Cozy at Home with Gordmans

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Hi gals and happy Monday!  I am so excited to share that I have teamed up with Gordmans to show YOU how I get cozy at home [Bedroom Style] and on a budget!  Gordmans offers incredible home decor pieces at even better prices and the style and aesthetic of what they carry is on-point.  I joined forces with a few other bloggers who are also showing us how they incorporate Gordmans Fall Style into their home decor, so be sure to check out these fellow blogging babes! [Katalina Girl] [Life On Virginia Street]

Also, Gordmans has granted us the pleasure to offer YOU a 20% off coupon!  Just follow this link and shop away!

Now, let’s break down all the goodies I picked up last weekend at Gordmans!


Gray/Blue Cheetah Tassel PillowGray/Silver Pillow – White/Gray Velour Throw Blanket (navy option linked)

You guys.  I am all about the pillows.  Seriously!  The more throw pillows, the better!  Tony disagrees because he is a trooper and sometimes makes the bed when I don’t have time in the morning before work.  And he knows I cannot stand when our bed isn’t made!  It’s all fun and games until I come home to a disheveled bedroom and a messy bed!  So yes, I have an unhealthy addiction with really cute throw pillows.  It’s not good.  Or is it??? Usually the pillows I pick out are way over budget, but to my delightful surprise, the enormous selection of affordable throw pillows that Gordmans has is truly a pillow hoarder’s dream!

Throw Blankets (really soft and cozy throw blankets) are also a major weakness of mine.  Therefor,  felt like a kid in a candy store when trying to choose just one!  The patterns, fabrics, colors, fringe, etc.!  I mean, how is a girl to choose.  This gray and white geo print fringe number definitely had to make it’s way home with me!


White Heart Mug (not online yet)

When I can quench my thirst (hobby) for collecting coffee mugs, and for under $6 bucks, I skip down the aisles drunk on the brown stuff!  I saw this darling white heart-handle mug, and it’s 20 ounce cup of goodness, and knew it would have a place in my cabinet!  Gordmans has such a great selection of mugs, tumblers, and water bottles in all shapes, sizes, and colors!  Like pillows, more the merrier.


Silver-Mirrored Picture Frame (similar) – Gray Lamp (cool option) – White Ceramic Fragrance Bead Holder – Silver/White Candle

You know when you have certain spaces in your room/house that are your “me” place.  Where, on the outside it looks pretty and neat, but hiding in the drawers is an ungodly amount of used tissues and a heaping pile of receipts for items that you’ll “probably return”.  Well for me, that place is definitely my nightstand!  Lately, I’ve been feeling uninspired and unsure as to how I wanted to spruce it up.  But literally after a few short minutes of roaming the aisles, I was pleasantly overwhelmed with how many fun and unique items Gordmans carries!  They sure do have an abundance of darling home goodies.  We will eventually be getting new, all-white bedroom furniture, but in the mean time, I am incorporating interesting accent items into our bedroom to keep it fresh and airy!


Blue Painted Canvas ( not online but love this one) – Silver Eiffel Tower (not online but this Eiffel Tower Canvas is perfection!) – “Happily Ever” After Jewelry Plate (not online) (Parisian Jewelry Plate)

I’m a sucker for uplifting sayings and I can always make room for more!  I believe that a woman’s bedroom should be a place of serenity, positivity, and a safe space to retreat when the daily grind gets tough and you need a reprieve.  Adding little quotes on neat decor pieces that remind us to be happy, be great, and to just be, are what makes a house a home.  Gordmans has such a great selection of painted canvases, framed prints, and all sorts of fun wall art!  I had such a hard time deciding on only one to bring home with me!

I bought this silver Eiffel Tower and “Happily Ever After” Eiffel Tower jewelry plate because I will be traveling to Paris in March!  I love when pieces not only inspire but actually tell your story and remind you of the greatest adventures, and I imagine that these two items will do just that.  Not only will our London and Paris trip be one for the books, but getting engaged to Tony truly was the most amazing day of my life and I can’t wait to live Happily Ever After.


And look who happened to come home in the middle of shooting our room?! Oh my sweet Tone.  He is down-right goofy, always smiling and laughing, and he melts my heart!  Still after 7.5+ years, he steals my heart and there is no one else I would rather create a home with.

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Thank you to Gordmans for sponsoring this post and helping me feather my nest!

And don’t forget to spread the love to these gals who are also featuring their Gordmans Fall Style!

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Coffee & Sale Shopping with Sabby!

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Hola Chicas! So this image fits pretty darn perfectly for this morning because this past week we have began our home remodel! Are we up for some major work? Yep, you betcha.  But we are so excited! I have a vision, people and gosh darn, it’s going to become a reality!  So today we are priming the wood work in our bedroom and then will begin painting the entire ceiling and walls, along with all the trim, framing, and doors white!  We are up and at ’em but no matter what…. I mean, no matter what… mama needs her coffee!  Tone knows not to talk to me until I’m half way down my mug and I’ve put my contacts in ha!

PIT // Realizing just how stinkin’ much this remodel is going to cost.  A pretty penny.  BUT, Tone and I are quite determined to become little DIYers and he really hit it hard this week! I came home to the entire basement (wood paneled walls, gross) primed and ready to go for paint!  And you know what else is sad? When your dream paint color costs an arm and a leg!  So our awesome construction guy and the kind soul at Menards guided us in the right, more affordable, direction.  Stay tuned for updates!

PEAK // It was such a great week at work! Long? Yes.  But I ended the week on a high note, accomplishing and crossing a lot of big items off of my to-do lists! And I’ve said it time and time again, I have the best coworkers who inspire and encourage me daily.  They are my peak of the week! 

SATURDAY SHOPPING

So, I feel it is my duty to share with you gals some awesome shoes and sunnies I recently purchased on.the.cheap.  Thank me later.

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Floral Wedge

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Neon Peach Pump

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Ahhhhmazzzzing Sunnies

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Strappy Metallic Silver Heels

Okay, GF’s, have an amazing weekend and be good to YOU!