Category Archives: design advice

09 Oct

Home Depot Lighting Fixtures under $100

Continue reading ” rel=”nofollow”>http://This past weekend I was at Home Depot and instead of just going for supplies I actually walked through the lighting department and checked everything out. In the to the trade world lighting can get really pricey! I think that … Continue reading
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02 Oct

Mexican Blankets used as anything but…

Continue reading ” rel=”nofollow”>http://I can’t believe I have yet to pick up a Mexican blanket aka a serape. I love seeing how Jamie from Furbish uses them: I’m a big fan of the brighter colored serapes and love how Amber used them for … Continue reading
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25 Sep

Hanging a gallery wall in seconds

Continue reading ” rel=”nofollow”>http://Everyone loves the idea of gallery walls. I’m pretty sure what everyone doesn’t love is the time it takes to hang them. I’ve done mock ups with wrapping paper in the past and then had to deal with levels, wall … Continue reading
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18 Sep

How To Style A Console

Continue reading ” rel=”nofollow”>http://From yesterday’s post on a DIY grasscloth console I thought it would be fun to share with you how to style a console. I think a lot of times people either put nothing or put way too many things and … Continue reading
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05 Sep

Elephants go Marching…

Continue reading ” rel=”nofollow”>http://Last Easter I hosted a lunch and I decided to use my white elephant teapots as vases for the table. I got many emails asking where I picked them up and sadly I didn’t have any sources because they were … Continue reading
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29 Aug

Viyet: A new way to get rid of second hand items

Continue reading ” rel=”nofollow”>http://A couple of weeks ago we had a garage and it was exhausting. From gathering all of the items to setting everything up and then dealing with loads of people that thought we hosting own version of a dollar store … Continue reading
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17 May

Adding personality to a builder grade bathroom

Continue reading ” rel=”nofollow”>http://This post was sponsored by Modern Bathroom, manufacturer of contemporary bathroom vanities. ——————————– Many of us have builders grade bathroom’s in our homes. My home is an older home with an original master bathroom, but at some point they added … Continue reading
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21 Feb

In the details: Curtain lining

Continue reading ” rel=”nofollow”>http://When this picture came across my pinterest feed I was instantly hit with two thoughts; 1. That’s amazing and 2. How have I never thought of that. One of my biggest pieces of design advice to people is that design … Continue reading
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05 Feb

Budget Friendly Mid Century finds

Continue reading ” rel=”nofollow”>http://I tend to spend my time searching for a lot of mid century furniture. A lot of my client base is in Brooklyn and they their mid century furniture. Of course when you think mid century you immediately think vintage … Continue reading
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03 Jan

Design Trends of 2012

Continue reading ” rel=”nofollow”>http://I was so wrapped up with the holiday madness that I completely forgot to share earlier the great blog post I was a part of. Back in November my sweet pal, Kate from Centsational Girl contacted me and asked me … Continue reading
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