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CGHI Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

Does anyone else feel like they blinked and 2017 was over?! Good grief. The fun part is, that means CGHI is turning one year older! The not-so-fun part is, that also means I am turning one year older. BLAH. The big 4-0 is creeping up way too fast! 

EASY Christmas Table Decorations & Place Settings

While I may not be an avid seasonal decorator, one thing is for sure – my formal dining table can always count on getting some holiday love. I may even find it a little therapeutic – I’m weird, I know.

Simple Traditional Christmas Decorations, Painted Brick Fireplace

Welcome to the second part of my Christmas tour! If you just came from Kristi’s blog over at The Pickled Rose, I bet you’re already swooning so hopefully I can keep that going. Her home is truly a magical winter wonderland during the holidays! 

10 minute daytime makeup with Maskcara

If you're a product junkie that enjoys spending tons of money on makeup products you barely use and you like spending more than 10 minutes to put on a full face of makeup every day, then this video tutorial probably isn't for you. However, if you lead a busy life and would love to simplify your makeup stash and routine, then you definitely need to see what I'm about to show you! 

Boho Inspired Christmas Decorations

Whether you're stopping by after visiting Martha at Simple Cozy Charm's incredibly beautiful and cozy winter bedroom retreat, just stumbling across my blog, or a loyal reader – WELCOME!

No-Fuss Disposable Holiday Table Settings

What if I told you that you can host a holiday gathering, create beautiful table settings and then recycle the flatware, plates, napkins and wine glasses?

Unoriginal Protein Packed Blueberry Lemon Muffins, Kodiak Cakes

Let me preface this by putting emphasis on the word "unoriginal" in the title of this post. You'll find out why as you keep reading. Although I do enjoy cooking when I have the time (and energy) I just want to be very clear about one thing - I'm an Interior Designer, not a chef. 

how to care for your fiddle leaf fig tree

With its big beautiful leaves, what's not to love about the Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree? Perhaps, its finicky nature – but don't let that deter you. If this black thumb can keep one alive then so can you! Here’s my secret…

Budget Small Laundry Room Makeover

I’ve always said I want to make so much money that I never have to do laundry again. Not in the sense of hiring someone to do it for me either. I mean that I want to wear, donate and buy new. LOL

Painted Brick Fireplace and Fall Inspired Mantle

If you asked me to sum up my life in one sentence it would be "An idle mind is the devil's playground." It all began on a cool HOT September day in Arizona when I had 5 minutes to sit on the sofa with Mr. CG...