Decor Inspiration for Our Home in Australia

This post we are taking a break from the personal stories and travel to get inspired by interior design. I have not had my own place since giving up my apartment in March 2016 and I miss decorating so much! I can’t even tell you how excited I am to settle into a new home in Australia and really create a space that feels inspiring and fits my style again. Granted this will be mine AND Stephen’s place so I can’t go too girly, but I am so thankful he is all in for letting me handle the decorating. His only requirements- bright, light and beachy. I am pretty sure I can accomplish that!

In my old apartment I had accumulated SO many things over the years that I just kept moving from place to place. Before leaving for Europe I went through a major purge and got rid of about 70% of my belongings. At first it was difficult, but now I am so glad I only kept those important pieces that really mean something to me and got rid of the junk. With the exception of a few knick knacks and artwork pieces we will basically be starting from scratch with our home in Australia. I can’t wait to really design a space for the first time instead of just making what I have at the time work. Below are some inspirational ideas I’d love to incorporate into our home down under.

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Tasty Tuesday Tacos

I am obsessed with tacos. No joke, I’m seriously obsessed and could eat them everyday of the week.  The perfect afternoon for me would be sitting outside on a patio in beautiful wether, enjoying some live music, tacos, and margaritas with great friends. Just writing this is making me crave springtime so I can do just that.  In the meantime though, here are 5 awesome taco recipes you’ve GOT to try!

1. Honey Lime Tequila Shrimp Tacos  {via Tartine and Apron Strings}

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2. BBQ Cauliflower & Chickpea Tacos with Creamy Lime Sauce  {via She Likes Food}

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3. Thai Chicken Tacos  {via Mountain Mama Cooks}

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4. Grilled Steak Tacos with Cilantro Chimichurri Sauce  {via Feasting at Home}

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5. Crock Pot Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Tacos with Pineapple Slaw  {via Host the Toast}

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