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Style Advisor: Ottilie Yee

avatar School: California Lutheran University Hi! My name is Ottilie (pronounced Ah-till-ee). I was born and raised in the hot desert of Phoenix, Arizona. I have a passion for baking, everything Disney, organizing, and decorating small spaces. I moved to the golden state of California for college, where I attend California Lutheran University. I am double majoring in Multimedia (graphic arts) and Computer Science, so design and creativity are crucial elements to my college life. I like to think of the white walls of dorm rooms and apartments as blank canvases, waiting for someone to add life to them. I know it can be hard to redecorate a room on a college student's budget, which is why I hope to ignite the artist in you with inexpensive DIY ideas, decorating ideas, and anything else I can help you with in order to create your dream dorm room or apartment.

Recent Posts by Ottilie

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Dear Serendipity: An interview with Emily Piskulick

Summer has been filled with lush florals, bright pops of color, and every radio station playing "Call Me Maybe." With…

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Fourth of July Treats

Fourth of July: American flags, fireworks and barbeques. For all the munchies in between lunch and dinner, try these easy-to-make…

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Father’s Day Dinner: Spaghetti and Chocolate Cake

Father's Day is June 17th, and what better way to show your appreciation than cooking up a homemade meal (you…

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10 Must See Summer Movies

Now that we've all drooled over Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans in The Avengers, it's time to look forward to…

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Trending Now: Nail Colors

  Whether you are done with finals and already on summer vacay (lucky!) or still studying for finals, make some…

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Nutella Mug Cakes

Some days, I really want to bake but I don't have the time to. It was then I discovered the…

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Defining your Dorm

It can be really hard to decorate your dorm with rules like: no leftover tape residue at the end of…

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Valentine’s Day Cupcakes and 2 Ingredient Fudge

There are only two holidays I go all out for: Valentine's Day and birthdays.  I have my Valentine's Day cards…

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DIY: Valentine’s Day Cards

My favorite holiday, Valentine's Day, Single's Awareness Day, whatever you want to call it, is tomorrow!  Whether you are single…

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