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  • Coop Pillow Review | Best Sleeping Pillows

    I was making my bed a few weeks ago and as I put new pillow covers on, I realized that my pillows were just…..old. A little lumpy. A little more yellow than I remember (so gross, I know!) The truth is, I don’t think I have bought new pillows for my bed in quite some time. I did a little research and the experts say you should replace your sleeping pillows every 1-2 years. Glad I know that now haha! In the last few years, we have completely stepped up our sleeping game! Sleeping Necessities This weighted blanket is just everything I wanted in a weighted blanket. I’ve tried SEVERAL and it’s the best one out there. Trust me! And of course, we have used Beddy’s in our bedroom for years and I don’t see that changing anytime soon. The minky lining is SO unbelievably soft and having that tight fit makes the bed looks amazing as it feels! We have the color “Love at First White” in our room! Questions about Beddy’s? I did a full review on this…

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  • How to Style Throw Pillows

    I get asked all the time about small design tips and tricks that make a HUGE impact to your home. I have a few answers – paint, curtains, and THROW PILLOWS! Throw pillows allow you do breathe new life into a space with minimal effort and typically, on a small budget! You can change the vibe or style of your room with a few new pillows and for someone who loves to change things up – it’s something I do often! Once you’ve decided to change your throw pillows, picking out new ones is no easy task! Evaluate what you already have Do you have a few throw pillows you love and want to keep? Bring one or take a photo of them for when you go shopping! It’s important to know the color, texture, and style of your pillow to make sure they flow with your new ones. The Classy Clutter No Fail Pillow Structure:  Solid | Large Scale Print | Small Scale Print If you are struggling with your pillow combo, this is a great rule of thumb!…

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  • When Mallory Turned a Wet Bar Into a Pantry | Pantry Reveal!

    This post is sponsored by Elkay. As always, all opinions are our own. Our classic colonial home came with a lot of quirks. Some I love, and some just had to change. Did you know that our pantry used to be a bar haha? This is funny because we don’t drink and have zero use for an in-home bar setup. There was essentially no pantry space and with a large family, we need all of the storage we can get! Do you see that room to the left? Yeah, that was the family room that is now my kitchen! You can see the full reveal here. We painted the cabinets, replaced the countertops and the bar prep sink, and closed the opening in the wall to create an entirely new space that functions for our family. We love it SO much! Ready for the final reveal? When we converted this bar area into a pantry, I decided to keep the bar prep sink and my goodness, I’m SO glad I did!! Having this stunning prep sink in the pantry is…

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  • Weekend Sales!

    I don’t know about you, but I REALLY needed a weekend. This week has been insane – I have been working in the bathroom all week and now that it is completely done (see the reveal here!), it’s all hands on deck to get these windows done too! I’m going to be at my parent’s bunkhouse all weekend where there are NO shortage of projects. Are you going to be following along? Have a great weekend, friends! Anthropologie – 20% off ROOM SPRAY | OIL | REED | CANDLE You knowwww I am stocking up on this scent! American Eagle – Up to 60% off! SKINNY JEANS | MOM JEANS ONE | TWO | THREE | FOUR Amazon Markdowns! Green half sleeves shirt (lots of colors!) White 3/4 sleeve (TONS of colors) Embroidered shirt Pocket Tee Be Kind shirt Striped shirt Cheetah shirt (lots of prints!) Queen shirt Overstock.com – Clearance event! Safavieh Rugs – Additional 20% off! This is a great deal! If you pick up anything from the sale, tag me in it so I can see!…

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  • Painted Tile Gone WRONG | My kids bathroom!

    SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate – 6/10MY DIY COST: $400PROFESSIONAL INSTALL COST: See breakdown below!TIME: 2-3 Days TOP LINKS: Print (24×36 print & frame from IKEA!) Shower Curtain Countertop Paint Countertop Cleaner This is…..a little hard to share!! This what we refer to as the “kids bathroom” because my four kids share this space. You could definitely say that this is a DIY fail haha but I want to redeem myself here! I LOVE painting tile. I think it is a great way to spruce up a bathroom on a budget and I stand by it 100%! What the heck happened?! Okay so you know that panic when company is about to come over?! At 10pm the night before our Classy Clutter Collection launch party at my house, I decided to use some leftover paint to paint the bathroom. I didn’t prep it. I didn’t seal it. It just…..was! And right after it was done, it looked amazing! But is slowly chipped over the last two years and until it looked like this! Yikes. Didn’t you paint your other bathroom? I have…

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  • 4th of July Sales! | Classy Clutter Picks!

    Happy 4th of July from the Kokaliares family to yours! We are so excited to spend the weekend with family. More than ever, we are so grateful to be able to spend time together. This year, the fourth brought plenty of sales and we are happy to round up the best deals for you! Madewell: 30% off select items! CODE: GIANT. American Eagle: Shorts are BOGO free & select items up to 60% off! Anthropologie: Up to 50% off clothing & accessories Urban Outfitters: Up to 30% off sale items! Sephora: Lots of great on sale finds here! The Container Store: Customer favorite’s sale! 30% off! Urban Outfitters: Extra 30% off sale items Overstock: Up to 70% off select items Beddy’s: 24% off!! This is so great! CODE: INDEPENDENCE DASH | IVY LEAGUE / LINES | LOVE AT FIRST WHITE Samsung: The Frame TV is $100 off! Rugs USA: Up to 60% off Savannah’s Living Room Rug Boutique Rugs: Up to 60% off with the code CLASSY60 BLACK AND WHITE | ROSE ONE | TWO | THREE Our favorite rugs…

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  • Road Trip Tips: How to Actually Enjoy Your Car Ride with Kids!

    We are headed up this week to Telluride, Colorado with my entire extended family which means one thing: ROAD TRIP! I’m so excited to share my favorite road trip tips with you! Did you know I come from a family of 6 kids? We are all so close and get together as often as we can. This trip is something I’ve looked forward to for so long and I’m glad that it’s finally here (and that we can actually go!) From Phoenix to Telluride is about an 7.5-8 hour drive. With four kids in the car, this is something I used to dread. My kids are a little bit older now and I’ve gotten a little wiser about how to make the trip easier on everyone. Before we dive in, trust me when I say you need these packing cubes for any upcoming trips! I can organize my all of my kids’ outfits per day and it makes packing and unpacking a breeze! Packing Cubes Clean out the car! The MOST important thing is to clean the entire car from…

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  • Cafe Appliances Review: Our thoughts after 2 years!

    We are seeing Cafe Appliances on every design blog these days and I’m here to tell you – it is for good reason! You’re probably here hoping that this stunning line of appliances is too good to be true so you can stop thinking about them! Sorry I’m not sorry – these appliances are AMAZING. They as functional and luxurious as they are beautiful and I am so happy to have them in my kitchen! I have had the entire suite – the fridge, dishwasher, and range – for two years now and I’m so excited to finally share my review! Why we chose Cafe Appliances Remember when my kitchen flooded right before Thanksgiving? Yeah, that was fun. It is also the reason we needed all new kitchen appliances. We decided to change the layout of our kitchen and our previous appliances didn’t match or fit the space. See the FULL kitchen remodel here! I knew when we were doing our kitchen that I wanted white appliances. I hadn’t done a ton of appliance shopping before this time, so I…

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  • Our Review: Living Scriptures Streaming Service

    I don’t know about you, but screen time is something that is discussed OFTEN at my house. I think my kids say “Can I watch a show?” about 5 times per day. And the truth is, when we are just hanging out at home and it’s 110 degrees outside, I totally understand their desire to relax. The problem is really that I’m just not comfortable handing over the remote. Of course, I’m in and out of the room working and tending to other kids, but if I’m not sitting next to them and making sure what they are watching is appropriate, it worries me what they may stumble upon! Before we dive in, doesn’t the TV in this photo look like art?! It’s my favorite thing ever. We are absolutely obsessed with our Samsung The Frame TV! We wrote a full review on it here! Samsung Frame TV Review Why we signed up for Living Scriptures I have to admit, there have been times where my kids have started out watching a wholesome YouTube video, and minutes later, it is…

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  • Amazon Sale! | Our Top Amazon Fashion Picks

    Amazon is having a SALE on all things fashion and we are pumped about it! I don’t know about you, but so many of our clothes recently have come from Amazon. The quality has improved drastically and our eye for spotting fashion gems has gotten so much better! We are so excited to share some of our Amazon favorites with you today! Hopefully you can snag some deals before they sell out! Necktie Dress Black and White Dress Peplum Dress – Green Black Dress Print Dress Plaid Dress Striped Dress Lace Dress Pink Dress Scalloped Dress Mulimia Dress ONE | TWO | THREE ONE | TWO | THREE SHOP ALL SUNGLASSES ON SALE Green shirt Striped shirt White shirt Queen shirt Leopard shirt Pocket tee Mustard shirt Striped shirt Embroidered shirt Rodeo shirt ONE | TWO | THREE ONE | TWO | THREE | FOUR SEE MORE OF OUR FITNESS FINDS We will be adding to this list throughout the week! Happy shopping!…

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  • Care Of Vitamins Review: Our Honest Thoughts

    This post is sponsored by care/of. All opinions are our own. My morning routine is one of the BEST parts of my day. I love waking up just a few minutes before my kids and taking the time to be intentional about the day ahead. I do my skincare routine, put on some makeup if I’m feeling like it (routine linked here!), and fix my hair while listening to a podcast or music! A new addition to my routine is this little packet that says “Hi Savannah!” to my every single morning. It’s my Care/of vitamins! Today I’m going to be sharing my honest review of Care of vitamins! Vitamins haven’t always worked for me in the past…. I’m going to be honest – I’ve never taken vitamins consistently. I’ve tried several times but it just isn’t a habit that has stuck. But once I got these small daily packets that hold my vitamins just for me, it was a game changer! Having the small, personalized packets allows me to keep them where I know I’ll remember them. I have…

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  • The Stairs That Lead to No Where

    One the top questions we are asked about my house is.. Why don’t you ever show the upstairs? What is upstairs? Do the stairs lead to nowhere? We have stairs that lead nowhere. And here’s why…. Originally, the stairs lead to a small loft that we used as an office. However, it was not really being used because it was sooo hot up there. It had a very dramatic slanted ceiling and it was too small to be really a playroom or a bedroom, it was used mostly as storage in our home. More about this space linked here! vintage sofa | light | acrylic leg sofa | rug The artwork Let’s talk about this artwork going up my stairs. So I really loved the idea of had a really large picture frame but a small opening for a picture. Everywhere I looked I could not find exactly what I was looking for. I went to Michaels and I found this 24×36 inch frame and they also had uncut mat board. I went home and used a knife to cut…

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  • Mallory’s Master Bedroom Sources

    Bed: Similar Nightstand: Similar Floral Pillows: Caitlin Wilson Design Blue Pillows: Classy Clutter Home – restocking soon! Silver Pillows: Classy Clutter Home Mirrors: Target Favorite oil diffuser: Amazon The best oil ever: Anthropologie Pink Chair: Similar from Wayfair…

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