“Yes You Can” is a weekly column where I remind you to trust your great taste and take action: in your decorating, your wardrobe, your beauty routine, and beyond.

I kick off this column every week with (a.) a quotation to encourage you, followed by (b.) my top decorating and style tips from the week, (c.) decorating and style ideas around the web, and (d.) my favorite finds to save you money and time.

A QUOTE TO ENCOURAGE YOU

“You can do anything you put your mind to.” – Benjamin Franklin.

Quotes, quoted. "You can do anything you put your mind to." – Benjamin Franklin.

DECORATING AND STYLE TIPS FROM THE WEEK

+ Tip: Fall weather means it’s time to bring the outdoors in with potted plants. I’ve rounded up a few of my favorites. (Hint: faux is okay, too!)

+ Tip: Mark you calendar for Thursday October 6th. Next week, Monday October 3 – Friday October 7 is Cozy Little House’s Harvest Home Tour series! On Thursday October 6th I’ll feature the easy ways I get my home ready for Fall and link to 4 fabulous bloggers who will be showcasing the same. See the full list of participants here:

Fall Harvest Tour hosted by Cozy Little House.

+ Tip: Take a look at my Fall Decorating Favorites shop page, which I’ll be updating throughout the Season. Use it as a tool for Fall home decor inspiration. Add it to you bookmarks and check back frequently, as new items are added daily.

+ Tip: Utilize all your resources. My Fall Decorating board on pinterest is an abundant source of interior design inspo, as well as little tips and tricks .

DECORATING AND STYLE IDEAS AROUND THE WEB

+ A visual guide to decorating the mantle; the focal point of a room.

+ Laura’s white and gold kitchen makeover is gorgeous.

Six elegant ways to mix vintage with modern décor.

+ Great expectations: Design TV vs. Reality.

Fall Decorating: White pumpkin with Pumpkin Spice Everything in beautiful calligraphy.

FAVORITE FINDS TO SAVE YOU MONEY AND TIME

To save you money and time, this is where I share some of my current favorite (high-quality and great-value) decorating and personal style finds:

+ This blush pink table lamp has tassels and gold, oh my.

+ I mean, a white pumpkin that says Pumpkin Spice Everything.

+ Take $25 off your first order of fair trade, organic cotton bedding.

+ Thinking of treating yourself to something new at home? Score up to 30% off your purchase.

+ Enjoy up to 20% off furniture, lighting, and home decor.

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Author: Sarah Sarna

Interior Designer and Editor helping intelligent women unlock their style and own it, à la: decorating, fashion, beauty, and beyond.

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