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8 Pieces you Need from Target’s Vineyard Vines Collection

ONE – Straw Beach Bag TWO – Blue and White Midi Skirt THREE – Navy and White Stripe Two Piece — Top, Bottom FOUR – Chambray Popover Shirt FIVE – Off The Shoulder Bardot Top SIX – Navy Gingham Shirt Dress SEVEN – Pet Bandana EIGHT – Whale Print Corn Hole Game Who hasn’t been on their beach vacation, stopped by a Vineyard Vines Store and thought… I need that! Even if preppy/coastal isn’t your everyday style, it sure is fun to embrace seersucker and gingham during those hot summer months. Needless to say, I LOVE their new limited-time collection at Target that just dropped today. It’s super adorable and a perfect start to summer. AND it’s affordable. Sign me up, please. My absolute favorite item from the collection is that blue and white striped midi skirt. I WANT IT. When I saw the sneak peek back in April, I…

My Style Philosophy

"Low, Low, High"

Low. Low. High. — What does that mean? Let me explain.

I love putting looks together, whether it’s interior design, my own outfits, or my kid's clothes. I go by a rule that is two-thirds “affordable” and one-third "a splurge.” Life is all about balance, and I love finding good deals and pairing them with high-end, specialty pieces.
Here on AmyHorany.com, you will find that I follow this philosophy to the fullest. My go-to stores are Target, Marshall's, HomeGoods and Amazon, but I also love splurging from time to time as well. My goal for this platform is for my eye-for-design to help you find your own balance in life & style.

HOME DESIGN

3 Must-Haves for a Media Room

If you read my recent post about our media room, you already know that it’s not exactly the “standard” media room that you normally see. I built it, not just so my husband could watch football or basketball, but for our entire family. I built it to be multi-functional. Hey, if you’re going to spend money on building out an extra room, you might as well make it as versatile as you possibly can, right? So here’s a little review from my last post… Last summer when Chad and I were choosing a floor plan for our new build, we  had a list of must-haves that we stuck to. One of the main features that was top on our must-have list was a media room. I didn’t want the stereotypical media room though. We have two young kids and making the space work for them AND us was very important.…

ONE  |  Utica Sputnik Chandelier TWO  |  Flambe Blue Darkening Curtain THREE  |  Palmer Dining Table (HomeZone Furniture) FOUR  |  Palmer Dining Bench (HomeZone Furniture) FIVE  |  Costway Blue Fabric…

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FASHION + BEAUTY

Amazon Lately: Tassel Earrings

For those of you who don’t know, Amazon is AMAZING. It’s always full of surprises, and sadly, I’ve developed a bit of an addiction to it. I mean — Who doesn’t love getting a box of goodies delivered to their house on a monthly… weekly… er… daily basis? If I can order it on Amazon, I will. Even my jewelry. Though shopping at overpriced boutiques might be a fun afternoon out with the girls, I have a real hard time paying $80 for a pair of earrings that I know I can find online for $15. Heck. Maybe even $10. Especially if they’re trendy like tassel earrings. I have a feeling this look won’t be in style forever, so I really don’t want to pay an arm and a leg for the designer version. I’d much rather get a few pairs in different colors and pay $15 or less for…

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LIFE + FAMILY

Family Style: Holiday Pictures

Is it just me, or is anyone else hesitant to do holiday-themed family photos? It’s like, I want to do them SO BAD, but the practical side of me is like… 2 kids… 1 husband… matching(ish) outfits for 4 people… preferably non-screaming children, which means coming up with a good bribe to keep them pleasant… good weather… carving out a time of day where all 4 members of the family are happy and available, PLUS making sure the photographer is available too… Ok. I already need a glass of wine just THINKING about those logistics! I had a holiday backdrop all planned out, but I ultimately decided that practicality was going to win. I don’t know the next time we’ll get a family photo scheduled, so I wanted a setting that wasn’t too holiday(esque) so we could hang these photos in the new house and not have to worry about…

MEET THE BLOGGER

“The things you are passionate about are not random, they are your calling.”

Amy Horany (pronounced Aymee Hooray-Knee) has been a designer and blogger for many years. Her eye-for-design and passion for style has lead her on many adventures in life, and ultimately lead her to launch AmyHorany.com; a design, style & family brand with a goal to inspire her readers to live their own version of a stylish life.

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