Minimalism: 5 Benefits of Owning Less

This country is not geared towards minimalism.  There are messages everywhere telling us that in order to feel happy, fulfilled, and successful we need to buy more stuff. But, I have actually seen the exact opposite to be true: The less stuff I have the more abundant my life feels in every way. Here are a…

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The Edit: Simple, Stylish Storage Solutions

Lovely Friends, there is no good reason to fill your living spaces with plastic bins or storage solutions that don’t reflect your taste or style. Woven baskets are a much more stylish alternative to the plastic bins and poorly made storage cubbies I see cluttering up most living rooms and family rooms. Whether you need…

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Style Inspiration: The Capsule Wardrobe

If your closet is packed with clothes but you feel like you have nothing to wear, a capsule wardrobe might be just what the doctor ordered. While it seems paradoxical, a leaner closet can actually make you feel like you have more options. A capsule wardrobe forces you to thoughtfully define your personal style, invest in…

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Fewer, Better: Handbags

I have been working on ton of closet and style makeover projects and have had handbags on the brain. This everyday item can elevate and define one’s style and should not be neglected when updating a wardrobe. I work with so many professional women who have beautiful clothing, but outdated, poorly made handbags. No good! When…

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Splurge: Elevate Your Everyday

As part of my mission to buy fewer, better things for myself and my home, I’ve been thinking about what’s truly worth splurging on. I’ve decided that it makes the most sense to splurge on the items that I see and use daily, even if these items are simply utilitarian. A few of my favorite products…

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Simple Styling Tips

Whenever possible, I like to merge form + function in order to create both organized and stylish spaces. Here are three easy styling tips I use on almost every project: One: Use concealed storage to avoid over-stimulating the eye. Example: I love tucking away hair brushes, clips and ponytail holders in this adorable canvas bin…

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Work Happier

It’s been home office makeover week here at Shira Gill Home! If you currently dread sitting down at your cluttered desk, treat yourself to an office refresh with this simple process I use with my clients: *Clear all clutter from your desk surface and drawers. *Immediately, shred or recycle outdated papers and dispose of any…

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Glassware Intervention

It’s time to get honest about mugs and glassware. Do you have dozens more than you could ever use? Are you holding onto mismatched mugs from college and chipped glasses? You are not alone! I am consistently blown away by the volume of glassware cluttering up my clients’ kitchens. Here’s what I suggest: Find a…

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Romper Roundup

I’ve never been much of a dress girl but I love the simplicity and versatility of a one-piece uniform. Enter….the romper! Such a perfect investment for a capsule wardrobe. Ilana Kohn Black Crane Current/Elliott Rompers are perfect for warm summer days, and can easily be dressed up for events or evenings out. I prefer mine with…

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