the perfect bedroom environment. Grove provides information on everything you'll need to style the bedroom, from side tables to lighting, and also breaks down different ways of making the bed to fit with your individual... aesthetic. Beds can be styled in a messy way, young and hip or proper, like the bed featured here. Everything is tufted and tucked for a hotel-like feel.Continue to 7 of 7 below.
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Simply Styling is a design trove for anyone who wants to try their hand at the art of styling. It's filled to the brim with unique ideas, from how to style difficult-to-design nooks to creating a space filled with personal style. Chocked full of practical tips and budget-friendly ideas, Kristen Grove has something for everyone in this home decor book. For the reader, it's a fun way to step into this stylist and decor blogger's site, Simply Grove, that focuses on inspiring design and decor.