It's no secret that we're obsessed with LEIF. Click through any of our decor slideshows and there's bound to be a piece from the Brooklyn-based e-commerce boutique. It's our go-to for affordable, colorful, and modern accents that scream fun, not fussy. So, we knew the tastemaker behind the shop, Stacy Longenecker, had to be an aesthetically minded inspirer.
While she's been selling knickknacks on the internet since she was about 13 — everything from homemade cookies to old clothes — she officially launched her chic shop in 2011. We tapped her for down-to-earth decorating tips, entertaining hacks, and cheap-thrill travel ideas. Click ahead and get ready to upgrade your spring like a pro.