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5 Inspiring Posts To Read For An Intentional Home

Family | July 14, 2022

If you are craving a more peaceful, comfortable home this post is for you! I have rounded up 5 posts that will inspire you with the ideas, tips, and encouragement you need when creating an intentional home.

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5 Posts to Read for an Intentional Home

5 Inspiring Posts To Read For An Intentional Home

If you are craving a more peaceful, comfortable home this post is for you! I have rounded up 5 posts that will inspire you with the ideas, tips, and encouragement you need when creating an intentional home.

 

5 Simple Ways to Create an Intentional Home by Robyn of Robyn’s French Nest

My friend, Robyn of Robyn’s French Nest blog, shares 5 ways to create a restful haven in your home.

She says, “Not perfect.  This is a “grace upon grace” and “progress over perfection” situation!” I want to write that down and put it on sticky notes all over my home haha! Isn’t that so good?!

 

She then unfolds so beautifully 5 practical ways to truly bring peace to your home.  I especially love number 3, you’ll see why!

Protip: Joy plays a huge role in homes being peaceful and comfortable because it stems from our ultimate hope in the Lord’s provision and plans in our lives.  You can read more on joy as a spiritual discipline here.

An Intentional Home (The Secret to Success!) by Melissa of The Inspired Room

My friend, Melissa of The Inspired Room blog, reveals her don’t miss secret to having an intentional home.

She states, “My secret to being intentional is embracing a seasonal rhythm for the care and keeping of our home and family.”

She does an amazing job of explaining how to really do this starting today! Whatever season you are in, there is something for you.

Protip: Grab her book, “A Lovely Life” HERE! I have read it 2x all the way through now, and keep it on my desk for referencing often.

Don’t miss my lovely home decor favorites here.

 

Summer Mother Daughter Picnic Ideas | Simple & Beautiful by Aliya of Open Doors Open Hearts

My friend, Aliya of Open Doors Open Hearts blog, encourages her readers to take time to relax with those they love in this fast-paced, busy world we can find ourselves in.

The specific idea she shares is having a picnic with her daughters.  And not just any picnic, a lovely, thought-out one that displays care and intentionality as a mom living on purpose.

The simplicity of it all captures my heart. And, speaking from experience, my now 14-year-old daughter recalls the picnics we had when she was 5/6 years old as some of the most special times we’ve shared.

Protip: Want even more ideas when creating a picnic with your family? I share 5 tips for creating the cutest summer picnic here!

 

5 Steps to Plan Your Forever Dream Home by Rachel of The Ponds Farmhouse

My friend, Rachel of The Ponds Farmhouse blog, offers 5 invaluable tips when planning for your forever home.

I loved how she encourages readers to make lists, consisting of “Must-haves” and “Wishes”.  This is huge in helping you with financial decisions when building!  It ultimately leaves you with peace of mind because you stay within a reasonable budget and not get sidetracked.

Don’t miss her “key elements” section at the end, they are inspirational and intentional.

Protip: Create a Pinterest board as she recommends that highlights home build ideas and decor styles you love.  This will be a great reference point as you make decisions in the building process.

Photo Credit: Eleanor Stenner via Well-Watered Women Photoshoot at our home.

5 Creative Ways to Find Pleasure in Your Daily Life by Brendt (me) of She Gave It A Go blog

The daily rhythms of life can sometimes lose their wonder if we are not intentional about seeking ways to find joy in these otherwise mundane moments.

I am excited to share five creative ways to find pleasure in your daily life! Can you guess what they center around?

Photo Credit: Eleanor Stenner via Well-Watered Women Photoshoot at our home.

I wanted to make it easy for you to remember these 5 creative ways to find pleasure in your daily life so they are simply based on our five senses: smell, touch, taste, sound, and sight.

Read how to apply this in your life and home HERE.

Protip: I share tons of beautiful, cozy home decor on my Amazon storefront that you will love.  You can head here to check it out!

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I hope you walk away with ideas you can dwell on, actions to implement today, and overall a sense of encouragement that an intentional, peaceful home is something that we can all have.

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  1. Aliya says:

    Brendt! I loved joining you for this post!! You always share such wonderful ideas and I find myself excited to read what you say next!! Love ya girl!!

  2. What a great round up of posts, Brendt! This has been my goal for our own home this year and I will definitely be visiting this posts.

    Have a great weekend!

    Jen

  3. Brendt thank you for all of these fabulous ideas! This is always a goal of mine too. The 5 senses make that so easy!

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