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Carmen Javier

Hey! I'm Carmen. Interior designer, small business owner, lover of neutrals and vintage chairs. This blog is my creative space where I document interior design musings, behind-the-scenes of client projects, and the occasional Sunday night brain dump!

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MY Amazon HOME DECOR Favourites

Today I’m rounding up all of my favourite home decor finds from Amazon! While Amazon might not be the first place that comes to mind for stylish, modern decor, over the years I’ve discovered items that are now my go-to when styling my bar cart, shelves and coffee table. Living in a small apartment, I […]

Decor Finds, On a Budget

May 20, 2020

Roundup: Modern, Timeless Christmas Decor (That You Can Use Past the Holidays)!

Here in Canada, Thanksgiving lands on the third Monday of October, which gives us an extra month’s head start to our American counterparts to start breaking out the holiday decor. This early start to the holidays is all the more reason why I emphasize using pared back, timeless items to create a sense of cozy […]

Decor Finds

Nov 27, 2019

ZARA’s New Home Collection Is Here & I Can’t Breathe

This is the most impulsive post I’ve likely ever written, but I just need everyone to know HOW GOOD Zara’s new FW 19 home collection is. I go on an on about minimal, curated interiors that are equal parts effortless and thoughtfully designed. Spaces that are grounded in monochrome, modern neutrals but are still raw, […]

Decor Finds

Aug 1, 2019

The 10 Most Stylish, Timeless Items at IKEA Right Now

With all of the affordable stores I shared in my previous post, IKEA is still my holy grail for timeless, functional pieces on a budget. But anyone who has visited the Swedish giant knows how easy it is to get lost in the megastore — and equally overwhelmed if shopping online. Today I’ve rounded up […]

Decor Finds, On a Budget

Jan 21, 2019

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