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Welcome to Design of Your Life!

Welcome to my little corner of the Internet, friends! Can I help you design your next home project, maybe with holiday decoration ideas or DIY tutorials? What about your next event, like party planning and recipes? Or maybe you’re looking to design your lifestyle, for yourself or family? Well, I’m HERE for YOU!

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Hi there!

I’m alicia

We are all designers of our own lives, making hundreds of design choices every day. As a trained attorney and interior designer/blogger, I naturally think in terms of both beauty and function when designing my life for my family, my home, and myself. At DYL, I share what I’ve learned along the way, and even the things I’m still figuring out, about designing my life and home. My hope is that I can help YOU in the design of YOURS.

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“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”
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Design of Your Home

Your home, inside and out, should be a reflection of who you are and what you love. I put just as much emphasis on the function as I do the beauty of my spaces.

more than a website

Did You Know?

Did you know that in addition to this website, I create content for brands and bloggers as well as design spaces for home owners and businesses?

Delicious Recipes for Your Next Event

Hosting friends and family around here always includes good food and drinks.

Find a recipe perfect for your next meal

Tour My Home

Our house has gone through a huge transformation since we bought it and we’ve done most of the work ourselves. Come take a look at our before and afters thus far.

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What can I help YOU design?

dinner party table setting
DIY String Light Planters Tutorial