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How to Define your Design Style

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You just moved in or are looking for a new home, you started shopping around online, you made Pinterest & Houzz inspiration boards, you bookmarked all your favorite items, you watched reruns of HGTV shows, you took notes from a YouTube video on how to DIY everything, and you have been stock piling coupons for Bed Bath and Beyond like nobody’s business.

You did the research and you gathered inspiration but ….

…Where on earth do you start??

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The Look for Less: DIY Gold Urchin

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I have always admired the high-end Urchin Iron Asterisk in the Gold leaf finish but not at $200 a piece. So I decided to recreate the look for the every day savvy homeowner. Get the look for less with this simple DIY project.

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DIY Thumb Print Vase

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It’s been a while since I have posted a DIY. I have been busy creating drawings and paintings, but I haven’t actually made a “craft” in a while that I could share with you.

I wanted to create a bottle that had an all-year round design, texture, and that was sculptural. So I have created a vase that Continue reading

Watercolor Inspired Home Decor

I have started a new hobby of water color painting. You might have noticed a few of my first paintings ever shared on Instagram, I was super proud to show it off. I love when the colors bleed into each other, even the imperfections look beautifulContinue reading

Revive Old Planters with this Simple DIY!

‘Tis the season to be sneezin’ .. This Spring has got me suffering with allergies. Regardless, I am still spending time outdoors and finishing up outdoor chores before summer BBQ’s start. Last weekend during Mother’s Day, my mom and I went to pick out new flowers for outside (Mother knows best).

As we prepare to plant the new flowers, I realized that our flower pots needed a major revival. It was only necessary that I stop everything I was doing and run to grab all my painting supplies.

Here is a Quick Step-by-Step Tutorial to Revive your Outdoor Planters:

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Design Trend: Blue Hues in Home Decor

Boy oh boy, do I have the case of the blues (not the boo-hoo blues)!! Shades of blue were introduced at High Point Market this Spring. In the fashion industry, Pantone may have announced “Marsala” to be the fashion color of the year but blue is the color of the year in furniture, accessories, and home decor as well.

Today I will be sharing my inspiration and home decor in bright blues that you can add to your home and reinvent your space. Continue reading

Fab Find Friday!

Happy Fab Find Friday everyone! This week I am sharing fabulous finds from One Kings Lane. One Kings Lane is also running a special for new members, if you sign up today you will receive $15 credit for purchases $30 or more. For easy shopping click the direct link for each coordinating number. Pin this post to your Pinterest page so you can revisit these beauties later!FAB FRIDAY (2)

1. Wingback Chair / 2. Pewter End Table / 3.Crystal Ball Lamp (Set of 2) / 4. Area Rug / 5. Nesting Tables / 6. Cowhide Ottoman / 7. Faux Orchids / 8. Agate Boxes (Set of 2) / 9. Skirted Ottoman / 10. Hammered Metal Side Table

Fab Find Fridays: Gold & Glam!

Happy Fab Friday everyone! Today I am sharing affordable gold and glam finds from Joss and Main. If you have been following me consistently, you would that I have an obsession with everything gold, glam, and shiny. Here are all the items that caught my eye. For easy shopping, click the direct links in numerical order. Thank me later 😉

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 1. Statement Mirror / 2. Table Lamp / 3. Vase / 4. Hall Chest / 5. Tufted Chair / 6. Display Box / 7. Cowhide Rug / 8. End Table / 9. Wall Decor / 10. Console Table

What was your favorite gold and glam item? Pin this post to Pinterest so you can save and go back to it later!

Trend Alert: Flower Power

Spring is weeks away and I am beyond ready! After a long gray winter, I can’t wait to see the flowers and plants come back to life! Not only am I hyped about warm weather approaching but I am anxious to see bold color and style! I recently received the new Bloomingdale’s catalog for Spring. The bold floral and botanical prints immediately caught my attention. Here’s is a picture of my inspiration:

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Floral prints are making a strong comeback in Spring 2015 both on the runway and in the home. When I say “Florals,” I am sure some of you may be reading this and think, “Oh no Amanda, my Grandma’s florals are never coming back.” Rest assured, these are not your Grandma’s florals. The trend today is packed with punches of color and playful large-scale prints. Continue reading

Fab Find Friday!

It’s Fab Find Friday! Time to share some amazing finds with an even better price point. This week I am sharing some of my favorite items that I found on Wayfair.com. Visit the direct links to each numbered item for easy shopping! 🙂

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1. Capiz Shell Lamps (Set of 2) / 2. Decorative Objects / 3. Hydrangea Floral / 4. Deco Wood Mirror / 5. Writing Desk6. Ikat Rug / 7. Accent Chair / 8. Ottoman / 9. Mongolian Fur Pillow

Which items did you love? Save the photo to Pinterest so you can revisit this post later!

This is my first Fab Friday post! Let me know what you think! Do you want to see more posts like this?